London-bound! Young Scots are selected for Mini Marathon

Saturday 10th September 2022

Podium trio U17 Champs in Aberdeen (L-R) Amy Teasdale, Maja Thomson and Millie McClelland-Brooks have all been picked for London (photo by Bobby Gavin)

Scotland teams have been selected for the 2022 TCS London Mini Marathon races next month.

The event will be taking place on Saturday 1 October, the day before the main London Marathon, over the shorter 2.6km course that was introduced last year.

And we’re delighted to name 24 young athletes to compete with thanks to the Road Running and Cross Country Commission for supporting this important international opportunity for developing athletes.

With four teams of six athletes across the U15 and U17 age groups, there’s a great chance for young Scots to experience the landmark event.

There are 13 different clubs represented with large contingents from Giffnock North AC (five), Team East Lothian (four), and Kilbarchan AAC (three).

Congratulations to all the athletes selected and to their coaches and families as well as the clubs for all their hard work in helping on the development pathway.

Here are the Scotland teams:

Scotland U17 Girls:

Esme Dougall (Giffnock North AC); Caitlyn Heggie (Ross County AC); Jessica Inglis (Law and District AAC); Millie McClelland-Brooks (Glasgow School of Sport); Amy Teasdale (Kilbarchan AAC); Maja Thomson (Team East Lothian)

Scotland U17 Boys:

Corey Campbell (Team East Lothian); Jamie Connor (East Kilbride AC); Reiss Marshall (Fife AC); Aidan Page (Team East Lothian); Oliver Patton (Kilbarchan AAC); Craig Shennan (Giffnock North AC)

Scotland U15 Boys:

Calum Dick (Giffnock North AC); Fraser Lupton (Team East Lothian); Kieran Hardie (Harmeny AC); Laurence Ward (Lasswade AAC); Angus Wilkinson (East Kilbride AC); James Wotherspoon (Harmeny AC)

Scotland U15 Girls:

Freya Campbell (Giffnock North AC); Eilidh Dallas (Strathearn Harriers); Elsa McGregor (Edinburgh AC); Zara Redmond (Kilbarchan AAC); Scarlett Wilson (Giffnock North AC); Katie Woods (Shettleston Harriers)

The mini marathon also has open events for Para competitors, Scottish athlete Niamh Currie (Disability Sport Fife) will be taking part in the U14 Girls Wheelchair event.

The championships – TCS London Marathon


Tags: Giffnock North AC, Kilbarchan AAC, London Mini Marathon, TCS London Mini Marathon, Team East Lothian

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