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…

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…

4J Studios Provide Building Blocks for Success

Paddy Burns, CEO at 4J Studios in East Linton, is hugely supportive of the work that Team East Lothian AC are doing in developing youth athletes and in encouraging activity and fitness through athletics across the county.  With this in mind, 4J Studios have agreed to help support development of the club over the next 2…

Great Results from “A Day at the Races”

A contingent from the Team East Lothian endurance squad had “a day at the races” on Sunday when they took part in the Scottish 10k road race, held in conjunction with the Scottish Half Marathon and starting and finishing at the Musselburgh Horse Race Course.  The Musselburgh Race Course has an historic link with athletics…

Wright Bros were Flying at the Junior Great North Run

Congratulations to Angus Wright and Innes Wright who each took third place in their respective age groups at the Junior Great North Run in Newcastle and Gateshead.  Angus ran for Team East Lothian in the 11-12 Boys category and Innes for our partner club, Haddington Running Club, in the 9-10 Boys category.  Both ran in…

Team East Lothian Open Results Now Available

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the final Open Grade Event of the Team East Lothian Summer series.  What a glorious day for athletics with personal best performances from many athletes.  Many thanks to all our volunteers and officials for making the event happen.  Here’s looking forward to our next event the East Lothian…