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Annual Subscriptions Due

Dear Lothian Running Club Member, Happy New Year! Lothian Running Club Membership runs annually from the first of January, and all memberships are now due for renewal.  If you wish to continue your membership of the club please complete a renewal application and return it with your annual subscription fee...

Thursday night track fees : block payment option

Hi everyone we are going to trial a block payment option for track sessions. Initial trial period 4 months : January to April. £30 for an individual £75 for family This has been calculated on sessions across the full year, with each payment accounting for the odd missed or cancelled...

2km Fun Run on 17th February

A 2km Fun Run over the proposed Craigswood Junior parkrun route. See the Fixtures calendar for more details.
24th February for the official test run
3rd march for Craigswood #1
Remember arrive by 9:15 and park at the rear of Craigswood.


Hannah makes ‘A’ final at Scottish School Championships.

Hannah Steel was among 40 runners who made up six heats in the Girls Under-16 800 metres at the recent Rotory International Scottish Schools Indoor Championship at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Running in Heat 4, Hannah produced a fine run to place 2nd with her time of 2 minutes...


3k ‘A’ standard for Max in Gorilla Classic

A fortnight after having achieved the N.A.I.A. ‘A’ standard over 5000 metres Lothian Running Club’s Max McNeil has now acquired a similar standard over 3000 metres with a PB run. Competing in the Pittsburg State Indoor Gorilla Classic McNeil, who was running for the Oklahoma City University finished in 8th...


Club 4 contest windy Carnethy 5

A field of almost 500 runners contested the Carnethy 5 Hill Race at Silverburn by Penicuik. Conditions were far from ideal with a strong wind buffeting the runners as they navigated the 6 miles course with total climbs of the 5 summits amounting to 2,500 feet. The Lothian club had...


50 members participate in parkruns this week

LRC had a total of 50 runners out and about at the various parkruns on Saturday morning, the majority of them were at the local Livingston event where they had the first four finishers in the men’s category and first and third in the women’s. Josh Dack is the leading...


Fiddlers Result – Feb 2019

Well done to first timer Murray Close in wining the short course.  Congratulations to Alastair on the long course, and a warm welcome to our other first timer Stuart who took this opportunity to reccy the first lap.  Also good to see a few old hats back in action. Let...


Club quartet excel in Ultra-Relay

The Lothian Club were represented in both the Individual and Relay race at the Falkirk 8 Hour Ultra Event at Callendar Park Under foot conditions were far from ideal for the race which starts at 8am and finishes at 4pm with your finishing position determined by the distance you run...


The Eades’ continue to do well in Borders Series

The Eades family continue to do well in the Borders Cross Country Series. At the 6th match at Minto Golf Club in Hawick, Mairi Eades was leading female junior. David Eades was 10th in the male over-50 category with Lorna Eades 6th in the female eqivalent. With two events at...


Fiddlers Results – Jan 19

Another good turn out at at last months Fiddlers.  Apologies for the delay in posting results. There may be some errors in this months results as I had some trouble deciphering hand writing, and some people didn’t have put their time down at all. Please check and let me know...



Lothian Running Club were well represented in the Scottish Masters Cross Country Championship at Hawick in the Scottish Borders with runners in all the various categories. The club women fielded teams in both the 40-50 years and over-50 years age groups, in the latter the trio of Saran Jones, Shona...


Track closed

Track is closed due to the weather.
Senior session (age 13+) at howden Park. Reps start bottom of park near the roundabout.
Warm up 6:45 for 7.
Trail shoes and head torches recommended.