Team East Lothian Open Graded Timetable and Start Lists for 4th Sept 2021

We are excited to publish the detailed timetable and start lists for the Team East Lothian Open Graded meeting at Meadowmill on Saturday 4th September 2021. Thank you to everyone who has entered the Team East Lothian summer events this year – it’s been great to see competition happening again at Meadowmill. Start Lists Event…

Postcard From Japan

Fantastic to receive a postcard from Maria Lyle and coach Jamie Bowie! Having left Edinburgh airport on August 12th, first steps on arrival in Japan were all about gaining a proper recovery from the long trip, and dealing with the effects of jet lag. Since then, Maria and Jamie have been putting in the work…

Trio on track – PBs at BMC Milers Meet

After months of no spectators, an audience was permitted to attend the Glasgow Athletics Association Milers meet at Scotstoun track in Glasgow on Friday evening. This is a British Milers Club (BMC) regional event, and is part of an extensive series of fixtures targeted at middle distance runners. The BMC is the premier middle distance…

Provisional Results for Team East Lothian August Open Graded Now Available

Many thanks to the athletes who came to Meadowmill today and competed at at the Team East Lothian Open Graded meeting. A surprisingly good weather day for athletics, with fantastic performances from all participants. Many thanks to the team of officials and volunteers who make the meeting happen; lots of hard work both on the…

Medals for Maria – double gold and Champion of England

Maria Lyle had a fantastic two days of competition at the England Athletics Senior and Disability Championships in Bedford at the weekend. The championship is about the opportunity it provides to the athletes with a home Commonwealth Games on the horizon. As well as the Commonwealth Games of course, all eyes in the sporting world…

Top form on track and field, SNJL

It was the 4th meeting of the Scottish National Junior League series at Grangemouth on Sunday 18 July. Temperatures soared and so did the performances from Team East Lothian athletes, both on the track and in the field. Corey Campbell again dipped under four minutes for the 1500m in the U17 category, with an impressive…

Personal bests bonanza at Saughton

From grassroots sports to the Olympic Games, this is what athletes train for – achieving, or setting a personal best performance (PB). And there was an abundance of excellent PBs recorded at both the Magnificent Seven Track Endurance Races in Edinburgh and the Scottish National Junior League in Grangemouth at the weekend. The Magnificent Seven…

Pentathlon silver for Donald

Team East Lothian athlete, Donald Ross, won silver in the U13 Boys Scottish pentathlon championship in Ayrshire at the weekend. Remarkably, Donald achieved personal best performances in each of the five track and field disciplines, scoring 1,639 overall. As well as throwing more than a metre over his previous best for the shot put, Donald…

Wright receives Scotland call-up

Team East Lothian athlete, Angus Wright has been selected to represent Scotland in the U18s for the Home Countries Youth International, a hill running race to be held in Ambleside on 24 July. The junior hill running league race, held at Luss on Saturday 19 June, was the selection event. It was a testing hill…

Maria Lyle Visits Team East Lothian Summer Camp

Many thanks to double World Champion Maria Lyle who took time out of her preparations for Tokyo to visit athletes taking part in the Team East Lothian Summer Camp at Meadowmill. As Team East Lothian Community Coach, James Fraser said, “it’s really fantastic to have Maria come down and inspire everyone who’s at the camp…

Enter now for Team East Lothian Open Graded Meetings in both August and September!

Entries are now open for Team East Lothian Open Graded Meetings in August and September 2021. Competition opportunities are available across the spectrum with sprints, hurdles, frame-running, middle-distance and steeplechase on the track, and a full programme of throws and jumps events infield. The Meetings, scheduled for Saturday 7th August and Saturday 4th September, are…