ROSS HOUSTON

Born: Ross David Houston, Dumfries, 5 December 1979. Club: Central AC. 

 

A Scottish junior 1500 metres champion in 1998, Ross re-emerged as a talented road runner later in his career, turning to the Marathon in 2010 and competing for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. He has extended his range to ultra-distance setting a Scottish best performance at the 50 kilometres distance and representing Scotland at 100 kilometres.

 

Honours

Track

Scottish Under-20 Championships: 1st 1500 1998.

Scottish Under-17 Championships: 2nd 1500 1996.

Scottish Under-15 Championships: 2nd 1500 1994. (Indoors) 2nd 1500 1994.

 

Road

British Championships: 1st 100k 2015, 1st 50k 2016.

Scottish Championships: 1st Mar 2012; 1st 50k 2016; 1st 100k 2015; 2nd 10k 2013, 2nd HM 2008, 2nd Mar 2011; 3rd 10k 2012.

Scottish Under-17 Championships: 1st 5k 1997.

 

Cross Country

Scottish Championships: 3rd 2012, 3rd 4k 2012.

Representation

World Championships : 7th 50K 2016.

Commonwealth Games: 16th Marathon 2014.

Records

Road Racing

Scottish Best Performance 50 kilometres road: 2:56:37 (27 March 2016-

Personal Bests and Progression

Track: 800 - 1:56.6 (1997), 1500 - 3:59.5 (2003), 3000 - 8:58.8 (1997), 5000 - 15:16.92 (2008), 10000 - 30:57.94 (2010).

Road: 5k 14:35 (2012), 5M 24:08 (2010), 10k 30:20 (2011), 10M 50:08 (2012), HM 65:51 (2012), 26.2k 1:26:46 (2010), 20M 1:49:36 (2011), Mar 2:18:33 (2013), 50k 2:56:37 (2016), 100k 6:43:35 (2015).

 

YEAR BY YEAR PERDFORMANCES AND RANKING POSITIONS

1994 (U15) : 800 - 2:05.8 (3), 1500 - 4:20.7 (1)

1995 (U17) : 800 - 1:59.3 (5), 1500 - 4:12.4 (10)

1996 (U17) : 800 - 1:58.96 (5), 1500 - 4:05.42 (4)

1997 (U20) : 800 - 1:56.6 (7), 1500 - 4:01.1 (7), 3000 - 8:58.8 (5)

1998 (U20) : 800 - 1:58.2 (10), 1500 - 4:01.32 (4)

2003 : 1500 - 3:59.5 (27)

2008 : 5000 - 15:16.92 (32), 10000 - 31:12.83 (2), 5kRd - 15:02 (5), 5MRd 26:10 (20), 10kRd

          31:16 (16), 10M Rd 55:14 (17), HM 69:29 (10)

2009 : 5k 14:38 (2), 5M 24:30 (4), 10k 30:25 (3), HM 67:31 (5)

2010 : 10000 - 30:57.94 (2), 5M 24:08 (5), 10k 31:07 (14), 10M 51:30 (5), HM 67:52 (6),

          26.2k 1:26:46, Mar 2:22:49 (3)

2011 : 5k 14:39 (4), 5M 24:14 (2), 10k 30:20 (7), 10M 50:25 (4), HM 67:46 (9), 20M

           1:49:36 (2), Mar 2:21:05 (3).

2012 : 5k 14:35 (2=), 10k 30:29 (10), 10M 50:08 (6), HM 65:51 (3), Mar 2:20:24 (2)

2013 : 5k 15:19 (18), 10k 30:32 (12=), 10M 50:29 (4), HM 66:30 (6), Mar 2:18:33 (2)

2014 : 5k 14:48 (6), 10k 31:25 (26), HM 67:16 (12), Mar 2:18:42 (2)

2015 : 10M 52:47 (13), 100K 6:43:35 (1) 

2016 : 50K 2:56:37 (1). 

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