Young Athletes Induction Course 1/16

Lasswade AC are now actively seeking names of young athletes aged 8-11 years to join our next induction group. This 10 week block offers athletes the opportunity to try all athletic disciplines. The courses are due to start Monday 1 February 2016 and Thursday 4 February 2016.   Cost : £20 for the course.

Any notes of interest pleased notify our Club Development Officer Brian Hood on where he can arrange the necessary information sheet to be sent for completion



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New Year Sprint (part 2) 1 January 2016

Report by Gordon Robertson

In today’s New Year Sprint at Musselburgh Race Course, two of the club’s athletes made the final, finishing in 3rd and 4th place.
Keiran Reilly and Jordan Charters both won their semi-finals, while Charlie Carstairs finished 4th in his race and missed out on qualification for the final.
In a tight final Keiran just pipped Jordan for 3rd place, clocking 11.44s to Jordan’s 11.45s.
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Very Best Wishes for 2016

To all our Club Members and Supporters – have a great year.

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New Year sprint report

On Wednesday 30th December, in difficult conditions – in the middle of ‘Storm Frank’ – four Lasswade athletes competed in the heats for the 147th New Year Sprint at Meadowmill Sports Centre.
In the main event – the 110m Handicap – Jordan Charters, Keiran Reilly and Charlie Carstairs all won their heats to qualify for the semi finals on New Year’s Day, while Rachel Robertson finished 2nd in her heat, but unfortunately didn’t qualify this year.
Rachel also competed in the women’s only event, winning her heat and going on to finish sixth in the final.
Keiran completed a fine day for the club’s sprinters winning the 90m final and 1st prize of £300.
Well done to all the athletes and good luck to Jordan, Keiran and Charlie as they chase the title and first prize of £4000 at Musselburgh Race Course on New Year’s Day.
Reporter : Gordon Robertson
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Lasswade AC 10 mile Road Race

Less than a week to go until our road race. Start time 1200 but must be registered by 1115. Only a handful of places remain . On line entry via


See you there !!!

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Inter District Selection

The East District Cross Country Championships took place at Livingston on 12 December 2015.

This was the principal race for selection of the East District Team for the Inter District Race that takes place at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh on 9 January 2016. This is held prior to the Great Edinburgh Cross Country races in which Mo Farah is down to run so it’s great for the kids to feel part of this event.

Lasswade have done particularly well this year with eight athletes being selected for the event.

Selected athletes:

U13 Boys – Harry Henriksen

U13 Girls – Hannah Little

U15 Boys – Magnus Tait and Euan Hood

U15 Girls – Sarah Tait

U17 Men – Matthew Smith

U17 Women – Lauren Dickson and Ailsa Innes

We also have Guy Learmouth who has been picked for the Scotland team for the 4 x 1K relay.

Congratulations to you all on your selection.

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Merry Christmas and Thank You

Thanks to all our Members, Coaches, Committee , Volunteers  and Club Development Officer  for making this a very good year for the club.

Very Merry Xmas to all.

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Lasswade AC 10 mile Road Race 6 March 2016

Entries are now being taken for our Lasswade 10 mile road race taking place on 6 March 2016.


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Annual Cross Country 2015 (remix)

Brian Hood has managed to track down a few more pics. Thanks are due to the photographers cos these are excellent! Watch in fullscreen if you can…

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Belated Annual Cross Country Animoto

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