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…

TEL at Inter-District Cross Country Championship at Run Stirling

The Inter-District Cross Country Championship took place at Run Stirling on Saturday 11th January 2020. Running for Scotland East and securing Team Gold were Angus Wright 9th and Corey Campbell 12thin the U15 Boys race and Bridget Harley 13thin U15 Girls race. Helping Scotland East to take Team Silver were Innes Wright 10thin the U13 Boys…

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…

TEL athletes have fun at the challenging Borders XC Peebles leg

The fourth race of the Borders Cross Country Series took place in muddy and freezing conditions in Peebles on Sunday. Ninety-seven juniors took to the slippy and flooded course at Hay Lodge Park with Olivia Robbins (12-13) first female over the line and first in her age category in a time of 9m46s. Robbie Anderson…

TEL strong at SAIL 2

The Scottish Athletics Indoor League took place on Sunday at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow with many East Lothian athletes travelling through to represent Team East Lothian. Results are still pending but team manager, Lesley Buchan, said performances from the youngers were strong and the team should be in a good position in the standings….

TEL’s Hoole represented Scottish Schools at the SAIB Pentathlon

The Schools International Pentathlon took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday with TEL athlete Adam Hoole representing Scotland in the Over 16 boys category. Taking on the England, Wales and Ireland teams, Adam competed well securing individual first place in the 60m Hurdles and third place in the Long Jump.  This took…

TEL athletes enjoy a chilly beach run at the Borders XC in Spittal

The third race of the Borders Cross Country Series took place on the frost-covered beach at Spittal.  In freezing conditions, Bridget Harley (14-15) was first female over the line, 10th overall and first in her age category in a time of 11m09s. Angus Wright (14-15) took first East Lothian position and third overall in a time…

TEL’s Maria Lyle wins FPSG Para Athlete of the Year!

Congratulations goes to Maria Lyle for winning the FPSG Para Athlete of the Year at the FPSG Awards Dinner in Glasgow on Saturday night. Maria, who won a sprint double at the Para Wold Championships in Dubai, was presented the award by Guest of Honour Paula Radcliffe. Photo by Bobby Gavin

Top positions for TEL runners at the East District XC League

The East District XC League took place in Broxburn on Saturday with over 800 athletes taking to the course. There was an outstanding first place by Innes Wright in the U13 Boys race in 9m59s with Olivia Robbins taking a fantastic second place in the U13 Girls race in 10m58s. Angus Wright secured a well deserved…

TEL does well at the British Cross Challenge in Liverpool

Representing Scotland, TEL’s Cera Gemmell took sixth place in 15m49s, in the Women’s U20 team at the British Cross Challenge putting her in a strong position for a discretionary place in Lisbon next month. Also racing and representing Team East Lothian, Corey Campbell came 43rd in 10m53s in the Boys U15 race.