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Scottish Ultra Title for Shona

Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young will have extra reason for celebrating this festive season after being announced as the overall winner of the Scottish Ultra Marathon Series[SUMS] for 2017.Shona clocked up 26marathons/ultramarathons this year and topped the Scottish rankings with a total of 1,847 points, the Lothian runner who finished...

AGM 2017 – Update

The Club AM was held at Craigswood Sports Centre on Wednesday 22nd November at 7pm.
Fees for 2018 remain the same.
The post of Club Chairman was not filled at the AGM.
Committee members Colin Partridge , Kirsty McMeechan , Stephen Malcolm , Ian Leggat , Ted Finch were elected.

Winter Fiddlers

Fiddlers moves to the Winter Course tonight. Due to concerns over increasing traffic on the road section of original winter route, we will be testing out a new course, which stays off road. Maps up later today. Start /Finish will be at St Margaret’s as usual. Particularly due to the new...

Litter Pick at Dechmont Law on Sunday 22nd October

Edel and Nicola will be organising a litter pickup at Dechmont law after training (i.e. 11am) on Sunday the 22nd October. West Lothian Council are going to drop the black bags and pickers for us and collect them later on in the day. We hope to see as many people as possible...

Sarah Rio bound following another 10k win.

Over in Canada Sarah Inglis made it back to back road race wins with victory in the Global Energy Dempsters 10k race in Richmond B.C. The Lothian athlete’s winning time of 33 minutes 28 seconds was also a personal best which bettered her previous weeks 33m 43s which she set...

SHGA Award for Hannah

Hannah Steel has been rewarded for a successful season on the Highland Games circuit by being selected by the Scottish Highland Games Association[SHGA] as the Female Youth Athlete of the Year. Hannah competed consistently over the season winning races at the Games at Cupar, Alva, Bridge of Allan, Newburgh, St...

Change in Training Nights from October 2017

The Coaching Coordinators have proposed that the schedule of Training sessions change from October 2017. The change reflects the needs and interests of club members that attend the sessions in Livingston and the availability of coaches and facilities. The proposed program has been discussed with and endorsed by committee members....

Fiddlers

Reminder that Fiddlers has moved to  Tuesdays Night.  Any volunteer marshalls welcome.  Contact colinpartridge@lothianrunningclub.co.uk

Hannah ‘Junior Athlete of the Day’ at Alva

Hannah Steel was rewarded for her performances at the Alva Games by being selected by the officials as the Junior Athlete of the Day. Hannah finished runner up in the Youths’ 800 metres handicap before going on to win the Youths’ 200 metres handicap in front of a 6000 crowd...

Orkney Marathon

Shona and Paul Young were in Orkney at the weekend and ran in the 2nd St Magnus Marathon. Paul ran the 1st one last year. Shona reported”It’s definitely not a PB course with plenty of ups and downs to contend with and this year we also had a very strong head...