Mhairi clocks Half PB in Denmark; West Half medals in Dumfries

Monday 18th September 2023

Mhairi Maclennan wins the Lindsays National XC title at Falkirk in 2022 (photo by Bobby Gavin)

There were three Scots at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday as part of a development opportunity via our Marathon Project.

And Mhairi Maclennan followed up a good run in Antrim with another PB run at 71:18 to finish 20th in the Women’s race.

Eilish McColgan leads those rankings with a run of 65:43 early in 2023 and Mhairi is now in second place with U20 Natasha Phillips at 71:19 from her run in Antrim.

Jamie Crowe clocked 64:18 as the Central AC athlete followed on from a good run at the Stirling 10k the previous weekend. Dundee Hawkhill’s James Donald found it tougher as he came home in 68:36


The scottishathletics West District Half Marathon Champs were held on Sunday at the Dumfries Half Marathon event.

It was a good day for Bellahouston Harriers as they went 1-2 in the Senior Men’s medals through David Mackintosh and Fraser Armstrong while Kirsty O’Brien, appointed as the first female captain at Cambuslang Harriers in 75 years of history on Thursday evening, took bronze in the W40 category.

Here are the West medallists:

Senior Men 1 David Mackintosh (Bellahouston Harriers); 2 Fraser Armstrong (Bellahouston Harriers) 3 Michael Rimicans (Irvine Running Club).

Masters Men: 1 Paul Monaghan (Greenock Glenpark Harriers); 2 John Spiers (Cambuslang Harriers); 3 Shaun Dunbar (Kilmarnock Harriers).

Masters Women: 1 Katrine Kelly (Troon Tortoises); 2 Elaine Boyle (Law and District AAC); 3 Kirsty O’Brien (Cambuslang Harriers).

*There were no Senior Women in the West category.



Tags: Copenhagen, Dumfries Half Marathon, Mhairi Maclennan, West District Half Marathon

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