John steps up to Kilimanjaro challenge

John Kennedy Duntrune trekkers

John Kennedy from Ardrishaig  has stepped forward to fill the walking boots of Duntrune Trekker Campbell Wright who is no longer able to take part in the group’s Mount Kilimanjaro challenge.

He will now join Blair Johnston, 36, and Duncan McGregor, 34, in climbing one of the world’s largest mountains, in Tanzania, on September 26 2014 to raise funds for three charities.

See Argyllshire Advertiser, June 13 2014, for more on John’s participation. Also available

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Jail breaking record at Inveraray

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The Inveraray Jail Break race record was smashed at the weekend as Michael Deason finished the 7.3km, 236m climb and descent in just 26 minutes 23 seconds.

A Shettleston Harriers runner, he finished almost three full minutes ahead of the next competitor.

The annual event on Sunday saw runners of all ages taking part in the three simultaneous races – The Inveraray Jail Break, Inveraray Junior Jail Break and Kids in the Run.

For all the details, top results and more photos, see the Argyllshire

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