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Club Bulletin 29th May 2023

2023-24 Membership Renewals

Following agreement on membership fees at the AGM, details of how to renew your membership for the coming year have been emailed out and can also be found on the members’ Facebook page. You can also click here to renew on EntryCentral. If you have any queries, please contact us by email to [email protected]Please renew this week if you haven’t already done so. 

Training this week:

Tuesday May 30: 5 min @ tempo pace, 5 min easy, 2 x 3 min @ 10k pace (1 min recovery between) x 2 with 5 min rest between sets. The session will take place in  Pittencrieff Park (aka The Glen).  Meet by the Glen Pavilion Cafe.  Glen Pavilion   Parking available in the city’s car parks.

The session will be led by Lesley.

Thursday June 1:  Monaghetti Fartlek (variation) x 2 sets hard effort: (grass), 2 x 90s on 90s off, 4 x 60s on 60s off, 4 x 30s on 30s off, 4 x 15s on 15s off, 5 mins recovery. The session will take place in Grange Park (opposite the King Malcolm Hotel), meet for warm up at Grange Drive Warm up meeting place   Plenty of street parking locally.  The session will be led by Nicole.

The session leaders will lead a warm up at 18:30, leaving from the session meeting place, followed by a dynamic warm up at 18:45 and the sessions will start at 18:50.  If you can’t make the 18:30 warm up, don’t forget to do a good warm up before the dynamic warmup, and do a cool down after the session.

The Return to Running group will also be meeting at Grange Park on Thursday. The group is ideal for members wanting to ease back into training or looking for a gentler session.

If training needs to be cancelled for any reason, we will post on Facebook.

Remember, if you have any symptoms of any potentially transmissible illness (not just Covid), please do not attend training. 



2023-24 GP – Upcoming Events

Details of all 20 GP events have been emailed to all members and are on the website here.  Some events are selling out quickly so it’s worth checking when entries open for the races you’re targeting.

Details of how to download Team Stack App will be included with this week’s bulletin. The app is a useful way of sharing race information and coordinating travel plans etc. A helpful addition to our usual communication channels which include emails, website, Facebook, twitter and Instagram.

Our next GP event is the Gargunnock Hill Race on Saturday 3rd June. Click here for further information.

Race Results

We will automatically report the results of GP races. However, if you have taken part in other events, please let us know by sending your results to [email protected]

Wednesday 24th May – Formonthills Race, Glenrothes

  • 6 Kenny Fairfield            31:30
  • 15 Karen Forsyth             35:55
  • 16 Steven Barrie              36:14
  • 17 Zuleika Brett               36:28
  • 18 Lesley Reynolds          36:37
  • 19 Colin Reynolds            36:57

Sunday 28th May, Dunblane 12k

  • 72 Alison Murray             57:36

Sunday 28th May – Edinburgh Half Marathon

  • 1194 John Hynd                   1:39:19 (1:38:26)
  • 2296 Andy Spence               1:52:29 (1:46:39)
  • 2303 Sarah Marshall           1:51:15 (1:46:42)
  • 2784 Derek McDonald        1:57:19 (1:49:34)
  • 4855 Grace Jamieson          2:07:33 (2:00:01)
  • 8447 Nicole Jackson            2:46:33 (2:23:22)
  • 8572 Ailsa Campbell            2:43:17 (2:24:28)

Sunday 28th May, Edinburgh Marathon

  • 242 Jamie Harte                 3:01:30 (3:00:27)
  • 759 Jonathan Millar          3:24:13 (3:23:09)
  • 3649 Clara Kay                     4:33:34 (4:19:17)
  • 4924 Shelley Hogg               4:57:03 (4:43:11)

Race Reports

Race reports can be found here. If you’ve run a race and would like to tell club members about it – the highs and the lows – please send reports and photos to [email protected]

Sportsshoes Discount

The discount code for June, valid until 3rd July is ADWGW4.  This code gets you 10% off the whole range on orders over £50 and free standard shipping (normally £4.99) on all orders.  Don’t forget to shop around to get the best deal!

Trustees meeting

The first meeting of the new trustee board takes place this week.  Pease contact Sue on [email protected] if you wish to raise any topic, or speak with one of the trustees (Alan Murray, Brian Miller, Sue Walker, Sarah Wellcoat, Nicole Jackson, Kathryn Fairfield, Kieran Morgan, Val Macaulay, Kerry Hunter, Alistair Nelson, and Gordon Henderson)