Graeme took many photographs of the Glasgow students in action – or loaned his camera to others to take them for him. Everybody likes relays. We start this selection with photographs from the Perth North Inch Relays, then there will be some from the Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1967.
The start: On the side the two runners are Craig Douglas of Teviotdale and Hugh Barrow of VPAACl on the infield Henry Summerhill of Shettleston stands out. Willie Allan adds: Alec Wight Ed. University(2:15 marathon man) on Hugh’s right elbow, Don Ritchie just visible on his left, Bill Scally(Shett) second from left and Henry Summerhill(Shett) with glasses in right foreground. I’m in the white tracksuit bottoms in the right middle of the picture Waiting for my turn on the second leg for Edinburgh We won the race that day.
Leading along the side of the Tay, Hugh from Craig
Now for the Edinburgh to Glasgow: the start
Bill Scally to Les Menelly for Shettleston
Dave Logue to Ian Young for Edinburgh University
Gareth Bryan-Jones for Edinburgh University
Fergus Murray for Edinburgh Southern
Graeme Grant, Dumbarton AAC
Pat Maclagan, Victoria Park AAC