Category: Race Reports

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Isle of Skye Marathon

LRC duo Alan Knowles and Alan Cunningham had good runs in the scenic Isle of Skye Half Marathon which starts and finishes in Portree. Alan finished in 20th place in 1 hour 29 minutes 01 seconds with the other Alan not far behind in 39th place in 1h 33m 59s....

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West Lothian 5k/Scottish Schools

Lothian Running Club had a successful evening in the recent West Lothian College 5k race in Livingston. The club had the leading two male finishers, first female and first veteran female. Race winner was Malcolm Lang in 16 minutes 51 seconds, he was chased home in second place by Jo...

Jo claims Penicuik win

Jo Williams maintained her fine vain of form with victory in the Penicuik 10k on Saturday. Jo’s time of 37.05 also placed her 9th overall of the 258 finishers. Other LRC results were.
51 Ryan Ferguson 43.12
65 Alistair Murray 45.03
69 Stephen Malcolm 45.18.
Full results
http://penicuikharriers.org.uk/10k-road-race/10k-race-results/

Scottish 5k medals for Jo & Yvonne

The medal winning run of Lothian Running Club’s Jo Williams continued on Friday evening with a 3rd place finish in the Scottish 5k Road Running Championship held along the Edinburgh waterfront at Silverknowes. Williams crossed the finish line behind Annabel Simpson,Fife AC and Jenny Bannerman,Inverness Harriers in a time of...

Glen Lyon 31 Ultra

A trio of LRC members contested the Glen Lyon 31 mile Ultra Race. Shona Young was first of the three to finish in 5 hours 3 minutes 35 seconds to place 28th overall 4th female and 1st in the female over-50 category. Just under 5 minutes behind Shona was her...

Fine performances from club juniors at FVL

There was some excellent performances and many PB’s from LRC junior members in the opening match in the 2018 Forth Valley League at Craigswood Stadium. The competition is for under-11, under-13 and under-15 athletes with the Lothian team in Division 3 along with Dunbar,Central B, Livingston B, Harmeny B and...

Nicola up to 3rd in Scottish rankings with PB throw

A Javelin throw of 36.92 metres at the recent Livingston Open Meeting saw Lothian Running Club’s Nicola Kellock move up to 3rd place in the 2018 Scottish rankings. Her throw at the Craigswood Stadium also won her the competition and bettered her previous best of 36.27 which she set at...

Stirling/Highland Fling/Parkruns

Lothian female duo Shona Young and Gillian Godfrey had fine runs in the Stirling Marathon on Sunday, the pair completed the course together in 3 hours 30 minutes to place 18th and 19th with Shona also in 2nd place in the over-50 women’s category. A trio of club male members...

LRC ladies first females in three countries and two hemispheres

Lothian ladies were the first female finishers at parkruns in three different countries on Saturday morning. Lana Turnbull who was celebrating running her 200th parkrun led the girls home at Livingston. Down in London Jo Williams was the leading female at the Fulham Palace parkrun while down under in Australia...