Sunday, 26 August 2018


Rouken Glen Park Junior 2k Parkrun #82 - 26/08/18

1st, Aidan Hamilton, 7:51, 5th junior parkrun
7th, Steven Cooper, 8:54, 17th junior parkrun

Aidan 1st overall and 2 seconds shy of his Pb and top ten finish for Steven. Participation and performance. Fantastic results for both boys.

145 runners in field

Link to results:

Saturday's training session this week was running at the weekly, timed free 5k parkrun at Strathclyde Park. This type of session is good for all levels as it assess your level of fitness and your speed endurance over 5k. Then if you want to improve and get better you attend Wednesday & Saturday training sessions, apply yourself and push yourself to the limits and always do your best. Participation and performance.

Strathclyde Park 5k Parkrun #415 - 25/08/18

21st, Chris McCarron, 19:48, 13th parkrun, Pb by 48 seconds
30th, Lewis Moir, 20:56, 25th parkrun, close to Pb
70th, Max Jones, 23:03, 3rd parkrun, Pb by 8mins 15 secs!
96th, Kai Wheeler, 24:01, 12th parkrun
166th, Lucy Saez, 27:44, 10th parkrun
176th, Zoe Hutton, 28:20, 1st parkrun
183rd, Emma Hutton, 28:39, 1st parkrun

 342 runners in field

Link to results:

Well done to all 7 Harriers that participated and performed at yesterday's parkrun and Saturday's training session. With the pending Cross Country season in October and a few big road races in September this time is crucial to start improving your fitness and endurance to take part in these events.
A big thank you to Coach Mark for meeting everyone down at Strathclyde Park to co-ordinate the session.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018


L to R: Olivia, Mackenzie, Eve, Sophie & Lewis
First night back after my 2 weeks and I was pleasantly surprised with the big turn out plus some new recruits.  Well done everyone who attended and hope this turns into another good season for you all.

I had the pleasure of rewarding some of the junior athletes with their performances from the club Trail race in June. 
Junior Section Trail Race Performance Awards 
The following young athletes were 1st Calderglen Harrier home in their age groups.  This year all Performance Award winners will get EK Shopping Centre voucher.

1st Calderglen Harrier home in their age groups
Sophie Buchanan, Under 9 Female, 1k
Eve McAlpine, Under 12 Female, 3k
Lewis Moir, Under 12 Male, 3k

Olivia McAlpine, Under 15 Female, 3k
Mackenzie Lamont, Under 15 Male, 3k

Christopher McCarron, Under 17 Male, 5k

Well done to all the young athletes and their performances in the races and here is to a good 2018/19 season.



Rouken Glen Park Junior 2k Parkrun #81 - 19/08/18

31st, Zoe Hutton, 10:04, 32nd junior parkrun
45th, Emma Hutton, 10:30, 30th junior parkrun

Well done to sisters Emma & Zoe. Zoe is new to the juniors is setting her own standard, girl power!

152 runners in field

Link to results:

Victoria Park Junior 2k Parkrun #185 - 19/08/18

2nd, Lewis Moir, 7:31, 36th junior parkrun, Pb by 1 second on this course and possible for the 2k distance. Brilliant well done Lewis.

134 runners in field

Link to results:

Paisley 3k fun run - 19/08/18

37th, Kai Wheeler, Category Boys 8 to 12, 11:52

102nd, Steven Cooper, Category Boys 8 to 12,12:48

342 Boys 8 to 12 runners in field
1,137 runners in field

Link to results:

Wow another successful weekend for Calderglen Harriers. Good to see athletes taking part and giving racing a go.  You are doing yourselves, family, club and coaches proud. A massive pat on the back, well done and keep trying and don't give up.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018


All details on the blog either direct or through facebook posts.

Sunday 19th August (late edition not added previously)
Paisley 3k (part of 10k event), closing date is 12pm on Friday 17th August

Wednesday 22nd August
Canal Running Festival, closing date Tuesday 21st August

Saturday 1st September
LAAA Track & Field Championship, closing date Monday 27th August

Sunday 2nd September
The Scottish Mid-Trail Championships, closing date Wednesday 29th August

Sunday 16th September (late edition not added previously)
Cumbernauld 1k and 3k, closing date Monday 3rd September

Saturday 29th September (late edition not added previously)
Junior Great Scottish Run, 2.5k, ages 9-15
10k event for ages 16 plus


Barshaw Park Junior 2k Parkrun #4 - 12/08/18

1st, Lewis Moir, 7:59, 35th junior parkrun, 1st timer / course best

47 runners in field

Link to results:

Lanark Trail Running Festival - 12/08/18

1k event

4th, Steven Cooper, 4:40, 33 runners in field

5k event

18th, Max Jones, 26:13,
26th, Emma Hutton, 29:24
49th, Zoe Hutton, 36:08

73 runners in field

Link to results:

Well done to all racing this weekend. Go to see Harriers spread themselves across new and different events.  This adds to the fun of running and improving racing head. Keep up the good work.


Sunday, 5 August 2018


Rouken Glen Park Junior 2k Parkrun #79 - 05/08/18

1st, Max Jones, 7:46, 9th junior parkrun, Pb by 13 seconds
6th, Steven Cooper, 8:40, 16th junior parkrun

115 runners in field

Link to results:

What can you say, 1st out of 115 and a Pb best result you get. Well done Max magic performance. Be proud.

Another consistent performance by Steven, not too far from a new Pb it will come. 

Keep working hard and you will achieve more good times.


Friday, 3 August 2018

The Scottish Mid-Trail Championship 2018

The Scottish Mid-Trail Championship has just been announced and will be held on Sunday 2nd September in Fife and online entry is available.  Fife AC have kindly agreed to host the championships, with Strathmiglo as the start/finish location for races for all age groups.  There are medals on offer from U15 through to U20/Seniors/Masters.
The U20/Senior/Masters race for men and women is over 10K with the U15 and U17 mixed gender races over 5K. For the U11 and U13 races, the distance is 3K.
Closing date is Wednesday 29th August.
The U11 and U13 are development races and not part of the Scottish Championships as Fife AC host their ‘Festival of Trail Running’ and welcome all standard of athletes from beginners in this discipline to Scotland internationals.
Entries are now open online via the EntryCentral website.