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All the latest news from Garscube Harriers

  • Dunbartonshire AAA Cross Country Championships – 25 November 2017

    The Dunbartonshire AAA 2o17/2018 Cross Country Championships were held over a testing course in wintry conditions at Balloch Castle Country Park on Saturday 25th November. Congratulation to the Garscube Harriers medal winners who were: Under 11 Boys 3rd Team – Adam Weston – 5th, Callum Mathew 13th, Ruari Stevenson 19th – 37 points Senior Women […]

  • Garscube Harriers Schools Cross Country Races – Saturday 18th November 2017

    There was a good turnout of 194 runners for the Garscube Harriers Schools Cross Country Races which were held in Maryhill Park on Saturday 18th November. Winners and winning teams were: P5 Boys – Rory Beaton (Mosshead Primary) – 9 mins 31.44 secs. Team – Hillhead Primary 14 points P5 Girls – Nina Padmanabhan (Bearsden […]

  • Dunbartonshire AAA Cross Country Relays – Saturday 21 October 2017

    There was an excellent turnout of 68 Garscube Harriers members, more than one third of the total of 187 competitors, at the Dunbartonshire AAA Cross Country Relays at Maryhill Park on Saturday 21st October. Garscube Harriers medal winners were: u11 boys 1st Team – 4th Angus MacLean, 5th Rory Beaton, 6th Callum Mathew – 15 points […]

  • NEWS: Junior Track Championships Photos

    Some great photos are available from the Junior Track Championships a few weeks ago.  Dave Robertson kindly took some photos at the event and has uploaded them to Dropbox to view.  See if you can spot yourself in action!

  • NEWS: Senior Winter Training Schedule Now Available!

    Our fantastic coaches have created a winter training schedule to take senior athletes from October 2017 to March 2018, including build up to key target races including Cross Country and a Spring Half Marathon.  The schedule includes up to 4 sessions per week, including winter conditioning and cross-country specific endurance training.  In response to athlete demand, […]

  • NEWS: Beatson Presentation – 12 September 2017

    A photo of the presentation on 12th September 2017 to the Beatson Cancer Charity of the £192.35 collected at the Senior Track Championships is attached. Thanks to all who contributed.

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 9-10 September 2017

    This weekend saw Harriers racing at Kyles 10 Miles,  Great North Run, From Hel’ & Back, Stirling 10k, Around Cumbrae 10M and further afield in Junfrau Marathon .  Our very own Mrs Ultra, Debbie Martin-Consani, also began the 330km Tour des Geants Ultra this weekend.  You can follow her epic progress here  We also had a ‘Garscube […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #10 – Round Cumbrae 10M, 11 September 2017

    It was the annual Garscube trip ‘Doon Watter’ this weekend for Event 10 of our Summer League – the Around Cumbrae 10 Mile Road Race. Conditions were testing with a tough headwind on the second half of the race, and some heavy Scottish rain thrown in.  However, Club Secretary, Stuart Irvine tells us it was […]

  • JUNIORS: No Training for Packs D-E / T on Tues 29th Aug

    Reminder to Parents & Juniors in Packs D- E / T, there is no training at Garscube on Tuesday 29th August due to competition at  Shettleston Harriers Open Graded Meet .  Training as normal for adults and other packs.  

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #9 – Charlie Kilshaw 5M, 20 July 2017

    Thank you for everyone who raced, helped, supported and donated at Thursday’s race in memory of former club member, Charlie Kilshaw. Rain didn’t stop the fun and it was a brilliant turn out and the first time we’ve had over 100 racing in memory of Charlie – what a great tribute! Thank you to you generous […]

  • JUNIORS: Summer Training Break

     It’s summer holiday time… and our coaches are having a wee holiday too. There will be NO TRAINING for 2 weeks from the 18th July to 1st August. Start back 1st August. Enjoy the break 🙂

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #8 – Kirkintilloch 10k, 22 June 2017

    Another set of fine performances at the eighth event of our Summer League.  This time our runners were racing at Kirkintilloch 10k – a fast, flat race along the canal with opportunities for a PB if the weather is kind.  Garry Mathew had a fantastic run to finish in 3rd place and Katie White added yet […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #7 – Henderson Cup, 15 June 2017

