EAC Road Race Grand Prix 2015 – Final Results

Renault and Garry win Inaugural Edinburgh AC Road Race Grand prix

The Inaugural Edinburgh AC Road Race Grand Prix drew to a close last weekend with the Parkrun races in Edinburgh and the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon.

The provisional final results are now available and barring appeals, mistakes or failed drug tests, Neil Renault has won the men’s championships with 717 points and Charlotte Garry has won the women’s championship with 477 points. Well done to both of you.

All prizes will be awarded at the EAC Christmas Night out on Saturday 12th December – Further details of this to follow!

Men’s championship
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MoreMile Kit Order

Hello friends, Time for another kit order to keep us warm out training through the winter season. Please advise items required from the list below by Sunday 18th October, stating gender and size (see sizing chart), Meadowbank or Saughton drop off. Prices include discount, shipping, and printed with EDINBURGH ATHLETIC CLUB on rear, (Print on front for t shirts).  Continue reading

National XC Relays

The closing date for this championships is Tuesday 6th October.If you are a novice at this ask your coach but some guidelines.

  1. It is cross country
  2. You need a club vest
  3. You must be entered in advance . Check your diary if available and tell coach and/or team manager
  4. You must have paid your EAC subs
  5. You must be a current member of Scottish athletics. If lapsed or not a member, call Carol Robison on 0131 476 7321
  6. For senior men and women each leg is 4k
  7. All club members can compete, team managers pick the  teams .
  8. There is no baton exchange!

Alex McEwan

Endurance Squad Weekend – 02/10/15

On Saturday there will be an interval session at the Meadows, meet at the green pavilion 09.55 for a 10.00 start. We will be jogging along to Holyrood Park as the warm up and the session will take place in the ‘grass track’ area which is about half way between the Pollock Halls roundabout and the Hollyrood roundabout.   

On Sunday we will have our usual group training run from Craiglockhart Sports Centre, Meet in the top car park at 9.00am and head out on the Canal and Water of Leith paths to Balerno and beyond. A range of distances and a range of speeds, all welcome. Numbers may be down slightly as we have about 15 folk heading to Glasgow for the 1/2 marathon and 10k, After we finish our long run, we will be able to rush home and watch the 1/2M live on TV.


Winter Fixtures

With the first cross country race of the year just over a week away, it’s time to get all of this winters race dates into your diary.

East CC Relays Sunday 11th October, Peebles
East CC League Saturday 17th October, Stirling University
Scottish CC Relays Saturday 24th October, Cumbernauld
Scottish Short Course Champs Saturday 7th November, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
East CC League Saturday 21st November, Alloa
East CC Champs Saturday 12th December, Livingston
Great Edinburgh CC Saturday 9th January, Edinburgh
East CC League Saturday 16th January, Broxburn
Scottish Masters CC Champs Saturday 30th January, Forres
Scottish CC Champs Saturday 27th February, Falkirk
Nat 6/4 Stage Road Relays Sunday 3rd April, Livingston

For the three league races, you just need to turn up and run, for all of the rest, the entry dates close about two weeks before each event. So look out for posts and emails flagging up the closing dates and let the Team Managers know in plenty of time if you would like an entry.

EAC Road Race Grand Prix – The Race Enters The Final Weekend

With the inaugural EAC Road Race Grand Prix moving into its last weekend of races attention turns to those final positions and who will end up coming out on top in both the men’s and women’s series, as well as the highly competitive age group categories. With both Edinburgh Parkruns and the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon due to count this weekend there is still a chance for more points! Continue reading