Race report – Coniston 14 2016

Leah and I decided to run Coniston 14 in the Lake District again after enjoying the race so much last year and for those of you who know Leah and I, it’s not just about the race…. We like to make a trip out of it! So, that being said, we set off on Friday… (read more)

Worth a mention !

British Athletic Hill and Fell Running Championship 2015. Mens open champion. Finlay Wild. Lochaber Athletic Club. Womans open champion. Jasmin Paris. Carnethy Hill Racing Club. Scottish Hill Running Championship 2015. Womans open champion. Jasmin Paris. Carnethy Hill Racing Club. Scotland’s got talent !

Goats Gallop Results 2015

1 CALLUM REID. EAC 60.00 GUEST RUNNER 2 JAMES ADDIE. DUNBAR 60.04 GUEST RUNNER 3 EDDIE BALFOUR HRC 63.00 ( TROPHY WINNER ) 4 DAVID WOODS. HRC 67.08 5 IAN SILLS.DUNBAR 67.45 6 BRIAN DAVIDSON.DUNBAR 72.15 7 MIKE HOPPE. HRC 78.12 8 LESLEY NICOL. HRC 82.01 9 MARTIN MACDONALD HRC 83.29 ( father ) 10… (read more)

Tinto Hill Race

Quite decent weather for once at Tinto although slowest winning time in 15 years which made me feel a wee bit better after my sorry attempt ! ( nursing an arm injury after fall at Helvelin the week before ) Good turnout of  244 which was won by Joe Symonds of Shettleston in 32.22. 2nd… (read more)

Christmas Dinner 2016

Glenfeshie Training Weekend

Saturday 31 October. Cairngorms. Seven runners one cyclist set of at the back of 10 through Glenfeshie Glen following the river for about 3 miles,missed the trial to start our climb but made our own through the woods.Easy climb to the summit of Mullach Clach a Bhlair 1017 Mts.Weather was beginning to improve as Brian… (read more)

Race report – Carfraemill to Gifford 2015

A slightly different take on race reports in that they are from Nick Williamson, Mary Hunter and Peter Buchanan’s great blogs… Have you got a signal? This runner’s world Best part of the day

North Berwick Law Race

Wednesday 5th August.Enter on the night . The race is part of East Lothian Summer Series.

Chevy Chase

From the Wooler Running Club website: “The Race is a 20-mile journey through some of the finest upland scenery in Northumberland giving both walkers and runners the opportunity to channel their energies into a rewarding and demanding personal challenge. You will need to be fit and sure footed, determined, and prepared for all weathers. Your… (read more)

Summer Series Leg

Turn up and run with your pals! The East Lothian Summer Series exists to allow us all to meet and run together during the summer in the East Lothian countryside. Each race is designed to allow runners of all abilities to take part and compete to the best of their abilities. Please note that this… (read more)

Tenacious Team Tackle Traprain

Danger!

Today is the 34th running of the Traprain Law Hill Race. I’ve ran this route countless times. Sometimes as a hard training run and sometimes as a gentle recovery run, mostly with fellow villager, runner and general clown, Lee Curtis. We’ve been up there in all seasons and conditions and even when it’s freezin’ cauld,… (read more)

Winton 10k Trail Race

A cracking local event through the grounds of Winton House, Pencaitland. Now in its 5 year it is turning in to a favourite with events for children, cyclist, runners and walkers with over 500 participants. A fast course for a trail race unless you get caught out by the two road crossings! Well organised with… (read more)

Busy weekend for Haddington Runners

Members of both the Running Club and Jog Scotland were out in force again at the weekend with for some, it being the biggest weekend of their year. Adrian Dingwall, Mike Hoppe, Callum MacDonald, Martin MacDonald, Paddy McDonald, Graham McInnes, Norrie McKinley, Lesely Nichol, Neil Scott and Martin Wood set off in the wee hours of… (read more)

Jeremy’s London Marathon 2015

Jezza's shirt

I went down to London on the Friday before the race to pick up my number from the Expo, held at Excel in Docklands. I’d wondered about the number of people who’d be trying to collect numbers simultaneously but the organisation was excellent and it only took me a couple of minutes to pick up… (read more)

Haddington Couple “Czech out” the Competition

East Lothian runners in Pardubice 2015

East Lothian was again represented in the Annual Pardubice Wine Half Marathon in Pardubice, Czech Republic with Haddington Running Club members making up a stunning 50% of the East Lothian field! Prague on the thursday before the race was a warm 18c ! Roger arriving on the friday brought the scottish weather with him down… (read more)