Adults grasp opportunity to “Train like an Athlete”

The first 5 week block of our Endurance Running Programme for Adults, or “Train like an Athlete” as it has now been called, has just completed.  Feedback from the participants has been fantastic with everyone involved really inspired by both the track sessions and the gym based Strength and Conditioning sessions. On track, the advice and…

Team East Lothian Open Series Calendar Dates Set

Dates have now been set for the Summer Open Series events that Team East Lothian host each year at East Lothian Athletics Arena, Meadowmill.  We’ll be publishing details of the events we’re going to support, the timetable for the day and how you can register for the events shortly.  Check back on the website or…

Medal Success at National Young Athletes Road Championships

Cera Gemmell ran to more medal success today, this time in a rainy and sometimes breezy Battery Park, Greenock. The National Young Athletes Road Championships drew entries totalling over 500 and for the U15 Girls consisted of a 3 lap, 4.2k tarmac course. Cera kept the eventual winner in sight for the whole race and…

Busy weekend for TEL Athletes – indoor relays, multi-events and cross country

Team East Lothian Athletes had a busy weekend with both the Scottish Athletics Indoor Relay Championships and the Scottish Athletics Indoor Combined Events Championship taking place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, and the Scottish Schools Athletics Association Secondary Cross Country Championships happening in Livingston. Highlight of the weekend came from Cera Gemmell who built…

Scottish National Cross Country Championships Report

Despite challenging weather and course conditions, Team East Lothian delivered some strong performances last weekend at the Lindsays Scottish National Cross Country Championships 2017 in Callendar Park in Falkirk. Cera Gemmell continued to show great form by taking 3rd place and collecting the bronze medal in the U15 Girls Championships. Angus Wright, competing in the U13…

Team East Lothian at Edinburgh AC Open Graded Indoor Meeting

Thanks to Edinburgh Athletics Club for hosting their Indoor Open Graded at Meadowbank on Sunday 26 February. Nearly 200 competitors took part in 26 events spanning 60m sprint, 60m hurdles, long jump and shot putt, with a number of Team East Lothian athletes and many more from our local feeder clubs, in particular younger members…

Borders XC Series – Dunbar

Team East Lothian was, once again, well represented at the final leg of the Borders Cross Country series which took place on Sunday at a blustery Dunbar, with beach and dunes running predominantly the order of the day. Fraser Kelly narrowly missed out on winning the overall series, coming in second on the day after a…

Borders XC Series – Details of last leg now available

With Team East Lothian lying in competitive places at individual and team level throughout the junior age groups, the Borders XC Series reaches its conclusion on Sunday 19th February with the Dunbar Race at 11:30 at White Sands.  Full details are now available at the Borders XC Series Website.

Jamie Bowie puts TEL on the telly

Jamie Bowie has his Team East Lothian vest and his trademark sleeves on in Sheffield this weekend.  He is competing at 400m in the British National Indoor Championships and European Team Trails. A win in his heat and second place in the semi’s has booked him a place in the finals tomorrow.

TEL Athletes deliver results across the age groups

After a busy weekend of indoor athletics, Team East Lothian athletes have delivered some great results at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. On Saturday, Angus Wright took Silver in the Scottish National Indoor U13 Age Group Championship with a new PB at 1500m. On Sunday, Eloise Gray took Bronze in the U15 60m and Silver in…

TEL Athletes Sweep Up at East Lothian Schools Cross Country Championship

An extensive gallery of photographs are now available of proceedings of the 2017 East Lothian Senior Schools Cross Country Championship held at John Muir Country Park in Dunbar on Tuesday 7th February.  Although running for their individual schools many of individual races were run by Team East Lothian athletes.

Strong Showing from TEL athletes at Scottish Schools Indoor Championships

Results are now available for the Scottish Schools indoors track and field competition that took place on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd February at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow.  These can be accessed through the following link; SSAA Indoor Results 2017 Although running for their individual schools, the competition saw a number of TEL Athletes…