Jonathan Whitehead’s Bob Graham Round 12th July 2008

On Sunday June 13th 1932 a guest house owner from Keswick went for a long run in the Lake District hills. He had planned to go the weekend before, but bad weather had made him postpone it by a week. The run was to celebrate his 42 birthday.  Leaving Keswick Town Hall at 1.00 am…

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21st September 2008

The Beef Tub Race – Saturday 13th September.

You would have had to travel far from Moffat last Saturday to find a finer group of athletes.  Stout of heart and strong of leg, 23 of the best Scotland could provide (well, on that day anyway) met at Corehead Farm for the annual Devil’s Beeftub race. Race HQ was expertly managed by Willie Gibson…

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17th September 2008

2nd September 1978

What were you doing on the afternoon of Saturday 2nd 1978? As it was the first Saturday in September you will realise that this was the day of the Ben Nevis Race. For those not familiar with the race, since 1971 the race has started at Claggan Park, with a 1 mile run over an…

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6th September 2008

Scottish U/13,U/15, U/17 Championships

The Bank of Scotland U/13, U/17 Championships, 23/24th August, Grangemouth photo’s courtesy of Willie Lyall Congratulations to all our medal winners at the Scottish Championships.   U/13 Girls Kirsty McKean 3rd in the 70mH  U/13 Boys Ben Black 1st in the 75mH and the Javelin U/15 Boys Cameron Goodall 1st in the 80mH Tom Holligan…

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29th August 2008

Scottish Young Athletes League

Scottish Young Athletes League Final, Grangemouth, 17 August 2008  Edinburgh AC had an emphatic win in the final of the Scottish Young Athletes League, finishing 71 points ahead of Giffnock North. We had many winners, with our under 15 boys team (Calvin Girvan, Tom Holligan, Kieran Kivlin and Cameron Goodall) setting a new league record…

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25th August 2008

HASL League Match 3

Meadowbank Sunday 10th August, HASL League Match 3 Results The results from this match are now available: http://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/index.php?p=80&itemType=fixtures&itemId=7304   FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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18th August 2008


ENGLAND ATHLETICS UNDER-15/UNDER-17 CHAMPIONSHIPS (BIRMINGHAM) 11th August 2008 Scottish athletes won ten medals at the England Athletics Under-15/Under-17 Championships at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham over the weekend (Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th August).  Medal winners from Edinburgh AC were Cameron Goodall in the under-15 boys 80m hurdles (11.37s) and Tom Holligan in the under-15 boys 400m…

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13th August 2008

UK School Games

UK School Games – Bath, 28 – 31 August 2008  Congratulations to the following Edinburgh AC athletes who have been selected to represent Scotland at the UK School Games at Bath later this month:  Allan Hamilton  100m Josh Crawford              200m Toby Harris                  100m Hurdles Laurie McKenna          Long Jump Amy Rogers                 Relay Chris Scott                   Discus  Team…

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6th August 2008

British Men’s League

British Men’s League – Bedford, 2nd August Our men’s team put in some good performances but it wasn’t enough to move out of 7th place in Division 3. The match result was: Leeds                           357 Bedford                        311 Southampton               291 Kingston                      269 Crawley                       262 Medway                       261 Edinburgh                    233 Channel Islands           191 Edinburgh’s winners were Mark Mitchell (‘A’ 800m and ‘B’ 400m),…

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6th August 2008

British Schools International

British Schools International – Bedford, 19 July2008 Congratulations to Josh Crawford  (200m), Megan Gaffney (300mH) and Katy Turnbull (Hammer) who were selected to compete for Scottish Schools at the British Schools International. Full results available on http://www.niathletics.org/download/1/Results%2008-SIAB%20TF%20International.pdf FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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28th July 2008
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