Category: Race Reports

Nicola up to 3rd in Scottish rankings with PB throw

A Javelin throw of 36.92 metres at the recent Livingston Open Meeting saw Lothian Running Club’s Nicola Kellock move up to 3rd place in the 2018 Scottish rankings. Her throw at the Craigswood Stadium also won her the competition and bettered her previous best of 36.27 which she set at...

Stirling/Highland Fling/Parkruns

Lothian female duo Shona Young and Gillian Godfrey had fine runs in the Stirling Marathon on Sunday, the pair completed the course together in 3 hours 30 minutes to place 18th and 19th with Shona also in 2nd place in the over-50 women’s category. A trio of club male members...

LRC ladies first females in three countries and two hemispheres

Lothian ladies were the first female finishers at parkruns in three different countries on Saturday morning. Lana Turnbull who was celebrating running her 200th parkrun led the girls home at Livingston. Down in London Jo Williams was the leading female at the Fulham Palace parkrun while down under in Australia...

Yvonne part of British V50 Relay record breakers.

LRC’s Yvonne Crilley[56] was one of four Scots age-group athletes who set a British record at V50 last weekend. Along with Clare Barr (50) from Motherwell AC, Fiona Matheson (56) from Falkirk Vics and Julie Wilson (50) from Inverness Harriers they set a British best for the 50+ Women’s 4x800m...

Scottish 10,000m Championship & 10k

Running in the Scottish 10,000 metres championship at Crownpoint in Glasgow Malcolm Lang recorded a new PB of 34 minutes 24.24 seconds in finishing in 14th place in the B race. The club was also represented at the Balfron 10k results were 29th Mike Murray 42.04,  38th Paul Young 42.46,...

Fine 800m running from club trio

There was excellent 800 metres performances from a trio of Lothian Running Club athletes at the recent Livingston Open meeting at Craigswood Stadium. Of the 8 heats run Robbie Kennedy was the fastest on the night with his time of 1:57.75 just outside his PB which he had set just...

2nd place & huge PB for Max in Kansas

Running for Oklahoma University, Lothian Running Club’s Max McNeil lowered his 10,000 metres PB with an excellent 2nd place finish at the Kansas Relays meeting in Lawrence,Kansas. McNeil’s time of 30:22.77 was almost 30 seconds quicker than his previous best set at a BMC meeting in Stretford in 2014. His...

800 PB for Robbie at S.U.C.A. Championships

Robbie Kennedy recorded a new 800 metres PB of 1:57.5 in winning his heat at the Scottish University & Colleges Athletics Championships at Grangemouth. In the final Robbie finished in 4th place in 1:58.34 behind winner Rory Muir[brother of Laura]Aberdeen Uni 1:56.76. Full results http://www.thepowerof10.info/results/results.aspx?meetingid=237088...

Big LRC turnout at Round the Houses as Jo lands another medal

The recent fine vein of form of Lothian Running Club’s female members continued at the weekend with a bronze medal for Jo Williams in the East of Scotland 10k Championships in Grangemouth. The championship which was incorporated into the 52nd running of the Jim Dingwall ‘Round the Houses 10k’ saw...

Hannah begins outdoor campaign with 1500 PB

After a fine indoor season where she lowered her 800 metres PB three times Hannah Steel got her outdoor campaign off to a good start with a second place and a PB while running in the Girls under-15 1500 metres race at the Lothian Trials meeting at Meadowmill Sports Arena,Prestonpans....