2009 Christmas Endurance Newsletter

Here’s the 2009 Christmas endurance newsletter (PDF file).  Happy Christmas! FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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16th December 2009

Scottish Records 2009

Congratulations to the following athletes who broke Scottish records during 2009; These have now been ratified by Scottish Athletics Records Committee:   U15 Boys 100m          Kieran Kivlin              11.27s              Pitreavie          13 Sep U15 Girls Hammer      Kimberley Reed          45.73m            Bedford            8 Aug U13 Boys 200m          Ben Robbins              25.26s              Birmingham    6 Sep U13 Boys 1500m        Josh Kerr                   4m38.25s         Linwood        …

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16th December 2009

Team Goes Missing

Club Captain Martin Ferguson ran this years Edinburgh Marathon as part of the Edinburgh Napier University Team, winning the team relay prize. Pictured above is Martin with the trophy, (students never turn up on time). Martin already posted a brief report on the race but here is the full version with warnings on running with students: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin…

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15th December 2009

Freya top Scot in Dublin

SPAR European Cross Country Championships, Dublin  Sunday 13 December Freya Murray (Chester-le-Street/Edinburgh AC) was the highest placed Scottish athlete in today’s SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Dublin, finishing an impressive ninth in the senior women’s race behind incredible winner and team mate Hayley Yelling (Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow).  Yelling took the 8km race…

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14th December 2009

Festive Celebrations

Keith Ridley and Bill Walker celebrated the festive season with a joint celebration Dinner / Ceilidh at the Overseas Club in Princes Street with some of their athletes. The view, from the Dining Room, of the lit up castle and the lights in Princes Street Gardens was something special. Laurier Penaux , the new National…

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14th December 2009

Post Queens Drive get together at 56 North

Its that time of year again.  The final EAC race of the year takes place on Sunday 20th December at Queens Drive.  In what is becoming something of a regular fixture we are once again meeting at 56 North in West Crosscauseway after the race.  All welcome from 3pm onwards. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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11th December 2009

January Core Training Classes

Calling ALL Runners,Triathletes and Cyclists

* Confused about what Core Stability is and what’s in it for you?
* Looking to do something constructive with your body without braving the unreliable elements? Looking for a zero impact winter training option?
* Pilates/Core Training classes could be the solution – helping to give you the tools to improve your posture and core strength to potentially reduce injury risk and improve all your athletic movements
* Discounted to £45 if paid in full by Friday 18th December 2009

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11th December 2009

Half Price Massage

Club member Cath Ferry is offering half price massages at the Fitness Studios in Corstophine. How many times have you thought “I would love a massage….” but not done anything about it?  If you feel you are in need of, or are considering a massage, this is an opportunity for you to spend quiet, relaxing…

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10th December 2009

Indoor Meeting Cancelled

The Open Graded meeting which was to be held at Meadowbank on the 9th January, has been cancelled. Sorry but this is due to a clash of dates with a football match and an Antique Fair! FacebookTwitterGoogle+Pin ItEmail

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10th December 2009

Inspirational Performance

Congratulations to Gillian Cooke who received the Most Inspirational Performance award at the Sunday Mail Sports Awards. Gillian, along with Nicola Minichiello, became the first British pair to win the World Bobsleigh Championship since 1965. Gillian is currently training in Italy for the Winter Olympics in February. You can follow the team on:http://www.teamminichiello.co.uk/ (Keith Ridley)…

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8th December 2009
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