Scotland selections for London Mini Marathon

Saturday 31st March 2018

Chris O’Hare looks back on his Mini Marathon experience

Scotland will send four teams to the London Mini Marathon event coming up on Sunday 22 April.

It is always an eagerly-awaited event for the youngsters involved and we are delighted to field teams of six at both U17 and U15 level for the trip south.

Selections this year were made on the basis of ‘known form’ during 2018 across a range of events – including track, road and cross country – with the Young Athletes Road Races unfortunately falling victim to the severe weather in Greenock on Sunday 18 March.

We congratulate each and all of the athletes selected and their families and coaches as well as the clubs involved in their development.

There is a real spread of clubs from across Scotland represented this year and it’s good for athletes there (and elsewhere) to see the pathway towards international  selection.

Livingston AC, no doubt, will be particularly pleased for sisters Isla and Sarah Calvert as well as Alastair Marshall, while Giffnock North are represented in three of the four teams via Kate Richardson, Charlotte McKenna and Calum Young and likewise Lasswade AAC through Harry Henriksen, Sarah Tait and Christian Graham.


U15 Girls
Lily Jane Evans-Haggerty VP-Glasgow AC
Anna HedleyFife AC
Anya MacleanGarscube Harriers
Rosie DavidsonAyr Seaforth AC
Isla CalvertLivingston AC
Kate RichardsonGiffnock North AC


U15 Boys
Jack PattonKilbarchan AAC
Hugh MorrowEdinburgh AC
David AddisonCorstorphine AAC
Ben SandilandsFife AC
Alastair MarshallLivingston AC
Harry HenriksenLasswade AAC


U17 Women
Eloise WalkerEdinburgh AC
Cera GemmellTeam East Lothian
Sarah CalvertLivingston AC
Charlotte McKennaGiffnock North AC
Emily AndrewInverness Harriers AAC
Sarah TaitLasswade AAC


U17 Men
Cameron WrightKilbarchan AAC
Christian GrahamLasswade AAC
Calum YoungGiffnock North AC
Sunny McGrathDeveron Harriers
Cameron WatsonInverclyde AAC
Lewis PentecostFalkirk Victoria

Tags: London Mini Marathon, Young Athletes Road Races

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