15 Scots land Ron Pickering Fund grants

Friday 27th January 2017

Zoey Clark – one of 15 Scots to land funding support from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

Athletics Weekly report on RPMF grant awards

A record number of young British athletes are to this year receive £43,000 in grants from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund.

And we make it no fewer than 15 Scots on the overall list of 199 athletes from 109 clubs to have been handed grants amounting to that £43,000 total.

Alisha Rees and Erin Wallace, medallists at the European Youths last summer, are among those being assisted as well as GB and NI Combined Events duo Holly McArthur and Howard Bell.

The RPMF helps a number of the country’s top athletes make the transition from junior to senior level by providing financial support for equipment, specialist training and travel as well as providing a vital confidence boost.

Congratulations to those athletes listed, and there coaches and clubs, from all at scottishathletics on this recognition of their hard work.


Here’s the list of Scots we have highlighted on the overall list suppled by RPMF:

Miraji Ahmed – Glasgow School of Sport

Howard Bell – Edinburgh AC

Adam Boyle – VP-Glasgow

Cameron Boyek – Shildon

Katy Brown – Stewartry

Zoey Clark – Aberdeen AAC

Ben Greenwood – Perth Strathtay

Jack Lawrie – Pitreavie AAC

Holly McArthur – Edinburgh AC

Joel McFarlane – Arbroath & District

Steph Pennycook – Edinburgh Un Hare and Hounds/Fife AC

Alisha Rees – Banchory Stonehaven/Edinburgh

Jax Thoirs – VP-Glasgow

Erin Wallace – Giffnock North AAC

Shelby Watson – Red Star AC

Scottish Athletics Senior & U17 Championships, 14th August 2016, (C)Bobby Gavin

Jack Lawrie – in action at the Senior Champs last summer



Tags: Adam Boyle, Alisha Rees, Ben Greenwood, Cameron Boyek, Erin Wallace, Holly McArthur, Howard Bell, Jack Lawrie, Jax Thoirs, Joel McFarlane, Katy Brown, Miraji Ahmed, Ron Pickering Memorial Fund, Shelby Watson, Steph Pennycook, Zoey Clark

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