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Updated Guidance Tier 4

Following the movement of South Ayrshire into level 4 tier group sizes will now be reduced to four members only per run bubble. This enables us to continue to meet each Tuesday & Thursday Below is the link to the latest guidance from Scottish Athletics with the travel advice for those living out-with South Ayrshire. […]

New Members Registration

Greetings fellow runners Troon Tortoises are now open for new members, we know joining a club can be a bit daunting, but we’re a friendly and welcoming bunch of Tortoises of all abilities, and are always delighted to see new faces so come and give us a try. During Coronavirus Our training setup is necessarily […]

John McKinlay

It is with deep sadness and regret, we wish to announce the passing of a Troon Tortoises legend, John McKinlay. John was one of the founding members of Troon Tortoises, secretary for 33 years and lately Honorary Member. Without John and his tireless work, the Troon Tortoises 10K, from it’s inception in 1985, would not […]

Ian Beattie MBE

All members of Troon Tortoises are delighted to send congratulations to ex Troon Tortoise Member Ian Beattie for his MBE for Services To Sport announced in the recent Honours list. https://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/59242-2/ Troon Tortoise Commitee    

Covid 19 Temporary Restrictions

Troon Tortoise  have been looking at the changes to the Covid 19 restrictions, as set out by the Scottish Government on Wednesday 7th October., which will remain in place until 25th October. The main change affecting adults in the 5 areas including  South Ayrshire is: *Adults (18 years of age or older) can take part in […]

John Melvin

It is with deep sadness we wish to announce the passing on Tuesday 16th June, of John Melvin. John was a stalwart member of Troon Tortoises for very many years serving Troon Tortoise first as a committee member then Club President and lately as a Honorary Member. John will be fondly remembered as a coach […]

**UPDATE** 2020 Troon 10k Entries Temporarily Suspended

Due to unprecedented demand, our partners at Bookitzone have had to take the measure to temporarily suspend entries to the Troon 10K. They are working hard to rectify the issue and will be personally contacting everyone who has entered over the next 24 hours. https://bookitzone.com/Troon_Tortoises/ytjFFX ** A PERSONAL APOLOGY ** Our website has suffered this […]

New Season Payments now being taken

Following the recent AGM please follow the below link to pay subscriptions for season 2019/20, this season the cost is £22 which includes twice weekly sessions at Marr College on a Tuesday & Thursday 7pm. We are again using an online subs system to help us keep our records up to date. 2019/20 pay here […]

Glasgow Great Scottish Run 29/9/19

Sunday 29th September will again see many Troon Tortoises heading to Glasgow to run the 10k or Half marathon event. As in previous years this will also be one of our social events with a venue to be confirmed for drinks (hydration is important) and food post the race, if you have not yet entered […]

Dundonald 10k

Dundonald was a sea of yellow as over 20 Tortoises competed in the rescheduled running of this great local event. Liam Convery was first Tortoise over the line in a time of 42.18 followed closely behind by John Mcabe with Ian Henderson completing the podium of Tortoise finishers in a time of 43.15. Katrine Kelly […]