Rise in young athletes at Giffnock

More and more kids are taking up athletics.
More and more kids are taking up athletics.

AFTER recent events like the London Olympics, the number of children signing up for a local athletic club in East Renfrewshire has gone sky-high.

An overwhelming 187 new members have signed up to Giffnock North Amateur Athletics Club 
plus making a total of 17 new volunteers and 18 coaches.

Councillor Mary 
Montague said: “It’s brilliant to see our young people so inspired by the London Olympics and the forthcoming commonwealth games in 
Glasgow.”