Category: Race Reports

Scots vest & PB for Max in Ireland

Lothian Running Clubs Max McNeil turned in another PB performance in Ireland on Sunday when representing Scotland in the Airtricity Frank Duffy Memorial 10 mile Race in Dublin. Max who has had an excellent summer season completed the course around Phoenix Park in 52 minutes 22 seconds which placed him...

Iceland venture for Ted

One of the Lothian club’s elder statesmen, Ted Finch, was in action in Iceland at the weekend, the over-60 vet ran the Reykjavik Marathon. Ted crossed the finish line in 4 hours 14 minutes 15 seconds which placed him 503rd of the 808 finishers.

Ochil’s 2000 Hill Race

John Malcolm represented the club in Sunday’s Ochil’s 2000 Hill Race.
The gruelling event is run over a distance of  18miles with climbs of 5000 feet.
John finished well up in 21st place of the 79 finishers in 3 hours 30 minutes 49 seconds.

Parkrun wins for club members

There were outright wins and category wins for Lothian Running Club members at this weekends Parkruns. At Falkirk, Daniel McLaughlin was the outright winner with Carol Mabon the first FV 60-64 while at Strathclyde Jo Williams was the victor in the women’s category. EDINBURGH 263rd Jonathan Barclay [25.08] Full results;http://www.parkrun.org.uk/edinburgh/results/latestresults/...

Livingston Open Meeting

There was a good turn out of the club’s junior members amongst a record entry at the recent[20th Aug] Livingston Open Meeting at Craigswood Stadium. A number of those taking part recorded PB’s. MIXED 150 METRES Under-9 4th Sorley McDonald [31.57s] MIXED 200 METRES Race 10: 2nd Andrew Jackson [28.73]PB Race 11: 3rd...

Max 8th at blustery Kilmarnock

Max McNeil was Lothian Running Club;s sole representative at the Scottish Athletics National Championships at the weekend. Max contested the Mens 5000 metres at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena in Kilmarnock. In less than ideal conditions of a strong wind and rain Max finished in 8th place in the 16 runner...

1500 PB for Max

Runing in a BMC Gold Standard Meeting in Manchester earlier in the week Lothian Running Club’s Max McNeil dipped under 4 minutes for the first time in a 1500 metres race with a new PB of 3m 59.94. In a high quality field and over a distance he rarely contests Max...

3K PB FOR MAX

Running in the 3000 metres [A] Race at Saturday nights GAA Miler Meet at Huthesons Grammar School in Glasgow Lothian Running Club’s male captain Max McNeil once again lowered his PB for the 3k distance. Max finished in 5th place in the 13 runner field in a time of 8 minutes...

Haddington Half Marathon

A handful of Lothian club members contested the Haddington Half Marathon on Saturday. First to complete was Stephen Malcolm in 1h 31m 57s which placed him 64th of the 286 finishers. Following him home in 169th was Jim Alexander with a seasons best time of 1h 46m 56s, Jim Salvage...

Club duo contest Callanish Stones marathon

Club duo Alan Robertson and Paul Young were on the Isle of Lewis at the weekend where they were taking part in the Stornoway Callanish Stones Marathon, Both had good runs with Paul finishing in 12th place in 3 hours 29 minutes 56 seconds with Alan 31st in 3 hours...