Calderglen 10k 2017

Calderglen 10k 2017

Calderglen Country Park in East Kilbride on Friday saw 14 Bellas brave the midges to tackle the 10k trail race. Congratulations to Elaine Somerville was first Bella home and first FV40, Stevie Bell first MV65 and the 2nd place ladies team prize was won by Elaine Somerville, Pauline Bradley and Maree Shepard. Despite the undulating, uneven nature of the course with barely any tarmac in sight, the race has proved popular with Road Runners over the years and well worth putting in the diary for next year if you've still not given it a…Read more
Bruces Bring Back Bling

Bruces Bring Back Bling

Well done to Bruce Carmichael on winning the Isle of Arran Half Marathon yesterday. Also congratulations to Bruce Carse on winning a silver medal in the 1500m at the scottishathletics National Masters Championships in Grangemouth on Saturday. Great work guys.Read more
The Bletha 4 – Bellahouston Road Runners News sheet – is out!

The Bletha 4 – Bellahouston Road Runners News sheet – is out!

Hot off the press: Bletha is now online, and hard copies are available at club. Stories include: Good Win for Bellas! PB Geeks, Beer and chocolate, Yogis, Bellasupport; M10K4, Wilds in the Fintry, Flash, Golden Vets, and Who would rather be sailing? And much much more… Read it here!Read more
President’s Cup 2017 – results

President’s Cup 2017 – results

Well done to everyone who took part tonight in the President's Cup. Congratulations to our winners Stephen Harris and Gillian Hamilton. Fastest times on the night were Bruce Carmichael (16:15) for the men and Shona Docherty (18:34) for the ladies. Shona Donnelly ran exactly her predicted time. Many thanks to all the volunteers tonight who made the event go smoothly, it's very much appreciated. Full results can be found in the table below. Photo credit Gordon GoldieRead more
2017 President’s cup

2017 President’s cup

It's now a shield, there's two of them, and we don't have a President any more, so "President's Cup" is perhaps a little inaccurate, but if I'd said "Chairman of the Board of Trustees Shield" race you'd have no idea what I was talking about. The annual 5k handicap race in Bellahouston park takes place on This Wednesday, 21st June. Please wear your vest and we'll try and get a Club photo if the weather's half decent. If you don't wish to run but can make the date, please let us know on the forum,…Read more
Brian Goodwin 10k, and Men’s 10k 2017

Brian Goodwin 10k, and Men’s 10k 2017

A busy weekend for the club! Friday evening saw a great turnout at the Harrier's popular Brian Goodwin 10k, in nearby Pollok park. A friendly welcome and a lovely evening, with Callum Hawkins and Luke Traynor going head-to-head at the sharp end, and the beer and burger a popular reward for everybody who took part (as well as valuable club championship points!). We had a superb 40 runners complete the course, and many members out and about on the course supporting the local event. Delighted to report that Ann Robin was overall third…Read more
Rouken Glen 10k and Roon the Toon 10k 2017

Rouken Glen 10k and Roon the Toon 10k 2017

The most recent Club Championship races were the Rouken Glen 10k on Thursday 8th June and Roon the Toon 10k in Kilmarnock on Sunday 11th June. At a very wet Rouken Glen, congratulations to 2nd place Ciaran Dougherty, 4th place and 1st vet Bruce Carmichael and 1st v55 Jim Robinson. The mens team narrowly beaten to the team prize by Giffnock North. On a windy Kilmarnock Sunday, yesterday was the ladies turn to bring home the bling. West District Medals and team prizes for the Ladies team of Louise Ross, Cat MacDonald and…Read more
The Club’s new charitable status

The Club’s new charitable status

We're pleased to share the news that Bellahouston Road Runners has recently become a charity: a Scottish Charitable Incorporate Organisation (SCIO). Our charity number is SC047300. All club members should now have received a fuller explanation in an email from Camilla - with links to the OSCR website for further info. Questions and discussion for members can be found on the Forum at https://forum.bellahoustonroadrunners.co.uk/t/scio-status-update/893 The change means the club is now a legal entity and we have a modern flexible constitution. It gives us a great opportunity to develop our club - and…Read more