Friday, 29 July 2016

jogscotland saturday development groups for the second half of 2016.

Hi- due to an injury, i'll not be starting my normal end of summer groups at the start of August. However, i will be at &  encouraging parkrunning, so come along to portobellos very own figgate park at 930 on a Saturday & i'll see you there. If you have any questions or want any pointers, please come & join in. Normal service may be resumed in the autumn if i'm sorted.

free, timed & fun for everyone. sign up, print out your barcode & come along. [&DFYB]

Tuesday, 19 July 2016

lucjas new adventures!

1.       I am hosting on this Saturday 23rd of july which is a free event leaving from Northface Store on Saturday morning out to the Pentlands (Flotterstone Pub) for a 7 mile run for ALL abilities, transport provided, but you need to register for numbers. [need trail shoes]

2.       You may have seen on Facebook, but I am heading off next week to run #500kin5days running the length of The Netherlands with my friend Marina, wearing only our pink (R)underwear.  Just a little bit mad I know!  I am raising money for Pink Ribbon Foundation (Breast cancer) so if you can please give me a shout out to try and build our donations for such a worthy cause I would really appreciate it.  The link is
We are asking people to take a selfie with the attached sign and do a tweet or facebook message to say ‘I support @runningdutchie & @mranger90 run for @pinkribbonfound #500kin5days Sponsor them now ‘ If it’s on facebook lose the @ signs of course.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

the 7th annual LP run

Like running? Like good tunes? Like eating cake?  

If you said yes to any of these, then the good news is the ERN LP RUN is back for our 7th year!  At 11am on Sunday 21st August at Meadowbank Stadium and this year in aid of Its Good 2 Give, a charity supporting local young people with cancer and their families.  The theme for this year's race is "High School": the summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school, so come along and enjoy the experience of running on a track, no matter how fast or slow you are!
The run is based on the oldest race in Houston, Texas now in its 49th year.  For the ipod generation here is a short explanation.  On the crack of the starting pistol you run as many Revolutions Per Minute (laps) of the track as you can during 33 and a third minutes, all the while listening to top tunes. Entrants are responsible for counting their own laps but bands will be given out for each lap completed and there will be independent verification of the front runners and prizes for the top male and female finishers, as well as spot prizes. 
You also have the option to choose a tune you'd like to hear played as you're running, and to tie in with the High School theme, we're asking you to pick a tune that reminds you of your school days!  

After the race is done and dusted, arguably the best bit - tea, coffee and cake!  Edinburgh Running Network members love their cake, and we have a lot of great bakers, so join in and bring along a cake - there will be a mystery prize for the best cake, but all cakes and traybakes will be welcome, it doesn't have to be perfect, just tasty! 
ERN is one of the friendliest running clubs in Scotland and we welcome runners of all abilities. Come along and find out just how much we love to run, and eat cake.

2016 LP run T-shirts are available to pre-order with your entry - this year the colour is magenta.  
Please note that music requests & T-shirt orders are only available with Early-Bird sign-up, which ends on 4th July 2016.
sign up here;
now sold out! but if you are young enough.....

*New for 2016* entries are open to 16-17 year olds, providing they are accompanied by an adult who is also running the race.  Please submit details of the junior runner when registering the adult.

The ERN LP Run is a Scottish Athletics Permit Event held under UK Athletics Rules.

Sunday, 15 May 2016

this years jogscotland challenges.

Hawick 5k - 28/08/2016        
Pitlochry 5k - 18/09/2016        
River Ness 5k & River Ness 10k (Inverness) - 25/09/2016

anyone fancy getting out & about?

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

congratulations [belated] for London Marathon finishers marianne & emma.

excellent work

Night out alert, june

There is a night out being planned on
 Friday 17th of June at the Orchard at Canonmills. 
Eating & drinking. limited seats, 
See Marianne on a Saturday or Tuesday.

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Saturday 7th may for beginners & intermediates

I have to go off & defend my title in the glen affric duathlon this weekend , 
Deirdre is off to newcastle for unspecified fun, & Eleanor will be at portobello parkrun.
Please head along to parkrun-930am in scotland- 1st timers briefing at 915- always worthwhile. 

  • portobello, 
  • cramond, 
  • dunfermline or 
  • Pauline from beginners enjoying the sunshine at portobello parkrun.

  • kirkcaldy .

[& for Deirdre & Mark- there is a choice of 4 parkruns in the Newcastle area! wow, spoilt for choice.
 [9am start though...]

 For the beginners this week , week 8, we are doing 2 x 15 mins run & a 3 min walk. continue until you find the finish. don't forget your barcode  & let me know how you get on.
intermediates are up to 2 x 30 mins with a 5 min walk. in between. [?2 parkruns?]