Five Podium Positions for TEL at SAIL

The Scottish Athletics Indoor League Finals took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday.  With over 40 teams taking part over three matches throughout the winter, only the top six teams per age group made it through to the Finals. Team East Lothian had four teams qualify for the finals and secured three…

TEL Athletes Selected for Schools’ International Cross-Country Team

After excellent performances at the SSAA Scottish School’s Cross-Country Championship at Hopetoun House, Scottish Schools have announced the team for the Schools’ International Cross-Country in Ireland which will include TEL athletes Flora Henry of Portobello High School and Angus Wright of North Berwick High School.  Scottish Schools’ Gold winner Corey Campbell of Dunbar Grammar School…

TEL Heptathlete Hoole Hits PBs in Sheffield

Adam Hoole competed in the U17 Heptathlon at the England Athletics U17 & U15 Combined Events Championships in Sheffield. Competing in 7 events over two days, Hoole came a well-placed seventh while achieving new Personal Bests in the 60m Hurdles, Pole Vault and 1000m. Congratulations Adam on a great event.  

Inter-Counties XC Success for TEL athletes

The UK Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships took place at the weekend, in a very windy Loughborough, with several East Lothian athletes competing, having been selected to represent Scotland East. Congratulations to Cera Gemmell who helped the Scotland East U20 Women’s Team secure Gold, coming an impressive ninth overall and second Scotland East woman. Also competing and…

U17 Women’s Relay Finals

The European Athletics Indoor Championship kicked off on Friday at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow with a schedule that included the U17 Women’s scottishathletics Indoor Relay Championships Final. The TEL team of Grace Brennan, Joanne Welch, Marcia Callander, Eloise Gray and Laura Buchan gave an outstanding performance in front of a packed stadium coming fourth…

SAIL update

Following three events over the winter season, Team East Lothian have received confirmation that the U13 boys, U15 boys A team, U20 Mens and U17 Womens teams have all qualified to compete in the Match Final of the Scottish Athletics Indoor League at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday, March, 16th. Congratulations and good…

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…

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 –…