A few of the endurance squad are going to stay over in Aberdeen after the East District Cross Country Championships on 04/12/10 and have a night out in Aberdeen. Any senior athletes heading to Aberdeen are more than welcome to join us. (more…)
Hi all, For those of you who have been paying attention, this weekend will mean something
to you. Hmmm – thats got you thinking a bit…. Ok – its the weekend of the Karrimor – or to give it its modern name the OMM. This is is the one weekend of the year that you shouldn’t plan to do anything outdoors. (more…)
Club Annual Awards, Meadowbank, Tuesday 2nd November at 7.30pmThe committee invites all members, their parents and coaches to the above event.
Certificates and awards will be presented for the Cross – Country Championships and Track and Field Championships for 2010 up to the U17 age group.
Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity to purchase/order club strips. Other items of kit will be on display and if you have any items of outgrown kit that you wish to donate to the club please bring these along
Pat Sinclair, Club Secretary email@example.com
Scottish Athletics Annual Awards, Marriott Hotel Glasgow, 30th October.
The club was awarded Scottish Club of the Year at the Annual Awards ceremony in Glasgow, this year it was a joint award with Orkney AC also receiving an award.
Jay Younger is Bank of Scotland Under 17 Athlete of the Year.
Yvonne Jones was awarded Volunteer of the Year for Services to Athletics.
Marjory Cook and Bill Grantwere awarded Honorary Life Membership to Scottish Athletics for their services to Scottish Athletics as Officials.
Other people nominated for awards were:
Tom Holligan, Bank of Scotland Under 17 Athlete of the Year.
Keith Ridley, Athletic Development Coach.
Bill Walker, Athletic Development Coach.
Derek Cogle, Participation Coach of the Year.
So award yourselves a round of applause for helping the club achieve this award.
The EAC Road Race Ranking spreadsheets have been updated 02/11/10 to reflect recent results, see links below. The spreadsheets are also available via the ‘Rankings’ tab at the top of the website.
There are still lots of times and names missing, we need your help to fill in the gaps, so please send me a note of any updates and corrections or add a comment and I’ll pick it up from there.
We have a rest from cross country this weekend so we will see all the usual endurance training sessions: On Saturday, meet at 10.00am at the Meadows Pavilion for a speed session. On Sunday at 9.00am its a long slow distance run from Craiglockhart Tennis Centre running out via the Canal path and Water of Leith to Balerno and further if required. Have a great weekend of running.
Club Hermitage 4 mile Handicap, Kings Buildings House, Saturday 30th October 2010
First Person off 2.00pm Declare by 1.45pm £2.00 entry fee
Course Map and some current form for a few on the monthly version of this race at http://homepages.ed.ac.uk/jjarvis/running/kbdash/About.html
As usual modest but plentiful prizes.
First club member gets there name on the handsome handicap trophy.
If you intend to run please email me BEFORE 5.00pm ON FRIDAY so that I can include you in the handicaps.
I will base handicaps largely on this winters form, so I need some help from the ones who have not been out much !
Guests can run but are not eligible for the trophy.
Lift Required to the Countdown Camp
Kimberley Reed has been invited to the “Countdown camp” at Scotstoun Stadium on Sunday 7th November.
Unfortunatly Scott is unable to take her through.
If anyone who is travelling through is able to offer Kimberly a lift, it would be most appreciate.
Contact Scott at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual General Meeting of Edinburgh Athletic Club will be held on Tuesday 22nd November 2010 in Lounge 3 at Meadowbank Sports Centre at 7.30pm.
Minutes of the November 2009 AGM can be viewed on our website on the Club page.
If you would like a copy before the AGM, I will send one out, preferably by email.
Members under 17 are welcome to attend the meeting but are not eligible to vote.
If you wish an item placed on the agenda please contact the Minutes Secretary, Mrs Moira Nisbet
No later than Monday 8th November,