HELP Running Club AGM 12th November 2014

by Neil Scott on October 30, 2014

HELP Running Club AGM will take place on Wednesday 12th November 2014 in Haddington Rugby Club at 8pm   Please remember that Subscriptions are now due.

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ATHLETICS REPORT 9.9.14

September 9, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 9.9.14 EAST LOTHIAN VETS SINE IN SCOTTISH HALF MARATHON. Nearly 3000 runners formed  orderly colour coded groups at Meadowmill for the start of the first Scottish Half Marathon run totally on East Lothian roads last Saturday. The course took them through Longniddry and onto the coast road returning through Cockenzie and Prestonpans to [...]

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ATHLETICS REPORT 2.9.14

September 2, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 2.9.14 GREGORY SHOWS THE SENIORS A CLEAN PAIR OF HEELS. The second east Lothian Open graded meeting organised by Team East Lothian at the Meadowmill Arena last Saturday turned out to be a fine day but spoilt somewhat by a strong wind which affected many of the shorter races. Highlights included Craig Lennie’s [...]

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HELP YOUNG ATHLETES AWARDS 2013

December 2, 2013

ATHLETICS REPORT 26.11.2013 HELP YOUNG ATHLETES AWARDS. Last Monday night the Meadowmill Athletic Arena  was deserted. Instead HELP’s young  athletes together with their parents filled the conference room at Meadowmill sports centre for the annual awards presentations. Ruth Watson, secretary and newly appointed Chair of the East Lothian Development Group highlighted the past year’s efforts [...]

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Athletics Report 20 Jan 2014

January 21, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 20.01.2009.   YOUNG ATHLETES WIN INDOORS AND OUT,   East Lothian’s young athletes were again on a winning streak last week-end both on the dry surface at Kelvin Hall and in the mud and cold in Dunfirmline.   At Kelvin Hall in the East District Indoor Track and Field Championships Fiona Cleat (EAC) [...]

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Athletics Report 3rd Feb 2014

February 8, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 3.2.14 RHONA & WILLIE TAKE NATIONAL BRONZE   The Scottish Masters Cross Country Championships for athletes over the age of 40 was held in Hawick in awful weather conditions with wind and rain bouncing off the competitors. The event is split into two main categories with the men over 40 under 60 in [...]

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EAST LOTHIAN XC RESULTS 2014

February 9, 2014

EAST LOTHIAN CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS 2014

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Athletics Round Up 10th Feb 2014

February 13, 2014

ATHLETICS ROUND UP 10.2.14   RUNNERS FACE GALE FORCE WINDS AT MEADOWMILL It was a very busy week-end for East Lothian athletes with events indoors at Glasgow and Sheffield plus the East Lothian Cross Country Championships at Meadowmill where runners had to face 60mph gale force winds. Last Thursday at the Emarites Arena in Glasgow [...]

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HELP 10K Festival Road Race Saturday 7th June

April 8, 2014

HELP Festival 10K Road Race. Saturday 7th June at 1500 SAL £10        Non SAL 12 Entert at www.entrycentral.com HELP 10K_ver2  

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Henry’s Athletics Report 15th April 2014

April 15, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 15.4.14 DAVID HAS STEADY MARATHON. Twenty year old David Woods (HELP) completed the first of his ‘Triple’ marathon challenge in the Virgin Money London Marathon last Sunday clocking a very respectable 3hrs 26m. He will continue his training for both the Edinburgh Marathon in May and a marathon in Wales in July to [...]

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Henry’s ATHLETIC REPORT 2.6.14

June 6, 2014

BOWIE ANCHORS SCOTTSH QUARTET TO GLASGOW Jamie Bowie (Inverness Harriers) has had a respite from his post as Athletics development Officer for East Lothian but has been training with the British 400mt relay squad in the Bahamas. Although he was not a member of the British squad that competed in the World relay championships he [...]

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Henry’s Athletics Report 9.6.14

June 13, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 9.6.14. MAKIE BREAKS OWN COURSE RECORD, Brian Mackie  (EAC) took advantage of the cool rain and little wind to challenge his record run of last year in the Hadington Festival 10k road race. Last year he was chased all the way to the line, winning by just 2 seconds. This year he won [...]

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ATHLETICS REPORT 14.7.14

July 15, 2014

DAVID BACK INTO HIS STRIDE. David Woods (HELP) who was despondant after having to pull out of his last marathon, got back into his stride in Wales when he tackled the undulations of the Tenby Marathon and finished in 3hr 28m. He told Joe Forte in a text message that he felt that a sub [...]

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES PREVIEW

July 15, 2014

LOTHIAN ATHLETS READY FOR THE GAMES. Nearly 25% of the 2014 Scottish Commonwealth Games team (310) will either come from or have direct connections with the Lothians (East, Mid and West plus Edinburgh.) A break down shows that 58 will be linked by birth, home or club to Edinburgh; 10 to West Lothian;9 to East [...]

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ATHLETICS REPORT 11.8.14

August 12, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 11.8.14 HIGH TURN OUT FOR LOCAL RACES. There was a very high turn out for both races in East Lothian last week with nearly 300 runners on the start line at both the North Berwick Law Race last Wednesday and the Haddington Half Marathon on Saturday at Neilson Park. It was a glorious [...]

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Iain Carrick Farewell Bash!

August 17, 2014

After some 9 years membership of HELP and having thoroughly enjoyed participating in many of the activities, races and social events, I am about to retire and return to my family home in Renfrewshire. So with considerable regret I must bid a fond farewell to all my many friends and acquaintances at HELP. To that [...]

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ATHLETICS REPORT 24.08.2014 DOUBLE GOLD FOR MARIA

August 25, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 24.08.2014 DOUBLE GOLD FOR MARIA At the Paralympic Games in London two years ago Maria Lyle from Dunbar was only 12 years old and too young to compete, but she had already broken the world record for the T35 100mts. A star was born! And last week in Swansea at the IPC European [...]

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GOATS GALLOP RESULTS

November 26, 2014

1 Guy Dick ( guest runner ) 1.13 2 David Wood H.E.L.P trophy winner  1.17 3 Nick Williamson .Dunbar 1.17 4 Stuart Hay Dunbar .1.18 5 Lee Curtis  Dunbar. 1.19 6 Frank McPartland .1.20 7 Sandy Wallace .1.27 8 Julie Oswald.  Musselburgh 1.35  1st Lady 9 Gordon Eadie. Musselburgh 1.35 10 Tony Segal. Musselburgh 1.36 [...]

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GOATS GALLOP

November 17, 2014

The Goats Gallop will take place on sunday 23 November at 11am Starting at Longyester Farm Cottages. This years route will be different from previous years to include more off road ( Hills ) although the normal route may be an option. Runners must bring wet weather kit with them,a decision to carry it or [...]

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ATHLETICS REPORT 28.10.2014

October 30, 2014

ATHLETICS REPORT 28.10.2014 LAW PRIMARY MAKE HISTORY. Law Primary School, North Berwick made a moment of athletic history last Saturday when they entered three teams in the Scottish National Primary Schools road relay championships held at Grangemouth. It was the first time that a primary school in East Lothian had entered the competition. There has [...]

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