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    • Weekly News 2 October 2023
      • This week Results NZ Road Relay Championships Wellington Scottish tied with WHAC for third equal in the club of the year competition behind Whippets and Don Grieg Racing Stables. The W50s won their grade and are national champions again, with five of the six of them running fastest lap and Karyn McLean winning the baton. […]

    • Weekly News 25 September 2023
      • This week Results Sri Chinmoy 24-hour race The Sri Chinmoy 6, 12 and 24-hour races were held in Auckland this weekend. Liam Jones was 3rd male and 4th overall in the 24-hour race, running 184.514km. and Gordon Pal was the 6th male, running 173.299km in 24 hours. Results Notices Nau mai Welcome to new club […]

    • Weekly News 18 September 2023
      • Register for Road Relays — see below for lots more information. This week Results Barkley Fall Classic Kyle Malone was 4th in this international 50km in 9:47:00. The BFC is a 50-kilometre race in Tennessee, USA, with a (self-described) ridiculous amount of climb and descent. Results Race Tekapo Mel Aitken, 4:29:47, was 2nd in this 50km […]

    • Weekly News 11 September 2023
      • Last chance! Register for Road Relays — see below for lots more information. This week Results NZ Road Championships 4 Scottish runners became national age group champions at Massey University yesterday: Mel Brandon, Heather Walker, Peter Stevens and Michele Allison. Athletics NZ race report and results Dunedin Marathon Three Scottish runners made the trek down […]

    • Weekly News 4 September 2023
      • This week Results Wellington Team for NZ Road Race Congratulations to Ben Brunner, Seamus Kane, Emma Perron, Simon Keller, Alasdair Saunders, Andrew Kerr, Grant McLean, Peter Stevens, Ayesha Shafi, Heather Walker, Maria Williams, Michele Allison, Loretta Desourdy and Terri Grimmett, who have all been selected to represent Wellington at the NZ Road Championships this weekend. […]

    • Weekly News 28 August 2023
      • Apologies to you all for publishing the wrong start time for the Needle Relay last week. This week Results World Athletics Championship James Preston was 6th in his 800m heat in 1:46.84. Results Needle Relay Emma Perron starred at the Needle Relay with a new lap record over the 3km lap of 10.41. She had […]

    • Weekly News 21 August 2023
      • This week Results Wellington Road Championships 1km: Rowan Richardson 4.27, Nicholas Cottingham 4.30, Abby Cleland 5.30. 2km: Naomi Richardson 8.02. 5km: Ayesha Shafi 18:38, Michele Allison 21.52 (1st W65), Chris Harp 22.02 (2nd M65), Betty Harp 22.09 (1st W60), Melissa Moon 32.44, Maria Williams 23.45, John Skinnonn 23.58 (1st M70), Karyn McLean 24.55, Richard Mercier 24.59 (3rd M70), […]

    • Weekly News 14 August 2023
      • It’s race week! This week Results James Preston selected for World Championships Congratulations to James Preston, who has been selected to represent New Zealand at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest. Athletics NZ statement: “New Zealand also boasts two men’s 800m representatives in Brad Mathas, who set a PB of 1:45.75 in Pfungstadt in June, […]

    • Weekly News 7 August 2023
      • This week Results Folksam Grand Prix, Malmö James Preston was 3rd in the 800m in 1:45.90. CAS International Meeting, Schifflange James Preston won the 800m in 1:46.44. South Island Half Marathon Luke Norman was 8th in 1:25:43. Results Highbury Fields Parkrun Wellington Scottish’s London branch was in action at the Highbury Field Parkrun. Lucy Fauth […]

    • Weekly News 31 July 2023
      • This week Results New Zealand Cross Country Championships A group of 32 Scottish runners and supporters made the trip to Taupō for the National Cross Coutnry Champs. 6km: Heather Walker won the 50-54 race in 24:34, breaking her course record time from last year. Ayesha Shafi was 2nd in the 35-39 race in 24:43. Emily […]

    • Weekly News 24 July 2023
      • This week Results Halcombe Relay Liam Jones ran the 29km, six-person relay by himself and was the 3rd overall in 1:58:09 (and first solo runner). Honest 10 Grant McLean was second in 35:47 (and age-graded to 30:27!). Ali Campbell 1st in 39:36, Lindsay Young 2nd in 45:02. Results 39th Johnsonville Road Race and Race Walk […]

    • Weekly News 17 July 2023
      • This week Results WUU2K Emily Solsberg says, “the WUU2k was out of this world, and it was a perfect day.” 21km – Jonas Lehmann was 2nd in 2:10. James Parsons was not far behind in 2:14. 43km. The women’s 43k was an amazing showing from Scottish women — all of whom were looking really great […]

    • Weekly News 10 July 2023
      • This week Results Galashiels Trophy and Novice Cup Samuel Miller (38 seconds under handicap) won the Galashiels Trophy, and Jaime Vessiot (21 seconds under handicap) won the Novice Cup. The only other person to beat the handicapper (by 2 seconds) was the course record holder Melissa Moon in third place. Ben and Abby Cleland won […]

    • Galashiels Trophy and Novice Cup results 2023
      • Samuel Miller (38 seconds under handicap) won the Novice Cup, and Jaime Vessiot (21 seconds under handicap) won the Galashiels Trophy. The only other person to beat the handicapper (by 2 seconds) was the course record holder, Melissa Moon, in third place. Rowan’s photos Handicap position First name Surname Gender Est race time Race time […]

