Gala Harriers promoting athletics in the Scottish Borders

Latest News & Announcements

Scottish Masters XC 2019 Hawick

With a hard frost and cold conditions and bright sunshine, it was a great turn out and runs by all 17 members of the Gala Harriers green team. So proud of the ladies: Team silver for V50 ( Lindsay Dun, Eileen Maxwell and  Carole Fortune) and Team bronze for V40 ladies...

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Charlotte Hendry confirmed as the new club Chair

  It is with great pleasure that Gala Harriers can now announce that Charlotte Hendry has been confirmed as the new Chair Person of the club. We had been without an official leader for the club since the AGM but following several high-level negotiations and the...

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East District XC League Stirling 2018

There were some fantastic individual runs at Stirling yesterday in the East District XC League. All of which contributed to strong team results. At Senior level the Women sit 6th after round 1. The Men are 10th, with Masters Men 3rd. Let’s keep this going for Round 2...

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Team Borders runners add sparkle to a dull autumnal day.

East District XC league Stirling .2018 With the morning’s persistent drizzle gradually fading as racing got underway at Stirling University on Saturday at the first of the winter season’s East League cross-country races, the still and mild conditions proved ideal for...

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Training nights and times

All sessions led by qualified coaches

Mondays

Senior road running session

6:00pm

This is a senior road running session led by experienced qualified coaches.

Meet in the Queen Centre Melrose Road Galashiels TD1 2AD  from 5:45 pm.

The sessions are designed to cater for runners of all abilities.

Cost £1 per session for members. You can come along for a couple of weeks then you can consider joining the club.

 

Strength & Conditioning

7:00pm- 8:00pm

This is a total core workout designed for runners. Please arrive at 7pm and get yourself warmed up, session start at 7:15pm. Cost £1 members and £2 non-members. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Meet inside:
Queens Centre
Melrose Road
Galashiels
TD1 2AD

Tuesdays

Senior road running session

6:30pm

This is a senior road running session led by experienced qualified coaches.

Meet in the Queen Centre Melrose Road Galashiels TD1 2AD  from 6:15 pm.

The sessions are designed to cater for runners of all abilities.

Cost £1 per session for members. You can come along for a couple of weeks then you can consider joining the club.

Junior disability athletics

5:15pm – 5:55pm

Cost £2 per athlete.

This is a small group of mixed ages. Start spring summer session at Tweedbank Sports Complex from the 27th March 2018. We are now training indoors for the winter at the Queen Centre Melrose Road Galashiels.

Competing juniors

6:15pm

Endurance running (Neils group)

Spring summer meet  at Tweedbank sports Complex TD1 3RS

Autumn winter meet at the Queens center Melrose Road Galashiels TD1

Competing juniors

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Field events (Kristina & Gerry)

Spring summer meet  at Tweedbank sports Complex TD1 3RS

Autumn winter meet at the Queens Center Melrose Road Galashiels TD1

Thursdays

Senior track session

6.15pm – 7:30pm

Cost £2 track fee per athlete, please pay club helper on arrival.

Suitable for all levels.

Couch to 5k
All levels of ability welcome.

Meet outside Tweedbank Running Track TD1 3RS  6.30pm cost £2 per session.

First session Thursday 25th April 2019

Further information available from Charlotte 07799112593 or Anne 07870556142

Gala Harriers Junior run jump & throw athletics

Tweedbank Sports Complex TD1 3RS

Arrive 6:15pm

Session 6:30pm – 7:30pm

You are welcome to come along and give it a try for two weeks, after which you can consider joining the club. Please note minimum age is eight.  See web site for online  membership. Come and try athletes will also register on arrival and pay the £2 track fee.

Summer session March – October  and is for all Junior athletes. Cost £2 track fee. All juniors pay and register on arrival.

Winter session October – March competing juniors will continue to train at Tweedbank Sports complex and non-competing juniors will go indoors to the Queen Centre Melrose Rd Galashiels.

Christmas Holidays: Main juniors group last day Thursday 20th December 2018 return Thursday 10th January 2019.

Membership

Membership renews every March. If you are interested in joining, why not come along and try one of our weekly training sessions first?

Members are entitled to a 10% discount on purchases at most running sports shops such as Run and Become or The Sweatshop.