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National Relay Champions

Congratulations to Lasswade AC U20 Women who won the Senior National 3 x 800m relay championships that took place on Saturday 14 April 2018 at Grangemouth. The team was Lauren Dickson, Sarah Tait and Ailsa Innes. ¬†Edinburgh had international Emily … Continue reading

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Inter Counties – Prestwold Hall – Loughborough – 10/03/2018

The inter counties cross country championships take place next weekend in Loughborough and five Lasswade Athletes have been selected for the East of Scotland team. They are as follows: Harry Henriksen (U15) Sarah Tait (U17) Christian Graham (U17) Magnus Tait … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Championships – Falkirk – 24/02/2018

The National Cross Country Championships were once again held at Callender Park in Falkirk. Callendar Park has hosted the National cross country for a number of years now and it has always been a fantastic event regardless of the weather. … Continue reading

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East District Cross Country League – Broxburn

The final match of this winter season’s East District Cross Country League took place on Saturday 20 January at a snow covered course in Broxburn. It was a beautiful day and the weather conditions for running were perfect although the … Continue reading

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Inter District XC Championships – 13/01/2018

The inter district cross country championships took place yesterday at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh. The east of scotland had a very successful day winning 7 of the 8 team races and having 6 of the 8 individual winners which must … Continue reading

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Scottish Indoor 3000m Title for Christian

The Emirates Arena hosted the GAA miler meet in Glasgow on 7 January 2018 incorprating the Scottish Indoor 300om Championships. Lasswade AC had three athletes competing, Lauren Dickson in the U20 women and Christian Graham and Euan Hood in the … Continue reading

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Inter District Cross Country Championships – 13/01/2018

The above event takes place at Holyrood Park in Edinburgh as part of the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country event which includes some of the worlds top cross country runners. ¬†Last year saw one of the most exciting races I … Continue reading

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East District XC Championships – Livingston – 09/12/2017

The East District Cross Country Championships took place at a cold and frosty Deans in Livingston on Saturday 9 December with 24 athletes from Lasswade AC competing. The frost made the ground hard underfoot although still suitable for spikes. The … Continue reading

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AW Bobby Clay Osteoporosis Article

There was an interesting article in Athletics Weekly by GB international Bobby Clay who has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. This was as a result of overtraining and under-fuelling which has now caused her long term health issues. This highlights the … Continue reading

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East District Cross Country League Match 2 – Alloa – 25/11/2017

The second of this winters East District League matches took place in a snow covered Alloa on Saturday 25 November. Although the conditions were cold and dry, the course soon became very muddy and slippy and only got worse as … Continue reading

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