Category: Race Reports

3rd place and PB for Jo in Paisley 10k

Lothian Running Club’s Jo Williams turned in a personal best performance in finishing in an excellent third place in the women’s category of the Paisley 10k. Jo’s time of 36 minutes 58 seconds was 20 seconds quicker than her previous best set in the Jim Dingwall Round the Houses race...

Half marathon silver for Chloe

Chloe Cox finished 2nd female in the Haddington Half Marathon and with the race also incorporating the Scottish Athletics East Championship Chloe picked up a silver medal. Overall she finished 22nd in 86 minutes 07 seconds. LRC were also represented in the race by David Mabon who crosed the finish line...

Caerketton Hill Race

Three LRC members were among a field of just over 100 who contested the midweek Caerketton Hill Race at Hillend Ski Slope. John Malcolm was the first of the trio to finish covering the 3.6k course which has a climb of 300 metres in 21 minutes 46 seconds. He was...

Another busy weekend for Shona

It was another busy weekend for Lothian Running Club’s ultra runner Shona Young who ran a half marathon on  Saturday and a full marathon on Sunday. The Touch of Tartan Half Marathon in Perth sees the runners start at Scone Airfield then follow a course which is a mixture of...

Hannah ‘Junior Athlete of the Day’ at Alva

Hannah Steel was rewarded for her performances at the Alva Games by being selected by the officials as the Junior Athlete of the Day. Hannah finished runner up in the Youths’ 800 metres handicap before going on to win the Youths’ 200 metres handicap in front of a 6000 crowd...

Orkney Marathon

Shona and Paul Young were in Orkney at the weekend and ran in the 2nd St Magnus Marathon. Paul ran the 1st one last year. Shona reported”It’s definitely not a PB course with plenty of ups and downs to contend with and this year we also had a very strong head...

Seven Hills of Edinburgh

LRC were well represented in the Seven Hills of Edinburgh race. The course comprises of a combination of road-running, cross-country, hill-running, and urban orienteering, 14.3 miles in length and with 2200 feet of ascent/descent. The race is split into two categories. The seriously-fit should enter “The Race”. Those of more...

Another good run from Sarah in Portland

Sarah Inglis returned to Portland,Oregon to run her second 5000 metres race in the space of six days. A week past Sunday the Lothian runner recorded a a new PB of 15:41.29 with a 4th place finish at the Portland Classic meeting, then last Friday finished third at the Stumptown...

Almost 200 mts clean sweep for Steel family at Newburgh

There was a 1- 2 – 4 for the Steel family in the Youth’s 200 metres handicap at Newburgh Highland Games on Saturday. The 10 runner final of the Youth’s 200 metres handicap produced a thrilling finish involving three members of the Lothian Running Club Steel family with the photo...

Category win in Strathearn Marathon for Shona

There was a category win for the club’s ultra runner Shona Young. Running the Strathearn Marathon along with her brother Paul she finished leading female over-50 covering the 26.2 mile course which starts and finishes near the Cultybraggan Camp near Comrie in 3h 29m 43s which also placed her 27th...