Who are Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers?
Ron Hill is a former Olympian, British lnternationalist and celebrated marathon runner. His company O.S.C. provide sponsorship to Cambuslang Harriers. Cambuslang Harriers since its formation in 1948 has become one of the premier male cross country and road running clubs across all age groups in Scotland. We also have a very talented girls and ladies group who are now beginning to win major team honours.
Are Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers Successful?
Over the last 50 years Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers have won the Senior Men’s National Cross Country Championship Team title more often than any other club, and have also triumphed at every boys team level. Our veteran athletes are also successful, having won almost every British team title.
Are Ronhill Cambuslang An Elitist Club?
No way. Although we are a very successful club most of our members are in the club to run and train with like-minded individuals. They enjoy the company on training nights as they endeavour to improve their fitness and performance. We cater for anyone from the young athlete taking part in athletics for the first time to the older runner who just wishes to keep fit, and who may never wish to race competitively. Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers also welcomes athletes with a disability, learning difficulties and those from ethnic minorities wishing to participate in athletics.
Do I Have To Be Really Fit To Join?
The coaches at the club will quickly assess your state of fitness and ensure that you do not work too hard during your initial sessions. It’s all about fun and enjoyment whilst improving your health and fitness. The health and welfare of our athletes is of paramount importance to us and we accept that we have a duty of care particularly concerning our younger athletes. The club retains the services of a qualified physiotherapist to provide support for athletes returning from injury.
What Do We Offer?
Good coaching and encouragement in a safe and friendly environment whilst running in the company of others of similar ability.