Category: Race Reports

Hannah just misses out on podium place

Lothian Running Club’s Hannah Steel agonisingly just missed out on a medal competing in the Scottish Athletics Indoor Age Group Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Sunday Running in the Girls Under-15 800 metres, Hannah finished second in her heat behind Fife AC’s Anna Dalglish in a time...

Gartmorn’6’/Inverness HM

Mel Zobel was the Lothian club’s only representative in the Gartmorn ‘6’ race on Sunday. The 6 mile race which takes the runners on a route around the Gartmorn Dam beside Alloa and Sauchie saw Mel finish in 6th place in the female category and an excellent 29th overall from...

Skull Mountain Winter Trail Series

SKILL MOUNTAIN WINTER TRAIL SERIES Markinch Lothian Running Club were represented in all three races of the Skull Mountain Winter Trail Series in Markinch. All three runs took place within the confines of Balbirnie Park. Paul and Shona Young along with Alan Weir contested all three races with Mike Murray...

Armagh PB for Robbie

Despite finishing down the field in 190th position Robbie Kennedy still recorded a personal best in last Thursday evening’s Armagh International 5k Road Race. Run under the street lights of the Mall the race attracts many of the leading athletes from all over Great Britain and beyond. It’s reckoned to...

Borders xc/Devilla/Run with the Wind

The Borders Cross Country Series continued at Galashiels and LRC were once again represented by the Eades family. On this occasion it was Mairi Eades who grabbed the limelight finishing first female junior in 32m 54s. Both David and Lorna Eades finished in 4th place in their respective male and...

Alan wins inaugural Run Livingston 10k

A bumper turnout of over 550 runners were in Livingston on Sunday for the inaugural running of the Run Livingston 10k and Half Marathon events. Despite the icy underfoot conditions on some parts of the course 297 runners finished the half marathon and 261 the 10k. Both races started just...

Max runs ‘A’ qualifying standard 5000m

Oklahoma University men’s indoor track and field runner Max McNeil hit the ‘A’ qualifying standard in the 5000 metres race on Friday in the Pittsburg State Indoor Gorilla Classic meeting. McNeil, a sophomore from Uphall Station and Lothian Running Club member finished the race in 14m 46.2s just outside his...

Carnethy 5 / Another 800m PB for Hannah

LRC duo John Malcolm and Christine MacVarish represented the club in the Carnethy 5 Hill Race at Silverburn nr Penicuik. In a huge field of 500 runners, John finished 113th in 1h 17m 04s with Christine 287th and 46th female in 1h 20m 57s. The race was won by Carl...

Gold for Yvonne as Masters take centre stage

Events for the veteran athletes took top billing at the weekend with two National Championships taking place. The Scottish Masters Indoors Track and Field Championships took place at the Emirates Arena,Glasgow on Sunday with the Scottish Masters Cross Country Championships at Dean Castle Country Park,Kilmarnock on the Saturday. Yvonne Crilley...

PB run takes Robbie to National final

At the ESPG Scottish Indoor Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow Robbie Kennedy produced probably his best ever performance in reaching the final of the Senior Men 800 metres. A fortnight earlier at the same venue he recorded a new personal best for the 1500 metres and on this...