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Latest Endurance results

Latest endurance results below, please add any amendments/omissions as comments to this post. Kirk Ollason Saturday 5 March 2016 Parkruns Jake Wightman 15:34 (Braunstone – 1st M) John Reynolds 17:16 (Edinburgh) Madis Osjamets 17:17 (Edinburgh) Laura Dunn 17:55 (Edinburgh- 1st F) Kevin Hamilton 20:02 (Edinburgh) Sarah Cadenas 23:10 (Edinburgh) David Steele 23:12 (Edinburgh) Kings Buildings…

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11th May 2016

News from the USA

All-time lists will change following a weekend of impressive performances on either side of the Atlantic with those on form included Josh Kerr, Allan Hamilton and Chris O’Hare At the Bryan Clay Invitational event there was a  long jump PB for Allan Hamilton. The Edinburgh AC athlete is at university in New Mexico and in his…

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20th April 2016

Cameron Wins New Year Sprint

Well done to Cameron Tindle in winning the 110m New Year handicap sprint at Musselburgh. Cameron starting off scratch won in a photo finish and a prize of £4000. Stacey Downie who qualified for the final and  was aiming to be the first woman to win the race, suffered from a tight hamstring was fourth in…

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5th January 2015

Team Edinburgh’s Young Athletes Create History

Team Edinburgh wrote themselves into the history books yet again when they won the National Finals of the YDL upper age group for the first time in Birmingham on Sunday.  They won by 39 points from Blackheath and Bromley with Windsor Slough Eton and Hounslow in 3rd position.  FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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9th September 2014

Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon  race report from Ian McDonald Before the race I knew my fitness was in the best place ever; any marathon pace runs had felt very comfortable.  My training had, overall, gone extremely well, getting up to nearly 90 miles a week at its peak with 7 long runs of 20-22 miles.  However, balancing…

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28th April 2014

Congratulations Mike Burslem! – Great Performance at World Out Games, Belgium 2013

Congratulations to EAC athlete Mike Burslem who represented Great Britain at the World Out Games in Antwerp, Belgium.  The quadrennial international event is about “inclusion for all” no matter age, race, religion, gender or sexuality. Mike won 6 medals in all – Gold in 100m, 200m and 400m; Silver in Shot Putt; Bronze in 800m…

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27th August 2013

Youth Development League Northern Premier 1 @ Preston – Sunday 28th July 2013

With qualification for the final of the new Youth Development League Upper age group already secured in the first 3 matches the aim of the team travelling to Preston was to win the match and win Division 1 of the Northern Premier League and this was achieved after a nail biting finish in which only…

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29th July 2013

Racing Edinburgh’s 7 Hills

The sun was shining on Edinburgh’s iconic 7 Hills on the 3rd Sunday in June as hundreds of runners converged on Calton Hill. Conditions were just about perfect – warmish, dry, sunny and still. Particularly lovely aspects of the race are the lack of rules and the relaxed, low key (though very efficient) organisation. So…

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18th June 2013

UKWAL (Premier Division) – Meadowbank – Saturday 8th June 2013

The UKWAL Premier League match at Meadowbank basked in glorious sunshine yesterday in front of an enthusiastic and sizable crowd, for many of which was probably their first live viewing of an athletics event. Which can only be good for the sport! Despite the late withdrawal of Jessica Ennis-Hill, there were plenty other top level UK…

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11th June 2013


The race was dominated by  Edinburgh’s second finest endurance club (Hunters Bog Trotters)  with many a brown shirt  getting a magic band at the top from captain Fergie  . EAC had more helpers and officials out at this EAC event than runners. In fact I don’t think we had a single athlete out at this…

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3rd August 2012

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