Well Plaid by Team East Lothian at the Tartan Games

Twenty athletes headed south to Gateshead on Sunday for our annual ‘international’ outing to the Tartan Games. 51 events were entered. The conditions were perfect – medals were won and personal best’s improved on. Congratulations to all the medal winners: Alastair (1st in High Jump); Cameron (1st in 400mH); Callum (3rd in 100m); Adam (1st…

Team East Lothian in Action at National Age Group Champs

Team East Lothian athletes were among almost 1000 entrants to the Scottish Athletics National Age Group Championships at Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow at the weekend.  Under 13, Under 15 and Under 20 age groups were competing this weekend with Under 17 and Seniors in Grangemouth next weekend. Top of the list for Team East Lothian…

Team East Lothian 2017 Time Trial Results

Thank you to athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers for making the Team East Lothian 2017 Time Trials a successful evening of athletics.  Fantastic East Lothian weather at Meadowmill definitely helped the cause.  Results are now available below. Click here to download the Team East Lothian 2017 Time Trial Results  

Team East Lothian Weekend Roundup

Another busy weekend and another great set of results for Team East Lothian Athletes. In Glasgow on Friday evening Cera Gemmell finished 3rd in the U17 Women’s 3000m National Championship race at the British Milers Club regional meeting at Scotstoun in Glasgow. On Saturday, at Grangemouth, Adam Hoole finished 3rd in the Scottish Schools Athletics…

Team East Lothian on the road to success

Team East Lothian runners were on the road this weekend.  There was a good turnout and great running at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival for the 5K road races, which this year were split between a seniors and a juniors race. At the same time, other Team members were on the road to Leeds to compete…

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…

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…

Borders XC Series – Dunbar

Team East Lothian was, once again, well represented at the final leg of the Borders Cross Country series which took place on Sunday at a blustery Dunbar, with beach and dunes running predominantly the order of the day. Fraser Kelly narrowly missed out on winning the overall series, coming in second on the day after a…

Jamie Bowie puts TEL on the telly

Jamie Bowie has his Team East Lothian vest and his trademark sleeves on in Sheffield this weekend.  He is competing at 400m in the British National Indoor Championships and European Team Trails. A win in his heat and second place in the semi’s has booked him a place in the finals tomorrow.