Author: Martin Leadbetter

Juniors October 1600m Handicap Results

Thanks to all who ran last night (5/10/2021) and to all those who helped me too – especially Lisa, Graham, Becks and Chloe. Not their fault I made a mess of it at the end – must do better and I will. Thank you to Sharon and Amy for their...

Juniors September Handicap 1600m

Full result from tonight’s event. Big thanks to Becks and Lisa for their  invaluable help. Handicaps will be better for October ! Brilliant effort from all the athletes – thank you. 1600 m Handicap (Sept) Handicap Time Net Best 1600 Michael 00:00 Jake Lorimer 00:00 Ellis Bowers 00:00 Isla Kelly...

Juniors Track Meeting 16/7/2021 – Saughton, Edinburgh

Congratulations to all who represented the club in the first track meeting – for years ! The event was organised for and by all clubs in the Lothians (minus Livingston !) and aimed at middle distance – so 800m up to under 13 and 1500 over that. Races were organised...

Juniors – SUPERTeam Leader Board Comparison

The results below are a composite table of all the juniors who took part in the Superteam challenge in May – and where they finished nationally. In almost all categories of event there were over 250 u11s who took part. We only had two to actually count in the competition...

Juniors SUPERteams Challenge – May – Full results

Thanks to all who took part in this event at Craigswood over May 18/25 – and to everyone who helped me and made it happen. Full results are below – remember age groups cover a wide range of ages (eg.. under 11s covers from age 11 down to 8). Well...

Scottish Athletics Virtual SUPER team Challenge – Juniors 18/5/21

Thanks to all for a great event at Craigswood last night  (18/5/21) – results are below – events where athletes had two attempts I have recorded the better one. Remember this list includes Juniors across the range of age groups (from 8 – 15 !) so all is relative -...

Junior Monthly Handicap – May

First Tuesday of the month so it was the monthly Junior handicap at Craigswood. 19 starters ( and finishers !) who all gave their everything on the track and really made it an exciting event. Congratulations to Danny Fletcher (2000m) and Rachel Collings (1200) – our winners for May. Full...

Martin Hyman

I wrote a letter on behalf of the club, and its members, to Martin’s wife, Margaret, after his passing. The Club  offered to send flowers or a donation to a favoured charity in his name but, typically, Martin wanted a very minimal funeral and Margaret preferred that he might be...

Junior Monthly Handicap Results April 2021

Now that training has returned , the Junior session on the first Tuesday of each month features a food bank collection and the monthly handicap – 1200m for under 12s and 2000m for 12 and over. Some of our youngsters are proving just as adept as the adults at pacing...