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Orkney ARC awarded grant from Inspire Scotland Fund to buy IAAF certified hurdles

Orkney Athletic & Running Club is delighted to receive funding from the Inspire Scotland Fund to buy 60 competition IAAF certified hurdles for the club. This will allow athletes in Orkney to train in hurdles enabling them to compete with confidence at a local, regional & national level. Great news for Orkney athletes. This project […]

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OARC Strength & Conditioning Training

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING TRAINING starts Friday, 21st January from 3.45pm-4.45pm in the Arena at the Pickaquoy Centre. John Cairns and Craig Drever will be running an introduction to the core movements of strength and conditioning and how to move weight effectively and safely. This will be followed by a circuit focusing on different aspects of […]

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Awards Night

Thank you to everyone who came along and supported the Club by attending the awards night and to those who watched online. Congratulations to all of the athletes on the PBs and awards. Thanks to Taylah for an inspiring speech. Thanks to our sponsors, Aly, Martin, Toria and Kevin for presenting the awards and to […]

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Orkney ARC awarded grant from Healthy Islands Fund to purchase electronic timing system

In September 2021 the Orkney Athletic and Running Club applied to the Scottish Government’s Healthy Islands Fund for money to enable the club to purchase an electronic timing system. It has long been a dream that one day the club would have its own Electronic Timing System, in fact Orkney is the only main Scottish […]

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Awards night rescheduled to 11th January

➡️RESPONSE REQUIRED BY THURSDAY 6TH JANUARY 8PM⬅️ Happy New Year!  We are hoping to get the year off to a great start by holding our rescheduled Awards Night on our first night back at training – next Tuesday the 11th of January at 8pm in the cinema.  Restrictions on indoor gatherings mean we are limited […]

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OARC at the Blue Door

Donations can be made at the shop, baking and raffle prizes also gratefully received.   If anyone is free and would like to help in the shop on Monday morning or Saturday afternoon, please e-mail (chairperson@orkneyarc.org.uk) or send FB PM to OARC chair Sarah Scarth.

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To all track and field members and coaches

We hope all of our track and field athletes and coaches have had a great break and are now raring to go for winter training!   Training started again this Tuesday.  Here are a few things to note:   🌤🌧❄️Please come prepared for indoor and outdoor.  We will make use of both areas when we […]

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We have three great pieces of news to share with you!

💙🚪We are hugely grateful to The Blue Door for enabling us to raise £2316.91 when we had a week there in September.  What a fantastic boost to Club funds!  Thanks to everyone who contributed to this with their time, donations, raffles, baking and buying goods that week.💙🚪 👍🏻We are incredibly fortunate to have another week […]

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OARC Open Championships Report

The Orkney Athletic and Running Club held their Open Championships on Sunday the 19th of September, with generous sponsorship from Sheila Fleet Jewellery.  There were many PBs and some closely contested medals. In the U15 girls, Millie Dennison got two good PBs for high jump and shot put.  Abi Coltherd won both her track events […]

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Scottish Athletics Age Group Championships

There were two medals, a flurry of PBs and lots of great experiences for the seven athletes who competed at the Scottish Athletics Age Group Championships from the Orkney Athletic and Running Club on the 28th and 29th of August.    On day one, in the Under 15 girls, Molly Tulloch very narrowly missed out […]

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