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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...

SENIOR SCOTTISH VEST FOR SARAH

Updated: 2010-05-22 Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis will don the Scotland vest on Sunday [23rd May] when she represents her country at senior level in the prestigeous Loughborough International meeting in Leicestershire. This is the first major track event of the summer and Scotland will be up against teams from...

ANOTHER CHINESE CHEAT!

Updated: 2010-05-20 Half marathon ‘winner’ used ringer. The winner of a women’s half marathon in Shandong, China has been stripped of her title when she was discovered to have brought in someone else to run for her. ..Liu Shuling was initially awarded victory in the race at the Yellow River...

Club gains two more Level 2 Coaches

Updated: 2010-05-02 Jane Kirkwood and myself were successful in gaining the Level 2 Coaching award this weekend. Jane is now Licensed for Speed and I have qualified to coach Endurance. Don’t be fooled into thinking that it means I know what I’m talking about, though. We’d both like to thank...

PAPER REPORT [WEEK ENDING 27TH MARCH]

Updated: 2010-03-27 Sarah Inglis ready for eastern European adventure Mar 25 2010 by Eric MacKinnon, West Lothian Courier HOT ON the heels of Sarah Inglis’ stunning run in the recent trials in Birmingham where she finished fourth, the Lothian Running Club ace has been selected to represent the Great Britain...