Author Archives: Anthea Hume

2018 Stromness 10k – Results

A great entry of 54 runners took part in today’s (Saturday, 21 July) Stromness Shopping Week 10k run event, where the field of 32 male and 22 female runners took the opportunity to test themselves along the ‘undulating’ route. The Stromness route is the third run in the OAC annual series of 10k events and […]

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Club Development Officer Update

We are delighted to announce that the Club has a new Development Officer – well, two in fact!! Carolynn Leslie started in the role this week, and Anthea Hume will be joining her in a job-share from mid-July. Sam Hunter, who came to Orkney to take up this position in April, decided not to stay […]

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Flotta 10k and 5k All Age Fun Run – Results

The blustery conditions ensured that there were to be no new time records set at the 2018 Flotta 10k, however, despite the weather conditions a record number of entries were welcomed – with 66 runners and walkers crossing the finish line. Davie Macleod was first home in a time of 38.48 and also collected the […]

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Home Competition – 29 April 2018 – Results

It was a fine day for Orkney Athletic Club’s second Open Competition of the season sponsored by Cooke Aquaculture, and a good turnout of athletes from Under 11s to Seniors, with over 100 entries. The sunshine brought smiles and even a few picnic blankets which added to the atmosphere! The track and field events got […]

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Kirkwall 10k Run – Results

A record number of 58 runners completed the W Hourston Kirkwall 10k – the first in the 2018 series of 10k run events – and the first following the introduction of the online entry only arrangement.  With a relatively light breeze (as always, managing to blow in the faces of the runners both as they […]

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Island Games Standards – Gibraltar 2019

Do you have what it takes to compete in the Island Games? If so – we want to hear from you! The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games XVIII will be held from 6th to 12th July 2019 – click on the link below for standards. OAC standards for the Gibraltar 2019 Games. Could Orkney athletes […]

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Open Competition – 29 April 2018 – Entry Open

Entries for the second Home Competition – which will take place on Sunday, 29 April – are now being welcomed!  Please note the Long Jump entry and PB reporting arrangements detailed on the Entry Form.   As always – entries require to be submitted (with appropriate entry fees) by the stated deadline – which is TUESDAY, 17 […]

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Home Competition Results – 25 March 2018

Conditions were good for Orkney Athletic Club’s first Home Competition of the season, sponsored by Cooke Aquaculture, on Sunday 25 March. With 82 entrants it was a positive beginning to the competitive season and especially encouraging to see a good number of the U11 athletes currently participating in the Pickaquoy Centre Athletics Pathway programme taking […]

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Home Competition – 25 March 2018 – Programme of Events

The Programme of Events for the first, home, Track and Field Competition of the season is now available to download. Sunday’s competition takes place at the Pickaquoy Track and Infield between 10.00am – 3.00pm (approx). Remember that spectators are very welcome to come along and cheer on the athletes – and teas, coffees and snacks […]

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10k Run Series – 2018

Dates and arrangements for the 2018, Orkney 10k Run Series have now been finalised. Entrants should note, in a change to previous years’ arrangements, that entry for all 10k events is by ONLINE ENTRY ONLY. Online entry closes one week ahead of all events and run entry confirmation emails will be issued once payment and […]

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