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Dounby Pharmacy sponsored Dounby 10k – 26th September

We are are pleased to announce that entry details for the race are now available – follow this link to access: Dounby Pharmacy sponsored Dounby 10k (

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Sheila Fleet Jewellery Open Championships – 19th September

Entries are now open for the final home competition of the season – the Open Championships kindly sponsored by Sheila Fleet Jewellery.  Entries close on the 9th September so don’t delay in getting your entries in. This is what you’ve been training for and there will be medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and […]

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Newsletter August 2021

Dear all   There are lots of exciting things happening at Orkney Athletic and Running Club at the moment!  Our newsletter contains several important dates for your diary, details of a visit you won’t want to miss and an update on what’s been happening.  Please give it a read.   Best wishes to you […]

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HIPPO Open Graded Competition

14 Athletes travelled to Inverness to compete in the HIPPO (Highlands and Islands Performance Participation Opportunity) open graded competition. Conditions were nearly perfect – dry, hardly any wind and sunny spells. Chris Mackay competed in his first 80m hurdles event and came home an impressive 2nd place and then went on to compete in the […]

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Committee Meeting Minutes

If desired committee meeting minutes, or indeed any other committee notes could be published like this. Optionally posts such as this can be password protected if they are for committee member eyes only.

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Fantastic end to a Fantastic Season for Orkney Athletic Club

27 athletes travelled to Inverness this weekend to compete in the Hippo grand final – the last competition for Orkney Athletic Club this season. Perfect calm and warm weather conditions along with seeded athletic disciplines produced a fantastic total of 27 personal best performances by the Orkney squad! Stand out individual personal best performances on […]

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Inter Regional Selection for Orkney Athletic Club Athletes

On Saturday over 40 U16 and U18 athletes competed for Highlands and Islands at the Inter Regional Championships, Wishaw competing against all the top 2 athletes in each region of Scotland. In a busy programme there was a fantastic overall H & I team result , finishing 4th in the competition. Selection for this competition […]

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Top Class Athletics Coach visits Orkney Athletic Club

Head coach Bill Walker from Edinburgh Athletic Club visited Orkney at the weekend and Orkney Athletic Club held a sprints workshop with him on Saturday afternoon sponsored kindly by AJB Scholes . Bill was sprinter Alan Wells’ coach and presently coaches many top sprinters in Scotland so his knowledge and expertise was gratefully received by […]

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Team HIPPO, Scottish Young Athletes League, Scotstoun.

16 Athletes travelled to Scotstoun on Saturday 23rd July to take part in the Scottish Final of the Scottish Young Athletes League as part of Team HIPPO. The conditions were good with the sun shining and only a slight breeze to contend with. Under 13’s – Erin Montgomery was competing in the Shot Putt and […]

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Scottish Schools Track and Field Championship Success

Nine athletes – 7 from Kirkwall Grammar School and 2 from Stromness Academy – attended the Scottish schools Track and field championships on June 11th and 12th in Grangemouth Stadium, Falkirk. This Championship is the premier event in the Scottish Athletics calendar and Mr Frank Dick, Chairperson of Scottish Athletics, presented the medals. Competing in […]

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