Lasswade Club Championships Meadowbank Sunday 11 September 2016

Forms for this year’s Club Championships are now in circulation. ┬áIf you have yet to get one from Dave McConnell, the attachments below can be printed off completed and handed over at training to Dave!AlZql6ch7UVwxQoFRCl6fKWqQYEK!AlZql6ch7UVwxQig-WalSu1RYf6X

If you could do this as soon as practicable so we can gauge the number involved



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Division 2 champions Forth Valley League

Brilliant news for Lasswade’s young athletes. Won all three sections from Saturday, won all three matches over the series. Huge well done to athletes, parents, coaches and officials . Special thanks to Craig Morton in his first season as Team Manager.

Looking forward to the Presidents select match and next season in Division 1.

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FVL and CSSAL weekend 25 & 26 June 2016

A Big Big week for Lasswade with the final FVL match of the season on Saturday. Sitting top of Div 2 and pushing for promotion.

Sunday’s match is possibly even bigger. CSSAL down at Nithsdale and again with the clash of dates with an Upper YDL we need all athletes to try and make themselves available.

With one of our normal selectors (Linda) away we have a mix of Craig for the younger athletes and Margaret and David Mc for the older groups.

If approached please help. If not then please come forward to Craig , Margaret or Dave there is probably an event for you.

“You find out a lot about yourself through athletics. If you’re cut out to be a winner or a failure or a quitter, athletics will bring it out of you”
(Steve Ovett)

We may not all be winners but at Lasswade AC we are no failures and no quitters !!!!! Time to step forward …….

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Urgent update re YDL match 19 June2016

Could all athletes and parents of athletes who had been listed for the lower YDL match this weekend please check their emails including spam and respond to team manager Linda Smith as soon as possible. Many thanks

Brian, CDO

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Plea for athletes YDL Sunday 19 June

Team Manager Linda Smith is still looking for a number of replies from athletes for this coming Sunday’s YDL please respond ASAP

Also so far a poor response from u13 athletes so if you are or know the athletes or parents please prompt them to respond to Linda soonest.

It is important to get as strong a squad out to this one as possible


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Scottish Schools Championship 10 & 11 June 2016, Grangemouth

Last weekend saw a number of athletes competing in the Schools Championship through at Grangemouth. A full list of results are provided via the link above and a breakdown of club athletes who medalled or PB’d will be posted in due course.


well done to all taking part

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Stonehaven Half Marathon

All entries through Entry Central

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YDL Sunday 22 May 2016, Grangemouth

YDL Sunday 22 May 2016 Grangemouth

Team manager Linda Smith has sent out emails for next Sunday’s lower YDL and u17 challenge event at Grangemouth.

Can you also check your spam mailbox if not in the usual in box. Replies back to Linda ASAP.
Many thanks

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East District Championship -Day 2

Another great day in the sun for our athletes through at the East Champs at Grangemouth

No fewer than 8 PBs

1 Gold – Adam Leighton in the High jump u15
3 Silver- Greg Louden 100m, Jamie English HJ u17
And Anna Burnside LJ u13
2 Bronze Hannah Little U15 800 and Megan Mclaughlin again today for the Shot Putt.

PBs for Jamie English x2 HJ and LJ
Adam Leighton HJ, Wiliam Darling 400m u17,Eilidh Brown U17 300 hurdles, Mia Downie u15 100m, Anna Burnside x2 U13 LJ and 100m
Results already posted and can be seen using link in previous post. Congratulations to all and indeed those that did not make PBs.

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East District Champs day 1 Friday 13 May 2016

A quick dirty breakdown of how Lasswade Athletes performed last night .
14 athletes ONLY (8 endurance, 2 triple jump, 2 discus,1 high jump and 1 200m).

Results :
2 gold- Michelle Blaikie U15 HJ, Harry Henriksen U13 1500,
2-silver – Megan McLaughlin discus u13 , Greg Louden SM 200m
1 – bronze – Lauren Dickson u17 1500

8 PBs in the process

1500 Harry Henriksen, Lauren Meikle, Magnus Tait, and a huge 13 sec PB Matthew Smith

High Jump Michelle Blaikie 1.53m
Discus Megan McLaughlin 14.8 m

A great performance given our low numbers and no younger sprinters.

Here’s hoping for a good day 2.

Results below

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