Category: Race Reports

Marathon PB for Owen

Both Andy McKenna and Owen Williams were on marathon duty. Both had excellent runs, Owen’s time of 2 hours 47 minutes 18 seconds in the Frankfurt Marathon was a PB, bettering his previous best of 2:53.09 set in Manchester in 2016. In the SSEE Airtricity Dublin Marathon Andy completed the 26.2 miles in 5h 09s 50s.

Shona chalks up another age category Ultra win

Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young chalked up another age category ultra win in Sunday’s Jedburgh 3 Peaks 38 miles Trail Race which was part of the towns annual running festival. In the overall classification Shona finished 41st overall, 6th female and the winner of the over-50 women’s category covering the...

Jedburgh Ultra and Erskine 10km

Jedburgh Ultra Marathon Shona Young continued her fine Ultra form with a FV50 category win at the Jedburgh Ultra on Saturday. She completed the 38-ish miles that include ascent and descent of the three Eildon Hills in 6:27:53. Linda Garratty and Michelle Kirkbright also took on and completed the Jedburgh...

Jedburgh category win for Ian

Lothian Running Club’s elder statesman Ian Leggett claimed a category win in Sunday’s Jedburgh 10k in the Scottish Borders. Ian was the leading over-70 finishing in 62 minutes 10 seconds. The club were also represented in the associated Half Marathon with Andrew Corrigan the first of a trio of blue...

Good club turn out at opening East Dist xc meeting

The 2018/19 season East District Cross Country League got underway at Stirling on Saturday. Lothian Running Club had a good turn out of runners in both the junior and senior races with many of the juniors making their XC debuts. In the under-11 girls 1.65k race Rosie Heeps, Megan Lang...

Success in ‘Wonderland’ for Shona & Paul

Shona and Paul Young had a good day in Fife taking part in the Adventures to Wonderland 46k race from Lochore Meadows Country Park. Paul was the winner of the Men’s race completing the course which takes the runners out over Benarty Hill and the Lomond Hills in 4 hours...

Highland Games awards for Hannah

The Scottish Highland Games Association in conjunction with the Fife Highland Games Association held their Annual Awards Dinner in the Gilvenbank Hotel,Glenrothes. Guest speaker was far travelled sports journalist Sandy Sutherland who has covered 12 Commonwealth and 5 Olympic Games. YOUTH FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – HANNAH STEEL LOTHIAN...

East District League XC #1 – Stirling

A great turnout today at Stirling East district xc. A big turnout from the junior section, with many of them making their cross country debuts. Well done to Eilidh T, Rosie H, Megan L, Jessica H, Jay M, Harris C and Hannah S. Ryan Kirkland, continued his recent fine form,...

Stewart completes ‘Marathon Majors’ in the Windy City.

  On finishing the Bank of AmericaChicago Marathon at the weekend Lothian Running Club’s Stewart Laing was reaching a personal milestone for the 26.2 miles distance. Stewart who crossed the finish line in 3 hours 7 minutes 30 seconds has now completed all six Marathon Majors following runs in Tokyo,Berlin.New...

Siobhan goes it alone XC Relays

  The 2019-19 cross country season got underway at a wet and windy Glamis Castle with the East District Relay Championships. LRC had no teams in action, Siobhan Coleman however ran the first leg solo and produced a fine performance to finish 15th of the 55 first leg runners in...