Half Marathon Champs; East Hill; Club jobs; SVHC trial

Wednesday 13th September 2017

Half Marathon Champs last year saw medals for Callum Hawkins, Tewolde Mengisteab and Andrew Lemoncello

HM Team Registration 2017

The Scottish Half Marathon Champs take place within the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow on Sunday 1 October.

And we’d like help from clubs and from individuals who are racing that day to register for the Scottish Half Marathon Champs by letting us know in advance.

If you have already entered, or if you are a club official and know the names of your club entrants, we’d like those to be registered with scottishathletics by 12 noon on Wednesday 27 September in order to be eligible for championship medals (this will particularly be helpful for teams and age group medals).

All registered athletes must be current paid members of scottishathletics. Rules relating to students in Full time education in Scotland are applicable.

Forms are available via the link above and via the Events Section page for the Great Scottish Run. Please email them to Events@scottishathletics.org.uk Thanks


Race website

The scottishathletics East District Hill Running Championships are being held at the Morven Hill Race on Saturday 23 September – with entries open.

Athletes are reminded that they must be scottishathletics members to be eligible for medals, and they must run for their first claim club.

It is recommended that you pre-enter by following the link below, given the entry limit of 150. You can only enter on the day if the limit has not been reached.

Enter here

The Medal categories are as follows:

U20 (1st M and F); Senior M and F (1,2,3); V40 M and F (1,2,3) V50 (1st M and F); Club Teams of three M and F (1,2,3)


There are part-time vacancies currently available at four of our scottishathletics-affiliated clubs.

And we’re looking for individuals who can work as part of a team and carry the baton in appointments which we believe are key to helping further develop our wonderful sport in Scotland.

Arbroath and District AC are looking for a Club Together Officer to help them grow the sport in that community. The closing date for applications is noon on September 19.

Whitemoss AAC, who are based in East Kilbride, are looking for a Coaching Development Pathways Officer. The closing date for applications is noon on September 28.

Kilmarnock Harrier & AC are now advertising for a two-year part-time post for Pathways Development Officer. The closing date for applications is noon on September 28.

And Harmeny AC in Edinburgh, as they seek to build on big growth in their junior section over the past couple of years, have a vacancy for an event group coach in sprints/jumps. Closing 10 October.

Check out details on each of these vacancies and how to apply on our Jobs in Athletics section.


SVHC website

For many members of the Scottish Veteran Harriers Club, the highlight of the competitive year is the annual British and Irish Masters Cross Country International.

And this year the event being held Derry, Northern Ireland on Saturday 18 November.

The team selection process this year will see trial races at Tollcross Park in Glasgow and being run over the course used for the International 2016.

There will be two races to be held on Saturday 16 September; a 6Km race for all women’s age groups and for men over 65 will start at 1pm and an 8Km race for all other men’s age groups will start at 2pm.

The selection format will be: M35-39, M40-44, M45-49 and M50-54 age groups the first three finishers will be selected with an additional three being selected on known form. Similarly in the remaining men’s age groups and all women’s teams, the first two finishers will be selected plus a further two on known form.

Entries for the trial races should be sent in advance by email and should include date of birth and first claim club:

Women: Ada Stewart stewart2@ntlworld.com  Men: Men John Bell jbell1969@gmail.com


Tags: Arbroath and District AC, East District Hill Champs, Great Scottish Run, Harmeny AC, hill running, Kilmarnock Harriers, Masters International XC, Scottish Half Marathon Champs, SVHC, Whitemoss AAC

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