The Lindsays National Cross-country Relay took place on Saturday in the undulating grounds of Cumbernauld House, delivering the required level of hills and mud for a competitive cross-country.
With 2534 names on the start-list, East Lothian athletes were keen to join Callum Hawkins, fresh from his 4th place success at the World Championship Marathon in Qatar.
In the Young Female race with 76 teams competing, Team East Lothian came sixth in a combined time of 30m46s with team Olivia Robbins; Bridget Harley and Flora Henry. In the same race, Team East Lothian’s B team of Rachel Stevens; Cristina Elliot and Jessica Bullen came 47th in 35m08s.
In the Young Male race with 92 teams competing, Team East Lothian came sixth in a combined time of 27m55s with team Innes Wright; Angus Wright and Robbie Anderson. Finn Middleton; Jamie Smith and Aiden Page took the TEL B team to 44th place in 30m34s.
With 115 teams competing in the Mens’ Race, Team East Lothian’s team of Fraser Kelly; Joe Donnelly; James Fraser and Cameron Bullen came 64th in 1hr0m56s .
Also taking place at the weekend was the Scottish Athletics Indoor League at the Emirates in Glasgow with Team East Lothian competing in all events across multiple age groups. Results are still pending but team manager Lesley Buchan is confident they are well placed in the League.