Event Report: Scottish Athletics East District Championships 2017

It’s been a busy two days for Team East Lothian athletes competing in the Scottish Athletics East District Track and Field Championships 2017 at Grangemouth Stadium.  Despite being exam season, there was a good turn out for TEL with some athletes competing on both days.  For those of you who didn’t compete this time around,…

Athlete Information for East Lothian Open – 5th & 6th May

Registration & Declarations There will be a separate desk for everyone who has pre-registered before the event to collect their bib numbers. Registration will open on Friday 05 May at 4.30pm and will close at 7.00pm | Saturday 06 May will open at 12noon and will close at 3.00pm – please make sure you register…

Reporting on a Busy Weekend for TEL

Last weekend was a busy weekend for Team East Lothian athletes with action at the Scottish Primary Schools XC Championship in Kirkcaldy and the National Relay Championships at Grangemouth on Saturday.  And then on Sunday there was the first round of the Youth Development League in Kilmarnock and Cera Gemmell running for the Scotland team…

First 2017 East Lothian Open Series event of the season: Entries Now Open!

Entries for the first East Lothian Open Series meeting of the 2017 season are now open.  The meeting will take place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th May at the East Lothian Athletics Arena at Meadowmill Sport Centre. Click Here to view the schedule for this event. Please Note: due to circumstances beyond our control, we have…

Scottish Athletics Throws Grand Prix Report

The Scottish Athletics Throws Grand Prix series kicked off on 8 April at Craigswood Stadium in Livingston.  Initially a bit chilly with a bit of a breeze but it soon brightened up and was quite warm at times in the sun, perfect for throwing things!  The atmosphere was relaxed (no numbers at throws events!) and…

Weekend Roundup: Relay Team make Indoor Final, International XC Action

The Team East Lothian U15 Girls 4x200m relay team had a good weekend at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Winning their heat in 1:51:01, the team then went on to make a good showing in event final at the Scottish Athletics Indoors League Final meeting. In Port Talbot, Wales, Team East Lothian’s Cera Gemmell ran…

Adults grasp opportunity to “Train like an Athlete”

The first 5 week block of our Endurance Running Programme for Adults, or “Train like an Athlete” as it has now been called, has just completed.  Feedback from the participants has been fantastic with everyone involved really inspired by both the track sessions and the gym based Strength and Conditioning sessions. On track, the advice and…

Team East Lothian Open Series Calendar Dates Set

Dates have now been set for the Summer Open Series events that Team East Lothian host each year at East Lothian Athletics Arena, Meadowmill.  We’ll be publishing details of the events we’re going to support, the timetable for the day and how you can register for the events shortly.  Check back on the website or…

Medal Success at National Young Athletes Road Championships

Cera Gemmell ran to more medal success today, this time in a rainy and sometimes breezy Battery Park, Greenock. The National Young Athletes Road Championships drew entries totalling over 500 and for the U15 Girls consisted of a 3 lap, 4.2k tarmac course. Cera kept the eventual winner in sight for the whole race and…

Busy weekend for TEL Athletes – indoor relays, multi-events and cross country

Team East Lothian Athletes had a busy weekend with both the Scottish Athletics Indoor Relay Championships and the Scottish Athletics Indoor Combined Events Championship taking place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, and the Scottish Schools Athletics Association Secondary Cross Country Championships happening in Livingston. Highlight of the weekend came from Cera Gemmell who built…

Scottish National Cross Country Championships Report

Despite challenging weather and course conditions, Team East Lothian delivered some strong performances last weekend at the Lindsays Scottish National Cross Country Championships 2017 in Callendar Park in Falkirk. Cera Gemmell continued to show great form by taking 3rd place and collecting the bronze medal in the U15 Girls Championships. Angus Wright, competing in the U13…

Team East Lothian at Edinburgh AC Open Graded Indoor Meeting

Thanks to Edinburgh Athletics Club for hosting their Indoor Open Graded at Meadowbank on Sunday 26 February. Nearly 200 competitors took part in 26 events spanning 60m sprint, 60m hurdles, long jump and shot putt, with a number of Team East Lothian athletes and many more from our local feeder clubs, in particular younger members…