    Our 7th Summer League Event fixture saw the return of cross-country at our annual Henderson Cup Race on 15th June 2017. The Cup is a handicapped event, based on recent 10k times.  It seems Summer Cross Country in Scotland isn’t all that different to Winter Cross Country – plenty of mud to be found!  This year […]

  • NEWS: Membership Early Bird Rate ends soon

    A reminder from our membership secretary to our current members… MEMBERSHIP FEES: A late payment fee of £10 will be added automatically to all SENIOR, JUNIOR and SECOND CLAIM accounts from 1st June (this Thursday). Embrace your fiscal savvy and claim the early bird discount!  For more info see our membership information page Current members […]

  • RACE: Junior / Senior 3k Run, 6:30pm 6 June 2017

    After its successful reintroduction to our events calendar last year, the Junior/Senior 3k is back for 2017!  The fun event is designed for all abilities with friends and family of Garscube Harriers warmly invited to join in!  Teams will be a mixture of seniors and juniors with a mixed ability so there is the option […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #6 – Shettleston 10k, 28 May 2017

    The 6th event of our Summer League was the Babcock Series Shettleston 10k (actually at Glasgow Green…)  This is a new race to the scene and is fast & flat with a change from the mid week evening races in the rest of the Babcock Series .  We had 20 Harriers racing and secured a wee haul of […]

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 26-28 May 2017

    The sun shone this weekend which made excellent conditions for supporting but challenged many of the runners, especially those competing at longer distances.  We’re just not used to such lovely weather!  Whilst lots of our athletes were taking part in the Shettleston 10k as part of our Summer League (covered elsewhere), there was also racing elsewhere from 3k to […]

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 20-21 May 2017

    There are so many races at this time of year, it’s sometimes difficult to choose what to enter, let alone keep up with where everyone is competing!  This week our runners met with trails, hills, sunshine and rain …not forgetting the mentally tough laps at the end of the Stirling Marathon!  It was victory for Stephen Porteous at […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #5 – DAAA 5k Track Championships, 23 May 2017

    Tuesday 23rd May saw the DAAA 5k Track Championship which also doubled as Garscube Harrier’s Club 5k Champs.  It was almost a completely Garscube affair with only 7 athletes from other clubs competing and we came away with a stack of prizes, including a clean sweep in the men’s race.  Katie White and Garry Mathew won […]

  • JUNIORS: No training Thursday 26 May 2017

    There will be no junior training on Thursday 26th May due to a coaching meeting. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

  • NEWS: Summer League Updated

    Our Summer League Standings are now up to date including results from the first four races and updated to reflect rescheduled fixtures. Mary Senior and Finlay Finlay currently sit top, but there’s still all to play for!  Next up – Shettleston 10k and Club 5k Track Champs.  You can find more information under the Senior’s League page. […]

  • NEWS: Updated Senior Training Schedule Now Online!

    Changes to the racing schedule has meant we’ve had to update our training schedule for the seniors.  It’s now available online and in our calendar.  Importantly, please note the change to the 5K Champs which will be held alongside DAA 5K Championships on 23rd May.  Kirkie 10K has been moved to 22nd June and as such […]

  • RESULTS: Juniors West District Track & Field 12-13 May 2017

    The big news of the Junior West District Champs was Cody Stevenson claiming a Silver medal in the 800m only a week after claiming one in the Hill Champs – an excellent start to his new age group in the U20s.   The weekend saw various age groups don the Garscube vest, with some really good runs […]

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 10-14 May 2017

    As well as our League event, Dumbarton 10k, we also had representation in the hills, on the roads and mixed terrain at Whangie Whizz Hill Race, Monklands Half, Glasgow’s Toughest Run, and Broughton Heights Hill Race. Delighted to hear that our Club President, Jill O’Neil finished 5th Female, and claimed a Silver medal in the […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #4 Dumbarton 10k, 11 May 2017

    The Summer League is now in full swing with the 4th event and 2nd of the Babcock 10k Series – Dumbarton 10k on 11th May.   This popular event is a fast, flat course, with lots of PB potential and this year it doubled as our Club 10k Championships. 28 Harriers raced on the day, with […]

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 3-7 May 2017

    It’s been a busy week and as well as Helensburgh 10k,  Wednesday evening saw racing at the popular  Troon Tortoises 10k and at Dumyat Hill Race.  We were delighted to see Paddy Gibbons smash his PB at Troon Tortoises 10k, his hard training over winter having paid off.  Fast forward to the weekend, and it was time […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #3 Helensburgh 10k, 3 May 2017