    • Weekly News 3 July 2023
      • This week Results Gold Coast Marathon Some impressive results from across the Tasman this weekend. Half Marathon: Emma Perron 01:16:19, Lindsay Young finished in 1:39:45 (an 8:30 PB, on top of her 10min PB set in April), and Marianne Elliott finished in 1:46 (PB). Marathon: Simon Keller 02:49:52, Emma Bassett 3:14:55 (PB) Results North Island […]

    • Weekly New 26 June 2023
      • This week Results Western States Endurance Race Dan Jones finished 5th in this 100-mile race with 5 kilometres of vertical elevation. The Western States is the oldest and one of the world’s most famous ultra-marathon trail races. Results Wellington Marathon, Half marathon, and 10km Some highlights (I haven’t captured everybody, sorry): Marathon: Emma Jackson, 3:56:40, took […]

    • On the Run with AI
      • As a coach I have seen a fair number of technical advancements that have contributed to the success of runners. These range from technical advancements made on the manufacturing of shoes that reduce fatigue to carbon plate infused running economies (arguably “speed” for certain class of runners) to advancements in recovery nutrition or for those […]

    • Weekly News 19 June 2023
      • This week Results Kladno hází a Kladenské Memoriály, Kladno James Preston was a close second in this 800m in the Czech Republic in 1:46.78. Video (800m starts at 32:18) Waitangi Parkrun Dougal Thorburn, 15:38, set the Waitangi Parkrun record with his inaugural Parkrun. Behind him, a large bunch of Scottish runners also took part, including Grant […]

    • Weekly News 12 June 2023
      • This week Results Dorne Cup Palmerston North sent a gang to take down our Seamus Kane, but he repelled all challengers to remain undefeated this season. Diego Montes made his debut for the club, and James Parsons made a welcome return to the yellow singlet. Peter Stevens edged the Kāpiti Stevens and the cousin Stevens […]

    • Farewell Michael Browne
      • Club member Michael Charlson Browne passed away on 9 June 2023, peacefully at Te Hopai Home and Hospital, aged 92 years. You are welcome to attend a service to celebrate Michael’s life at the Cockburn Street Chapel, corner Cockburn St and Onepu Rd, Kilbirnie, Wellington, on Friday 16 June, 11am. A livestream will also be […]

    • Scottish land speed records
      • With the help of many stalwarts, I have compiled a draft list of Scottish running and walking records (at the end of the article and linked to a separate records page). Now I need your help to identify any gaps and mistakes in it. The men’s records were easier to compile because James Preston (3rd), […]

    • Weekly News 5 June 2023
      • This week Results Athletics Wellington winter series points Here is the link to the current standings (after 3 of the 6 events) of the Athletics Wellington Winter Series Competition. Final standings will be based on an athlete’s best 4 results from the 6 events (Shaw Baton, University Relay, Vosseler, Dorne Cup, Wellington XC and Wellington […]

    • Weekly News 29 May 2023
      • This week Results Vosseler Shield WHAC nearly called the event off after the torrential rain in the morning. The rain abated for the 5km race but returned for the 10km race, resulting in falls, slips and mud. 67 Scottish runners took part in total. Frank Grieve ran both the 5k and the 10k as his […]

    • Weekly News 22 May 2023
      • The Cross Country season kicks off properly this week with the famous Vosseler Shield races on Mt Victoria. Peter Wood from WHAC has a nice write-up about Fred Vosseler, who the event is named after. Vosseler was a renowned tramper, mountain climber, harrier and billiard table manufacturer. He was even falsely suspected of being a […]

    • Weekly News 15 May 2023
      • This week Results South Island Ultra Marathon Dan Jones won the men’s 100km event (from Greymouth to Hokitika) in a record time of 7:44:14. He also won $10,000 for breaking 8 hours. Yuliya Bozhko was second woman in 10:31:51. Results Interclubs MixtesTC/Super League, Bruxelles Hamish Carson won the 5000m in 14:06.75. Ultra Trail Australia Fiona […]

    • 2023 Chocolate Walk results
      • Mackays Crossing, QEII Park, Paekākāriki 7 May 2023 Race # First name Last name Club EST ACT Diff Line Place Diff Place 3 Jacqueline Wilson TREN 41:38 41:22 0:16 3 1 113 Peter Bailie SCOT 45:00 45:28 0:28 6 2 5 Helen Willis SCOT 45:26 44:56 0:30 5 3 6 Dave Moore HVH 51:00 51:39 […]

    • Weekly News 8 May 2023
      • This week Results NZ Marathon Championships Wellington Scottish Men won the team’s title at the NZ Marathon championships a few weeks ago in Christchurch. The scoring team — all under 3 hours — of Sam McCutcheon (2:37), Dion Gamperle (2:48), Alistair Richardson (2:53) and Bradley Wong (2:58) were ably supported by Karl Jackson (3:00), Gordon […]

    • Weekly News 1 May 2023
      • Remember to sign up as a member for 2023. This week Results Shaw Baton Relays 26 Scottish teams took part in the relays (possibly a record?) and 5 J-Teamers competed in the under-10 race. Our two national champion teams, the W50s and M50s couldn’t win — there were only 13 seconds separating the top three teams […]

    • Weekly News 24 April 2023
      • Remember to sign up as a member for 2023 on the new membership system. This week Results Honest Ten A good turnout of Scottish runners: Amy Franklin 38.48, Nicholas Bagnall 39.55, Jack Luscombe 41.16, Jennifer Duncan 41.45, Susan O’Brien 42.24, Emma Bassett 43.09, Samuel Miller 43.47, Hannah Stephen 45.20, Caroline Fyfe 58.31 Results Xterra Ōrongorongo No results […]

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