Competition Reports

  • Announcing the Team East Lothian Athlete Grants Programme - Team East Lothian Athletics Club aims to encourage and support Team East Lothian athletes to achieve their potential.  The club is now able to offer financial support to help cover the costs of competition and training for Team East Lothian athletes who are achieving success at high performance levels. The club extends a huge thank you...
  • SIAB Cross Country International - One of the aims of young athletes as they progress through the junior age groups is to qualify to represent Scottish Schools at the SIAB Cross Country International. The main qualifying event for SIAB in Scotland is the Scottish Schools races that took place in the grounds of Hopetoun House last month, with discretionary places...
  • Do you want to get BACK TO TRACK (and Field)?! - Have you previously competed/participated in Athletics? Did you stop due to illness, injury, career, to have kids or any other reason? Do you miss the structure, enjoyment and competition of Athletics? Have you thought about participating in Athletics again but are worried about your fitness level or don’t know where to start? Then we have...
  • We’re Hiring! Run, Jump, Throw Athletics Coaches - We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for coaching to help us expand our Run, Jump, Throw programme. Whether you would like to generate some additional income or kick off your coaching career – If you are inclusive, welcoming and enthusiastic, we want to hear from you! Check out the poster and information...
  • Speeding on the roads, Greenock 20 March  - The road race season for young athletes is short, with just a few opportunities to compete. The Tru Wealth Scottish Athletics Young Athletes Road Races are a first class event that attract the best talent from across Scotland. After benefiting from a solid cross country season, the pace of road races tends to be fast...
  • Clean sweep for TEL at muddy Borders XC - The cross country season has been tougher than normal this year – storms, flooding, weather warnings as well as course alterations and cancellations, were all thrown into the mix along with the usual mud, rain and cold conditions that runners expect. It was a valiant effort from the host clubs, organisers, coaches and runners to...
  • Medal haul at East District Champs - The East District Championships are one of the most prominent features in the cross country calendar. They take place the same day as the North and West District Championships, with the event a selection process for the Inter Districts Cross Country to be held In January 2022 in Irvine. There were a record number of...
  • TEL Open, September - It was another record-breaking turnout for East Lothian athletes at the recent Team East Lothian (TEL) Open graded event, held at Meadowmill on Saturday 4th September. Athletes from East Lothian competed in almost every discipline at the event, showing the strength and diversity of our athletes across the county. In the open-graded style of events,...
  • National Relays, Linwood - It was the last event of the track season at the ON-X Athletics Stadium in Linwood on Saturday 11 September. Host club Kilbarchan AAC were joined by athletes from across Scotland for the Scottish Athletics Relay Championships. Runners took on the notoriously difficult challenge of running with, and passing, a baton smoothly round a 400m...
  • Hoole jumps to sensational silver - Adam Hoole from Team East Lothian, represented Scotland, at the U20 International event held at Manchester Regional Arena on 18 August. With an impressive final  jump of 6.97metres, Hoole  finished ahead of Ryan Edwards, from Wales, to take the silver. In the traditional Manchester fixture, Scotland competed against England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and a formidable...