    The 10k season is here and it kicked off mid-week, with Helensburgh 10k – part of the Babcock 10k Series and our 3rd Summer League fixture.  We came away with 2nd place Ladies team (Mary, Alison & Nighean – Nighean’s first race in a Garscube vest and she picks up a PB and a prize […]

  • SOCIAL EVENT: West Highland Way Relay – Saturday 3rd June

    The annual West Highland Way Relay will be held on Saturday 3rd June. We split ourselves into relay teams and run the West Highland Way route, starting at 7am in Milngavie and finishing around 5pm in Fort William. Each participant can select a section that suits them best i.e. early morning / afternoon / close to home, hilly / flat, […]

  • RESULTS: Highland Fling Ultra Marathon & Relay 29 April 2017

    Wow!  Incredible results from our Ultra marathon runners at Garscube at the 53 mile -Highland Fling this weekend.  Taking the lead just over Conic Hill, superstar Nicola Adams-Hendry won the women’s race in a PB time of 8:16 .  In the men’s race, Donald McPartlin finished 5th (3rd Young Male)  in 7:32 – an excellent […]

  • RESULTS: 3k on the Green, 28 April 2017

    Three Harriers took on April’s 3k on the Green on Friday, with Lesley Chisholm finishing first female in 10:18, followed by Kieran McLaughlin (11:18) and Laura Gray (13:50). The event is held on the last Friday of every month at the Arch at Glasgow Green. Full Results available  

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up 22/23 April

    Whilst much of the attention was on London Marathon this weekend, we had a contingent of non marathoners competing at Balfron 10k and at the Ormidale 10k over in Arran, with success from Juniors to Veterans!  Alison Wood finished 2nd Lady at Ormidale 10k, whilst at Balfron 10k, Robert Morrison was 2nd MV50, Emma Hatherley 3rd F, […]

  • RESULTS: London Marathon & Scottish Marathon Championships 23 April 2017

    This year the Scottish Marathon Championships were held as part of the London Marathon and what a day Team Garscube had!  There were some truly impressive performances of #GarscubeGrit, working together as #teamgarscube, to reap the rewards! Scottish Athletics have provisionally announced the results of the Scottish Marathon Champs and it looks like Garscube have won Individual […]

  • RESULTS: Summer League Event #2 Drumchapel parkrun

    The sun was shining in Bluebell Woods for our 2nd fixture of the Summer League – Drumchapel parkrun.  This is a relatively new parkrun to Glasgow and very local for a lot of our members.  It’s  a tough course, but the hills provided a different challenge to the flatter Victoria Park venue we’ve used in previous […]

  • Results: Boston UK and Boston USA Marathons 17 April 2017

    It was a bit of a Boston Marathon Double on Easter Monday! Finlay Finlay had a cracking run and finished in 10th Place at the Boston Marathon (UK) in a new PB of  2:54:06. John Murray (Men’s Team Manager) went stateside to complete the more famous Boston Marathon (USA) and finished in 3:53:28.  Murray is […]

  • NEWS: Beginners Group starts 4th May

    Our last Beginners Group was so successful, we’re running another!  It starts on Thursday 5th May and is designed to help you build up to running for 45 mins or a 5k.  It’s fun, friendly and suitable for complete beginners.  Why not take your first steps today? When: Thursdays 6:45pm, from 5th May Where: Garscube Sports Complex […]

  • NEWS: Garscube Membership 2017/18

    Our new membership year will start on 01/04/17. New Members If you’d like to join Garscube Harriers you will be able to do so online. New memberships are currently disabled during this rollover period but will become active again after the Club AGM on 19/04/17.  At that point, new members will be able to get […]

  • Results: Race Round Up: 8/9th April 2017

    Another busy weekend of racing for Garscube Harriers this weekend across events ranging from 5k to 80k! At the High Terrain Events Kielder Ultra, Donald McPartlin was on winning form in the 80K , setting a new course record in the process.  What a fantastic result  in only his 2nd ultra distance event.  Barbara Anderson also […]

  • News: Summer League Table available after Tom Scott 10M

    The Seniors Summer League table has been updated following the Tom Scott Road Races on the weekend.  Remember points are awarded for participation, placing and PBs, so let Morag know if got a PB at this race !  Rules and fixtures also available on the League Page –  https://www.garscubeharriers.org.uk/summer-and-winter-league/  

