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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...

Seven Hills of Edinburgh

LRC were well represented in the Seven Hills of Edinburgh race. The course comprises of a combination of road-running, cross-country, hill-running, and urban orienteering, 14.3 miles in length and with 2200 feet of ascent/descent. The race is split into two categories. The seriously-fit should enter “The Race”. Those of more...

Another good run from Sarah in Portland

Sarah Inglis returned to Portland,Oregon to run her second 5000 metres race in the space of six days. A week past Sunday the Lothian runner recorded a a new PB of 15:41.29 with a 4th place finish at the Portland Classic meeting, then last Friday finished third at the Stumptown...

Almost 200 mts clean sweep for Steel family at Newburgh

There was a 1- 2 – 4 for the Steel family in the Youth’s 200 metres handicap at Newburgh Highland Games on Saturday. The 10 runner final of the Youth’s 200 metres handicap produced a thrilling finish involving three members of the Lothian Running Club Steel family with the photo...

Category win in Strathearn Marathon for Shona

There was a category win for the club’s ultra runner Shona Young. Running the Strathearn Marathon along with her brother Paul she finished leading female over-50 covering the 26.2 mile course which starts and finishes near the Cultybraggan Camp near Comrie in 3h 29m 43s which also placed her 27th...

Portland PB for Sarah

On Sunday Sarah Inglis crossed the border from Canada to America to contest the Women’s 5000 metres at the Portland Track Festival in Oregon. Once again she excelled to finish in an excellent 4th place stopping the clock at 15m 41.29s which was over 7 seconds quicker than her previous best of...

Good 1500 run from Sarah in Canada

Sarah Inglis had a good run in the Women’s 1500 metres at the  Vic City Invite meet in Victoria British Columbia. In windy conditions in the Centennial Stadium,Sarah was 4th with a 4.12.99 in a blanket finish which saw only .67 of a second seperate the first four. The performance moves Sarah...

Forth Valley League

The second match in the 2017 Forth Valley League took place at Meadowbank Stadium at the weekend. Injury and illness however resulted in only three of the Lothian club’s junior members being in action. All of their performances however resulted in PB’s. There results were U15 Boys: 100m – 4th...

West Lothian College 5k

LRC were well represented in the midweek West Lothian College 5k, results were 4 Ryan Ferguson 19.55, 6 Pol McDonald 20.32, 10 Peter Harkness 20.52, 15 Scott Lamb 21.33PB, 16 Stephen Malcolm 21.55, 19 Jim Alexander 23.03 31 Alec Agnew 25.42, 43 Cliff Dicker 34.13. The overall winner and second...