The Three Peaks Race traverses the famous Yorkshire Dales mountains of Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside and is one of the oldest fell races in Britain. First run in 1954, the race covers 37.4 kilometres with 1608 metres of ascent and descent over the most rugged and spectacular countryside in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, taking competitors to a height of 723 metres above sea level. James Purves represented Gala Harriers in this years race with a typically strong performance on a day of rain, hailstones and strong winds, completing the course in 4:56:45 for 12th place in the M60 category. Kudos to James for a great run.
- A group of Harriers (most of them city based) raced the Scottish 5km Champs at Silverknowes May 2019 A cool northerly breeze which seemed to never be behind picked up throughout the evening but fast times were still run due to quality field and flat course. Lewis Thrame was first (official) Harrier home in speedy 17:01. […]
- The annual Lomonds of Fife Hill Race for juniors took place on Sunday in dry but chilly conditions at Falkland. Athletes from 10 clubs were represented across 4 age groups and gave a great account of themselves at the East Lomond “lung-buster”. Isla Paterson flew the flag for Gala and had a fine run in […]