Category: Race Reports

Max helps OCU to top team prize in Shawnee, USA

There was a good run from Max McNeil in the United States. Competing in the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational meeting in Shawnee, the Lothian athlete helped his  Oklahoma City University squad to team gold in the Men’s 8k cross country event. Max finished in 6th place in 26 minutes 13 seconds.

Max in XC action in Arkansas.

Over in America, Max McNeil helped his Oklahoma City team to 7th place out of 49 in the Men’s 8km cross country in the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In the individual race Max came home in 40th place out of 441 finishers in 25 minutes 36 seconds.
 

Scottish HM/10K

The Scottish Half Marathon sees the runners start outside Edinburgh then follow a route along the East Lothian golf coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse. Kei Mak was the first of three LRC finishers in 19th place in 1 hour 19 minutes 10 seconds. Andrew Corrigan...

Ryan leading U-17 with PB run at Inverness.

Lothian Running Club were represented in both the big road running events in Inverness and Edinburgh at the weekend. Up in Inverness the club had runners in both the River Ness 10k and Loch Ness Marathon. In the 10k event Ryan Kirkland smashed his PB with a tremendous run to...

Podium places for LRC trio

A trio of Lothian Running Club members picked up podium prizes at three different events at the weekend. At the Paisley 10k, Jo Williams crossed the finish line in 37m 15s to place third in the Women’s race behind Fionnuala Ross, Shettleston 34.09 and Gemma Rankin,Kilbarchan 36.03. The club were...

Category wins for Jo and Yvonne

Jo Williams continued her excellent run of form with victory in the women’s category of the Scottish Veteran Harriers Clydebank 5k, running as a guest, Jo finished in 17m 37s which also placed her 35th overall of the 69 finishers.  First Lothian runner home in 12th place was Malcolm Lang who was...

Calderglen Trail Races

The blue vests were represented in three of the races at the Calderglen Trail Series, the best performance came from Robbie Kennedy who finished in 2nd place in the 5k in 18m 35s, Christine Wegelius was 38th overall and 15th female in 30m 36s. In the 10k, Finlay Slane was the...

Shona & Paul among the prizes in Fife

The Lothian club’s Paul and Shona Young both picked up prizes in Fife at the weekend. Competing in the first race of three in the Balbirnie Park Trailbuster’s Series in Markinch, Paul finished in third place overall with Shona the winner of the women’s category. Paul completed the 5 miles approx...

Hannah retains 800m title at Cupar HG.

Lothian Running Club’s Hannah Steel got her 2018 Highland games season off to a winning start with victory in the Youth’s 800 metres handicap at the Cupar Highland Games in Fife on Sunday. Running from the 170 metres mark Hannah, who won the same race the previous year crossed the...

7 Hills of Edinburgh/Run Mhor HM

In what was a good weekend for the LRC females they picked up another prize in the Seven Hills of Edinburgh race with Christine MacVarish finishing 2nd in the F45 category. Owen Williams led home the blue vests in 25th place in 1h 56m 33s, he was followed home by...