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Scottish FPSG Athlete of the Year short-lists revealed

29/10/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Six of Scotland’s top stars are in the running for the FPSG Scottish Athlete of the Year award for 2019. It looks like one of the toughest decisions in recent years with success being achieved at international level across the disciplines. Jacob Adkin and Andy Douglas won the European Championship a … Read more

Callum Hawkins and Kilbarchan beaten to Scottish XC relay gold by Central AC

29/10/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Callum Hawkins returned to his cross country roots as he raced across the mud and hills of Cumbernauld on Saturday in his first outing since his superb – but agonising – performance in the IAAF World Champs marathon ended with fourth place in Doha. The Olympian’s presence thrilled big crowds at the … Read more

McConnell with supportive words for fellow Scotswoman Muir

19/03/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Lee McConnell believes Hampden heartbreak five years ago and a growing sense of maturity will allow Laura Muir to cope with being the face of Scottish athletics. Middle distance specialist Muir won an unprecedented Double Double at the European Indoors in Glasgow earlier this month as she successful … Read more

Laura Muir on her determination to succeed

07/03/2019 by Scottish Athletics

Double European Indoors champion Laura Muir has recalled how she went through deep disappointment at a number of Scottish Schools championship events in her mid-teens. Laura was ninth in the Scottish Schools XC at Irvine in 2008 to miss out on selection for the SIAB International Match and, around t … Read more

Record numbers set for Lindsays Scottish National Cross Country

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20/02/2019 by Scottish Athletics

All roads lead to just one place this weekend as the Lindsays National XC takes centre stage – Callendar Park in Falkirk. The event has attracted the biggest fields in 25 years of combined male/female championships with 2458 names on start-lists and just over 100 clubs represented. There are now 10 … Read more

Strong Scottish team set for home crowd

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18/02/2019 by Scottish Athletics

“Scottish athletes savouring a record representation at Glasgow 2019 are reaping the rewards for many years of hard work – and coaches and clubs have played a huge role, too.” That’s the verdict of Stephen Maguire, Head of Performance and Coaching at Scottish Athletics, in a special video interview … Read more

Zoey Clark impresses with two medals at Scottish Indoors

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28/01/2019 by Scottish Athletics

GB international Zoey Clark claimed a gold and silver medal double at the FPSG Scottish Seniors and U17s Champs (full results here) – and insisted a return to the Emirates Arena for the European Indoors would be her dream ticket. The double World Relay medallist clocked 7.42 in the 60m final to take … Read more

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Jemma Reekie wins Senior Women’s race at the Lindsays Solicitors Scottish Athletics Short Course Cross Country Championships 2018. Photo: Bobby Gavin / scottishathletics.

Reekie and Sweeney take Scottish Short Course XC wins

11/11/2018 by Scottish Athletics

Andy Young landed the scottishathletics Performance Coach of the Year award one week prior to the Lindsays Short Course XC Championships. If that was largely for his high profile work with Laura Muir then Young’s tutelage of Jemma Reekie and Sol Sweeney was apparent in Lanark. Reekie and Sweeney eac … Read more

Steph Twell set for marathon debut

09/11/2018 by Scottish Athletics

Commonwealth and European track medallist Steph Twell is ready to race her first marathon before the end of this year. The Olympian and GB and Scotland international, who is making a move to the roads after a fine career in cross country and track, will compete in the Valencia Marathon on December 2 … Read more

SCOTTISH ATHLETICS STORIES ONLY. Laura Muir and coach Andy Young at the Scottish Athletics Annual Awards. Photo: Bobby Gavin

Laura Muir awarded Scottish Athlete of the Year

04/11/2018 by Scottish Athletics

Laura Muir is Scotland’s FPSG Athlete of the Year after a thrilling 12 months for the endurance runner from Kinross. Dame Kelly Holmes helped make the presentations as Guest of Honour at the scottishathletics and jogscotland FPSG Awards Dinner. It was also a great moment for some of the best-known n … Read more