Mid Argll junior athlete smashes record

Jilly Lefebvre Mid Argyll sports hall

Athlete Jilly Lefebvre ran a blistering under-11s four lap race shattering the Argyll age record at Oban on March 21 2015.

At the Sports Hall Athletics Argyll Final, Jilly, the under-11 champion, recorded 54.5 seconds, which is almost three seconds faster than the previous mark of 57.3 seconds.

For a full round-up of the athletics finals see the Argyllshire Advertiser, March 27 2015, and also online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

Young athletes to line up for sports hall events

Kintyre indoor athletics

Sports hall athletics will once again be promoted in Argyll this winter with the first competition for the Mid Argyll area being held at Lochgilphead Joint Campus on Sunday January 18.

The competition will be the first of four local area events being held and is promoted by Mid Argyll Athletic Club.

For more see the Argyllshire Advertiser, January 9 2015, also online here from the same date.

Mid Argyll Sports Club open day competition success

mid argyll sports day 2014

After five hours of competition from 120 athletes, Mid Argyll Athletics Club lifted four titles out of a possible 12 in the club’s annual open sports day.

At Lochgilphead Joint Campus in perfect weather, it was Kintyre athletes who were most successful, winning six out of the 12 age categories, with the Oban area taking two.

For more photos and a run-down of prizewinners see the Argyllshire Advertiser, June 20 2014. Also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

Kilmartin’s gala day is runaway success

Kilmartin gala day

One of the biggest and most successful gala days got underway in Kilmartin as the sun shone on the green.

Families from Lochgilphead, Ardrishaig and surrounding areas descended on the village for an event inspired by the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

For more photos of the day’s events, see the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 30 2014 – also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital

Mid Argyll champions in sports hall athletics final

mid argyll athletics sports hall winners 2014

Mid Argyll Athletics Club is proud home to three Argyll champions after members of the club put in a stellar performance at the 2014 Sports Hall Athletics Final in Oban’s Atlantis Leisure.

Read the full report in the Argyllshire Advertiser, April 4 2014, also available on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital.

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