Category: Race Reports

10,000m PB for Sarah in London

Running in a highly competitive UK Championship 10,000 metres race at Parliament Hill in London the Lothian club’s Sarah Inglis reduced her PB for the 25 lap event. Despite not enjoying the best of runs Sarah crossed the finish line in 23rd place in 34 minutes 29.29 seconds which was...

East District PB’s for Erin & Hannah

It was personal bests all the way at the weekend for Lothian Running Club sisters Erin and Hannah Steel. The siblings were the clubs only representatives at the Scottish Athletics East District Championships at Grangemouth. Running in the Under-15 category Erin recorded PB’s in the 100 metres [15.10], 200 metres...

Edinburgh to North Berwick 20 miles Race

Linda Garratty was the sole representative from the club in Saturday’s Edinburgh to North Berwick 20 mies race.
Linda finished 73rd and 17th female in 2 hours 50 minutes 38 seconds.
167  finished.
Results from the 2016 Race

Edel ‘whizzes’ to new course record.

Edel Mooney raced to a new course record in the midweek Whangie Whizz Hill Race at Edenmill Farm nr Carbeth Edel covered the 7km course with a climb of 250 metres  in 35 minutes 22 seconds which also placed her 12th overall of the 121 finishers. The club’s Kenny Mearns also...

Tiree category wins for Peter & Marsie

LRC veterans Peter West and Marsie Ewing took the over-60 men’s and women’s titles in the Tiree 10K Race at the weekend. Peter completed the Hebridean Island course in 45 minutes 17 seconds with Marsie crossing th finish line in 50.31. In the overall standings Peter placed 12 th with...

California 5k pb for Sarah

Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis ended a months long training stint in Flagstaff Arizona by running a 5000 metres PB at the Jordan Payton Invitational Meeting in Palo Alto, California on Sunday. Running in race 2 of three Women’s 5000 metres races Sarah finished in 8th place recording a time...

Forth Valley League

The club junior members were in action in the first match of the 2016 Forth Valley League at Meadowbank Stadium. Results: Boys U-13 200m 2 Ross Gillespie[31.63]. Girls U-13 200m Race[a]1 Robyn McDonald[31.67]PB,Race[b]2 Hannah Steel[31.57]PB. Girls U-15 200m 2 Erin McComisky[30.70]PB. Girls U-13 800m Race[a]2 Hannah Steel[2:46.23],Race[b]3 Shannon Prevost[3:12.56].Girls U-15...

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].