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Sarah finishes 5th at u23 European Championships

Sarah Tait continued her fine form over 3000m steeplechase this season when representing Great Britain in the u23 European Championships in Estonia last week. Sarah would have been forgiven for being nervous representing GB for the first time but there … Continue reading

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Sarah Tait Selected for U23 European Championships

Lasswade AC athlete Sarah Tait has had a busy month of competitions and has shown great form over all the events that she has competed culminating in a 3rd place in her favoured event the 3000m steeplchase at the UK … Continue reading

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Sarah Tait strikes Gold in Bedford

Lasswade AC athlete Sarah Tait made the trip to Bedford at the weekend competing on Sunday in the 3000m steeplechase. Sarah has been in fine form this season over the barriers with 3 wins out of 3 and beating her … Continue reading

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UKA Coach Qualification Courses

Scottish Athletics have confirmed that they have added further Coach Education course dates including the Athletics Coach & Coach in Running Fitness qualifications together with another series of Coaching Assistant and Leadership in Running Fitness courses. Details are available via … Continue reading

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Dave McConnell – Funeral Arrangements

The details for the service for Dave McConnell are as follows: Venue – Mortonhall Crematorium, Edinburgh Date – 07 June 2021 Time – 4.00pm The number of people permitted to attend is limited to 50.  Please contact Dave Hand on … Continue reading

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Dave McConnell

Yesterday the club received the very sad news that Dave McConnell passed away on Monday night. Dave became involved with Lasswade Athletics Club in 1984/85 after coming along to support his young niece. He was very enthusiastic and soon became involved … Continue reading

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Sarah secures win at Loughborough

Congratulations to Lasswade AC athlete Sarah Tait who won the 3000m steeplechase at the Loughborough international today (23/05/2021). Due to the pandemic this was Sarah’s first race over the barriers since August 2019 but she put in a fine performance … Continue reading

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Scotland Selection for Sarah!

Congratulations to Lasswade AC athlete Sarah Tait who has been selected as part of the Scotland team for the Loughborough international on 23 May 2021.  Sarah is no stranger to running for Scotland as a junior athlete but this is … Continue reading

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Edinburgh AC – Together Apart Series

Hi Everyone, Hope that you are glad to get back to training and looking forward to some competitions this summer. At the moment these are likely to be on a more local basis and we would encourage you to take … Continue reading

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Dave McConnell – Get well soon

Dave McConnell is one of Lasswade AC’s most longstanding coaches and is well known throughout Scottish athletics as both a coach and official. Prior to the coronavirus Dave was at training Mondays and Thursdays with his group and officiated most … Continue reading

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