Track & Field

Scottish Young Athletes League

Scottish Young Athletes League  –  Grangemouth, 6 July 2008  A convincing win in a wet and windy 3rd match has confirmed Edinburgh’s place in the Scottish final. Points scores below (details still to be received):  Edinburgh   589 Ayrshire 499 Giffnock 480 Kilbarchan  441 VPCG   409 Shettleston  408.5 Pitreavie                324 Law                         245.5   After 3 Matches:…

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8th July 2008

National Junior League

29 June 2008  –   National Junior League  –  Northern Premier Division, Grangemouth  Team Edinburgh continued its successful run in the Northern Premier division of the National Junior League with a convincing win in the home match at Grangemouth. We are now leading, 4 points ahead of Sale with one match to go. (Keith Ridley) Full…

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8th July 2008

British Mens League

British Men’s League, Division 3 – Leeds, 5 July 2008 Our men’s team finished seventh again leaving them in equal bottom place with Bedford and Channel Islands. They need to beat both these clubs in the remaining two matches to stay in Division 3. There were only two wins for the club; Mike Burslem took…

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8th July 2008

UK Womens League

  UK Women’s League Division 1  –  Manchester, 5 July 2008 (report by Gillian Cooke  –  more details on http://jumpinggill.wordpress.com/ ) Having finished 3rd in the opening match of the season at Birmingham, Edinburgh went one better this time around, taking 2nd behind host club City of Manchester thanks to a strong team effort with…

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8th July 2008

Ashley Kozar Memorial International

In the senior women’s hammer at the 11th Ashley Kozar Memorial International Throws meeting in Croatia, Saturday July 5th – a popular meeting on the European Throws calendar dedicated to the memory of Ashley “Ašli” Kožar (1964-1997) a shot putt and discus thrower and Croatian national team member. Susan McKelvie Northern Ireland Senior champion, finished sixth,…

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7th July 2008

JSB Plumbing Forth Valley League

Division I, Match 3, Pitreavie, 19th June  2008 The third match in Division I was held at Pitreavie on a pleasant evening with a very strong head wind. The effect of the head wind was reflected in the athletes times in the races with no PB’s. One exception was Kirsty McKean who ran 2.37.8 in…

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3rd July 2008

Jumps and Throws Festival

JUMPS/THROWS FEST, BIRMINGHAM 1st July 2008 In the third UK Athletics Jumps/Throws Fest at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, Kirsty Maguire took advantage of the favourable wind to win with a season’s best of 4.02m, only three centimetres short of her best ever. She went on to attempt 4.06m, which if cleared, would have been a…

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2nd July 2008

12th IAAF World Junior Championships

12th IAAF World Junior Championships, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 8th -13th July 2008.  Congratulations to Lynsey Sharp who is selected to the Norwich Union Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for the 12th IAAF World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland from 8th -13th July 2008. Lynsey who had achieved the 800m qualifying mark on two occasions prior…

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25th June 2008

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIPS, Pitreavie, 21 June 2008  These are results for the Edinburgh AC athletes at the Scottish Athletics Masters Championships. Men 100m  M70,  1st John Ross 14.19 200m  M70,  1st John Ross 28.86 400m  M70,  1st John Ross 64.84 800m  M35,  3rd Andrew Stoane 2.09.95 800m  M40,  4th Cliff Young 2.15.50 Hammer  M65, …

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25th June 2008

ENGLAND UNDER-20/23 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND WORLD JUNIOR TRIALS

ENGLAND UNDER-20/23 CHAMPIONSHIPS AND WORLD JUNIOR TRIALS 22nd & 23rd June, Bedford Louise Dickson struck Gold in the women’s under-23 100m. Louise  who, with the exception of a fifth place finish in the UK Women’s League match in early June has scored back to back victories in the event through 2008, won in 12.12s, from…

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23rd June 2008
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