Eilish heads for the Big Apple

WITH her first unbroken winter of training as a senior athlete behind her, Carnoustie Olympian Eilish McColgan posted an impressive Commonwealth Games qualifying time in the 1,500 metres at the Loughborough International.

She got under the 4.10 required by Scottish women, even though her real focus is the 3,000 metres steeplechase.

Her first outing of
the season in the event
in which she is UK champion will be in the high
profile Diamond League
race in New York this weekend.