Category Archives: Running

2.6 Challenge for Social Bite

On Sunday 26th April we asked members of the Preston Street community to participate in the 2.6 Challenge for Social Bite, our chosen community charity. The challenge was set up by a group of charities in response to the cancellation … Continue reading

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Lothian Schools’ League at Inverleith

Here are some pictures from the penultimate race of the 2019-20 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. The race was hosted at Inverleith Park – always a popular venue as the children can include the monkey bars and outdoor gym equipment … Continue reading

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EPSSA Cross Country Festival 2020

34 of our senior pupils participated in the annual EPSSA Cross Country Festival at the Meadows this morning. The number of participating schools was far greater than usual, as the previous week’s festival at Wardie had been cancelled, meaning the … Continue reading

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Four in a row for Oxford!

Congratulations to Oxford who are House Cross Country Champions for the fourth year in a row. They won the trophy following last week’s keenly contested competition, by virtue of having the highest average points total of all four houses. You … Continue reading

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Relays at Fettes College

Our Running Club participated in the Lothian Schools’ Relays on Wednesday afternoon at Fettes College. The relays take place as part of the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League; however instead of competing for league points, runners compete in teams of … Continue reading

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House Cross Country 2020

Our House Cross Country Festival took place at the Meadows on Thursday afternoon. Having been postponed on two previous occasions due to the seeming endless rain and sleet which has arrived this month, we were delighted to finally enjoy a … Continue reading

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Lothian Schools’ League returns

Following the winter break, the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League returned on Wednesday after school, with Preston Street and James Gillespie’s acting as joint hosts. A wide range of teams participated in the primary races including Preston Street, James Gillespie’s, … Continue reading

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Winter Series finishes for the year

The final race of our Meadows Winter Series took place at the Meadows on Wednesday, following its postponement the previous week. Thanks to everyone who came along for the fifth and final race, including our parent helper Ray Ward, and … Continue reading

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Winter Series returns for 2020

Following the festive break, the Meadows Winter Series returned on Wednesday. This informal competition sees pupils from Preston Street, Sciennes and James Gillespie’s participate in a series of 2k races round the Meadows during the winter period. Here are a … Continue reading

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Winter Series, Week 3

Today was the third instalment of our 2019-20 Meadows Winter Series, and the last race until we reconvene in January. (With the days getting shorter, by next week there will not be enough daylight to safely complete a race!) Well … Continue reading

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