Author: Shane Fenton

Edel ‘whizzes’ to new course record.

Edel Mooney raced to a new course record in the midweek Whangie Whizz Hill Race at Edenmill Farm nr Carbeth Edel covered the 7km course with a climb of 250 metres  in 35 minutes 22 seconds which also placed her 12th overall of the 121 finishers. The club’s Kenny Mearns also...

Scottish 5k Championship

1 Mark Mitchell Forres[14.32] 1 Maddie Murray,Edinburgh AC [16.07] 74 Malcolm Lang[16.21] 162 Euan McInnes[17.45] 185 & 17F Lana Turnbull[18.01] 196 Alan Knlowles[18.13] 221 Scott Nelson[18.36] 263 Ryan Ferguson[19.30] 295 Paul Young[20.17] 307 Stephen Malcolm[20.57] 315 Neil Graham[21.13] 333 Jim Alexander[21.45] 335 Colin Wishart[21.51] 350 Jim Petrie[22.58] 353 Kenny Mearns[23.15] 362...

Shona & Alan have a Highland Fling

The Lothian club’s Shona Young and Alan Robertson once again contested the gruelling Hoka Highland Fling Ultra Race. The Hoka Highland Fling is a 53 mile trail race which sees the route follow the West Highland Way through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Shona was the first of...

Tiree category wins for Peter & Marsie

LRC veterans Peter West and Marsie Ewing took the over-60 men’s and women’s titles in the Tiree 10K Race at the weekend. Peter completed the Hebridean Island course in 45 minutes 17 seconds with Marsie crossing th finish line in 50.31. In the overall standings Peter placed 12 th with...

California 5k pb for Sarah

Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis ended a months long training stint in Flagstaff Arizona by running a 5000 metres PB at the Jordan Payton Invitational Meeting in Palo Alto, California on Sunday. Running in race 2 of three Women’s 5000 metres races Sarah finished in 8th place recording a time...

Parkruns [30th April]

  Edinburgh parkrun A total of 553 runners took part. View full results for Edinburgh parkrun event #339   Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   Run Time   1 1 Stuart LIVINGSTONE Corstorphine AAC 00:16:33 20 1 Lana TURNBULL Lothian RC 00:18:52 44 43 Gerard MCCAFFERTY Lothian RC 00:19:59 108 101 Graham...

Parkruns[23rd April]

  Livingston parkrun A total of 214 runners took part. Thanks to the volunteers. View full results for Livingston parkrun event #16   Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   Run Time   1 1 Brian TURNER Falkirk Victoria Harriers 00:17:32 3 3 Owen WILLIAMS Lothian RC 00:18:10 4 1 Sophie HORROCKS Unattached...

Forth Valley League

The club junior members were in action in the first match of the 2016 Forth Valley League at Meadowbank Stadium. Results: Boys U-13 200m 2 Ross Gillespie[31.63]. Girls U-13 200m Race[a]1 Robyn McDonald[31.67]PB,Race[b]2 Hannah Steel[31.57]PB. Girls U-15 200m 2 Erin McComisky[30.70]PB. Girls U-13 800m Race[a]2 Hannah Steel[2:46.23],Race[b]3 Shannon Prevost[3:12.56].Girls U-15...

Edel retains title at Balfron

Lothian Running Club’s Edel Mooney retained the Women’s title in the Mulberry Bush Montesseri Balfron 10k race on Sunday. The Irish internationalist also finished in an excellent 14th position overall of the 570 finishers with her time of 37 minutes 38 seconds being 85 seconds quicker than her winning figures...

London Marathon

Half a dozen LRC members were among the masses who took part in Sunday’s London Marathon, Malcolm Lang led the blue vests home with a new PB time of 2:43.46 which was 15 minutes quicker than his previous best set in the Edinburgh Marathon in 2014. The Lothian finishers were,...