Category: Race Reports

Max 3rd in Kansas 1500 metres

Max McNeil finished in 3rd place in the Men’s 1500 metres at the Sam Williams Twilight Qualifier meeting in Emporia, Kansas. Running for the Oklahoma City Max crossed the finish line in 4m 06.45s. The race was won by his team mate Oscar Kipkorus in 4:00.74 with Duncan Cakuru, Evangel...

Alan 2nd M65 at Cape Wrath.

Alan Robertson was runner up in the M 65 category in the Loch Eribol Half Marathon at Durness. The race which is part of the week long Cape Wrath Challenge saw Alan complete the course in 1 hour 59 minutes 34 seconds.
Overall Alan placed 27th of the 55 finishers.

PB and a Top 10 finish for Al in Monklands HM

  There was a top ten finish and a PB for Al Aitken in the Monklands Half Marathon. The Lothian runner crossed the finish line at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge  in 9th place with his time of 84 minutes 44 seconds almost a minute and a half quicker...

Loch Leven HM / Penicuik 10k

LRC were represented in both the Loch Leven Half Marathon and Penicuik 10k, results were. Loch Leven HM- 75th Andrew Corrigan 1h 37m 04s, 386th Paul O’Donnell 2h 06m 24s, 452nd Jenny O’Donnell 2h 13m 12s. 537 Finished. Penicuik 10k-16th Euan Rennie 37m 38s, 83rd Mel Zobel 45m 42s, 155th...

Josh leads home over 500 runners to win Sunderland 5k

Lothian Running Club’s Josh Dack led home over 500 runners to win the Sunderland City 5km . The Saturday evening race provided a thrilling finish with Josh [15.57] prevailing by a mere one second from Nick Hardy, Tipton Harriers[15.58] with Sam Beckett, Crook & District AC[16.30]  back in third. 517...

Category podium place for Mike in Whitstable 10k

Club veteran Mike Lieberman had a fine run in the Whitstable 10k race on Bank Holiday Monday. A total of 650 runners took part in the race and Mike an over-65 vet excelled to finish in 79th place overall in 44 minutes 52 seconds. He was also on the podium...

East Lothian OGM/Keswick HM

Club junior Aaron Smyth was in action at the East Lothian Open Graded meeting at Meadowmill Sports Arena, Prestonpans. In race 6 of the 100 metres he finished in 7th place in 15.55s before achieving a 5th place in race 6 of the 800 metres in 2m 43.92s. In the...

Club parkrun record

Lothian Running Club had their highest ever participation numbers in parkrun events on Saturday morning. 65 club members took part in 14 different parkruns. The club had 38 runners among a total of 419 who took part at the local Livingston parkrun with Alan Knowles and Lana Turnbull the respective...

PB’s for Danny and Murray at Livi. Open

In the recent Livingston Open meeting at Craigswood Stafium there was PB runs for club juniors Danny Fletcher and Murray Close,the latter set new personal figures in the 800 metres finishing 2nd in heat 3 in 2 minutes 16.52 seconds. Danny recorded his fastest ever time over 80 metres finishing...

‘A’ standard run from Max in the USA

An excellent 10,000 metres run over in the United States saw Max McNeil move up to sixth place in the 2019 Scottish rankings. Competing in the Mt. Sac Relays meeting in Walnut California the Lothian club member recorded an ‘A’ standard time of 30 minutes 49 seconds.On the corresponding day...