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Highland Games awards for Hannah

The Scottish Highland Games Association in conjunction with the Fife Highland Games Association held their Annual Awards Dinner in the Gilvenbank Hotel,Glenrothes. Guest speaker was far travelled sports journalist Sandy Sutherland who has covered 12 Commonwealth and 5 Olympic Games. YOUTH FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – HANNAH STEEL LOTHIAN...

Poll regarding veterans age category

Update:  Result of vote… All clubs have been asked by SA to complete a survey about re-introducing a Masters 35 Age Group to the SA Masters Cross Country Championships.   In 2013 the scottishathletics Road Running and Cross Country Commission consulted with affiliated athletics clubs around Masters 35 Age Category in...

East District League XC #1 – Stirling

A great turnout today at Stirling East district xc. A big turnout from the junior section, with many of them making their cross country debuts. Well done to Eilidh T, Rosie H, Megan L, Jessica H, Jay M, Harris C and Hannah S. Ryan Kirkland, continued his recent fine form,...

Stewart completes ‘Marathon Majors’ in the Windy City.

  On finishing the Bank of AmericaChicago Marathon at the weekend Lothian Running Club’s Stewart Laing was reaching a personal milestone for the 26.2 miles distance. Stewart who crossed the finish line in 3 hours 7 minutes 30 seconds has now completed all six Marathon Majors following runs in Tokyo,Berlin.New...

Siobhan goes it alone XC Relays

  The 2019-19 cross country season got underway at a wet and windy Glamis Castle with the East District Relay Championships. LRC had no teams in action, Siobhan Coleman however ran the first leg solo and produced a fine performance to finish 15th of the 55 first leg runners in...

Max helps OCU to top team prize in Shawnee, USA

There was a good run from Max McNeil in the United States. Competing in the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational meeting in Shawnee, the Lothian athlete helped his  Oklahoma City University squad to team gold in the Men’s 8k cross country event. Max finished in 6th place in 26 minutes 13 seconds.

Festive Handicap Entries now open

Online entries for this year’s Boxing Day Festive Handicap at Beecraigs, over 7km or 14km, are now being taken. You’ll find the online entry for on the information page (http://www.lothianrunningclub.co.uk/festive-handicap/festive-handicap-info/) With a cap of 150 entries, you are advised to enter in advance, and enter early. Entries for the 1km...

Max in XC action in Arkansas.

Over in America, Max McNeil helped his Oklahoma City team to 7th place out of 49 in the Men’s 8km cross country in the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In the individual race Max came home in 40th place out of 441 finishers in 25 minutes 36 seconds.
 

Scottish HM/10K

The Scottish Half Marathon sees the runners start outside Edinburgh then follow a route along the East Lothian golf coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse. Kei Mak was the first of three LRC finishers in 19th place in 1 hour 19 minutes 10 seconds. Andrew Corrigan...

Ryan leading U-17 with PB run at Inverness.

Lothian Running Club were represented in both the big road running events in Inverness and Edinburgh at the weekend. Up in Inverness the club had runners in both the River Ness 10k and Loch Ness Marathon. In the 10k event Ryan Kirkland smashed his PB with a tremendous run to...