EKAC success at National championships

Two EKAC athletes won silver medals in their respective 4J Studios Scottish Athletics Age Group Championships during August. Both were running competitively in their events for only the second time, making for even more impressive performances. On 29 August in Aberdeen, Angus Wilkinson ran 4:35.41 in the Under 13 Boys 1500m to claim silver. In…

New members

Interested in joining EKAC? We’re resuming our regular assessments of potential new members. Add your name to our waiting list by emailing ekacsecretary@outlook.com and our Club Secretary will keep you posted on arrangements.

#Muddybrilliant XC photos

Photographer Bobby Gavin (That One Moment) has given us 2 of our favourite XC photos the year featuring EKAC athletes.Graeme Haddow brings home not just a great run but most of the Balloch Castle mud (West District XC Championships), while Vivien Thorpe chases down Olympian Andy Butchart (Run Stirling).

Hurdling, jumping, sprinting, throwing

Practising shot put or javelin on East Kilbride’s Queensway? Bad idea. Setting up hurdles on the Kingsway? Awkward. So, while you might see our middle distance runners charging around EK’s streets, we stick to John Wright Leisure Centre’s athletics facilities when training for throws, sprints, jumps and hurdles. Fancy a cut of this kind of…

Lindsays Scottish Athletics National XC Champs – gold + bronze

Copyright Bobby Gavin, That One Moment Hannah Anderson fights to the line to win a superb U17Women bronze.Copyright Bobby Gavin, That One Moment Copyright Bobby Gavin, That One Moment Copyright Bobby Gavin, That One Moment Copyright Bobby Gavin, That One Moment Grant Baillie, gold medal, M40 categoryEKAC medallists: Grant Baillie (gold, M40) and Hannah Anderson…