Bellahouston Mob Match 2018 – Road Runners retain bragging rights!

Bellahouston Mob Match 2018 – Road Runners retain bragging rights!

What a fantastic morning at Pollok parkrun! 71 Road Runners competed against 63 Harriers with the Road Runners coming out on top again, to retain the title, although the Harriers had more presence in the top ten. Many PBs were had, and our turnout contributed to the 2nd highest ever attendance at Pollok. Full results are on the parkrun website. Thanks to the Pollok parkrun organising team for accommodating us, and putting on such a great event 👍 Thanks also to the Harriers for their great hospitality at the after party/presentation back at Cartha. All…Read more
2018 AGM, Club Strategy, and membership fees proposal

2018 AGM, Club Strategy, and membership fees proposal

Club members were recently sent formal notification of the club's first AGM since becoming a SCIO charity. We're hoping as many members can make it along on the 19th February to help support the club. if you didn't receive the email, please check your membership to ensure you're able to take part, or contact the membership secretary, or another trustee, if you're uncertain. As well as a few housekeeping items (details here), we'll be putting a couple of proposals to members to review and consider: A Strategy for the club - The Board…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
Bellahouston Mob Match returns for 2018 on 17th February!

Bellahouston Mob Match returns for 2018 on 17th February!

The Road Runners vs The Harriers! Saturday 17th February. RSVP on Facebook, or just rock up on the day in your purple top! Following on from last year's brilliant event, we're bringing it back again for 2018. This time it's part of our club championships so we're hoping it'll be even bigger and better this year! You pitch up at Pollok parkrun on 17th February (you are registered at parkrun, right?). Run 5K, fast. Finish as high up the field as you can. Scan your barcode. Then join everyone back at the Cartha…Read more
Festive fun for the club, supporting Alzheimers Scotland

Festive fun for the club, supporting Alzheimers Scotland

It was a great morning in Bellahouston Park where we held our Annual Festive Fun Run after the weather related call-off of Pollok parkrun, then back to our club base Nethercraigs for the after party. A total of £130 was raised for our winner Norman Boyle's nominated charity of Alzheimers Scotland. Dancer (Kelly Ludwig) and Buckfast Monk (Gordon Goldie) won the awards for best outfits!Read more

Club strategy consultation

The club is currently consulting with members, so that it can draw up a strategy to take it forward over the next few years, and we want to ensure it fully reflects our members views. We'd like to ask all members who haven't already done so, to take a few minutes to add their thoughts, ideas and suggestions about the club. An email has been sent out with the online consultation form (if you've not received it, please check your spam folders!), and can also be found on the club forum. We'll be…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