Category: Race Reports

Club juniors achieve medals and PBs at Presidents Select Match

All six Lothian Running Club junior members who were selected to compete in Saturday’s Forth Valley League Presidents Select match at Meadowbank Stadium acquitted themselves well. All six recorded PB’s with three picking up medals. Under-11 James McKee finished in 5th place in the 100 metres in 15.37 s, he...

Nicole reaches 2 Sprint Finals at Pitreavie.

Nicole Furness reached the finals of both the Under-13 Girls 100 metres and 200 metres at the Pitreavie AC Trophy meeting on Sunday. 100mt Heat 7 – Position 1st Time 14:55 secs 100mt Final – Position 4th Time 14:38 secs 200mt Heat – Position 1st Time 29:42 secs 200mt Final...

Edel regains Scottish Trail title in Fife.

Edel Mooney claimed the women’s title for the second time in three years at Saturday’s Scottish Mid Trail Championships in Falkland. It was a true test of trail running in a great setting in Fife with the 14k route taking in various surfaces and including one very steep climb. Edel,...

Sprint PB’s at Grangemouth OGM

A number of LRC junior members recorded 100 metres PB’s at the recent Grangemouth Open Graded meeting. Race 1:1 Andrew Jackson[12.78]PB, Race 5:1 Gavin Lafferty[13.10]PB, 2 Nicole Furness[14.00], Race 6:2 Liam Jackson[14.47]PB, 6 Natalie Millar[14.65], 8 Louise Kerr[14.73],Race 7:4 Erin McComisky[14.76]PB, Race 8: 5 James McKee[15.47],7 Erin Steel[15.77], Race 9:...

3rd Place & PB for Jo at Barry Buddon

The Lothian club’s Jo Williams recorded a new PB in Sunday’s Barry Buddon Half Marathon, a race that also incorporated the East of Scotland Championship. Jo recorded a time of 1 hour 27 minutes 37 seconds which placed her 38th overall and 3rd female. Alan Knowles was the only other...

3 CLUB LADIES IN TOP 6 AT FAIR CITY 10K

Lothian Running Club female members Christine Milne[41.03], Jocelyn Moar[42.03] and Kathleen Dempsey[42.51] finished 3rd[40th overall],5th[49th] & 6th[58th]  in the women’s category in Sunday’s Perth 10k race which started and finished on the North Inch. The club’s only male representative was Harry Mulholland who finished just ahead of his female counterparts...

Melrose 13.1km Race

Paul Young and Mike Lieberman were the club runners in Sunday’s Melrose 13.1km race. Paul finished in 3rd place in 1h 01m 27s with Mike 6th and 1st MV 60 stopping the clock at 1h 05m 00s. 42 Ran
Results; here.

Scottish Age-Group Championships

Nicole Furness and Andrew Jackson represented the Lothian club at the Scottish Athletics Age-Group Championships which were held at Grangemouth Stadium over the weekend. Both competed in the 100 and 200 metres events. Running in the Girls Under-13 category, Nicole finished runner up in her heat in both before being...

Lyon 2015 – by Yvonne Crilly

I have been asked to write a blog on my experience at the World Athletic Masters in Lyon to put on the Lothian Running club page. I hope that it may encourage other over 35 year olds to give it a go. When I discovered that the world masters was...