COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 The committee has taken the decision to allow scaled down training sessions to commence for club members. However, given the tighter restrictions which we are all living with at the present time, these sessions must be coordinated in line with the current Government and Scottish Athletics Federation guidelines. There are also some additional requirements… (read more)

Easy Tuesday

Easy 5k run with a little bit of pre-run warmup and post-run stretch. Pace suitable for beginners or as a recovery run

Goats Gallop

Gifford, approx 14k / 548m ascent. The Goats Gallop race is a great reminder of our Founding, deceased member, Dave Jones. Dave had a great love of the Lammermuir Hills and enjoyed running the original Goats Gallop route as one of his regular solo training runs in the mid 1980’s. He was left a small… (read more)

Grorge (IRONMAN) Armstrong b. 25/6/1939 d. 13/6/2019

Born in Jedburgh into a sheep farming family and was the eldest of three sons. His early life and school were in Hawick. He was a strong boy who loved action and played rugby for Hawick Juniors before moving to Dunbar in East Lothian after he married Jessie. They raised 5 children, Kenny, Christine, Pat,… (read more)

Traprain Law Race

East Linton, approx 10km / 220m ascent. This is a favourite of the very-local yours truly… At just under 10km (but worth a whole lot more!) this local race, directed by Carnethy and Haddington Running Club’s very own Colin Elder has a bit of everything. The race is run as part of the village of… (read more)

Carfraemill to Gifford Run

Gifford, approx 17km / 375m ascent. Officialy “not a race” ;¬) this run was started to celebrate club founder Henry Muchamore’s 45th birthday (I think) and was ran from the Goblin Ha’ Hotel to Carfraemill Hotel. We had a club member who owned the Carfraemill Hotel in the late eighties (Dave Fraser) and he looked… (read more)

Haddington 5k & 10k Road Races

Click here for 5k entry Click here for 10k entry The Haddington 10k Road Race was originally ran as a classic 5 mile race for over 30 years with a course record of 23 minutes 48 seconds set by John Sherban (Falkirk AC) in 1994. Since changing the race to the more popular 10K distance its… (read more)

Haddington Trail Half Marathon & 10k

This is year 2 of the Haddington Trail Half Marathon taking in the Barney Hill, skirting Athelstaneford, through East Linton before returning along the river Tyne to Haddington. It’s a wee bit different in that it’s a Friday evening with handicapped timing so we’re aiming to all finish around the same time (8pm) Start and Finish… (read more)

Haddington Half Marathon

Click here for entry form or here for online entry The Haddington Half Marathon started as a Scottish Veterans-only race in 1982. It soon became an open event and has been host to The East of Scotland Championship on a number of occasions. The course record is an incredible 63 minutes & 31 seconds by… (read more)

Christmas Dinner 2016

Now that the The Tyneside Tavern, Haddington is back under the Management of Paul, we’ve recently been enjoying its quiet resurgence and since it’s been the long term haunt of “Pacemakers”, HRC and Jog Scotland members it felt appropriate that this year, Christmas Dinner will be held there on the 14th December at 8pm. Please note… (read more)

Hula Hoops

Spittal XC 05 December Running on sand feels unnatural, like someone holding on to your ankles with each step ! Good fun though ( afterwards ) and a good turnout by HRC. David Woods 12th place 23.52 Brian Marshall 26th 25,45 Eddie Balfour 44th 27.19 Frank McP 68th 29.41 Martin MacD 124th 33.25 Paddy McD… (read more)