Category: Race Reports

Club runners on the Marathon trail

Paul and Shona Young had an extremely busy and exhausting weekend, the Lothian Club duo contested the Highland Perthshire Marathon at Aberfeldy on Saturday then headed acrooss the Border to South Shields to take part in the Great North Run on Sunday. In the marathon Paul finshed in 31st place...

Lana 1st female in Murieston Trail Race

Lothian Running Club were well represented at the Murieston 6k Trail Race at the weekend with club members making up almost a third of the total field. Lana Turnbull was the victor in the womens category covering the course in 25m 28s which also placed her 10th overall. Leading male...

East 10k title for Scott

Scott Fraser is another Lothian club member who has been  on the sidelines for a lengthy spell through injury. Scott who is also an experienced and successful orienteer showed no ill effects as he came home a clear winner of the East of Scotland 10k Championship at Hawick on Sunday. The...

Home Hill Trials

Lothian Running Club’s Matthew Galloway may well have run himself into the Scotland team for the Junior Home Hill International over the Wicklow Mountains in Glendalough in Ireland later this month. Running in the weekend trials at Aberfoyle, Matthew, who is firstly an orienteer has only recently returned to action...

Paisley PB for Shona.

Running in the Paisley 10k on Sunday Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young  recorded a new PB for the distance. Shona’s time of 44 minutes 52 seconds bettered her previous best of 45 minutes 24 seconds which she set in March 2013 in the Jim Dingwall 10k in Grangemouth. The Lothian...

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;