Competition Reports

  • 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...
  • Return of athletics as Meadowmill plays host to 4J Studios National Open Series - Track and field athletics returned to Scottish athletics for the first time since the indoor season was abruptly halted back in February, by the start of Covid-19 lockdown.  Meadowmill Athletics Arena, the home of Team East Lothian AC, was chosen as the perfect venue to host the three-day event, held over Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd...
  • Vote Now to Boost Team East Lothian ACs Chance of Winning a Share of £1Million Fund - Team East Lothian AC is on the shortlist to win a share of Persimmon Homes’ Building Futures £1million pot supporting under-18s nationwide, but first they need online votes to win. Just click here : https://www.persimmonhomes.com/building-futures/finalist/team-east-lothian-ac-5215 Persimmon Homes (Scotland) is backing Team East Lothian AC to be a prize winner at a gala dinner in October,...
  • Time to Tune into TEL TV - With training sessions cancelled and everyone’s movement restricted due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic, the Team East Lothian coaching team are still doing all they can to provide direction, advice and guidance to the Team East Lothian training squads.  And we’re not forgetting our primary school-aged “run, jump, throw” attendees, and other community programmes either....
  • All TEL TRAINING SESSIONS & COMMUNITY SESSIONS SUSPENDED - As you can appreciate the situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) has continued to develop quickly over the last 72hours. Following the recent guidance from the UK & Scottish Government on the coronavirus (COVID-19), Team East Lothian AC will be suspending all scheduled training sessions and community sessions until further notice to minimise the risk to...
  • Congratulations to MADAC on a Stupendous SUPERteam Victory - Musselburgh and District Junior Athletics Club Boys Team were the 2020 Champions at the 4J Studios SUPERteams Competition which took place at the Emirates Arena on Sunday as part of the 4J Studios Indoor Season. With around 480 athletes making up 120 teams of U12s, MADAC teams of four boys and four girls, in both...
  • Gold and Silver at the SSAA for TEL athletes - The Rotary International Scottish Schools Athletics Association Indoor Track and Field Championship took place last week at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Pupils from across East Lothian competed at the event, representing their schools. Following on from his Heptathlon Silver medal last week, Adam Hoole (MG) stormed to victory taking Gold in the Boys’ Over...
  • TEL athletes deliver at the East Lothian Secondary Schools XC Championship - Dunbar Grammar once again stormed to victory as the cross-country kings at the East Lothian Secondary Schools Cross-Country Championship. On what was a dry, sunny but cold day at Foxlake Adventures, 184 pupils, many of themTeam East Lothian athletes, from six East Lothian secondary schools competed in the team events, with the top four runners...
  • Borders XC Success for TEL! - The sixth and penultimate Borders Cross Country Race took place at Minto Golf Club in Hawick on Sunday with lots of hills and oozing, energy-sapping mud. In the Junior Race, Angus Wright (14-15) took the overall win, first in his age category and first East Lothian athlete in 11m27s.  Bridget Harley (14-15) took the Female...