Tuesday, January 27, 2009

National Cross Contry

Entries for the National once again at Falkirk have to be in by this weekend (31st Jan). If you would like to enter this exciting climax to the cross country season, could you give your date of birth and saf number to Ian Rowland, an email or phone message will do it but I must have them by 7pm on Thursday 29th.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Northumberland Costal Run 12 July 2009

Entries for this event are now open.
If you want to do this race in 2009 - then please enter NOW !
Entries are going fast!

Sunday, January 25, 2009


A few pictures from the 5th leg of the cross country series.

Weather and conditions were perfect (for the spectators) and all the runners appeared to enjoy the newly redesigned course!

Friday, January 23, 2009

Photo's of the Dunbar Cross Country Race

Let loose at the finishing line with a camera, one of our juniors managed to
capture some great expressions as people ran...walked...crawled to the


Wednesday, January 21, 2009



Thinking caps on folks!

We need to know, very soon, what races you want to see as part of the 2009 club championship series.

Email your suggestions to Anne (or just to the clubs email) as soon as possible.

Friday, January 16, 2009


A few pictures taken from two cross country events held at the weekend.

One was a race for the top quality athletes of their age.

The other was a wee tuppney ha'penny event at Holyrood the day before.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Kings Buildings 5-mile

Edinburgh University Hare and Hounds

'KB' 5 Mile Road Race


Saturday 7th March 2009



Race starts at 11.00 am.


Dear Runner,

I would like to invite you to take part in the annual Edinburgh University 'KB' 5 Mile Road Race. The race follows a scenic and undulating route round the streets of South Edinburgh, starting and finishing in the Kings Buildings Campus of the University. The race is always popular with local runners and is a great way to dust off the cobwebs before the start of the 10k and half-marathon season!  All participants must be over 15 years old on the day of the race.  There are changing and showering facilities in KB House where refreshments will be also be available.

The presentation will take place in KB House as soon as possible after the race. The prize list includes individual, team and category prizes thanks to our sponsors Run and Become.  .

Advance entry is available online at www.entrycentral.com  - entry on the day is subject to availability!

Details of how to get to the start and a course map can be found at http://haries.eusu.ed.ac.uk. If you require any more information please don't hesitate to get in touch. 


Catriona McCleery 

[email protected]


Monday, January 12, 2009

National Masters Cross Country Championship

National Masters Cross Country Championship
Any club members over the age of 35 are elligable to enter this excellant event. This years race is at Irvine again and starts at 1.00 (Women) and 1.45 (Men). 3 women make up a team but 4 are required for a mens team.
If you would like to enter then  you can contact Ian Rowland with your date of birth and saf number by 22nd January at the absolute latest ! 

Borders Cross-Country - 4th Round

Sunday saw the 4th race in the Borders Cross-Country Series taking place in Dunbar on a gusty day which tested the runners as they faced the wind head-on over several sections of the course. 

Sixty nine juniors braved the conditions with Dunbar's Alex Noble taking 4th place in 13:35, with club mate Cameron Law finishing in 14:46 and  Bruce Lindsay just behind in 15:00. Other Dunbar runners putting in an excellent effort were Campbell Patterson 15:10, Joseph Kowbel 17:28, Cory Smith 17:38, Greg Noble 17:44, Joanne Lindsay 18:11, Isabelle Taylor 19:06, Katrina Maguire 21:57, Danny Munroe 22:34, Rebecca Turner 23:59 and Ruth Kowbel 24:00.   

The senior race saw Andrew Crichton having another excellent race after competing at Holyrood the day before, taking 2nd place in 27:47.  Also braving the conditions were Grant Noble 29:44, George Gilhooley 31:36, Ross Combe 33:18, Richard Taylor 33:33, Rhona Anderson 34:33, Steve Pattison 36:52, Mary Pattison 41:34 and Jamie Cherrie 46:54.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Win a Training Weekend with Liz Yelling

The Guardian and Observer have teamed up with Adidas to offer one reader the chance to attend a training weekend with Liz Yelling, who has teamed up with British endurance coach Nick Anderson to lead the weekend on 21st and 22nd February at Wellington College, Berkshire.  To enter, visit guardian.co.uk/adidas
Good Luck.

Annual Dinner

The annual dinner will be held at the Longniddry Inn on Friday 6th February at 7:00 sharp.  The price is £17.95 for 3 courses.  All club members and their partners are invited but please let Anne know as soon as possible if you wish to attend as definite numbers will be needed before the night.
If enough people require transport on the night (leaving from Dunbar) a bus will be ordered at £2 per head (payable in advance).  Again, please let Anne know as soon as possible if you require transport so that this can be booked.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Heaven and Hell Half Marathon

"A race organised by runners for runners"


DATE: Sunday 5h April 2009
Race starts at 11am, the venue is Scone Airport, Scone, Perth.

To secure your race entry and  help with more efficient computerisation of results, we ask runners to pre enter the event by sending entries to: The race organiser, K Walters 4 Florence Place PERTH  PH1 5BH To receive your running number please enclose a S.A.E.

Otherwise collect on day; Include email address for confirmation of your entry.  Entry forms also available - www.perthroadrunners.co.uk  Further information: 01738 643801 or the club website.  Email:   [email protected]

Lasswade 10 mile Road Race

The above event will take place on Sunday 1st March 2009 at 12:00 noon.
Entries are limited to 450 and there are no entries on the day. 
Registration is from 9:45 to 11:15 am at Ferguson Park, Rosewell.
Further information from Barbara Howie 0131 663 4697 or Colin Sheal 01968 673540  Website www.lasswade-ac.org.uk