Celtic Games

Celtic Games – Camarthen, 1 August 2009   The Scotland team performed well at the Celtic Games with the Boys team winning and the Girls runners up; in the combined result Scotland were 2nd behind Ireland. (Keith Ridley) Results for Edinburgh athletes were as follows:  Tom Holligan  U16 Boys 100m 1st 11.4s Allan Hamilton U18…

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6th August 2009

British Mens League

British Men’s League – Havering, 1 August 2009   Our men’s team struggled with a weakened team and finished last in the 3rd match of the season. Best results came in the hammer with Peter Holmes 1st ‘A’ and Carl Robertson 1st ‘B’ and the Pole Vault which Gregor Maclean won with a pb of…

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6th August 2009

UK Womens League

UK Women’s League – Copthall, 1 August 2009   In the final UKWAL match our senior women’s team finished 5th to give them 4th place overall in Division 1. Freya Murray was the only ‘A’ string winner taking first place in the 1500m by over 14 seconds. In the hammer Susan McKelvie had an excellent…

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6th August 2009

Just Champion

JSB Plumbing Forth Valley League Final, Grangemouth 2nd August.   Divisions I and II A bright sunny day at Grangemouth with a slight head wind for the sprinters was made all the more pleasant, with the Division I team winning the match and retaining the League title. Despite being in the middle of the school…

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5th August 2009

LDC Club Sponsorship

Edinburgh AC has won sponsorship from LDC, the private equity arm of the Lloyds Banking Group, they are sponsoring four Scottish athletics clubs. Our thanks go to Pat Sinclair our Club Secretary for  the tremendous amount of work she has put into ensuring the club was able to meet all the criteria required to qualify…

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4th August 2009

12th Scottish Gas 5k & 10k races: results & photos

Thanks to all who helped organise, sponsored and took part in yesterday’s 5k & 10k races.  Despite some strong winds blowing away(!) the chance for PBs on the course, the sun shined and runners finished with smiles on their faces. A full report will be available in the next few days. We have results for…

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3rd August 2009

Freya sets the Standard

Aviva London Grand Prix on Saturday 25th July. Freya Murray raced to a lifetime best performance and Commonwealth Games qualifying time of 15:32.39 when finishing sixth in a high class 5000m field at the Aviva London Grand Prix on Saturday (25th July).  Freya who has also recorded PB’s over 3000m and 10k in 2009 –…

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28th July 2009

National Junior League

26 July 2009  –   National Junior League, Gateshead 3rd place in the final match meant that Team Edinburgh are runners up in the Northern Premier division  of the National Junior League and qualify for a place in the UK final in September. Gregor Maclean was awarded male athlete of the match for his 4.65m pb…

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28th July 2009

Celtic Games

Celtic Games – Camarthen, 1 August 2009 Congratulations to the following athletes who have been picked to represent Scotland at the Celtic Games in Camarthen:   U18 Boys Allan Hamilton: Long Jump and 4 x 100m U18 Girls Hope Robertson:  100m, 200m and 4 x 100m Laurie McKenna: Long Jump and Triple Jump Nicky McMurtrie :Discus Amy Rogers:  4…

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28th July 2009

Aviva World Trials and UK Championships

Aviva World Trials and UK Championships – 10 -12 July, Birmingham   Congratulations to Freya Murray on winning the 5000m at the UK Championships in a time of 15m 45.07s, less than a second outside her best. In the Long Jump Lisa Ferguson set a PB of 6.11m, finishing in 6th place. Full results on:…

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21st July 2009
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