Posts By: Darrell Dunscombe
New Members Welcome

Troon Tortoises are pleased to announce that they are now open for new members to register to join and run with the club. We meet at 7pm on a Tuesday and Thursday outside Marr College and also have Saturday and Sunday sessions. Tuesday sessions  include a monthly 5k time trial a great way to log […]

Troon 10k 2021 – Cancelled

Dear Fellow Runner It is with regret that we are announcing that the Troon 10k race will not take place this year. The Troon Tortoise Committee have explored various options including moving the event to later in the year. However, with a crowded calendar of running events held over from 2020 plus the unknowns of […]

Training Update

Hello Fellow Tortoises This week we had an update with Scottish Athletics in regards to a return to training and while currently there is no change to the current guidance of ‘Informal exercise is permitted with your own household or with one other person’ only, we are hopeful as we enter the tier system at […]

New Club Committee / AGM Minutes

Thanks for those who were able to join us for our Zoom AGM, please find attached minutes from the meeting held on the 20th Jan Troon Tortoises AGM Minutes 20 Jan 2021 Regards Troon Tortoise Commitee        

Club AGM

Hello all Troon Tortoise Members The delayed club AGM will now take place over Zoom on Wednesday 20th January at 19.00. The current Committee had held off as long as possible in the hope that restrictions would have been eased and we could have held this in the usual manner, however with no end in […]

Club Training Suspension

To All Troon Tortoise Members Scottish Athletics has advised us that all formal club activity should be suspended 00:01 on 5 January 2021 to midnight on 31 January 2021.  Therefore all club activity will be suspended until further notice, we will update members when new information becomes available from Scottish Athletics. The statement and a […]

New Year Training

To All members Club nights will resume on Tuesday 12th January starting with the 5k time trial. This return date is subject to the Tiered restrictions in place for South Ayrshire at the time. We look forward to seeing you in 2021 Troon Tortoise Committee

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 […]