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BACK IN THE WINNING VEIN AT OBAN AND BIRNAM

Updated: 2010-08-31 Lothian Running Club athletes got back to winning ways on the Highland Games circuit with wins at both Birnam and Oban. The plaudits at the Perthshire meeting went to 11 year old Iain Horsburgh who was victorious in the Youth’s 1600 metres Handicap, making good use of his...

Annie Ewing Competing in The Commonwealth Games

Updated: 2010-08-20 Dr. Annie Ewing Bound For Delhi Not only has Anne Ewing (Meadows ex runner/LRC member/triathlete, now cyclist) qualified as a doctor this summer, but she has also qualified to go to Delhi for the Commonwealth Games as part of Scottish Cycling’s Road Racing team! What a year -...

GAMES SUCCESS AT SUNNY PERTH

Updated: 2010-08-17 Sunday’s Perth Highland Games saw the South Inch bathed in glorious sunshine. The warm and sticky conditions however failed to deter the clubs runners from getting among the prizes once again. Mhairi Inglis continued her recent fine vein of form by racing to victory in the Open 800...

ANOTHER GREAT WEEKEND ON GAMES CIRCUIT

Updated: 2010-08-10 On what was a very successful weekend for Lothian Running Club athletes Mhairi Inglis showed her liking for running on a red cinder track by landing a double at the Inverkeithing Highland Games in Fife on Saturday. 18 year old Mhairi who had twice been the bridesmaid at...

EUROPEAN MASTERS [Ian Leggett Blog].

Updated: 2010-07-30 Blog from Ian Leggett. After a nightmare 3 hour train journey from Budapest with no airconditioning we arrived at a very warm Nyreghaja in temperatures of 38 degrees. It is always a big buzz to be part of an event that caters for the older groups and compare...

Arran report

Updated: 2010-07-26 Lothian Ladies on top of the men Two teams went over to Arran to run the relay. Unusually we had an all male plus an all female team. Unluckily (or luckily, as it turned out for them, sorry Doc) one of the men had to pull out due...

West Highland Way Race

Updated: 2010-06-22 Huge thanks to my support crew for encouraging, cajoling and dragging my sorry state to the finish line of the 25th West Highland Way Race. John Malcolm and Louise did the first night shift getting me to Rowardennan in good nick. At least I hope it was them...

TRAIL RACE [NEWSPAPER REPORT]

Updated: 2010-06-16 This is the Trail Race report which has been submitted to newspapers, just have to wait and see if they use it all.[Hope i haven’t missed anyone out!] ……………………….. Despite someone trying to sabotage the course and the weather being on the damp side nearly 200 runners converged...

‘FASTEST OAP’ TOOK 10 MILE SHORTCUT!

Updated: 2010-06-01 From Eurosport World of Sport ‘Fastest OAP’ took 10-mile short cut Anthony Gaskell finished this year’s London Marathon in the fastest time ever recorded by anyone over 65, but it has since been revealed that he took a 10-mile short cut. Gaskell, a 69-year-old from the Wirral in...

SURPRISE!! Cape Wrath Marathon

Updated: 2010-05-26 … and to update the report below… Many CONGRATULATIONS to Teresa McMenemy and Jim Salvage. Being regular visitors to Cape Wrath since 2004 they decided it was going to be their special place to announce their surprise engagement. Congratulations to you both! Club members travelled to Durness, in...