TEL athletes compete at the SIAB XC in Dublin.

Team East Lothian had two athletes travel to Dublin, Ireland as part of the Scotland Team to compete in the Schools International Athletic Board’s International Cross Country. Selected from their excellent performances at the SSAA Scottish School’s Cross Country Championship earlier in the month, they were competing against the best from each of the home…

Double Gold for TEL athlete Maria Lyle at the Grand Prix in Dubai

Congratulations to Maria Lyle who took Gold at the Fazza International Championships in Dubai.  This was the first of nine events scheduled to take place around the world in The World Para Athletics Grand Prix Series before the World Para Athletics Championships in November. Maria took the Gold Medal in the 200m T35/6 in 30.18,…

TEL Success at Lindsays’ scottishathletics National XC Championship

The Lindsays’ scottishathletics National Cross-Country Championship took place at Callender Park in Falkirk on Saturday attracting a record entry of just over 100 clubs and 2,458 names on the start list.  As the biggest and most prestigious of the Cross-Country races, TEL had two medal winners! First to take a Silver Medal podium position was…

TEL athlete Adam Hoole takes Bronze in the U17 Mens Heptathlon

Thirty Team East Lothian athletes travelled to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow to compete in the 2019 Combined Events, Relays and Masters Championship. There was Bronze success for Adam Hoole in the Men’s U17 Heptathlon.  Competing in an impressive seven events over two days, Hoole came confidently 1st in the Men 60 metre; 2nd in the…

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 –…

TEL athletes do well at the East Lothian Schools’ Cross Country Championship

Many TEL athletes contributed to their School’s success at the East Lothian Secondary Schools Cross-Country Championship.  On what was a sunny but bitterly cold day at Foxlake Adventures, 181 students from 6 East Lothian secondary schools competed in the team event, with the top 4 runners from each school gaining points, and penalty points given…

TEL XC Open & XC Championship roundup

Nearly 200 athletes of all ages descended on Foxlake Adventures near Dunbar on Saturday 26th January 2019 for the annual Team East Lothian XC Open and XC Championship.  On a sunny winter’s morning, conditions were glorious and, thanks to support from Foxlake Adventures in providing the new venue, runner from all over the country commented…

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…