ENTRIES CLOSE THURSDAY: Young Athletes Road Races at East Fortune

Tuesday 28th February 2023

Action from the races at Greenock last year (photo by Bobby Gavin)

Enter here for Young Athletes Road Races

Our Young Athlete Road Races are taking place in east Lothian next month – with a London Mini Marathon selection element in the U17 and U15 age groups.

And clubs and individuals should be aware that the online entry process closes at 5pm on Thursday (March 2).

The enclosed race circuit facility at East Fortune (near North Berwick) is the venue for the event on Saturday 18 March.

Six races will be scheduled that day across the U17, U15 and U13 age groups with medals on offer for individuals and teams (three to count).

Clubs and individuals can go online and enter through their portals – see the link at the start of the story above.


Approximate race distances for each age group are as follows:

  • U13 – 3km
  • U15 – 4km
  • U17 – 5km

Details of age group dates for the 2022-23 competition year can be found on our website here


London Mini Marathon Selection Information

The Scottish team for each age group (U15 and U17) travelling to this April’s London Mini Marathon will be selected based on the first four athletes across the line in this event.

There will also be two discretionary spots that will be selected based on eligibility and current form.

Age groupings for the London Mini Marathon are:

*U15 D.O.B 01/09/07 – 31/08/09

*U17 D/.O.B 01/09/05 – 31/08/07

Tags: East Fortune, London Mini Marathon, Young Athletes Road Races

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