Category: Race Reports

Edel retains title at Balfron

Lothian Running Club’s Edel Mooney retained the Women’s title in the Mulberry Bush Montesseri Balfron 10k race on Sunday. The Irish internationalist also finished in an excellent 14th position overall of the 570 finishers with her time of 37 minutes 38 seconds being 85 seconds quicker than her winning figures...

Livingston Open meeting.

 The Lothian clubs junior athletes have been in action over the last week competing at the Livingston Open meeting at Craigswood Sports Centre and the first of the Forth Valley League meetings at Meadowbank Stadium. Here is the results from the Livingston meeting: Mixed 300m, Race 4, 2 Erin McComisky[49.53],3...

Great Edinburgh 10 mile run

Lothian Running Club were well represented in Sunday’s Great Edinburgh 10 mile Run. The race started and finished in Holyrood Park, the LRC placings were:
84 Ryan Ferguson[1:07.06],
235 Mel Zobel[1:11.29],
286 Alan Moffat[1:14.21[],
1164 Jim Alexander[1:22.58],
1350 Mike Murray[1:28.26],
1713 Melanie Kennedy 1:32.32],
1816 Jim Salvage[1:33.54],
2094 Mags Turnbull[1:37.00],
2559 Susan Bruce[1:43.38].

‘Round the Houses’ 10k

The road running season is now in full swing, unfortunately at the weekend two long established endurance events took place on the same day. The 54th Tom Scott Memorial 10 mile Road Race took place at Strathclyde Park while the 50th Round the Houses 10k was going on in Grangemouth....

Shona 2nd again in G2E Ultramarathon

The Lothian club’s Shona Young finished runner up in the women’s category of the gruelling Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultramarathon for the second successive year. The G2E Ultramarathon follows the course of the Forth & Clyde and Union canals and takes in the Antonine Wall and the Falkirk Wheel before leading...

Relay gold for Max

Competing for his English club Salford Harriers, Lothian club member Max McNeil picked up a gold medal at the Northern Men’s 12 stage Road Relay Championships in Sunderland. Max led home the runners in the 2,2 miles 8th leg in 10.26 minutes. 50 teams took part.

National Road Relays

Over 500 athletes were in Livingston on Sunday for the annual 6[men] & [4 women] stage National Road Relay Championships. Lothian Running Club fielded two full teams in both races plus an incomplete team in the men’s. The LRC ladies who were defending the women’s title finished in 10th place...


The club’s Jo Williams took the women’s title at the Tay 10 mile road race in Perth. Jo who also placed well up in 14th place overall recorded a new PB of 63 minutes 19 seconds as she crossed the finish line over a minute ahead of her nearest pursuer...

2nd place and PB for Jo at Balloch 1/2M

The Lothian clubs Jo Williams turned in an impressive performance to finish 2nd female in the Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon, finishing in 52nd place overall Jo recorded a new PB for the distance with her time of 82 minutes 47 seconds almost 5 minutes quicker than her previous best...

Dave 1st M60 at Stranraer

David Mabon was the first over 60 veteran at the Stranraer Half Marathon. David crossed the line in 1:40.03 which placed him 43rd overall of the 110 finishers. Club mate Neil Graham wasn’t far behind finishing in 48th place in 1:42.05. The race was won by Robert Gilroy, Cambuslang in...