Iain Carrick Farewell Bash!

by Neil Scott on 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 11.8.14

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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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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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Henry’s Athletics Report 9.6.14

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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 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 3rd Feb 2014

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