About our club

Maryhill Harriers was founded on 2nd of November 1888 at Canniesburn Smithy by Gilbert Thomson, John Smith, Eric Langlands and Peter Marshall.

We promote athletics in the local community.

The club is open to people from age 9 onwards wishing to develop their athletics to their full potential. We provide a safe, structured and relaxed environment where you can train with others who have a shared interest and desire to achieve all that they can.

The club has a number of Scottish Athletics qualified coaches available to provide a solid training foundation.

Joining the club will give you the opportunity to run for a club with a long heritage and progressive future.

Find out more about Maryhill Harriers

Our History

From our early beginnings to Olympic success, the brilliant Maryhill Ladies, the start of The Barge and the club today.

Our Policies

Our club constitution, guiding principles, welfare policies and others that we have in place to keep you safe.


Find out who's who in the club. Those of our runners that get involved in the day to day business of Maryhill Harriers.


Training for juniors and seniors take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings led by qualified coaches. Give it a try.

Merit League

16 potential races for members to rack up the points, from club relays to 5k, 10k and half marathon championships.

The Barge

The Nigel Barge 10k Road Race is a stalwart of the local race calendar. First ran in 1943, our January race remains a favourite.