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XC Recce at Dechmont Law on 13th November

Since the next East District League XC race is at our very own Dechmont Law on Sunday 20th November, we have planned a recce of the course on Sunday 13th December at the Dechmont Law training session at 10am.  We’ll recce the course for athletes, but will also show those...

Athletes Required!

Lothian Running Club host a cross country event on 20th November. How about a show of strength and numbers for the club and everyone turning out to compete/participate? Let’s get the cyan blue vests brightening up Dechmont Law on the 20th.

Scottish Athletics Hill Running Weekend, Wanlockhead, 7-8 Jan 2012

For many years the Club was responsible for organising a training weekend at Wanlockhead – the highest village in Scotland. More recently Malcolm Patterson has taken over responsibility but our Club is still heavily involved. The facilities are very good but simple and the cost amazingly low. But you have...

ORIENTEERING AT DECHMONT LAW

Graeme Ackland is organising a major orienteering competition in Dechmont Law Park on Sunday November 6th. There will be a big choice of courses of different lengths and difficulties, some suitable for beginners. The cost is £7 for adults and £3 for juniors. Enter at Deans High School and choose...

WE NEED COACHES

Our club has a number of assistant coaches who help to ensure that we offer regular safe and enjoyable training sessions. But we can always do with more. Above all we have a dire shortage of qualified coaches (Level 2 or above on the old scale) who have to be...

MARSHALLS WANTED.

Sunday 20th November 2011 is the date for the Second East District Cross Country League race which will be held in and around Dechmont Woods, just behind Deans Community High school in Livingston and will be hosted by Lothian Running Club. Not only do we need runners to take part...

SPEED OF LIGHT – Volunteers Wanted

Speed of Light will be Scotland’s official contribution to the London 2012 Festival and the Cultural Olympiad. A major commission for Edinburgh International Festival, Speed of Light will run for 3 weeks throughout August 2012, and will be seen by over 18,000 people. The organisers are looking for distance runners...

NO MUD AT DUNDEE RELAYS

Thank you Shane, for your earlier post on this event. Just to update everyone, as we also had two incomplete Young Female teams running the 2.5km course. This course was interesting, yet challenging in places, and a dry day made it firm underfoot – so unusually there was no mud...

PENTLAND SKYLINE RACE

Lothian Running Club had 5 brave souls compete in this challenging 16 mile run over 16 of the Pentland hill peaks yesterday. A record entry of 168 runners took part on a very blustery day. Alistair Robertson finished in 28th position in a time of 3 hours 6 minutes. David...