TEL strong at SAIL 2

The Scottish Athletics Indoor League took place on Sunday at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow with many East Lothian athletes travelling through to represent Team East Lothian. Results are still pending but team manager, Lesley Buchan, said performances from the youngers were strong and the team should be in a good position in the standings….

TEL’s Hoole represented Scottish Schools at the SAIB Pentathlon

The Schools International Pentathlon took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday with TEL athlete Adam Hoole representing Scotland in the Over 16 boys category. Taking on the England, Wales and Ireland teams, Adam competed well securing individual first place in the 60m Hurdles and third place in the Long Jump.  This took…

TEL athletes enjoy a chilly beach run at the Borders XC in Spittal

The third race of the Borders Cross Country Series took place on the frost-covered beach at Spittal.  In freezing conditions, Bridget Harley (14-15) was first female over the line, 10th overall and first in her age category in a time of 11m09s. Angus Wright (14-15) took first East Lothian position and third overall in a time…

TEL’s Maria Lyle wins FPSG Para Athlete of the Year!

Congratulations goes to Maria Lyle for winning the FPSG Para Athlete of the Year at the FPSG Awards Dinner in Glasgow on Saturday night. Maria, who won a sprint double at the Para Wold Championships in Dubai, was presented the award by Guest of Honour Paula Radcliffe. Photo by Bobby Gavin

Top positions for TEL runners at the East District XC League

The East District XC League took place in Broxburn on Saturday with over 800 athletes taking to the course. There was an outstanding first place by Innes Wright in the U13 Boys race in 9m59s with Olivia Robbins taking a fantastic second place in the U13 Girls race in 10m58s. Angus Wright secured a well deserved…

TEL does well at the British Cross Challenge in Liverpool

Representing Scotland, TEL’s Cera Gemmell took sixth place in 15m49s, in the Women’s U20 team at the British Cross Challenge putting her in a strong position for a discretionary place in Lisbon next month. Also racing and representing Team East Lothian, Corey Campbell came 43rd in 10m53s in the Boys U15 race.

TEL athletes perform at the Borders XC Gala leg

There were great conditions and a fantastic turnout for the second leg of the Borders XC Series in Galashiels. In the Junior Race, the top East Lothian position when to Angus Wright (14-15) coming third overall in a time of 10m27s.   Second East Lothian position went to Innes Wright (12-13) in a time of 10m57,…

TEL Success at Lindsays scottishathletics National Short Course XC

The Lindsays scottishahtletics National Short Course Cross Country Championships took place in Kirkcaldy on a surface nicely softened by the recent heavy rain. With almost 1000 competitors over six exciting races, there was success for TEL athletes. Securing a Silver Medal was Cera Gemmell in the U20 Womens Race in 14m12s. Corey Campbell took a…

TEL’s Borders XC Series starts with mud, rain and results!

The Borders XC Series kicked off in a muddy, wet and cold Lauder on Sunday. The Junior Race saw Innes Wright (12-13) taking the top East Lothian place, second overall and first in his age category in 12m22s.  Robbie Anderson (16-17) took second East Lothian, sixth overall and first in his age category in 12m38s…

TEL Relay Teams deliver at The Lindsays National XC Relay in Cumbernauld

The Lindsays National Cross-country Relay took place on Saturday in the undulating grounds of Cumbernauld House, delivering the required level of hills and mud for a competitive cross-country. With 2534 names on the start-list, East Lothian athletes were keen to join Callum Hawkins, fresh from his 4th place success at the World Championship Marathon in Qatar….