Category: Race Reports

Erin & Hannah among the prizes at Alva Games

Sisters Erin and Hannah Steel were once again among the prizes on the Highland Games circuit. Competing at the 160th Famous Alva Games, Erin won her heat in the Youth’s 200 metres handicap before finishing in sixth place in the final. Hannah reached a podium place in the Youth’s 800...

BMC 1500mts

Sarah Inglis contested the British Milers Club mixed 1500 metres race at Chester-le-Street where she finished in 7th place overall and first female in a time of 4 minutes 21.1 seconds.

Games debut win for Hannah at Thornton

Hannah and Erin Steel had a successful day on their Highland Games debuts at Thornton on Saturday. Hannah won the Youth’s 800 metres Handicap  and finished in 4th place in the Youth’s 1600 metres Erin reached the final of both the Youth’s 90 metres and 200 metres finishing 5th and...

7 Hills of Edinburgh Race

The Lothian club were well represented in the Seven Hills of Edinburgh Race, the race features a combination of road-running, cross-country, hill-running, and urban orienteering over a course 14.3 miles in length and with 2200 feet of ascent/descent. There is two categories ‘the Race’ and ‘the Challenge’ the latter is...

Sarah 9th in British 1500m championship final

Sarah Inglis finished in 9th place in the final of the Women’s 1500 metres at the British Championships and Olympic Trials meeting in Birmingham at the weekend. Running in the second of two heats on Saturday the Lothian runner knew she had to finish inside 4 minutes 18 seconds to...

Edel retains Calderglen Trail title.

Edel Mooney’s liking for the Calderglen Harriers 10k Trail Race continued last Friday evening with a fourth win in the women’s category in the last five runnings of the race. The Lothian Running Club athlete who also won in 2012,2013 and 2015 covered the course in 41 minutes 04 seconds...

Sarah 5th in BMC 1500m In Watford

Sarah Inglis finished in 5th place in a high quality Women’s 1500 metres at the BMC Gold Standard meeting at Watford. In a race which was hand-timed Sarah clocked 4 minutes 14.9 seconds, the 17 runner field included athletes from England, Ireland, Scotland,Germany,Finland and Australia....

Black Rock ‘5’

Last Friday evening saw the annual running of the Black Rock 5 race at Kinghorn in Fife. Lothian RC were well represented in the race race with 9 members among the 1000 who toed the start line. Lana Turnbull continued her recent fine vein of form with an excellent 3rd...

1500m PB for Sarah at Diamond League meeting

Running in a high quality Women’s 1500 metres race in Birmingham on Sunday the Lothian club’s Sarah Inglis once again lowered her PB for the 3 and three quarter laps distance. The race, which was one of the supporting events at the I.A.A.F. Diamond League meeting at the Alexander Stadium...

Max ends good week with capital 10k win

It turned out to be great week for Max McNeil who was back in the winners enclosure on Sunday following his fine win in the Edinburgh 10k which was part of the two day Edinburgh Marathon Festival meeting. Max led home a big field of runners in 32 minutes 7...