Races

Borders XC round 3 – Peebles 14.12.08

Race report by Graeme Brown This past Sunday saw round 3 of the 2008/2009 Borders XC series held at Peebles and organised very ably by those nice folks at Moorfoot Runners.  In terms of numbers the totals show an increase on last year and give some weight to my overall impression that this great little…

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16th December 2008

Liverpool Cross Challenge – an Edinburgh AC Perspective

In February 2008 the Edinburgh AC’s Womens Team (thanks to Freya, Catriona, Gillian & Sue) were triumphant at the Scottish National Cross Country Championships in Falkirk. This gave us the honour of sending a team down to Liverpool to take part in the trials for the European Clubs Championships in Istanbul in February 2009. So,…

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1st December 2008

Brass Monkeys @ Broxburn…

Despite the temperature barely crossing freezing point, the EAC Womens Team managed a great turnout (9) for this, the 2nd East District League cross country meeting of the 2008/09 season. Fortunately, the expected strong winds and snow hadn’t made an appearance so we had dry, clear & fairly still conditions for this fast & furious…

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24th November 2008

Gateshead International Cross Country

 Gateshead International Stadium, Riverside Bowl Saturday 15 November 2008   Under 15 Girls Rachael Dunn 8th Under 17 Girls Emily Dudgeon 6th Laura Goodson 11th Junior Men Chris O’Hare 5th Full results can be found at: http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/Leisure%20and%20Culture/sports/crosscountry/home.aspx FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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24th November 2008

Borders XC series round 1 at Lauder – spectator review

This from partner of Steve Booth; long-enduring spectator and audience to post race runners reviews: Lovely day for a run, a still and dry day blessed with low sun. Runners, all in high spirits, reported finding it muddy, steep and challenging, although short enough not to have to spend the following week in recovery. As a spectator…

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17th November 2008

Borders XC series starts this weekend

Just a reminder, for all those that are interested, that the Borders XC series starts this weekend. The first race is on Sunday at Lauder. For a description of this course and all the others see this post by myself and Garry Robertson. This Borders series must surely rank among the best value of any…

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12th November 2008

Lasswade Cross Country

Lasswade Cross Country 2nd November 2008, Gorebridge. listed below are the results for the Edinburgh Athletes in the Lasswade Cross Country: U/11 Girls     U/11 Boys   Amy Armstrong 15th   Cal McLennan 15th       Jamie Loudon 27th           U/13 Girls     U/13 Boys (2nd Team)  …

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4th November 2008

Cumbernauld Relays

The forecast was wet, VERY wet. It was also wild, VERY wild – so, the ideal day to get runners from all over Scotland to converge on Cumbernauld to run around a muddy park then… The conditions (coupled with non-existent signposting & closed access roads) made for a slightly more stressful than normal journey through…

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28th October 2008

East District Cross Country League

Livingston 18th October Some of the notable performances from Edinburgh AC  athletes were: U/11 Boys J. Kerr 1st U/13 Boys J.Kerr 1st, G.Burns 4th. U/15 Boys J.Wightman 3rd U/17 Men A.Crichton 2nd, B.Smith 5th. Senior Men O.Bristow 3rd U/13 Girls A.Hunter 1st U/15-17 Girls R.Dunn 6th, L.Goodson 7th. Senior Women S.Hood 7th. East District Cross…

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21st October 2008

Loch Ness Marathon 5th October 2008

After anxiously watching the weather forecast all week and braving the battering rain and howling wind on the Saturday morning, we were relieved to wake to clear skies and cool temperatures. A big part of the Loch Ness experience is the compulsory bus trip out to the start. So, just to cement the nerves, as…

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13th October 2008
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