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 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…

Team East Lothian Construction Work Nearing Completion

Construction work for the Team East Lothian Community Athletics Hub Phase 1 Project is nearing completion.  Key to enabling the project has been the financial support provided by 4J Studios and the European Union and Scottish Government through the TyneEsk Leader Programme.  The project has delivered a number of key enhancements to East Lothian Athletics…

Results now available for East Lothian Cross Country Open

After a fantastic day of Cross Country running at Foxlake Adventures near Dunbar, East Lothian, results for the age-category races are now available below.  Congratulations to everyone who took part, many thanks to the officials and volunteers who made the event happen so smoothly, and huge thanks to Foxlake Adventures for supporting the event at…

Cera brings home Gold

Cera Gemmell came home with a clutch of medals after representing Scotland last weekend at The British Cross Challenge races at Dundonald in Belfast, which featured the Celtic XC plus the Home Countries XC. A flawless run saw Cera secure the individual Gold metal for the U20 women’s Celtic XC and her outstanding performance cemented…

Course Maps for the Team East Lothian Cross Country Open Now Available

With excitement, and entry lists, building for the East Lothian Open Cross Country at Foxlake Adventures on Saturday 26th January, our course officials have been out measuring and verifying routes and have provided the course maps below. Online Entries are closing on Wednesday 23rd January with last minute entries available at Foxlake Adventures on the…

TEL Gold & Silver at Inter-District XC

Scottish Athletics Inter- District XC in Stirling on Saturday 12th January The day started with the U13 boys’ race in which Corey Campbell ran a fantastic race to take the silver medal just 3 seconds behind the winner. Teammates Innes Wright was 22nd and Aiden Page 26th consolidating the East District U13 Boys team into 2nd place. In…

Silver Success for Flora

Silver success for Flora Henry at the Scottish National Indoor 3000m Championships at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Friday 4th January.  Running in the U17 women’s race Flora sealed her victory in a fantastic time of 10mins 29sec. That follows on from Flora’s win at the junior Portobello Promothon on New Years Day, closely…