Great Winter Run 5k, Edinburgh

On Saturday I headed through to Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh to compete in the Great Winter Run 5k and then watch a feast of top quality Cross Country action with Kenenisa Bekele topping the bill. The 5k started on the road next to Arthur's Seat went uphill for two kilometers, levelled out for one and then back downhill for two. The first kilometre was sheltered and I found myself out in front. We were then met by a fairly strong headwind and I held onto the lead until two kilometres.…Read more

New Committee

Last night's AGM saw a new committee elected for the next year. We'd all like to thank committee members who were standing down for all their help and dedication over the last few years, particularly Scott Kennedy and Club president Emma Birnie who'd both served for a long time and given so much to the club. We'd like to wish the new committee all the very best over the next year, which next year will see the club's tenth anniversary. The new committee is: Club President:: Robert McEwan Club Secretary:: Carla Deans Membership…Read more

Ironman UK report

Huge congratulations from the club to member Gavin, who completed the UK Ironman. Gavin wrote a superb summary of his experience: First of all, thanks for all the support over the last few months.  I managed to complete my first triathlon in 13:53:29.  I took 1:32:59 to cover the 2.4 mile swim; 7:22:30 for the 112 mile bike and 4:32:19 for the marathon, with the other few minutes in transition changing and sorting myself out!  The swim start was delayed unitl 6:30 due to the overcast and dark conditions, visability above water was…Read more