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…

TEL’s Bridget competes at International in Wales

There was success for Team East Lothian’s Bridget Harley at the Junior Home International & World Champs trail race at Llanberis, North Wales.  Competing in the tough hill race, in a combined age category, Harley was 9th overall, 5th U17 and 3rd U17 Scot with the U17 Women’s team holding off England to take the team Gold.

Scottish Schools Road Race Successes for TEL athletes

Over 700 pupils from across Scotland took part in The Scottish Schools Road Race Championship in Pittencrief Park, Dunfermline on 2ndOctober with many Team East Lothian athletes representing their schools. Taking the Gold medal was Cera Gemmell (NBHS) in Race 8 with a time of 12m02s, well ahead of her nearest competitor. In the most…

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…