Category: News

SHGA ‘OUTSTANDING FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR’ AWARD FOR MHAIRI

Updated: 2010-11-02 Lothian Running Club’s Mhairi Inglis has been rewarded for a successful season on the Highland Games circuit by being named as the Scottiish Hghland Games Associations[SHGA] ‘Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year’ for 2010. This was confirmed at the recent AGM of the association in Perth recently. Mhairi...

RUNBRITAIN RANKINKS SYSTEM LAUNCHED

Updated: 2010-09-08 RUNBRITAIN LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY ONLINE SCORING FOR ROAD RUNNERS runbritain has announced the launch of its revolutionary new handicap scoring system designed to give road runners of all abilities the ability to benchmark their progress and compare their results across a range of distances and terrains. The scoring system,...

Annie Ewing Competing in The Commonwealth Games

Updated: 2010-08-20 Dr. Annie Ewing Bound For Delhi Not only has Anne Ewing (Meadows ex runner/LRC member/triathlete, now cyclist) qualified as a doctor this summer, but she has also qualified to go to Delhi for the Commonwealth Games as part of Scottish Cycling’s Road Racing team! What a year -...

‘FASTEST OAP’ TOOK 10 MILE SHORTCUT!

Updated: 2010-06-01 From Eurosport World of Sport ‘Fastest OAP’ took 10-mile short cut Anthony Gaskell finished this year’s London Marathon in the fastest time ever recorded by anyone over 65, but it has since been revealed that he took a 10-mile short cut. Gaskell, a 69-year-old from the Wirral in...

SURPRISE!! Cape Wrath Marathon

Updated: 2010-05-26 … and to update the report below… Many CONGRATULATIONS to Teresa McMenemy and Jim Salvage. Being regular visitors to Cape Wrath since 2004 they decided it was going to be their special place to announce their surprise engagement. Congratulations to you both! Club members travelled to Durness, in...

SENIOR SCOTTISH VEST FOR SARAH

Updated: 2010-05-22 Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis will don the Scotland vest on Sunday [23rd May] when she represents her country at senior level in the prestigeous Loughborough International meeting in Leicestershire. This is the first major track event of the summer and Scotland will be up against teams from...

ANOTHER CHINESE CHEAT!

Updated: 2010-05-20 Half marathon ‘winner’ used ringer. The winner of a women’s half marathon in Shandong, China has been stripped of her title when she was discovered to have brought in someone else to run for her. ..Liu Shuling was initially awarded victory in the race at the Yellow River...

Club gains two more Level 2 Coaches

Updated: 2010-05-02 Jane Kirkwood and myself were successful in gaining the Level 2 Coaching award this weekend. Jane is now Licensed for Speed and I have qualified to coach Endurance. Don’t be fooled into thinking that it means I know what I’m talking about, though. We’d both like to thank...

SARAH TO REPRESENT GB & IRELAND AT WORLD XC CHAMPIONSHIP

Updated: 2010-03-16 Following on from her excellent run in Sunday’s trials in Birmingham Sarah Inglis was today [Tuesday 16th March] named as one of only five Scots in the Great Britain & Ireland team of 21 athletes for the forthcoming World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday 28th...

LONDON MARATHON & GREAT NORTH RUN UNDER INVESTIGATION

Updated: 2010-02-04 [WHERE DOES ALL THE MONEY GO?] UNDER INVESTIGATION: The London Marathon, as well as the Great North Run, is under investigation over their relationships with charities. The London Marathon will celebrate its 30th running in April, in which time the organisers and the runners who have taken part...