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DOON HILL – ROUTE

Click on the picture for a larger copy. The above map shows the route of this year’s British Energy Dunbar 10 Mile race. Please note that there have been one or two small changes to the route from previous years, to take into account East Lothian Councils new pathways scheme (or whatever it’s called). Hopefully the weather will be kind to us.

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Reminder From Gordon Eadie – Musselburgh Turf Cutting Race

Dear All, A reminder for:- Saturday           12th September           Musselburgh Turf Cutting raceRace will be run in an orienteering format (maps will be given out and / or you can run with a local) with checkpoints at each of Musselburgh’s Turf Cutting Stations, a total distance of approximately 7.5 miles. The race will start at 11:00 am from Pinkie playing fields and will be open to senior members of MDAC plus the Haddington…

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A Devil of a Race

No, that wasn’t a reference to Haddington, though it was a bit on the tough side.  The reference was to the Devil O’ the Highlands, the 43 miler Ian Rowland did on Saturday, starting at 6:00 am at Tyndrum, heading to Fort William.  Ian came 8th out of 96 finishers with a time of 6:39:11.  So Ian was well finished by the time the runners were setting off for the Haddington…

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Gordon Eadie: Sponsorship for the London Marathon

Gordon Eadie, stalwart of Musselburgh Running Club, and well known face to all of us is celebrating his 50th birthday this April by running the London Marathon. Gordon writes: "Dear All, On the 19th April this year I will be 50. The week after I intend to run the London Marathon in aid of Fanconi Hope. http://www.mycharitypage.com/geadie/ Many of you will already know Bob & Jeannie Dalgleish and their daughter…

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Club Championship

Well, here is the list of races.  There was the feeling that previously there were too many races in the championship, so averaging two a month seemed a better idea.   Race Venue Date Time Lasswade 10 mile RR Rosewell Sun 1 March 2009 12:00 H-W Uni Round the Grounds 5K trail Race Heriot-Watt University Sat 21 March 2009 1:00 pm Heaven & Hell Half Marathon Scone Airport, Perth Sun…

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A Wee Trip to Mull?

Hi,  I trust you’ll forgive this unsolicited approach, but I’m just going through the process of launching a running related business on Mull in the Western Isles of Scotland. You can see what I mean at www.running-holidays.co.uk.  It is also possible that in seeking to promote this website I might be of some help to yourselves. For example, you may be seeking additional sponsors for any races or events that…

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Two Bridges Challenge

The following has been sent to the club: Dear Club Secretary, I would be grateful if you could bring the Two Bridges Challengeultra-distance race to the attention of your athletes? Two Bridges Challenge – Saturday 27th August – Rosyth The Two Bridges Challenge is an exciting and demanding multi terrainultra race over approximately 35-miles crossing the Forth Road Bridgetwice and covering beautiful and stunning scenery along the WestLothian coast through…

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