Club Championship – Administration Volunteer required

Volunteer required.   CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

In preparation for the club championships in September we are looking for a volunteer to take on the administration of athletes, event allocation and collection of race fees. This role has been carried out by Dave McConnell who wishes to step back but has offered to support the person prepared to take it on. He has the necessary spreadsheets / documents from last year so should not take long to get up to speed

Any person interested please contact Brian Hood CDO via email at or message me via the club facebook page.

To pinch a J.F Kennedy quote.

“Ask not what Lasswade AC can do for you but what you can do for Lasswade!! ”

Please, If we don’t get your support we cant push ahead.

Thanks in anticipation


Club development officer

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Results from YDL match Kilmarnock Sunday 21 June 2015

Please find last weekend’s results from Kilmarnock. Well done again to all those that participated.



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CSSAL, Grangemouth Sun 28 June 2015

And so concludes this weekend’s double header for some with the Central and Southern Scotland Athletics League meeting at Grangemouth.
A tremendous effort from U11s right through to some ageing masters (myself included).

Particular thanks this week must go to Linda Smith and Margaret Benham who have picked up and run with the team in the absence of David Hand, due to his ill health. All at Lasswade AC wish David a speedy recovery.

Thanks again to all the club officials helping out today and to athletes and parents for once again giving of their effort, time and fuel.

If I can source pics from today I will get them up on Facebook.

No more team races for a few weeks but training continues and look out for open graded meetings at Grangemouth, and LIvingston as well as a throws and Jumps event at Meadowmill.



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Membership Secretary Vacancy, Lasswade AC


POSITION VACANT – Membership Secretary

Lasswade AC are actively seeking a new Membership Secretary to take over from John Brash who intends standng down.

If you have good admin skills, useful with spreadsheets and databases and have a few hours each week that you can give on a voluntary basis we would love to hear from you. Alternatively if you know of someone else that fits the bill please let the club development officer , Brian Hood know on

Thanks in anticipation

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East Lothian Time Trial Tues 23 June 2015

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Results from last night’s time trial at a warm and calm Meadowmill. Some good performances from the half dozen athletes taking part.


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Lasswade AC Fun Run, Monday 15 June 2015



Overcast but good running conditions greeted 96 runners who took part in this year’s fundraising fun run.

Thanks to all those who ran, organised and marshalled on the night. Monies raised will help pay transport costs for the club over the course of the season.

Plenty pics available on our facebook page

fun run





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City of Edinburgh Running Festival Fri 3 July 2015



Anyone interested should note final entry date is 21st  June 2015. Can be done on line via entry central



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Lasswade AC Sponsored 5k Monday 15 June

Lasswade Athletics Club Sponsored 5K Run Dalkeith School Campus — Monday 15th June 2015 Lasswade Athletics Club athletes will be running a 5K sponsored run to raise funds for the club, primarily to help with the costs of transport to league matches. All athletes aged from 9 years old upwards are encouraged to take part in this fundraiser, and should report to the athletics track at the School Campus at 7.00pm on Monday 15th June. Please pass thesponsor sheet around your friends and family, and bring it with you on the night of the run to have your participation verified by a club coach. Once you have collected all the money from your sponsors, please hand your form and money to Margaret Benham or John Brash by Monday 29th June 2015.


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LIvingston Jumps and Throws festival 6 &7 June

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Results for the jumps and throws festival at the weekend are now available

Throws – Jack Martin. Discuss 17.26,  Javelin 21.81

Katy Martin Discuss 19.23. javelin 18.08


Adam Leighton. High jump 1.50

Rachel Elder  Triple  jump 9.89

Shona Gristwood.  Triple jump 9. 37

well done to all and in particular Rachel and Shona who set new PBs

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Youth Development League – Match 2, Grangemouth,30 May 2015

Sunny but windy conditions met our athletes as they participated in Match 2 of the Youth Development League. After struggling to field enough numbers for a team in Match 1, team manager was able to field a significantly stronger pool of athletes.

There are still gaps particularly in the hurdle events so anyone who fancies having a go please LET A COACH KNOW  !!

That said a huge improvement from our first YDL.  3 rd place this time and only 4 points of a second place

1 Ayr Seaforth AC 635.5 8
2 Clydesdale Harriers 449.5 7
3 Lasswade AC 446 6
4 Falkirk Victoria Harriers 427 5
5 Shettleston Harriers 396.5 4
6 East Dunbartonshire 366.5 3
7 VP-Glasgow AC 365 2
8 Team DG 283 1

Well done to all athletes, Team Manager Linda Smith and all her helpers.

Also a big thank you again to officials for making things happen and run so smoothly and to time.


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