Category: Race Reports

Tiree Ultra Marathon

Lothian Running Club were represented on Sunday at the stunning beautiful 35 mile  Tiree Ultramarathon. Alan Robertson came in 34th out of 147 finishers in a time of 6 hours 38 min. 46 sec. Whilst in the Relay pairs Jack and Marsie Ewing came in 4th out of 17 finishers...

Category win for Gerry in Half-Half

Running in 95f heat Gerry McCafferty finished 3rd overall and 1st M50 in the Rock n’ Hops Half-Half[6.5miles] in Cleveland ,Ohio. Gerry completed the course in 53 minutes 35 seconds.
Full results:http://rocknhopsrace.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RnH-CLE-Results.pdf

Glasgow Clyde Marathon

A trio of Lothian Running Club members took part in the first full marathon to be held in Glasgow – outwith the Commonwealth games one –  since 1988. Paul Young along with Linda Garratty and Kirsty McMeechan all completed the Glasgow Clyde Marathon on Sunday. Paul finished in 35th place...

Ochil’s 2000s Hill Race/Perth-Killin 10k

John Malcolm contested the Ochils 2000s Hill Race, the race which is part of the Long Classics Series sees the runners cover an 18 miles course with a climb of 5000 feet. John finished well up in 17th place in a time of 3 hours 52 minutes 41 seconds. A...

Shona 2nd F40 in Devil o’ the Highlands

Shona Young finished 42nd overall, 6th female and 2nd F40 in the 42 miles Devil O’ the Highlands Ultra Marathon. Shona covered the course which takes the runners along the West Highland Way trail through the highlands of Scotland from Tyndrum to Fort William in 7 hours 33 minutes 01 seconds.

Linda runner up in Lanark 10k/Carnegie 3.9m

Linda Garritty produced a fine run to finish 2nd female in the Lanark Festival 10k Trail Race. Her time of 50 minutes dead placed her 25th overall of 141 finishers and 2nd in a field of 59 female finishers. https://www.stuweb.co.uk/race/15w/ Martin Leadbetter was the club’s sole representative in the Carnegie...

Skull Moutain Trail Series[Falkland]

  Paul Young was the Lothian club’s omly representative in the Skull Mountain Trail Race series held at Falkland in Fife. Paul finished in 26th place at the final event of the four race series covering the the 4.5 mile course held within the Falkland Estate in 33m 08s, in...

Lothian Ladies regain title 10 years on

Lothian Running Club fielded five teams in the ever popular 3 x 1 mile relays at the Meadows in Edinburgh. The trio of Lana Turnbull,Mhairi and Sarah Inglis regained the women’s title they first won in 2006, Running under the appropriate team name of , 10 years on-3 stone heavier they also...

Dundee Marathon

Lothian Running Club were represented in the Dundee Running Adventure Marathon on Sunday by Shona Young and Linda Garrity. Both finished high up in the female finishers standings. Shona crossed the finish line in 3 hours 32 minutes to place 11th overall and 2nd female with Linda 29th overall and...

Burntisland Highland Games

Sisters Erin and Hannah Steel were both among the prizes in front of a huge crowd at the Burntisland Highland Games on Monday. In the Youth’s 200 metres, Erin won heat one with Hannah finishing in second place in heat two. In the six runner final Hannah finished second with...