The Chasers tent made its debut at Selkirk Games on Saturday in front of a large crowd.
On to the running where 8 young Chasers ran in the events.First up was the Youths 800m in which 7 runners took part. The first four runners home were all Chasers in 1st place Josh Abbott ,followed by Isla Taylor in 2nd , in third came Harry Fuller closely followed by Laura Fuller. The 3 others all ran well in race Jamie Kinghorn, Fraser Veitch, Kyle Taylor.
On to the sprints the 90m Youth Group B (9-12 years) where Emily Martin, Laura Fuller and Kyle Taylor all ran very well but did not make the final. Josh and Harry both ran in the (13-16 years) Group A sprints but with tough Handicaps did not make it to the final of that event.
Next up for this talented group was the Youths 200m in which Emily Martin , Laura Fuller ran in the first heat and Isla Taylor ran in heat 3 of the (9-12 years) all ran well but could not secure a place in the final.In the older age group (13-16 years) Josh was up first and was just pipped for a place in the final after a good run, Heat 2 Harry ran a strong race but just missed out on a final place.Last but not least was Jamie in Heat 3 who stormed into first place and a berth in the final.
A few races to wait and the he was set to go again. he again stormed into the lead of the bend but was pipped on the post by 2 back markers to get third. a tough race having already run in his heat and the 800m.
Well done to all the runners on the day and tent erectors too.