Category: Race Reports

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...

John conquers Glenshee

John Malcolm was the club’s sole entrant in the Glenshee 9 Hill Race from the Glenshee Ski Centre. John finished in 41st place of the 87 runners who completed the course in 4 hours 31 minutes 57 seconds. The race was won by Graham Gristwood of the Mercia Club in 3h 10m.

Good turn out for Donkey Brae

The Lothian club had a good turn out of runners for Sunday’s 7 mile Donkey Brae Race in Fife. The race which is part of the Aberdour Festival starts and finishes in the Silver Sands Playing Fields. The first blue vest to finish was Euan McInnes in 11th place, the...

Shona Super Vet in Devil of a race

Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young emerged as the leading female super vet in the  gruelling Devil o’ the Mountains Ultra race at the weekend. The ‘Devil o’ the Mountains’ is a 43 mile footrace from Tyndrum in Perthshire to Fort William in the Highlands, it starts at 6am from the...

Win & record for Edel on Orkney

STROMNESS 10K Lothian Running Club’s Edel Mooney raced to victory in the Women’s category in the Stromness 10k  on Orkney and in dong so recorded a new women’s record for the race. Not only did Edel win the women’s race she finished in 2nd place in the overall classification in...