Brian Goodwin 10k

Myself, Kieran and Natalie took part in the Brian Goodwin 10k on Friday 16th June at Glasgows Pollok Park. As always, the race brought together a strong field of club runners, with 109 of the 450 posting a sub 40 time, led by Olympians Callum Hawkins, Tewolde Menigsteab and course record holder Luke Traynor. This …

Milngavie Trail Race

After entering this event on a cold winter’s night the race finally arrived on what turned out to be a very pleasant day.  The weather threatened to be too hot for running but with a light breeze the conditions were ideal. The Harriers were represented by Chris, Fletcher, Linda, Margaret and myself.  Chris had warned …

Shettleston 10k

On Sunday 28th May, I took part in the Shettleston 10k. After succeeding Polaroid as chief sponsors for the Helensburgh and Dumbarton 10ks, Babcock added this new race in place of the old Clydebank 10k. Unfortunately, at £49.75 for the 3 race series, the number of participants had taken a significant hit, and only 297 …

London Marathon

I was delighted late last year at winning the club ballot place for this year’s London Marathon. After years of watching it on the couch in my PJs, I was excited to finally be participating. I thought the event was incredibly well organised, and actually pretty calm at the start considering the number of runners …