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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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European Indoor Selection for Guy !

Lasswade AC athlete Guy Learmonth has been selected to represent GB and NI over 800m at the European Indoor Championships being held in Torun, Poland from March 5th -7th. This will be the fourth time Guy has competed at a … Continue reading

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John Brash – Funeral Arrangements

John’s wife, Rebecca has been touch with Margaret Benham and has asked her to pass on her thanks to everyone for their kind messages of sympathy. Rebecca also asked Margaret to let everyone know that the service for John will … Continue reading

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John Brash

The club recently received the very sad news that former coach and official John Brash passed away earlier this week. John was involved with Lasswade AC for many years as both a coach, official and also as a parent as … Continue reading

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Lothian Cross Country – Foxlake, Dunbar – 12/12/2020

The second of the Lothian Cross Country series took place at Foxlake on Saturday 12th December with 21 athletes from Lasswade AC competing. Weather wise it was overcast and wet with some heavy spells of rain throughout the day. This … Continue reading

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Lothian Cross Country – Holyrood Park – 14/11/2020

Given the current situation with Covid 19 it was fantastic to see the above event take place yesterday morning at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh. I think keeping it on a smaller scale within Lothian and limiting it to junior athletes (U11- … Continue reading

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Angela McLaughlin (Marshall)

It is with great sadness that the club has to let members know of the passing of Angela McLaughlin (nee Marshall).           Angela has been involved in athletics for many years and was a keen thrower as a … Continue reading

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Cademuir Rollercoaster – 15/08/2020

The Cademuir Rollercoaster Junior Hill Race took place at Peebles on Saturday in what turned out to be a very warm and sunny afternoon. Perhaps a little too warm for a hill race. There were four races, U15 boys and … Continue reading

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