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Harry Wins National Cross Country Championships

Saturday 23/02/2019 – The National Cross Country Championships were once again held at Callendar Park in Falkirk. The recent weather conditions meant that the course was in great condition with not too much mud on a very spring like mild … Continue reading

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Endurance Session – 09/02/2019

On Saturday 9th February 2019 endurance coaches Kirk and Linda Smith invited Tom Hanlon (Olympic steeplechaser) to deliverĀ  a training session to a number of athletes from the Lasswade AC endurance group. Fortunately, the weather stayed dry for us but … Continue reading

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National Masters Cross Country Championships – Hawick

The National Masters cross country championships took place on 2nd February 2019. There were a number of Lasswade athletes competing in this event. In the mens event Peter Ness was our first finisher in 91st place, followed by Scott Dickson … Continue reading

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Inter District Cross Country Champs – Stirling – 12/01/2019

The inter district championships had been held for a number of years at Holyrood Park, in Edinburgh. However, with funding for the event being withdrawn by Edinburgh District Council the event was moved to Stirling this year. In recent weeks … Continue reading

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East District Cross Country Championships – Aberdeen 08/12/2018

The East District Cross Country championships took place today at Balgownie Playing fields in Aberdeen. It was a cold and windy day but otherwise the conditions for running were good. As always with Aberdeen the numbers competing drop off and … Continue reading

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East District Cross Country Relays – Glamis Castle – 13/10/2018

The first of this season’s cross country races took place at Glamis Castle just north of Dundee on a very wet Saturday afternoon. The event was at the same venue last year and although the course was unchanged the conditions … Continue reading

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World Mountain Running Championships – Canillo, Andorra

The World Mountain Running Championships take place this weekend (15/16 September) in Canillo, Andorra (click here for link to website) and as mentioned in an earlier post Lauren Dickson is selected for Team GB and flew out there on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Lauren earns Selection for Worlds!

Lauren Dickson who recently represented Great Britain at the European Hill Running Championships in Macedonia headed south to Keswick to compete in the trial for the world mountain running championships. Lauren had an outstanding race, considering she had been unwell … Continue reading

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Lasswade AC 5K Fun Run – Results

The Lasswade AC 5K fun run took place in June. Please find attached the results. Lasswade 5K 2018 My apologies for the delay in uploading these results. They were completed in the week of the run, however I had a … Continue reading

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Important : Endurance Group Training

Hi Everyone, The track at Dalkeith Campus is now unavailable for the next three weeks. On Mondays the endurance group will train at Meadowmill Sports Centre at our normal time 7:00 -8:30. The address and postcode is shown below: Meadowmill … Continue reading

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