Category: Race Reports

Borders XC Series

David and Lorna Eades were in action in the latest match of the Borders Cross Country League at Paxton House in Berwick. David finished 30th and 3rd M50 in 29m 07s with Lorna 147th and 10th F50 IN 39.04. 198 runners completed the course. The cross country season continues this...

Jo helps East retain District XC title

Lothian Running Club’s Jo Williams turned in another fine performance which contributed to the East District retaining their title at the Scottish Inter-District Cross Country Championship in Stirling. The Senior Women’s 6k course held over Kings Park and Stirling Golf Club was a new venue following a number of years...

Indoor PB’s for Malcolm and Alan

Malcolm Lang and Alan Cunningham got the New Year off to a good start by both recording PB’s in their respective 3000 metre’s races at the Glasgow Athletics Association Miler Meet at the Emirates Arena,Glasgow. Malcolm finished in 6th place in Race E in 9m 16.08s with Alan 3rd in...

Hannah 6th in New Year 800 mts

Hannah Steel was in the prize money at the New Year Athletics Gala with a 6th place finish in the Youth’s 800 metres handicap. Conditions were far from ideal with a brisk cold wind blowing across the track at Meadowmill. 800 metres Youths Handicap Placing Name Club/Town H’cap (metres) Number...

Successive Scottish selection for Jo

Jo Williams has been rewarded for another fine year competing over roads and cross country by being selected to represent Scotland next month in the Home Countries International XC in Northern Ireland. It will be successive selections for Jo in this competition after being part of the quartet who won...

PB’s galore at SAIL Indoor meeting

There was some excellent performances and a number of personal bests from the Lothian Running Club junior members at the opening meeting of the Scottish Athletics Indoor League at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow U11B – 60m Danny Fletcher 10.86[PB],Standing Long Jump Danny Fletcher 1.33m [PB]. 600m – Jay McGarry...

Silver for Jo at East XC Championship

There was an excellent silver medal for Jo Williams in the Senior Women’s race at the East of Scotland Cross Country Championship in Aberdeen.The Lothian runner who finished 8th in 2017 when the event was held in Livingston, covered the 8.5k course within Balgownie Playing Fields in 32 minutes 40...

Victory in Barbados for Sarah

Sarah Inglis retained her Barbados half marathon title on the Caribbean Island on Sunday morning. Last year the Lothian runner crossed the line hand in hand with top Canadian endurance athlete Sasha Gollish this time Sarah came home 23 seconds ahead of her rival. The race had developed into a...

Category win for Mike in 7 reservoirs

Mike Lieberman was a category winner in the Pentlands 7 Reservoirs Half Marathon. The Lothian runner who finished 44th overall of the 113 finishers was the first male over-60 in 1 hour 49 minutes 51 seconds. Brian Reid wasn’t far behind his club mate coming home in 52nd place in...

Bob Stark Memorial/Borders XC Series

Over in Fife, Alan Cunningham finished 16th of 148 finishers in the Bob Stark Memorial 5k race in Falkland. https://www.facebook.com/events/526798014425505/permalink/564245640680742/k In the third match of the Borders Cross Country Series at Peebles David Eades finished 38th overall and 2nd M50 in 28m 43s with Lorna Eades 170th and 9th F50...