  • RESULTS: Race Round Up – Summer League Event #1 – Tom Scott 10M & Manchester Marathon, 2nd April 2017

    The weekend’s racing kicked off on Friday when Martha Lovatt was 2nd F at this month’s 3k on the Green in  12:30.  On Sunday, it was the Tom Scott 10M Road Race which saw the West District Champs and the Scottish National Champs over the distance…and the start of our own Summer League (points mean prizes)! […]

  • RESULTS: Scottish National Road Relays, Livingston, 26 March 2017

    What a contrast to the previous weekend’s gales… this weekend 17 of our senior athletes basked in the sunshine between relays reps in Livingston at the Scottish National Road Relays.  Alternating short (3.1 miles) and long (5.8 miles) legs, women’s teams compete over 4 legs and men’s over 6. Full results available via Scottish Athletics. Garscube Harriers […]

  • Juniors: Training Notice – Easter Break

    JUNIORS PLEASE NOTE: There will be no training over Easter Holidays (3rd – 17th April inclusive) for the Mo Farah packs (D & E packs will however be on as normal) Training will resume to normal on Tuesday 18 April. Enjoy the break!

  • Results: Race Round Up: 18-19 March 2017

    What a weekend of racing Garscube Harriers have had.  Saturday saw our juniors in action at the Scottish National Young Athlete Road Championships with 14 athletes competing at this high profile event.   Elliot Duff  secured individual BRONZE medal in the U15 Boys race and a team SILVER with his team mates, Jack Trainer and Murphy Hand.   […]

  • Results: Garscube Harriers Schools XC (Maryhill Park), 19 February 2017

    Well done to the 207 junior athletes who towed the start line at Garscube Harriers Schools’ Cross Country Race, held on Sunday at Maryhill Park.  In races over  2.3km, there were 4 races for those in P5, P6, P7 and S1-S6. As always thank you to all the volunteers who made this event possible and […]

  • Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon

    The Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon will not be held in 2017. The Play Drome is closing at the end of this month and with the new Clydebank Leisure Centre not opening until an unspecified date in April or May the DAAA Committee are unable to plan for the event until the centre is open. […]

  • News: New Senior Training Schedule Released

    2017 is off to a flying start and our new senior training schedule is now available!  Replacing the Winter 2016/17 booklet, it covers the period 21 January 2017 to 01 October 2017 and includes training around almost all of our Summer League fixtures. It’s available to download from here and our calendar will be updated […]

  • RESULTS: Inter District XC Championships, 7th January 2017

    Fantasic running at today’s  (and not just Callum Hawkins ….) Delighted to have 11 Garscube Harriers athletes competing for the West District Team today. Every one of the runners did their West vest proud and gave it their all, helping their West Team bring home a haul of medals. (Photo shows Isabelle Burnside and Grace MacLean […]

  • News: Beginner’s Group Starts 5th January 2017

    Looking to get your 2017 off and ‘running’ with a great start? Our successful Beginners Group can help! Starts Thursday 5th Jan, a 6-8 week course, and at only £10 it won’t break the bank. Whether you’re totally new to running or looking to build confidence after a break, come and give us a try. […]

  • Results: Garscube Harriers School XC 19/11/16

    Results are now available for the Garscube Harriers Schools Cross Country Races which took place at Maryhill Park on 19th November 2016.  There were over 140 children taking part from ages P5 to S6.   Well done to all those who ran and a huge thank you to all the volunteers, parents and teachers who supported […]

  • Summer League 2016 Results

    Congratulations to Katie White and Garry Mathew, the winners of our Summer League for 2016.  Thirty-eight women and 69 men competed in at least one of the 11 League fixtures, which include a range of road, track and trail races,  from 5k to marathon distance.  Points are awarded based on finessing position (either scratch or […]

  • Race Results: West District XC Relays, Kilmacolm

    Last weekend, over 60 Garscube Harriers’ athletes lined up to kick off the cross-country season with the West District XC relays at Birkmyre Park in Kilmacolm. The highlight of the day was the junior boys team winning silver, thanks to the team effort of Finlay Ross-Davie 9:07, Elliot Duff 8:53 and Cody Stevenson 8:25 who […]