Author Archives: Jeremy Nelson

Dounby Pharmacy 10k now on 26th September

We are delighted to announce that the Dounby Pharmacy has agreed to sponsor this year’s race. Please note that the race has been deferred by a week from the previous schedule due to a conflict.  Further details and entry conditions to follow in due course.

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OTE Kirkwall Half-Marathon 22nd August

Entry details at OTE Kirkwall Half-Marathon (

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Ferry Inn Stromness 10k 24th July

Full details at Stromness 10k ( Online entry closes 19th July.

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W Hourston Kirkwall 10k confirmed for 20th June

This event has been rescheduled to 20th June – start time is 9:30. Entries should be made at EntryCentral.

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Newsletter May 2021

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Competition report

From Inga Linklater: The first athletics competition on home soil since August 2019 took place on 25th and 27th April.  The Pickaquoy Centre sponsored the event, which was run over two sessions on Sunday and Tuesday.  It was fantastic to see the athletes finally being able to put all their hard work at training into […]

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What do you want from our new merged club?

As many of you already know, Orkney Running Club is in the process of merging with Orkney Athletic Club – which is very exciting. Last night, myself and Inga Linklater from Orkney Athletic Club attended a meeting with Orkney Community Sports Hub as part of their ‘Club Development Series’. For our newly combined club, we […]

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No training on Tuesday 27th April

There won’t be any training on Tuesday as we have the second half of the competition. Please only attend the Club if you are competing. Thanks.

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Senior subscriptions now open

Senior Membership of Orkney Athletic Club is now open to anyone aged 19+ years.  Annual membership fee is £15 – apply here. Please note that there is currently no regular training session provision for Senior Members.

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Part 1 – Sunday 25th April 2021 1100 – 1300 hrs Part 2 – Tuesday 27th April 2021 1800 – 2000 hrs Sponsored by the Pickaquoy Centre       Follow this link for entry form

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