Category: Race Reports

NATIONAL JUNIOR LEAGUE PB’S FOR CLUB DUO

Lothian Running Club duo Craig McDowall and Max McNeil both set new PB’s while representing the composite Forth Valley team in Sunday’s National Junior League Nothern Premier League match in Manchester. Running in the 800 metres ‘A’ race Craig recorded a time of 1 minute 55.8 seconds in finishing in third place bettering his previous...

THREE IN A ROW AT CRIEFF FOR EDEL

Lothian Running Club’s Edel Mooney recorded her third win in succession at Sunday’s Famous Grouse Crieff 10k.  It is a multi-terrain race run over a scenic route with 350m total ascent, starting from Morrison’s Academy sports ground. the course goes out over Laggan Hill past the Baird Monument and back along the...

MEADOWS WIN FOR SARAH

SELF TRANSCENDENCE 5K [6TH JULY; Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis was a clear winner of the female category at Wednesday evenings [July 6th] Self Transcendence 5k race at the Meadows, Edinburgh. Clocking 17 minutes 06 seconds Sarah, finished a good 5th overall in a field of 70 runners, but dominated...

BRIG BASH ‘5’

BRIG BASH ‘5’ [WED 6TH JULY] Club duo Alan Robertson and Jim Alexander contested Wednesday evenings [6th July] Brig Bash 5 Mile Race at Bridge of Earn. Alan finished in 90th place in 34 minutes 45 seconds with Jim half a dozen places further back in 96th in 35.03. A...

DOLLAR HILL RACE

Saturday saw four club members contest the Dollar Hill Race, the course stretches for 9.4 miles with a climb of 3150 feet.  Alastair Robertson was the first club man home in 1 hour 36 minutes 26 seconds which placed him well up in 13th position. John Malcolm was next back in 31st in [1:44.10] with Herbie...

BLACK ROCK ‘5’

BLACK ROCK ‘5’ Lothian Running Club had four runners in a huge starting line up of 697 for Friday nights Black Rock ‘5’ race in Kinghorn in Fife. The race starts at the bottom of Harbour Road under the railway viaduct and climbs uphill, turning left onto Pettycur road before...

BRIAN RUNNER-UP ANOTHER PB FOR LEANNE.

EDINBURGH PARKRUN[2nd July]. This weeks Parkrun saw Brian Turner finish in 2nd place covering the 5k course in 16 minutes 37 seconds. For the second successive week Leanne Webster recorded a PB, in finishing in 21 minutes 50 seconds she bettered her previous weeks time by 22 seconds. This placed...

ALLY 1ST UNDER-23 AT RED MOSS

There was a good turn out of seven runners from the club at the recent Red Moss Revolution Hill Race and it saw Ally Robertson who finished 9th overall claim the under-23 title completing the course in 38 minutes 36 seconds. Next home were David Berrill [42.37] and John Malcolm...

NICOLA FIGHTS THEM OFF AT CERES

Lothian Running Club’s Nicola Kellock went to Ceres Games in Fife to compete in the Youth running events and came home a wrestling champion. The organisers were one short for the Female 10st 7lb competition and asked Nicola if she would help out. Having had no previous experience  Nicola was expected just to...

WIN FOR SUZIE – PB FOR LEANNE

In Saturday’s  Strathclyde Parkrun Suzie Hannah recorded another first in the Women’s category, Suzie covered the 5k course in 21 minutes 04 seconds which was just outside her PB. In the overall standings she crossed the finish line in 16th place. Chloe Cox just failed to make it a double...