Category: Race Reports

Category win for Shona at Highland Marathon

Ultra runner Shona Young claimed another age category prize at the weekend when she finished 4th female overall and 1st in the over-50 category at the Highland Perthshire Marathon at Aberfeldy. Shona completed the course in 3 hours 41 minutes 57 seconds. Paul Young brother of Shona finished 12th overall...

Race the Prom 10k/Skull Mountain Series

Andrew McKenna was the Lothian club’s only representative in the North Ayrshire Race the Prom 10k at Saltcoats. He crossed the finish line in 61 minutes 39 seconds which was almost a 5 minute personal best. Mike Murray completed all four races in the Skull Mountain Series at Balbirnie Park...

Bute Games 10k

LRC were represented in the Bute Highland Games 10k race by Mahlen Fox and Mike Murray who completed the course together finishing 100th and 102nd respectively in 54.35 and 54.43.
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Outdoor 800m PB for Hannah

There was also an outdoor pb for Hannah Steel. Running in the Scottish Athletics Under-15 Championships at Scotstoun in Glasgow, Hannah finished 6th in her heat of the 800 metres in 2m 36.68 seconds. This is the quickest Hannah has ran outdoors for the 800 metres. Indoors she ran 2:34.98...

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...