Category Archives: Running

Cross Country Week 4

The autumn series of races in the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League came to an end this week in the glorious autumn sunshine at Inverleith Park. Conditions were perfect for running – it felt more like June than October, with … Continue reading

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Cross Country Week 3

Following the cancellation of last week’s Cross Country League meeting due to Storm Ali, conditions were much calmer for this week’s event at Silverknowes promenade. This is a new venue for the 2018-19 season and we were fortunate to be … Continue reading

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Cross Country League Week 2

Well done to the 20 P5-7 pupils who represented Preston Street in week 2 of the Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This week’s fixture took place in windy but dry conditions at the Stewart’s Melville playing fields at Inverleith. Once … Continue reading

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Cross Country season begins

The cross country season began yesterday for a group of our P5-7 pupils with a trip to Mary Erskine School for the first race of the 2018-19 Lothian Schools’ Cross Country League. This is the third year in which we … Continue reading

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Running Club 2018-19

Our first Running Club session of the new year took place in the Meadows on Wednesday. We had an excellent turnout of 25 pupils from across P5-7. Once again, the club will be taken by Ray Ward, one of our … Continue reading

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Running Club 2017-18

Here are some pictures from the last few weeks of 2017-18 Running Club. With the various competitions at an end, we have enjoyed a variety of fun training sessions in Holyrood Park and the Meadows. It has been a very … Continue reading

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Interscholastics 2018

Preston Street put in a fantastic performance at the 2018 EPSSA ‘B’ Schools Interscholastics, coming in fourth  place out of a total of 33 competing schools! This year’s competition was held at Myreside, the George Watson’s College rugby ground, as … Continue reading

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Athletics part 2

Here are some further pictures from our most recent visits to the athletics track at Peffermill. The pupils had great fun practising their relay technique and sprinting. It has been great to give all our P5-7 pupils the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

Well done to all the Preston Street pupils (past and present) who participated in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival on Saturday 26th May 2018. We had runners competing in all four junior events – 1k (3-6 year olds), 1.5k (6-8 years), … Continue reading

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Orienteering Open Day

A number of our pupils attended a special Open Day at the Meadows to mark World Orienteering Day. The event was organised by local clubs including the Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club and Interlopers Edinburgh and allowed members of the public … Continue reading

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