Beattie awarded athlete of the month honour

Scott Beattie receives his Linden Homes Athlete of the Month for July award from coach Mike Bateman. Picture by Hudson Stoker
Scott Beattie receives his Linden Homes Athlete of the Month for July award from coach Mike Bateman. Picture by Hudson Stoker

Morpeth Harriers have now presented their Linden Homes Athlete of the Month Award for July 2015.

The award went to Under 17 Middle Distance runner Scott Beattie, who showed outstanding form during the month, mainly by just been run out of a medal in the Intermediate Boys 3000m at the English Schools Track and Field Championships at Gateshead.

He just lost out for Bronze despite clocking a new personal best of 8m42.70s for the distance, which was a massive 15 seconds off his previous figures.

Added to that he also achieved new personal bests of 1m57.4s and 4m04.4s over the 800m and 1500m distances respectively during the month.