Author: Shane Fenton

SCOTTISH HIGHLAND GAMES [2011]

The start of the 2011 SHGA season draws ever closer with the first games taking place at Blackford in Perthshire at the end of next month. Lothian Running Club have had a lot of success on the games circuit ovet the past few seasons in both the open and youth...

MORE HALF MARATHON FALLOUT

This is a post from a member on the unnoficial SAL site. Folks, you are not going to be surprised to hear this from me, but….this is an absolute disgrace on the part of an organisation which is charging an extremely hefty 27 quid (29 with the extra SAL levy) for...

HALF MARATHON BLUNDER

RED-FACED race chiefs have apologised to runners of the Edinburgh Half Marathon after admitting the route they designed was too long. More than 3000 entrants trudged 300 extra metres on top of the lung-bursting 13.1-mile circuit they had completed due to a miscalculation of the course distance. Full Evening News...

SUZIE 3RD AT HEAVEN & HELL

Lothian Running Club’s Suzie Hannah finished 37th overall and 3rd female at Sunday’s Heaven and Hell Half Marathon.
Suzie completed the course at Scone Airfield in 1 hour 43 minutes 08 seconds.
Alan Robertson was also in the line-up finishing in 65th postion and 10th MSV in 1.51.44.
156 completed.

ADT EDINBURGH HALF MARATHON

A handful of Lothian Running Club members were among a huge field of just over 3000 runners who set off from Meadowbank Stadium on Sunday morning in pleasant conditions for the ADT Edinburgh Half Marathon. The route takes the runners out of central Edinburgh to the Firth of Forth coast at...

TOM SCOTT MEMORIAL 10 MILE ROAD RACE.

A trio of Lothian Running Club members contested Sunday’s Tom Scott Memorial 10 Mile Road Race. The race also incorporates the Scottish 10 mile Championship as well as being the first counting event in the 2011 Stewarts Road Race Grand Prix Series. In a very competitive race, both Ross Milne...

EDINBURGH PARKRUN [APRIL 9TH]

The fine weather on Saturday saw increased numbers at this weeks Edinburgh Parkrun with Lothian Running Club having eight representatives among a total field of just under 300. Highest placed club runner was  Max McNeil who finished 4th overall and first junior in a time of [16m30s]. The next pair home...

SCOTTISH ROAD RELAY CH.

On a bright and breezy Sunday afternoon in the region of 400 runners from all over Scotland descended on Almondvale, Livingston for the 2011 Scottish Road Relay Championships. Running alternate 3.1 mile and 5.8 mile stages, 43 full teams of six contested the Men’s race with 29 teams of four lining...

LOTHIAN TRIALS MEETING

It was good to see a big turn out of youth athletes from the club contesting the events at the Lothian Trials Meeting at Meadowbank on Sunday 3rd April. 100 METRES Boys Under-13 6th Chris Fletcher[14.9]. Girls Under-13 6th Lara Dow[16.24]. Boys Under-15- Race 1. 6th Sohaib Ajaz[15.24]. Boys Under-15 Race...

PB’S FOR YOUNG’S AT BUCHLYVIE 10K

Club duo Paul and Shona Young both recorded PB’s at Sunday’s [April 3rd] Buchlyvie 10k.
Paul finished 38th overall and 12th MV40 in a time of 46 minutes 09 seconds with Shona coming home in 49 minutes 52 seconds which placed her 64th and 12th female.
114 completed.