Bella 3K Track Race

Bella 3K Track Race

The Club held its inaugural 3K track race on 18 April, the sunniest and warmest evening of the year so far. No fewer than 53 club runners competed in three heats, cheered on by fellow club members, and supported by an enthusiastic team of volunteers who worked hard to time each runner individually. It was a great chance for everyone to practise racing on the track in a friendly environment, and a nice excuse to enjoy some food and drink together after the running was over. We hope that this sort of racing…Read more
Race Report: 2018 Tom Scott 10 mile road race

Race Report: 2018 Tom Scott 10 mile road race

Robert Macleod just sent in this race report from yesterday's Tom Scott 10 mile road race: If you had asked me 5 or 10 years ago would I take up running in the years to come I would have just laughed at you, the most running I ever done was running from people wanting to batter me in school, I officially ran my first race in June 2016 doing the men's 10k in my Adidas sambas and the reason that was I didn't intend to continue running after that, I struggled with that…Read more
Race Report: Rome Half Marathon

Race Report: Rome Half Marathon

Matthew Campbell sent this report in shortly after taking part in the Rome Half Marathon The race started on the outskirts of Rome and finished on the coast in a town called Ostia. The weather on the day was ideal a few light showers and fairly overcast although I still managed to get slightly burnt! The course didn’t take in any of Rome’s tourist sites and for the most part was ran on one big long straight road, it was a fairly flat courses although between mile 6 and 7 there was a…Read more
2018 Renfrewshire AAA 5 mile road race: Ladies 2nd overall, clean sweep for MV50 gents!

2018 Renfrewshire AAA 5 mile road race: Ladies 2nd overall, clean sweep for MV50 gents!

Conditions couldn’t have been better for the annual Renfrewshire AAA 5mile road race at Battery Park in Gourock today. A flat calm and bright sunshine are unheard of for this race as anyone who took part in 2016 will tell you! The Purple Posse had a bumper turnout, and carried home a good haul medals with Cat MacDonald, Claire Wharton and Shona Donnelly 2nd overall ladies team, with Claire 1st FV40 and Shona 1st FV50.  In the men’s race it was a Bella clean sweep in the MV50 category with Colin Hughes 1st,…Read more
SVHC Relays 2018 – Medals: Men win, and third for the Ladies!

SVHC Relays 2018 – Medals: Men win, and third for the Ladies!

BELLA MEN WIN SCOTTISH VETERAN HARRIERS ROAD RELAYS! LADIES FINISH THIRD! The men’s team of Bruce Carse, Bruce Carmichael, Graeme Paterson and Andy Campbell ran out of their skins to become Scottish Champions at the SVHC Road Relays, beating 51 other teams to the trophy. Our ladies team of Romy Beard, Emer Campbell and Claire Wharton won a fantastic bronze medal! Congratulations to you all, the club are very proud of you! Well done to everybody who took part and supported our members on the day. Well done!Read more
Results from the 2017 Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k

Results from the 2017 Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k

Many thanks to everybody who took part today, or helped volunteer to make the event such a success. We hope everybody enjoyed their day out in Glasgow's south-side! Provisional results are now available at our timing provider at stuweb.co.uk/race/1J2/. For the small number of runners who didn't have a technical t-shirt available in their size, we should have taken a note of your details so we can post one to you in a few weeks time. If we didn't take a note of your details today, please get in touch with us via races@bellahoustonroadrunners.co.uk by…Read more
Final instructions for 2017 Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k

Final instructions for 2017 Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k

For runners taking part in tomorrow's event, we hope you're looking forward to taking part in the 2017 edition of our event. Bellahouston Road Runners certainly looks forward to welcoming you! Final instructions were emailed out to participants on Tuesday, so please check your inbox (and spam folders), for your personalised email with all the details you need. We've also put details on our event website at bellahoustonroadrunners.co.uk/events/bella-10k. If you have already received your number, please be at the start line (adjacent to Cycle track in Bellahouston park) by 11.50am for the 12pm…Read more
Jimmy Irvine unveils 2017 10k t-shirt design

Jimmy Irvine unveils 2017 10k t-shirt design

Club founder Jimmy Irvine has unveiled the t-shirt design for the 2017 running of the 'Jimmy Irvine Bella 10k', which takes place this Sunday in Bellahouston park. The T-shirt was designed by Bella Road Runner, Greame Pert who said: “I hope the t-shirt shows Jimmy’s enthusiasm and enduring commitment to running. Jimmy does not make it to club as often as he’d like but is still running.“ Graeme added, "I spent time with Jimmy and Sandra, looking through their old photos and found a great one of Jimmy starting a leg of the…Read more