Category: Race Reports

East District XC Relays

The 2016-17 Scottish Athletics Cross Country season got underway at Dechmont Law, Livingston on Saturday with the East District Relay Championships. Hosted by the local Lothian Running Club the event attracted clubs from all over the East of Scotland, there was record finishers in terms of teams in three of...

Linlithgow 10k

There were plenty of blue vests on show in Sunday’s Linlithgow 10k with 23 members from the club on the start line. Chloe Cox led them home with an excellent run to place 19th overall and 2nd in the female category behind winner Jenny McLean,Edinburgh AC. Euan McInnes was the...

Max runner up on US cross country debut.

Lothian Running Club’s Max McNeil who is currently studying at the Oklahoma City University got his cross country season off to a good start with a second place finish in the Men’s College Division race at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree at Stillwater. McNeil, a freshman from  Uphall Station reached...

Category win for Mike in Kent

Mike Lieberman picked up first M60 prize at the Wingham 10k in Kent on Sunday. In very hot conditions the race took place over a very hilly, very scenic course on minor country roads and tracks. Overall Mike was 48th out of 275 finishers crossing the finish line in 44 minutes...

Glenmore 24 Race

Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young was the first female finisher at the Glenmore 24 race. The Glenmore 24 Trail Race is Scotland’s first 24 hour off-road ultra marathon. Runners have 24 hours to see how many loops of the four mile forest route they can complete. Based just outside Aviemore...

Highland Perthshire Half Mar/Full Mar.

L.R.C. members Christine Milne and Paul Young contested the Highland Perthshire Half Marathon and Marathon respectively at Aberfeldy on Saturday. The course is mainly flat and takes the competitors through scenic countryside from Aberfeldy to Kenmore passing Loch Tay and via the elegant grounds of Taymouth Castle back to Aberfeldy...

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...