Scottish Schools 3 & 4 February 2016, Emirate

Scottish Schools Athletics. Indoor championships
3&4 February 2016

Lasswade had a significant number of athletes performing in school colours over the two days. A breakdown of their performance is included below

In terms of a medals haul
Cameron Steven, Sarah Tait won silver in the 800s Henry Clarkson win silver in the long jump
Lauren Dickson won Bronze in the 1500
Bryony Patterson won bronze in the long jump

Special mentions for Abbie’s Malinowski’s performance. This was a PB time for her and at only 12 years old and still in S1 she was the youngest athlete in the semi-finals.

Also to Hannah Little who smashed her PB and just missed out on a medal in the 800. Having just turned 13 years her future attempts at the schools look very promising.!6229&authkey=!AGbeI4b0fuuPZA8


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Reminder – Open Graded Meadowbank 28 February 2016

Closing date is fast approaching for the open graded at Meadowbank on 28 February.

Cut off is 15 February however sprints coach Gordon Robertson is prepared to take entry forms and hand them in with monies. He will only accept them until them until Thursday 11 February 2016

You can also apply on line

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Active East Lothian XC John Muir Country Park

Results from yesterday’s XC at John Muir Country Park. Well done to the following

Hannah Little 2nd u13 girl,
Amy McLaughlin 8th u11 girl
Alistair Scott 24 th u11
Jonathon Adams not listed but there is an unnamed runner 52 overall

 Dave Scott was the only Lasswade Adult listed running home in 41st place.
Photos available
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Training tonight 1 FEBRUARY 2016

***STORM HENRY UPDATE*** Training is ON for the following groups. Obviously if weather changes/gets worse when training is on, outside groups will try and finish earlier:-

Endurance Group



Induction Group



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Masters XC , Forres 30 January 2016

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Only two Lasswade athletes as far as I can see from the results

Both Ben Mitchell and Linden Nicholson acquitted themselves well with Ben finishing a credible 72nd overall and 15th in his age Group. Linden had another strong performance finishing 46th overall and 2 nd in her age group.

Well done to both runners

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National Age Championships -30/1/16 ,Emirates


National Age Champs

A good day’s work with some fine performances. Well done to all.

Two silvers and three bronze medals for Lasswade athletes this afternoon. Two silvers for Lauren Dickson in the U 17 , 800 & 1500. Rachel Robertson in the women’s long jump and Robert Ferguson in the men’s High jump. Bryony Patterson got bronze in the U17 Triple Jump

Final places for Ailsa Innes 5th in the 800 and Cameron Steven 6th in the men’s 800

PBs for Jamie English in the Long Jump and equalled in the High Jump. Good results after long injury.

PB for Rachel Elder in 60m H

PBs for Euan Hood and Magnus Tait in the u17 800 and 1500 respectively.

PB for Bryony Patterson in the Long Jump

And just outside the medals for Sarah Tait in 4th in U17, 1500.

Full Results now available via Scottish Athletics.
Bryony Patterson U17 LJ 5.12 (PB). TJ 10.35
Jamie English U17 LJ 5.53 (PB) HJ 1.65 (=PB)
Rachel Robertson Women’s Long jump 5.73
Rachel Elder 60m h 9.98 and 9.48 in the TJ
Lauren Dickson U17 800 2.24 in heat and 2.18.34 in final – Silver
1500 4.50 – Silver
Ailsa Innes. U17 800 2.27.31 in heat and 2.23.75 for 5th in final
Cameron Steven men’s 800 1.57.66 in heat and 1.58.61 for 6th in final
Magnus Tait U17 1500. 4.36.51
Euan Hood U17 800 2.12.76
Robert Ferguson men’s HJ 2.05 for 3rd
Sarah Tait U17 1500 4.52 and 4th

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Lasswade Road Race – assistance sought

Roll up, roll up. Assistance needed



Ruth Szymanski is STILL looking for some volunteers to assist prepare after race buffet for the Lasswade Road Race on Sunday 6 March 2016. Required from around 1000- 1500 hrs. While she is happy to see returning faces she is also after some NEW volunteers.

These events don’t run themselves so if you can spare a few hours and fancy helping Ruth out either contact her at or through CDO Brian hood at so that she can coordinate the process.

We thank you in anticipation

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East Lothian Cross Country

For anyone looking for another cross country race prior to the National Cross Country Championships at Falkirk there is an event in East Lothian on 6th February.

I think it is a fairly new race so not one that I am familiar with however it is good to support these events.

For for information please click link below:

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Indoor meeting Meadowbank February 28th


On line entries are now being taken for the above event. Final sign up date is 15 February 2016


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Inter District Championships – Edinburgh – 09/01/2016

The Inter District Championships were held yesterday at Holyrood Park as part of the Great Edinburgh Cross Country event. There were eight athletes from Lasswade AC representing the East District team. All of the athletes performed well in some cases picking up team medals.

The finishing positions were as follows:

U13 Boys – Harry Henriksen 6th – (Gold Team Medal – East Team 1st)
U13 Girls – Hannah Little 28th

U15 Boys- Magnus Tait 8th (Silver Team Medal – East Team 2nd)
U15 Boys – Euan Hood 18th
u15 Girls – Sarah Tait 5th (Silver Team Medal – East Team 2nd)

U17 Men – Matthew Smith 32nd
U17 Women  – Lauren Dickson 5th (Gold Team Medal – East Team 1st)
U17 Women – Ailsa Innes 23rd

Well done to you all and congratulations to the medalists.

For full results click here 




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