Practising shot put or javelin on East Kilbride’s Queensway? Bad idea. Setting up hurdles on the Kingsway? Awkward.
So, while you might see our middle distance runners charging around EK’s streets, we stick to John Wright Leisure Centre’s athletics facilities when training for throws, sprints, jumps and hurdles.
Fancy a cut of this kind of action and not already an EKAC member? Here’s how to join us.