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Junior Monthly Handicap – May

First Tuesday of the month so it was the monthly Junior handicap at Craigswood. 19 starters ( and finishers !) who all gave their everything on the track and really made it an exciting event. Congratulations to Danny Fletcher (2000m) and Rachel Collings (1200) – our winners for May. Full...

Martin Hyman

I wrote a letter on behalf of the club, and its members, to Martin’s wife, Margaret, after his passing. The Club  offered to send flowers or a donation to a favoured charity in his name but, typically, Martin wanted a very minimal funeral and Margaret preferred that he might be...

Junior Monthly Handicap Results April 2021

Now that training has returned , the Junior session on the first Tuesday of each month features a food bank collection and the monthly handicap – 1200m for under 12s and 2000m for 12 and over. Some of our youngsters are proving just as adept as the adults at pacing...

Junior Monthly Handicap – December

Tonight’s results from the monthly handicap run we do  first Tuesday of the month run on Craigswood track in the  absence of the regular Fiddlers event. This is a bit more shambolic than the adult event mostly due to my poor organisational skills and an inability to have eyes in...

Juniors Training Session – event results 10/11/2020

Results from tonight’s in-training events – thank you to Graham, Lisa, Angela, Christine, Hannah and Robyn without whose valuable (and distanced) volunteer help nothing would have been achieved !! 100m Competition            10/11/2020     Heat 1 (u11)                                                                    Heat 2 (u11) Rory Marsden      15.09                   1.  Lucas Kelly                  15.08...

Junior Sessions (8-16)

From November 3 2020 – Juniors – Tuesdays at the track at Craigswood Sports Centre 19.15 – 20.30. Welcome back to Craigswood – a different day and time but apparently the only slot available – I appreciate its a little late on a school night but it’s a more secure...

Juniors – A Club Strategy

Lothian Running Club Junior Strategy – September 2020 What This document is the strategy for club members, parents and all individuals interested and involved in Lothian Running Club’s approach to junior involvement, training, coaching and competition Why To refocus and define the role of the club in providing a safe,...

LRC FILL RACE VOID WITH SERIES OF VIRTUAL EVENTS

LRC FILL RACE VOID WITH SERIES OF VIRTUAL EVENTS With all the usual summer athletics events still off limits owing to the Covid 19 restrictions, Lothian Running Club are currently running a series of virtual races for club members to fill the void. The series so far has comprised of...

Young athletes Road Race / Blast 10k

Aaron Smyth was the sole LRC memberin action at the Scottish Young Athletes Road Race Championships at Buttery Park, Greenock. Aaron contested the Boys Under-13 2.5k race finishing in a creditable 16th place in 9 minutes 01 seconds. 66 runners took part.   In the Blast Running 10k in Edinburgh...

Shona leading F50 in Fife Trail Race.

Lothian Running Club’s Shona Young was a category winner in the third and final race of the Skull Trail Race Series held within Balbirnie Park in Markinch. Shona finished in 6th place overall in the female classification and the winner of the F50 category covering the 4.5 miles undulating and...