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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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W Hourston Kirkwall 10k to be rescheduled

A revised interpretation of government restrictions means we are unable to hold a the above event on 25th April due to the strict social distancing requirements of seniors whilst in a level 3.   A revised date will be announced when available.

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Dates for 10k races and Kirkwall half-marathon

We are pleased to announce race dates for 2021 – details of entry arrangements to follow. Date Race Postponed due to COVID rules – revised date tba W Hourston Kirkwall 10k 24th July Shopping Week 10k 15th August Kirkwall half-marathon 19th September (tbc) Dounby 10k  

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AGM 12th April

Orkney Athletic Club  Zoom AGM Monday 12th April at 7:00pm Meeting open to all club members and parents of junior members. For login details please contact

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