Team East Lothian in the spotlights at Muller Indoor Grand Prix

Team East Lothian AC made their presence felt again on Sunday with Maria Lyle competing in the Muller Indoor Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena.  And, having qualified earlier in the year for the Scottish National Indoor Relay Championships Finals, Team East Lothian had U13 Boys and U15 Girls teams there too, competing as part…

Cross Country Gold for Scotland

Great news over the weekend as Cera Gemmell won Gold for Scotland in the U17 Woman’s race at a bright, but chilly,  Celtic Cross Country event, part of the 41st annual Antrim International Cross Country in Antrim, Northern Ireland on Saturday. In a combined U17 and U20s race, Cera finished 3rd overall, with two other…

jogscotland Meadowmill to Join Up with Team East Lothian Athletic Club

The Meadowmill jogscotland group has decided to join forces with Team East Lothian Athletic Club (TEL). The Meadowmill group has been going since 2006 and is East Lothian’s longest established jogscotland group, helping hundreds of local people to start jogging for the first time as well as helping people return to jogging after a break…

Commonwealth Call-up for Maria

Golden Girl Going To Gold Coast In Search Of A Gold Team East Lothian athlete, Maria Lyle, has been talking to Lynda Gilroy, East Lothian Athletics Development Officer, about Team Scotland and the road to the Commonwealth Games 2018; Congratulations to Maria Lyle, for her selection to Team Scotland.  Maria will be travelling out to the…

New Athletics Development Officer for East Lothian

Congratulations to Lynda Gilroy on her recent appointment as East Lothian Athletics Development Officer.  The East Lothian Athletics Development Officer role is supported through a partnership with East Lothian Council, Enjoy Leisure and Team East Lothian and will give Lynda the opportunity to get involved in developing athletic endeavour throughout the community in East Lothian….

Team East Lothian athletes selected for Inter-District Cross Country Final

Congratulations to Angus Wright, U13 boys, Bridget Harley U13 girls, and Cera Gemmell, U17 women, who have all been selected to run for the East District at the Inter-District Cross Country Final at the simplyHealth Great Edinburgh Cross Country meeting on the 13th of January 2018. Full details can be found on the scottishAthletics website….

Not a small step, more a big leap for Team East Lothian…

Congratulations to Adam Hoole who competed in his first pole vault competition at the weekend; the Glasgow Pole Vault Grand Prix at the Glasgow Pole Vault School in Tollcross, Glasgow. Adam jumped 2.73m to reach a new personal best.  It was a first for Team East Lothian too with Adam our first athlete to complete…

Online Entry now available for 2018 East Lothian Open Cross Country

The scenic John Muir Country Park will host the 2018 Team East Lothian Open Cross Country, which incorporates the East Lothian Championships, on Saturday 27th January 2018 with the first race scheduled for 10am.  (Note – this is an earlier time than last year!) Online entries are now live, with entries on the day also…

Busy Weekend of Cross Country Action for Team East Lothian

As we get deeper into winter the pace of the calendar of Cross Country races has increased for Team East Lothian athletes.  The latest instalments of both the East District League and the Borders XC Series were been run this weekend with a number of athletes “doing the double”. On Saturday at Alloa, Team East…

Raise funds for Team East Lothian while you do your Christmas Shopping

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We’re Hiring: Lead Physical Preparation Coach

Having recently expanded our coaching programme, Team East Lothian is looking to engage with a physical preparation expert to work within our current coaching structure to develop athletes in our Academy, Development II, Development I and Potentials Squads. Since 2012, Team East Lothian has been shaping the athletics pathway in East Lothian and is recognised…