Looking at our webstats, it is clear that by far the most popular posts on our website are the race reports. This year we have been privileged to receive over 75 individual reports within 57 web postings. A big thank you goes out to the 23 people involved in writing these. We have been spoiled for choice and the quality of the race reports certainly hasn’t been affected by the quantity. Race distances ranged from 4k to 82 miles and involve races in Scotland, UK and further afield! Please keep the reports coming in and if you haven’t yet contributed any, hopefully, reading some of these reports will inspire you to submit a report the next time you race.
There are many benefits to these reports. They can be informative, inspiring, amusing and always interesting. They demonstrate the variety and variation of events and activities that our athletes take part in. Lets not forget that they are also very educational, sharing race experiences and tactics and are also great for the athletes actually writing them, as it promotes self analysis and understanding of why some races go well while others do not. Continue reading
Edinburgh Athletic Club’s Queens Drive Race will take place On Sunday 19th December at 1pm. Registration will be at Chancellor’s Court in Pollock Halls EH16 5AY. Race Route
The race is for over 15’s only and it is entry on the day, £3 for attached runners and £5 for unattached runners. There will be seasonal prizes as well as Run & Become vouchers. Queens Drive Race Flyer 2010
East League Cross Country, Broxburn, 20th November 2010
Our endurance runners continue to produce the goods, with some fine performances at the second East District Cross Country
Under 11 boys 3rd team, league position 2nd
Under 11 girls 1st team, league position 6th
Under 13 boys 3rd team, league position 2nd
Under 13 girls 1st team, league position 1ST
Under 15 boys 4th team, league position 1st
Under 15/17 girls 1st team, league position 1st
Under 17 men 2nd team, league position 1st
Senior/Junior women 3rd team, league position 2nd
Senior men 4th team, league position 2nd.
The full results can be viewed here: http://www.eastleague.co.uk/results/201011/2nd.htm
You will recall that last month I extended an invitation to anyone interested in an introduction to athletics officiating to be held at Meadowbank.
Following feedback I can now confirm that the training course has been arranged for Thursday 16th December 2010, between 6-9pm at Meadowbank.
The Bank of Scotland Regional Countdown Squads met at Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow on 12th November 2010 and were taken through their paces by the SAL performance team.
The above photo is the East of Scotland Squad which includes many Edinburgh AC athletes.
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I am looking for eye witnesses or information regarding a hit and run accident that occurred last Saturday (13th November) at Braid Hills road between 2.30pm and 3.30pm.
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