Sponsored Forth and Clyde Canal Walk

Lara Herd Sponsored Forth and Clyde Canal Walk I am aiming to walk 38 miles on 6th and 7th June with others from my school. I am raising funds for Edinburgh Athletic Club and all money raised will go towards supporting Edinburgh athletes achieve their goals. Lara is a U13 girl  in Bill’s group who is raising funds for the club.

If anyone wishes to sponsor Lara please contact me by email yvonnejoneseac@gmail.com
or find me at Meadowbank to fill in Lara’s form.
Yvonne Jones

Scottish Athletic Leagues

Scottish Athletic  Leagues Sunday 20th April.
The first meeting of the Scottish Mens League took place at the weekend, Edinburgh finished in fifth place, the results can be viewed here: Scottish Mens League april 2014

The Scottish Womens League also took place in Aberdeen where Edinburgh finished in Second place just 2 points behind the first team.

Forth Valley League

Forth Valley League, Saturday 19th April 2014
The results from the first match in the Forth Valley League can be downloaded here:
Div 1 Match 1
Div 2 Match 2
On a fine day at Grangemouth we were first in Div 1 and third  in Div 2
Thanks to Yvonne who spent many hours trying to get the teams together, our team numbers were very low especially in the Div 2 team where we only had one Under 11 girl and two Under 13 girls.
Well done to all those who competed and thanks to all Officials, Coaches and Parents for helping to produce a very enjoyable meeting

Scottish 10k Track Race Friday 25th April

Entries close TODAY at 5pm for the GAA Miler Meet (incorporating the Scottish 10,000m Championships), and it could be the highest number of entrants for a track 10,000m in Scotland in many years.

However there are still have places available for this exciting event and if you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity then please ensure you get your entry in before the deadline and see if the endurance community in Scotland can demonstrate the depth to fill each the race fields to its maximum capacity.    Continue reading

Edinburgh goes West

Some great results from the USA at the weekend.
In Mount Sac California, Emily Dudgeon ran a her first Commonwealth 800m qualifying time, winning her race in 2:02.67
Also competing at Mount Sac was Emma Nuttall who cleared 1.80m in the High Jump.
In Boston Chris O’Hare competed in a 1 mile race with a time of 4:13