Category: Race Reports

Good club turn out at 6/4 relays.

Runners from all over the country were in Livingston on Sunday for the annual Scottish Athletics Men’s 6 stage and Women’s 4 stage road relay championships. With it being on home ground it was no surprise to see the local Lothian Running Club well represented at the event with 5...

Shona on the podium in Fife

Shona Young had a good run in the 3rd and final race of the Skull Mountain Trail Race Series. Held on paths and trails in the beautiful surroundings of Balbirnie Park., Markinch the route includes mud, water crossings and a few undulations. Shona who recently ran her 100th marathon covered the course in...

Corstorphine/Jack Crawford/Cupar

Following on from his win in the Resolution Run 10k in Edinburgh the previous week, Ryan Kirkland turned in another fine performance to finish second under-20 in the Jack Crawford Springburn Cup 10k at Bishopbriggs. Ryan who placed 15th overall crossed the finish line in 36 minutes 05 seconds. Euan...

Max in action [and not] at N.A.I.A. Championships

Running for the Oklahoma City University, LRC’s Max McNeil contested two events at the N.A.I.A. National Championships in Brookings, South Dakota. In the 3000 metres Max finished in 10th place in 8 minutes 57.07 seconds. In his heat of the 5000 metres he finished in third place in 15m 03.10s,...

LRC members attend record number of parkruns

Saturday morning saw 43 LRC members take part in a club record 15 different parkruns. The majority lined up for the Livingston run which was won by club member Craig Pirie with a new PB of 20m 51s, Lana Turnbull was 2nd finisher in the female category behind Katie Craig...

Category success on the roads.

There was category wins and top three finishes for Lothian Running Club members in road races at the weekend. In the Lasswade 10 mile event Kyle Williamson was the leading under-20 finishing in 69 minutes 11 seconds which also placed him 43rd overall. The first blue vest finisher in 25th...

Shona reaches ‘magic ton’ in Hong Kong.

Congratulations go to Shona Young who has joined a unique band of athletes who have  contested 100 marathons. The Lothian runner became a fully signed up member of the 100 Marathon Club following her participation in the Standard Charter Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday. Her amazing achievement breaks down to...

Ryan ‘Top Teen’ in Uni 5 miler.

GLASGOW UNI 5 MILE ROAD RACE LRC junior athlete Ryan Kirkland was the leading Under-17 in the Glasgow University 5 mile road race at the Garscube Sports Complex. Ryan completed the course in 28 minutes 48 seconds which also placed him a creditable 25th overall out of 195 finishers. Club...