McDonald 5K Handicap

Numerous reports of dodgy GPS signals, heavy rain storms, slippery conditions caused by falling leaves and runs sabotaged by a range of pedestrians can only mean one thing – there had to be a  virtual EAC race taking place! Over the course of a week a total of 39, 5K times came their way to…

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19th October 2020

Salisbury Crags Hill Race

The inaugural Salisbury Crags Junior Hill Races, organised by Hunters Bog Trotters on Sunday, was a great success. The conditions were excellent. A warm, dry, windless day. Four U18 races were held. The fields were excellent in all races The Edinburgh Athletes competing were: U13 Boys 2.7Km 163m climbJosh Daunt 4th 11.10 U15 Boys 2.7Km 163m climb Dylan…

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1st September 2020

Owain Bristow

With deep regret we have to report the feared death of former club member Owain Bristow. Owain Bristow, the head of biology at Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen, went missing on Friday 21 August. Owain is  believed to have fallen while climbing, from sea cliffs in Aberdeenshire. Emergency services had received a report of a…

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25th August 2020

Sub 3:30 for Jake

Jake Wightman took Scottish Men’s 1500m running into new territory on a sensational night in Monaco. Jake savoured the Diamond League experience in Monaco to take his own Scottish 1500m Record under 3 minutes 30 for the first time. And he’s now second on the British all-time list with that time, remarkably, quicker than anything ever…

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15th August 2020

4J Studios Virtual Relay

Well done to Jessica Taylor, Freya Price, Megan Mackay and Daska McDonald, who won the 4J Studios 3k Virtual Relay FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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15th July 2020

Edinburgh AC Virtual 5K

EAC Grand Prix Race 6: 5k Part II – Final Results & Race Report Thursday July 9th 2020: Cramond Beach After 3 months of hard “virtual” racing the scene was set for the climax of the EAC Virtual Grand Prix series. In the red corner we had Neil  ‘Club Champion’ Renault and in the blue…

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13th July 2020

Dawn To Dusk Relay

Edinburgh AC vests were prevalent across the city on summer solstice day as two teams of athletes completed a 250-mile “Dawn to Dusk” relay, raising almost £1000 for Scran Academy, a local charity currently delivering meals to isolated and vulnerable people in the community. Some 70 club members were each allocated a starting time at…

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2nd July 2020

Arctic Ocean Virtual Relay

Sri Chinmoy 3 x  1 mile Arctic Ocean Virtual Relay Well done to all our athletes who took part in the Sri Chinmoy virtual relay., with many finishing with a podium place. All Female 1st “Cameron’s and Cox” , Chloe Cox, Hannah Cameron, Carolyn Cameron 2nd “EAC High Vis”,  Victoria Ballie, Isla  Scott-Pearce, Sarah Douglas…

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2nd July 2020

EAC Virtual 13.1K (half marathon)

EAC Virtual GP Race 5 (13.1k): Final Results Race Report “I’m so glad that’s over, but I’m so glad I did it”. Does that sum up how you felt after the 13.1k? If it does welcome to the crowd – pretty sure lines of that effect were included in around half of the 58 submission…

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23rd June 2020

Dawn To Dusk Relay Challenge

An  EAC challenge… A Dawn to Dusk BYOB (bring your own batton) Relay, wearing club vests and  everyone running 30 minutes (at any pace you wish) on the 20th June, the longest day of the year. The relay started at 5am and everyone was allocated a 30 minute slot keeping  the relay going until 9.30pm.…

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22nd June 2020
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