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Running in Glasgow

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  • Bellahouston Harriers - Founded in 1892 and based in the southside the club has had a long and prestigious history, winning numerous trophies at District and National level and can even boast the occasional Olympian! The club enters teams in most Scottish road race and cross country events throughout the season, however there are several members who run just for fun and to stay fit. New members, whatever their standard are always welcome and are assured of a friendly welcome from all members of the club.
  • Bellahouston Road Runners - We are one of Scotland’s largest adult road running clubs, and are based in the South Side of Glasgow. If you’re looking to develop and improve your running, we think we have something to offer you!
  • Glasgow Running Routes - Whether you’re new to the city or just need some inspiration for your next run, Glasgow Running Routes is here to help. Up to 5k, 10k, half-marathon, marathon and more. Find a distance that suits you.
  • Achilles Heel Run Club - Our friendly neighbourhood running group meets at our Glasgow running store every Wednesday at 6pm / Saturday at 8.15am. Each session suits all levels, so don’t worry if you’re still getting the hang of it - we won’t leave you behind!
  • Glasgow FrontRunners: Glasgow's LGBT Running Club (Facebook, Twitter) - Glasgow FrontRunners is an award-winning inclusive community based road-running group with strong links to Glasgow’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and friends.
  • Parkrun Glasgow - parkruns are free, weekly, 5km timed runs. Organised by volunteers who love running, parkruns are friendly and sociable events, for all abilities, that take place every week in local parks and public spaces. You just need to register before your very first parkrun.
  • West End Road Runners - aka WERR, is a friendly running club in the west end of Glasgow. (Scottish Athletics affiliated) We're a community club as opposed to an uber competitive running club and we have runners at all ages and stages who do occasional parkruns, 10ks, half marathons, marathons as well as many who just run for the fun of it regardless of speed.
  • Shettleston Harriers - We can be found at the Glasgow Club Crownpoint Sports Complex, Crownpoint Road. We welcome everyone of all ages & abilities to get involved. We participate in events across Athletics in Scotland – Road, Track & Field, Hill Running and Cross Country – you name it Shettleston Harriers will be there
  • Maryhill Harriers - Maryhill Harriers is one of the oldest running clubs in Glasgow and Scotland. We are based in the north west of Glasgow and cater for runners from the age of 9.
  • Westerlands Cross Country Club - Westerlands is a small to medium-sized running club based in the west end of Glasgow. The club specialises in hill and off-road running, and enjoys regular curry nights which it takes as seriously as its running.
  • Garscube Harriers - Garscube Harriers is a Scottish Athletics accredited club, founded in 1898 based in the North-West of Glasgow. We are a forward thinking club, unique in its developmental approach to training and racing. We are an inclusive club who are always happy to welcome new members.


  • 3k on the Green - A road race taking place in Glasgow Green usually on the last Friday of each month. Starting at the McLennan Arch the course follows the Clyde upstream for just over 1.5km where a quick turn takes the runners back along the same path but this time going downstream to finish at the boat house.
  • Brian Goodwin held in June in Pollok Park is Bellahouston Harriers' flagship 10k road race that combines fast racing and a competitive field with a ‘Friday night in summer’ vibe and the promise of a free beer and burger at the finish line.
  • South by Five - A 5k race within King's Park, which is Race 1 of 6. Enter each race seperately or all as part of the series. South by Five is a 6 race series of 5k events inspired by the iconic Glasgow road race, South Side Six.
  • Jimmy Irvine Bella 10K - We plan to hold the next Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k race on 15 November 2020, starting at midday. It will be the tenth running of this very popular event and we hope to make it a special one. Make sure you save the date!
running.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/24 22:11 by barrivia