Saturday 27th February
The club is fund raising, by bag packing at Sainsburys at Meadowbank from 10:00 am till 5:00pm
If you are in the area, why not come shopping get your bags packed and help the club to raise funds.
Photographs taken by Willie Lyall from the Cross Country Championships:
Photographs taken by Chris Upson:
Photographs of Edinburgh AC Athletes at the championships, have been added to our Gallery page.
Hi Folks, In the post Carnethy euphoria it was interesting to note that a number of those who might best be described as ‘newbies’ were complaining of trashed legs a good many days afterward. Maybe there is a bit more to this hill running lark than they realised. Never mind, things will improve with practice. In the ‘Races to do’ section I have added a few more hill races not a million miles away that might be classified as easier (5 or less on a scale of 1 – 10, -1 equals a track race and 10 a Ben Nevis). (more…)
The Grand Prix spreadsheet has now been updated with the results from the Scottish Championship at Falkirk.
Click on the ‘tab’ at the bottom of the spreadsheet to get all of the individual times for each event.
Full results from the Scottish Athletics website at :
Hello Fellow Athletes,
On Saturday 6th February 2010 I fortunately won my first Scottish title after 30 years of trying! I am going to take you back to 1983 when l fortunately won my first Scottish medal. But first let’s go back to 1980 when l was 15 and a first year youth. I got knocked out of the 1500m heats and my coach at the time Eric Fisher (yes the same one) asked me why l had not entered the 2000m steeplechase. I managed to finish 3rd in the young athlete’s final in 1979 when l was a second year Senior boy but being a first year youth the following year l had not ran a chase as there were two better runners who were second year youths, John Blair and Nikki Robertson. The Steeplechase is all about confidence as l had not ran one that year l felt it was too big a step running the Scottish final, Eric understood. (more…)
Indoor Internationals – Cardiff 21, February 2010
Congratulations to the following athletes who have been selected to represent Scotland in the Celtic Indoor Cup in Cardiff on 21 February:
Ashleigh Kennedy – 400m
Laura Dunn – 1500m
Jayne Nisbet – High Jump
Sarah Warnock – Triple Jump
And congratulations to the athletes who will be competing in the Celtic Schools International (U16) at the same time as the Indoor Cup –
Ben Robbins – 200m and Relay
Olivia O’Hare – 1500m
Freya Murray had a great run to win the Senior Womens race by almost 2 minutes in an impressive 27:41 to capture her fourth title in five years.
In the Under 13 Boys race Robert Bough was 2nd and Josh Kerr 3rd. whilst Rachael Dunn took the silver medal in the Under 15 Girls race.
Team medals were won as follows:
Gold - U13 Boys (Robert Bough 2nd, Josh Kerr 3rd, Cameron Gilmour 16th, Dominic O’Hare 30th)
Gold – U15 Girls (Rachael Dunn 2nd, Oonagh Dunnett 7th, Roseanna Stewart 14th, Olivia Mackenzie, 51st)
Silver – Senior Women (Freya Murray 1st, Jenny Maclean 5th, Sarah Hood 14th, Niamh Devlin 19th)
Bronze – U13 Girls (Hannah Cameron 16th, Ali Hunter 18th, Alison Brown 25th, Emily Strathdee 29th)
Full results available on:
USA Update - 13 February 2009
Some results from our middle distance runners who are currently in the United States.
Chris O’Hare was 2nd in a mile race at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas in a personal best time of 4.05.02.
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On the same day Kris and Darren Gauson were running mile races at the Husky Classic, University of Washington. Darren got an excellent personal best of 4.01.12 while Kris finished in 4.07.10 in his race.
Full details on:
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