Track & Field

International Childrens Games

Thanks to Esther Watson for writing this report on her experience with the Edinburgh team to Lithuania. International Childrens Games, Kaunus, Lituania. July 2017 This month, the City of Edinburgh city took 10 athletes in total, 8 for Athletics and 2 beach volleyballers to Lithuania for the International Children’s Games 2017. We were accompanied by Bill…

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25th July 2017

Bronze for Alisha

Well done to Alisha Rees, (second left) who was a member of the Team GB 4x400m relay team which won Bronze at the European Junior Games. Holly McArthur also contributed to relay team, getting them through to the Finals, by running in the heats of the 4x400m FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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24th July 2017

Scottish Record for Holly

Holly McArthur competing in the European Junior Championships in Grosseto, Italy attained a new Scottish U20 Heptathlon Record with a points total of 5687, which also takes her above the qualifying Standard for the Commonwealth Games. Holly achieved 7 personal best performances in all seven events and she is still eligible to compete in the…

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22nd July 2017

Scottish Record for Chris

In the Diamond League meeting in Monaco, Chris O’Hare broke John Robson’s 38 year old Scottish 1500m record, with a time of 3:33.61. At the same meeting Lynsey Sharp produced her fastest time of the season in the 800m with 1:58.01 FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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22nd July 2017

UK Womens League 2017 Premier Division Match 3 report

Good News is we finished 3rd overall in the Premier Division of the U.K. Women’s League and 5th on the day. The athletes were a nice mix of experience and youth, and that extended into the officials this time around with some new faces to the team here too. Of the girls that competed they gave…

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17th July 2017

EAC Summer camps 2017

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6th July 2017

Scottish Comined Events Roundup

Along with the Masters, the Scottish Age group Combined events champs also took place over the two days at Grangemouth at the weekend. Medal winning performances came from: U20 men Decathlon Gold Howard Bell 6417 points (SB) SB or PB- 100m 11.63 (SB), 1500m 5:21.93 (SB), 110H 15.14 (SB), LJ 6.81m (SB), SP 11.71m (PB), JAV…

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4th July 2017

British men’s 1500 123 EdinAC

Well done Chris O’Hare winning the British 1500m 2nd Josh Kerr 3rd Jake Wightman awesome performance Edinburgh AC dominating the race with all top three place well done guys , their coaches and families. #teamEdinAC Scotland 1234 with Neil Gourley of Glasgow taking 4th spot.   FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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2nd July 2017

Master Class Medals Haul at Scottish Masters Championships 2017

Edinburgh AC Masters men and women were on fine form today at Grangemouth for the Scottish National Masters Track & Field Championships 2017. Despite a swirling wind they managed to bag some great performances including personal bests and seasons bests. Andrew Latham 3rd in M50 1500m Cath Ferry 3rd in F40 1500m Sharyn Ramage 2nd in…

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1st July 2017

Eight Athletes off to Lithuania

Eight Edinburgh teenagers – four boys and four girls – will travel to Lithuania next week to represent their city at the 51st International Children’s Games in Kaunas. All eight are members of Edinburgh Athletic Club, and they will be accompanied by their veteran head coach Bill Walker and Active Schools Coordinator Lee Goodfellow of…

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29th June 2017
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