Category: Race Reports

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Armagh PB for Robbie

Despite finishing down the field in 190th position Robbie Kennedy still recorded a personal best in last Thursday evening’s Armagh International 5k Road Race. Run under the street lights of the Mall the race attracts many of the leading athletes from all over Great Britain and beyond. It’s reckoned to...

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Borders xc/Devilla/Run with the Wind

The Borders Cross Country Series continued at Galashiels and LRC were once again represented by the Eades family. On this occasion it was Mairi Eades who grabbed the limelight finishing first female junior in 32m 54s. Both David and Lorna Eades finished in 4th place in their respective male and...

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Alan wins inaugural Run Livingston 10k

A bumper turnout of over 550 runners were in Livingston on Sunday for the inaugural running of the Run Livingston 10k and Half Marathon events. Despite the icy underfoot conditions on some parts of the course 297 runners finished the half marathon and 261 the 10k. Both races started just...

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Max runs ‘A’ qualifying standard 5000m

Oklahoma University men’s indoor track and field runner Max McNeil hit the ‘A’ qualifying standard in the 5000 metres race on Friday in the Pittsburg State Indoor Gorilla Classic meeting. McNeil, a sophomore from Uphall Station and Lothian Running Club member finished the race in 14m 46.2s just outside his...

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Carnethy 5 / Another 800m PB for Hannah

LRC duo John Malcolm and Christine MacVarish represented the club in the Carnethy 5 Hill Race at Silverburn nr Penicuik. In a huge field of 500 runners, John finished 113th in 1h 17m 04s with Christine 287th and 46th female in 1h 20m 57s. The race was won by Carl...

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Gold for Yvonne as Masters take centre stage

Events for the veteran athletes took top billing at the weekend with two National Championships taking place. The Scottish Masters Indoors Track and Field Championships took place at the Emirates Arena,Glasgow on Sunday with the Scottish Masters Cross Country Championships at Dean Castle Country Park,Kilmarnock on the Saturday. Yvonne Crilley...

PB run takes Robbie to National final

At the ESPG Scottish Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow Robbie Kennedy produced probably his best ever performance in reaching the final of the Senior Men 800 metres. A fortnight earlier at the same venue he recorded a new personal best for the 1500 metres and on this...

Junior trio do well at S.A.I.L.

There was an equally impressive 800 metres run by club junior Hannah Steel in the third match of the Scottish Athletics Indoor League. Her time of 2m 26.99 seconds was almost 5 seconds quicker than her previous best of 2:31.15. Hannah placed 2nd in both the heat and overall with...

East Lothian XC win for Josh

Josh Dack may have been the Lothian club’s only representative at the East Lothian Open Cross Country meeting but it didn’t stop him leading home 62 runners to win the Senior Mixed race. Photo:Sharyn Ramage. Josh covered the 4.8k course within the John Muir Country Park in Dunbar in 28...

Club vets finish 5th at Masters Road Relays

There was another good performance from the LRC veteran athletes at the Scottish Masters Road Relay Championships at Strathclyde Park. The 4 x 5.8km race saw the blue vests come from 41st at the end of the first leg to finish in 5th place behind winners Bellahouston. Alan Cunningham led...