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50 Years of the Allan Scally 4 x 5 kilometre road relay race

EDM (Early Day Motion) 200: tabled on 24 February 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Shettleston Harriers on their participation in the 50th Allan Scally 4 x 5k Road Relay Race; understands that the first race was run in 1969; notes that, over the years, the race has seen many great athletes running around the streets of the East End of Glasgow; understands that athletes from all over the UK are set to participate this year, as well as numerous international athletes; further notes that participants include Jake Wightman who finished fifth in the World Championships, Jamie Crowe who led the Scottish team to victory for the first time for eight years, and Shettleston Harrier's own Lachlan Oates, the current Scottish 10,000m champion; and appreciates the contribution the race has made to sporting events in Glasgow's East End and wishes all participants every success in the future.