Key Information

The SS Athletics programme currently comprised of 3 events, challenging our students in both indoor and outdoor environments.

These events include: SS Athletics Opening Match, SS Athletics Indoor Championships and the SS Athletics Outdoor Championships.

SSS hosts Cross Country separately, so please check out our Cross Country page for more information about that

Sport Chair: Kirsten Mullen


Governing Body: Scottish Athletics. Main contact Erin Gillen, National Development Manager,

Upcoming Athletics Events

You might want to know…

  • A number of our athletes also compete against other home nations as Athletics is a BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) sport! For more information on the BUCS Athletics, click HERE.

  • Athletics was one of the sports included in the first modern Olympic Games, in 1896, and has appeared in every summer Olympics since. The founder, Pierre to Coubertin, had been inspired by watching some rural games in Britain – similar to the Highland Games that take place throughout Scotland every summer.

  • Each year we host 3 events: Opening Match, Indoor Championships and Outdoor Championships!

Meet your Sports Chair

Kirsten Mullen

Kirsten studied Applied Sport Science at the University of Edinburgh, worked at Fife College as their Sport, Societies and Events Coordinator and is currently working at University of Stirling as the Student Sport Development Officer.

Outside of work, Kirsten is still trying to keep up with her pole-vaulting skills, representing Edinburgh AC.

SS Athletics Development Group

Kirsten is supported by a group of excellent volunteers in developing and delivering SS Athletics in line with the SSS values:

  • David Lambie (Vice-Chair Events)
  • Emma Gunn (Vice-Chair Development)
  • Renan Palma (Events Officer)
  • Cameron Wilson (Communications Officer)

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2021-2022 Results

2019-2020 Results

2018-2019 Results

2017-2018 Results and Archived