Runners return to events across the country

Competitive opportunities opened up for athletes in August, with Team East Lothian athletes starting to make their mark again. TEL’s Cory Campbell continued to take big strides forward as he made the trip to the British Milers Club event in Trafford to post a new U15 800m personal best time of 2m03.20s. Club mates also…

New World Record set at 4J Studios National Open Series at Meadowmill

A new World Record was recorded at the 4J Studios National Open Series held at Meadowmill over the weekend.  Para athlete Kayleigh Haggo wowed officials and fellow athletes with her stunning performance, clocking a World Record in the RaceRunner 2 Category 200m in 37.75 seconds.  Kayleigh later tweeted ‘Thanks @scotathletics for a fun, inclusive and safe competition…

TEL’s Relay Success at the 4J Studios Relay Championships

The Relays brought success for Team East Lothian with the Senior Mens’ team of Lewis Goodall; James Fraser; Cameron Steven and Cameron Smith finishing fifth in the final in 1m35.3s. The Boys’ U13 team of Jonny Taylor; Filip Skorb; Max Rickis and Jake Nicol and the Womens’ U17 team of Joanne Welch; Marcia Callander; Lily…

4J Studios National Open roundup

The 4J Studios National Open took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday 18th January, the first event in the new sponsorship deal between scottishathletics and East Linton company 4J Studios to deliver the Indoor Season and the Outdoor track and field events in the summer. At the start of the 2020 calendar,…

Borders XC Paxton House roundup

  On Sunday 12th January, the Borders XC athletes headed to Paxton House over looking the River Tweed in Berwickshire for the fifth race of the season. In cold and windy conditions the Wright family secured an historic family victory with Angus Wright (14-15) taking the overall Junior win, top East Lothian athlete and first…

Cera wins Gold and Silver Medals!

Cera Gemmell won both Gold and Silver in the Home Counties and Celtic Cross Country U20 Women’s races at Run Stirling on Saturday. Amid torrential rain and mud, Gemmell was not only instrumental in a historic first time win for the Scotland U20 Women team in the Home Counties Cross Country Championship, but also landed…

Double Gold for Maria Lyle!

Team East Lothian’s Maria Lyle claimed two Gold medals at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. First was her outstanding performance to take the Gold Medal in the T35 100m on Sunday in a time of 14.62s. She then took the championships by storm, claiming a second Gold Medal in the T35 200m in…

TEL Relay Teams deliver at The Lindsays National XC Relay in Cumbernauld

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….

TEL athletes take Bronze at the East District Cross Country Relays

The East District Cross Country Relays took place in a sunny Livingston on Saturday 12th October with many Team East Lothian athletes donning their cross-country shoes for the first event of the season.  As the popularity of the sport continues to increase, the event saw many hundreds of runners turn up to take part in a…