The Border Athletics season finished at Morebattle last Saturday and TLJT were again well represented with two wins and several placings. Well done to the following athletes;   Fraser Gorvett  1st in Open 1600m Laura Munro 1st in Open Ladies 90m Handicap Evie Renwick 2nd in Youths 90m Championship Fraser Rout 3rd in 400m Youths Craig Smith 3rd in 200m Open Caris Brus 2nd in 400m Open Logan Kerr 3rd in 200m Youths   Full results and l...

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Saturday 5th August 2017 Four of our young athletes were selected to represent Team Borders today in the Forth Valley League President’s Select Match. Grace McWhinnie, Samantha Dagg, Finn Douglas and Kacey Taitt made the trip to Grangemouth Athletics Stadium for this fourth and final match of FVL. Sammy won gold in the 200m and bronze in the 100m and got PBs in both. There were also PBs for Finn and Kacey.  Finn won gold in the 300m and ...

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Please find listed below information on events coming up in the near future and some dates for your diaries for early next year. We advise that you talk with your coach about your aims before you enter events.  This is to ensure that your preparation for the event is planned in advance, giving you the best possible experience on the day. Age Requirements: 2017 U11        Born        01/09/06 – 31/08/08 U13                        01/09/04 – 31/...

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Updated athlete calendars, kit lists, and welcome packs are now available from the download section of the website.   BA 2017 entry booklets also added

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Here is the entry form for the open graded at Tweedbank. Forms need to be given to Lesley by Wednesday 15th June

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Wednesday 29th March 2017 OPEN SESSION
News / 21st March 2017

Here at Tweed Leader Jed Track Athletics Club we are keen to promote participation in athletics at all levels. To this end we are planning an open ‘Come and Try’ session to attract new members. Tweed Leader Jed Track – Open Come and Try Session Wednesday 29th March 2017 6-7pm Tweedbank Sports Complex, Tweedbank Industrial Estate, Tweedbank, Galashiels TD1 3RS Everyone from the age of 7 is welcome to come and try run...

Our Indoor Scottish Masters
News / 21st March 2017

Two of the club coaches had medal success recently on the indoor track scene. John Steede and Tommy Finkle were in action at the Scottish Athletics Masters Indoor Champs at Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Both athletes combine their own training with coaching and their dedication paid off bringing two golds and a sliver back to Jedburgh. Tommy Finkle won gold in the M50 category of both the 60 metres and the 200 metres.  John Steede won s...

Borders XC
News / 21st March 2017

Congratulations to our athletes who completed the Borders XC series this winter. The seven races are run over a challenging terrain of muddy fields, forest tracks, hills and sand dunes, with the occasional burn crossing thrown in.  Runners have to complete 4 out of 7 races to feature in the final standings for category prizes.  This season events were held at Lauder, Galashiels, Chirnside, Peebles, Spittal, Paxton House and Dunbar. A...

Update on the Indoor Season
News / 24th February 2017

Indoor Season 2016/17 Just when winter is at its darkest and the freezing temperatures send our sprinters to huddle in the equipment sheds at Tweedbank and Jed, out comes the Indoor Season to brighten our winter days. And it has been under those bright lights that our athletes have been shining this winter with a host of PBs over a range of track and field events. Indoor Meetings Glasgow Yuletide Open Meeting 27 th December 2016 Scot...

Fraser Qualifies for English Schools
News / 18th February 2017

Middle distance athlete Fraser Gorvett traveled to Cumbria recently to take part in the North of England Inter Counties Schools XC.   He ran in the 7.1K cross country race for Senior Boys. Fraser came 23rd in a field of over 50 runners and in doing so was 3rd in his county of Northumberland.  This means that he qualifies for the National English Schools at the Norfolk County Showground, Norwich in March. Best of luck Fraser!    

Safeguarding Children – advice from Scottish Athletics
News / 18th February 2017

All child protection documents and procedures: http://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Safeguarding-children-Welfare-Policy-2013.-Board-Approveddoc.pdf http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/governance/welfare-and-safeguarding/

The 148th New Year Sprint
News / 3rd January 2017

TLJT had a strong showing of athletes at the 148th New Year Sprint events. The preliminaries were held at Meadowmill track on Friday 30th December 2016. It was a day of grim weather by all accounts, where athletes and supporters alike had gusts of icy wind to contend with. Brogan Beattie qualified for the final of the 90 m Youth’s Handicap finishing 5th and also the 200 m Youth’s Under 13 final where she was second. Angus...

Christmas Party 2016
News / 3rd January 2017

Big thanks to Kayley and Clarke for organising a Christmas party for our junior members! Team games were very competitive!  

Jaz and Lee at Scottish Highland Games Awards
News / 18th December 2016

TLJT are proud to report that two of their senior athletes were recognised by the Scottish Highland Games Association at their annual presentation night recently. Jaz Tomlinson won the Outstanding Female Achievement award for her record breaking win at the New Year Sprint Handicap back in January. Lee Goodfellow won the Open Sprint League following his wins in the 200 m at Ceres, Alva, Rosneath, Perth, Luss and Birnam. He was also ru...

Scottish Athletics Under 20 Young Athlete of the Year 2016
News / 18th December 2016

TLJT Athletics club were represented at the Scottish Athletics annual awards ceremony at the Glasgow Hilton Hotel in October. Earlston based coach Bruce Scott was there to see his athlete Cameron Tindle of Berwick awarded Under 20 Young Athlete of the year. Eighteen year old Cameron has shown that he can perform consistently at international level. He reached the final of the World Junior Athletics Championships 200m by producing two...