Back in Dundee with Lindsays

Dundee’s two-time Olympian Eilish McColgan was in her home city of Dundee on Wednesday night to address local businesses at the Apex Hotel. Eilish, a silver medallist at last year’s European Championships in Berlin, is fresh off competing at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow. Wednesday’s event was held by RSB Lindsays. Lindsays is a … Continue reading Back in Dundee with Lindsays

Medichecks Blood Test

As a professional athlete, there is always a fine line between being in peak condition and falling off the edge towards illness. Unfortunately it’s still something I fall foul to and often I find myself battling back from hits to my immune system. I continue to make small changes to my diet, training and sleep … Continue reading Medichecks Blood Test

Inverclyde Athletics Club

A SCOTTISH athletics star has taken time out of her gruelling training schedule to inspire children across Inverclyde to get active.   Eilish McColgan, who recently won a European silver medal in the 5,000m, spent a few days in the area meeting young people and encouraging them to get into sport. During her stay, Eilish, … Continue reading Inverclyde Athletics Club

Bolton Girl’s School

OLYMPIANS, Beth Tweddle and Eilish McColgan, stepped forward to inspire girls to go for gold. The top athletes were speakers at the Girls Go Gold Sports Conference at Bolton School. Two hundred girls witnessed the athletes discuss the challenges and rewards of having a career in sports. Beth, now aged 33, shared her early sporting … Continue reading Bolton Girl’s School

Olympian Eilish McColgan visits Clydeview Academy

Olympian Eilish McColgan visits Clydeview Academy TEENAGERS are on their marks for a healthier future after being inspired by an Olympian. Eilish McColgan, who competed at the London Games in 2012 and went on to reach the final of the 5,000m at Rio 2016, visited Clydeview Academy. The special visit coincided with Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week … Continue reading Olympian Eilish McColgan visits Clydeview Academy

Olympian Eilish McColgan inspires Inverclyde pupils

Photo by George Munro.     AN OLYMPIAN inspired Inverclyde schoolchildren to get sporty during a motivational visit to the area. Eilish McColgan, who competed at the London Games in 2012 and went on to reach the final of the 5,000m at Rio 2016, visited Clydeview Academy and Inverclyde Academy. The Tele had the chance to meet the sporting … Continue reading Olympian Eilish McColgan inspires Inverclyde pupils

Eilish McColgan in bid to tackle girls’ body image issues

Eilish McColgan spoke of her hope to tackle negative body image on a visit to youngsters at Dundee High School. A Dundee Olympian is set to take a run at conquering body image issues in young girls. Eilish McColgan, a 5,000 metre finalist at this year’s Rio Olympics, spoke of her concerns surrounding body image issues … Continue reading Eilish McColgan in bid to tackle girls’ body image issues

Cumbria School Games

Seaton Junior School for Team Allerdale were crowned Cumbria School Games Sportshall winnersPhoto: Cumbria School Games Seaton Junior School for Team Allerdale were crowned Cumbria School Games Sportshall winners in an athletics competition against schools from across the county. The event was held at Penrith Leisure Centre with over 100 students representing their districts. Great … Continue reading Cumbria School Games

Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Expo 2016

When? – 11-13th March 2016 Where? –  Glasgow SECC What? – Hour long Q&A, discussing Training, Altitude, Olympics, Drug Testing and everything else running related!! http://www.scottishcyclingrunningoutdoorpursuitsshow.co.uk  

Eilish McColgan puts Arbroath Academy pupils through their paces

Eilish McColgan has held a running clinic with pupils at Arbroath Academy. The Dundee-based middle distance runner, who represented Team GB in the 3,000m steeplechase at the London 2012 Olympic Games, put the pupils through their paces on Thursday. Eilish recently returned from injury which kept her out for the whole of 2015. She is … Continue reading Eilish McColgan puts Arbroath Academy pupils through their paces

Dealership helps Eilish McColgan’s Olympic dream

OLYMPIC athlete Eilish McColgan has received a massive boost to her preparations for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the shape of a new Nissan Juke. The Dundee-based middle distance runner, who represented Team GB in the 3,000m steeplechase at the London 2012 Games, had been without a car for two-and-a-half years, when her own broke … Continue reading Dealership helps Eilish McColgan’s Olympic dream

Torch Relay Interview – Play True Japan – Tokyo 2020 Anti-doping Conference

(Interview translated from English to Japanese…) No Shortcut to Glory “Aim for the highest cloud, so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain.” Always aim for the highest cloud in the sky. Doing that, even if you don’t reach it, you will still be able to stand on a peak. From … Continue reading Torch Relay Interview – Play True Japan – Tokyo 2020 Anti-doping Conference

Aspire Academy – Endurance Group

This Monday, I met with the Endurance boys squad at Aspire Academy in Doha, Qatar. Aspire Academy was founded in 2004 with the goal to find and develop the best young male Qatari athletes, whilst also providing them with high quality secondary school education. The kids were all extremely welcoming and kind. It was inspiring to hear them … Continue reading Aspire Academy – Endurance Group