Gold confirmed for TEL Pole Vaulter Grace Brennan by SSAA.

Grace Brennan vaulted to Gold, and a new PB, at the Scottish Schools’ Indoor Track and Field Championship on 6th February 2019 but, before celebrating, we’ve been waiting on official confirmation from the SSAA.  Congratulations and well done Grace! With Pole Vault equipment having arrived in East Lothian for the summer season, it’s great to…

TEL Cross-Country update

The scottishathletics Masters Cross-Country Championship took place in a sunny but cold Hawick on Saturday 2nd February’19 with Gold medals going to Team East Lothian Cross-Country Managers Rhona Anderson winning the W55 and Megan Wright winning the W45.  Congratulations to them both! Two Borders Cross-Country events have taken place since last reporting.  The Sixth in…

TEL athletes compete at the Scottish Schools’ Indoor Track & Field Championship.

Twenty-six TEL athletes contributed to their schools’ success at the two-day Scottish Schools’ Indoor Track and Field Championships. TEL Athletes from Dunbar Grammar School; Musselburgh Grammar School; Preston Lodge High School; North Berwick High School and Portobello High School travelled to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow to compete over multiple events. Grace Brennan (TEL –…

Results now available for East Lothian Cross Country Open

After a fantastic day of Cross Country running at Foxlake Adventures near Dunbar, East Lothian, results for the age-category races are now available below.  Congratulations to everyone who took part, many thanks to the officials and volunteers who made the event happen so smoothly, and huge thanks to Foxlake Adventures for supporting the event at…

Cera brings home Gold

Cera Gemmell came home with a clutch of medals after representing Scotland last weekend at The British Cross Challenge races at Dundonald in Belfast, which featured the Celtic XC plus the Home Countries XC. A flawless run saw Cera secure the individual Gold metal for the U20 women’s Celtic XC and her outstanding performance cemented…

Course Maps for the Team East Lothian Cross Country Open Now Available

With excitement, and entry lists, building for the East Lothian Open Cross Country at Foxlake Adventures on Saturday 26th January, our course officials have been out measuring and verifying routes and have provided the course maps below. Online Entries are closing on Wednesday 23rd January with last minute entries available at Foxlake Adventures on the…

TEL Gold & Silver at Inter-District XC

Scottish Athletics Inter- District XC in Stirling on Saturday 12th January The day started with the U13 boys’ race in which Corey Campbell ran a fantastic race to take the silver medal just 3 seconds behind the winner. Teammates Innes Wright was 22nd and Aiden Page 26th consolidating the East District U13 Boys team into 2nd place. In…

Silver Success for Flora

Silver success for Flora Henry at the Scottish National Indoor 3000m Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Friday 4th January.  Running in the U17 women’s race Flora sealed her victory in a fantastic time of 10mins 29sec. That follows on from Flora’s win at the junior Portobello Promothon on New Years Day, closely…

Success in Aberdeen

This weekend saw TEL athletes competing in the East District Cross Country Championship in Aberdeen. Conditions were perfect with a cold and dry day.  Cera Gemmell came 1stin the U17 women’s race finishing with a 19 second lead in a time of 20:02. The Under 13 boys gave Team East Lothian second place in the…

SAIL and Borders XC at Peebles

The Scottish Athletics Indoor League took place at the Emirate Arena in Glasgow on Saturday. 53 East Lothian athletes from across the clubs competed in 82 events throughout the day. Results are still pending but early indications from Team Manger Lesley Buchan are that it was a very successful start to the indoor season with many PB’s being slashed….

Cera delivers Silver during a busy weekend for TEL athletes

Last weekend featured the 3rd British Athletics Cross Challenge meeting in Sefton Park Liverpool.  Cera Gemmell came 2nd in the U17 women’s race with a thrilling finish in a time of 15:22 giving her a fantastic overall competition standing of 8th place. Well done Cera! The weekend also saw many TEL athletes heading to Broxburn for the…