Obituaries

  • Jason Carty. 1969-2021
    Jason Carty: Champion, coach, friend, team-mate, leader, educator, student, and all-around nice guy. He came, he saw and he conquered from 60 to 200m (included – but not limited to – the bench press, squats, plyo jumps, hex-bar, circuits, abs, arms, and generally everything else he put his mind to). What a truly tragic loss…
  • Alastair Shaw
    Alastair Shaw also made many appearances in the same International in the Scottish vest, he has passed away aged 83. SCVAC have said farewell to sprinter and coach Jack Lang, aged 88. We offer our condolence to their family.
  • George Meredith
    Scottish Veteran Harriers have informed us that George Meredith, who has not been active for some years, died recently aged 72. He was a prominent member of Cambridge Harriers before moving back up over the border, and cross-country enthusiasts will fondly remember his many appearances with the Scottish team in the annual British & Irish…
  • Denis Field, NEMAA
    It is with much sadness that we record the passing of this former international triple jumper and one of our longest serving members at his home in Sunderland, just months short of his 91st birthday. Active until quite recently, he went away from our 2014 Track & Field Championships with a gold medal in the discus…