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Virtual Half Marathon

After several successful virtual events Orkney Athletic Club will run a Virtual Half Marathon the weekend of 14th-16th August in place of the cancelled Kirkwall Half Marathon. All details can be found here Virtual Half Marathon

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Virtual 4J Studios SUPERteams National Results

Great performances from all our competitors in the SUPERteams national competition. Full results can be found here, but noteworthy results came from Molly Tulloch who won the U13 girls section. Molly was also part of the winning girls team along with Millie Dennison, Emily McArthur and Abi Coltherd. Brogan Russell, Finn Aberdein, Max Linklater and […]

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Shopping Week Virtual 10km Results

Congratulations to Craig Moar on finishing first followed by fellow OAC member Colin Barnett. First women home and third overall was Chelsea Cooke, despite not feeling 100%, due to an insect bite which she picked up on a trip to Hoy. It was good to see results from members of North Highland Harriers, the Caithness […]

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Virtual Shopping Week 10km

There is still time to enter this weekend’s Virtual Shopping Week 10km. Details can be found here: Virtual Shopping Week 10k

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Update

COVID-19 Update As we know we are now in Phase 3 of exiting COVID-19 restrictions, and  Scottish Athletics issued their updated guidelines last week in line with the Scottish Government advice. Details of the current Scottish Athletics Guidelines can be found here. Please take some time to have a ready through the guidelines, especially for the […]

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Shopping Week 10km

Stromness Shopping Week is of course cancelled this year due to Covid-19, which means that the Stromness Shopping Week 10km can not take place as previously planned. However, we would like to offer another Virtual 10km in it’s place. Details of race guidelines and entry details can be found here: Virtual Shopping Week 10k

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Virtual SUPERteams Challenge II

The 4J Studios scottishathletics Virtual SUPERteams Challenge is back for round 2, with new age groups, new events and a new timescale to keep our athletes training, competing and representing the club during the summer season. From Monday 13th July to Sunday 26th July, competitors will take part in 4 different events. Whilst traditional track […]

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Virtual Race Results

Since our competition has been on hold, several members of the club have been taking part in Virtual races over the last few months. Various races over different distances, or set times, have been taking place and we just wanted to highlight some of the athletes that have been taking part. Ian Sutcliffe, Ava Luke […]

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Club Updates

I hope you are all well and continuing to cope in these exceptional circumstances. It has been a little while since I was last in touch, but I wanted to touch base with you all and let you know various updates that myself and the Committee have been working on. COVID-19 UpdateAs we know we […]

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OAC and ORC Joint Statement

Orkney Athletic Club and Orkney Running Club are keen to promote running in and beyond Orkney, in all its forms. People are sometimes confused about why there are two Clubs and what they each do, so this joint statement aims to set out who we are and how we work together. OAC ORC joint statement […]

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