Gala Harriers Athletic Club based in the Scottish Borders offer opportunities for people of all ages (Juniors from age eight) to try out, train, embrace and compete in the various disciplines of athletics at all levels from jogging through to National and international competition. 

Gala Harriers Covid19

 

The clubs Covid co-ordinators are:

Jan Brown [email protected]

Charlotte Hendry chazmilluk.yahoo.co.uk.

Please feel free to contact them for any advice:

Due Covid19 restrictions to the number of athletes that can train Gala Harriers are now operating a waiting list for Junior members.

As lockdown restrictions ease the club hope to offer places to juniors from the waiting list.

See membership tab to sign up to the Junior waiting list.

Senior membership and family memberships continue to remain open.

Please note members require to pre book sessions via Team App.

Team App s a smartphone app used to track and trace members attending training sessions. Click here to download Team App.

 

 

Gala Harriers are following the updated guidance for sport and physical activity from Scottish Athletics.
The key changes are summarised below:
From Friday 12th  March 2021.
Age 11 and under (Level 4)

  • Children aged 11 and under can take part in outdoor organised athletics training, group exercise and competition (internal only) within their usual club or facility environment.
  • An outdoor sporting ‘field of play bubble’ for children aged 11 and under can consist of up to 30 people, including coaches and officials, at any one time.
  • Children are not required to physically distance. Coaches and officials should maintain physical distancing.
  • Where there are multiple bubbles operating at the same venue risk assessments must be completed to ensure there can be no mixing of participants before, during or after the activity.

Age 12+ (Level 4)

  • Those aged 12+ and over can take part in organised athletics training, group exercise and competition within their usual club or facility environment.
  • Group sizes of up to 15 people, including coaches and officials, are permitted at any one time.
  • Physical distancing should be maintained at all times.
  • Where there are multiple bubbles operating at the same venue risk assessments must be completed to ensure there can be no mixing of participants before, during or after the activity.

Travel

  • Children aged 17 years or under may travel into or out of a Level 4 area for organised athletics activity if that is where their club or activity normally takes place.
  • Adults (18+) should only travel locally (within their local authority area) to take part in organised sport or physical activity.