All TEL TRAINING SESSIONS & COMMUNITY SESSIONS SUSPENDED

As you can appreciate the situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) has continued to develop quickly over the last 72hours. Following the recent guidance from the UK & Scottish Government on the coronavirus (COVID-19), Team East Lothian AC will be suspending all scheduled training sessions and community sessions until further notice to minimise the risk to…

Congratulations to MADAC on a Stupendous SUPERteam Victory

Musselburgh and District Junior Athletics Club Boys Team were the 2020 Champions at the 4J Studios SUPERteams Competition which took place at the Emirates Arena on Sunday as part of the 4J Studios Indoor Season. With around 480 athletes making up 120 teams of U12s, MADAC teams of four boys and four girls, in both…

Gold and Silver at the SSAA for TEL athletes

The Rotary International Scottish Schools Athletics Association Indoor Track and Field Championship took place last week at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Pupils from across East Lothian competed at the event, representing their schools. Following on from his Heptathlon Silver medal last week, Adam Hoole (MG) stormed to victory taking Gold in the Boys’ Over…

TEL athletes deliver at the East Lothian Secondary Schools XC Championship

Dunbar Grammar once again stormed to victory as the cross-country kings at the East Lothian Secondary Schools Cross-Country Championship. On what was a dry, sunny but cold day at Foxlake Adventures, 184 pupils, many of themTeam East Lothian athletes, from six East Lothian secondary schools competed in the team events, with the top four runners…

Borders XC Success for TEL!

The sixth and penultimate Borders Cross Country Race took place at Minto Golf Club in Hawick on Sunday with lots of hills and oozing, energy-sapping mud. In the Junior Race, Angus Wright (14-15) took the overall win, first in his age category and first East Lothian athlete in 11m27s.  Bridget Harley (14-15) took the Female…

TEL’s Relay Success at the 4J Studios Relay Championships

The Relays brought success for Team East Lothian with the Senior Mens’ team of Lewis Goodall; James Fraser; Cameron Steven and Cameron Smith finishing fifth in the final in 1m35.3s. The Boys’ U13 team of Jonny Taylor; Filip Skorb; Max Rickis and Jake Nicol and the Womens’ U17 team of Joanne Welch; Marcia Callander; Lily…

4J Studios National Open roundup

The 4J Studios National Open took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday 18th January, the first event in the new sponsorship deal between scottishathletics and East Linton company 4J Studios to deliver the Indoor Season and the Outdoor track and field events in the summer. At the start of the 2020 calendar,…

Borders XC Paxton House roundup

  On Sunday 12th January, the Borders XC athletes headed to Paxton House over looking the River Tweed in Berwickshire for the fifth race of the season. In cold and windy conditions the Wright family secured an historic family victory with Angus Wright (14-15) taking the overall Junior win, top East Lothian athlete and first…

TEL at Inter-District Cross Country Championship at Run Stirling

The Inter-District Cross Country Championship took place at Run Stirling on Saturday 11th January 2020. Running for Scotland East and securing Team Gold were Angus Wright 9th and Corey Campbell 12thin the U15 Boys race and Bridget Harley 13thin U15 Girls race. Helping Scotland East to take Team Silver were Innes Wright 10thin the U13 Boys…

Cera wins Gold and Silver Medals!

Cera Gemmell won both Gold and Silver in the Home Counties and Celtic Cross Country U20 Women’s races at Run Stirling on Saturday. Amid torrential rain and mud, Gemmell was not only instrumental in a historic first time win for the Scotland U20 Women team in the Home Counties Cross Country Championship, but also landed…