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  • Who are Cambuslang Harriers?

    Cambuslang Harriers, since its formation in 1948, has become one of the premier cross country and road running clubs across all age groups in Scotland. We also have a very talented girls and ladies group who now regularly win major team honours.

    News & Events Archive


    Members of Cambuslang Harriers were well represented at the Inter District XC Event held in the shadow of historic Stirling Castle between the North, East and West of Scotland and the Scottish Universities.  Selection to this event is based on performance in the district championships and Cambuslang had 12 athletes across the age groups representing the West and one athlete running for the Universities.  Unfortunately with the incessant and heavy rain the ground became more churned up with each successive race and by the later stages it was very much all about survival of the fittest.  Just to finish showed […]


    Date for the Diary

    All members are invited to note that Achilles Heel, the current sponsor of club vests, tops and jackets etc is visiting the club on Tuesday the 4th of February 2020 to sell club kit. All invited.


    Meeting For All Junior Parents/Carers With Our Club President

    As a parent or family member you are asked to come along to an information sharing meeting at the rugby club on Tues 21 for 7.30pm for 30mins. As a club we are all looking forward to 2020 being a good one for all of our junior members. We would like to share with you what we want to achieve and to hear your views about Cambuslang Harriers. I appreciate the pressures on your time, but I would love to see you there and hope you can come along. Meeting will take place in the upstairs bar at the Rugby […]


    Out With The Old Year And In With The New

    The last week of 2019 and the first week of 2020 proved successful for members of Cambuslang Harriers.  Alasdair Campbell secured an emphatic victory with a personal best time of 31.43 on Boxing Day in the Ayr 10K Turkey Trot.  Stuart Gibson bettered this time the following day with a 31.03 clocking in a star studded line up in the Ribble Valley race in Yorkshire.  Scottish Commonwealth Games triathlete Grant Sheldon then topped this time the next day in the Tilly 10K stopping the clock at 29.48 to take 2nd spot with Colin Reilly (32.29) in 5th place. Grant showed […]


    Cambuslang Senior And Masters Men Retain Their West District Cross Country Championships Titles

    This year’s West District Cross Country Championships were held on a hilly Balloch course made even more challenging by the persistent rain which poured down on the runners thus making the course slippery in places.  All who ran and all coaches and supporters in attendance deserve a medal for braving the monsoon elements.  The Cambuslang senior and masters men along with the under 17 men were certainly in the medals.  The senior men lifted their 3rd successive team title, the masters men their 5th successive team gold and the U17 men gained their 4th team silver in a row.  The […]


    Individual And Team Medals For Cambuslang Harriers At The Lanarkshire Cross Country Championships

    The Lanarkshire Cross Country Championships was moved from its traditional Coatbridge venue to Kirkland Park in Strathaven.  The new undulating course promoted by East Kilbride AC was a welcome change from the flatter Drumpellier Park trail.  In spite of several absences across the 5 year age groups Cambuslang Harriers lifted 4 individual gold medals, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals in addition to 3 team victories and 1 runner up spot . The under 11 girls and then the under 11 boys kicked off the racing programme.  These championships offer one of the few opportunities during the winter season for […]


    International Two Legged Racing At Aintree and Local Success

    Eleven members of Cambuslang Harriers were originally selected to represent the Scottish Masters Team in the British and Irish Cross Country International at Aintree Race Course. Unfortunately due to injury M35 Iain MacCorquodale and M45 Stevie Wylie did not make the starting line. However the remaining 9 Cambuslang athletes made their presence felt in helping their respective age groups win medals. Running in the W40 category Jacqueline Etherington although happier on the road and track was the 2nd Scottish counter in the bronze winning team. There was a double bonus for the M35 team when Stuart Gibson finished 2nd in […]


    A Scottish Cross Country Bronze Medal for Ben Hukins

    Members of Cambuslang Harriers travelled to Kirkcaldy to participate in the Scottish Short Course Cross Country Championships. The up and down muddy course was to be a test of stamina. There were races for the under 15 boys and girls, under 17 men and women, the under 20, senior and masters women and the same age groups for the men. Competition in all age groups was fierce and medals were hard to come by. However, M40 Ben Hukins managed to pick up the bronze medal in his age group in a gutsy late sprint to the line. In the under […]


    Profile – David Cooney (Mr Cambuslang Harriers)

    Brian McCausland has kindy published a profile of David Cooney, both as a runner and as a Team manager, highlighting the club’s rise and success over 4 decades, on his excellent scottish athletics website with quotes from club stalwarts such as Stevie Wylie, Robert Gilroy, Jamie Reid, Iain Reid and Kerry Liam Wilson.        


    Cambuslang Harriers at Home and Abroad

    The weekend of 26th and 27th October was a busy one for members of Cambuslang Harriers who were competing at Cumbernauld, Leeds and Frankfurt in Germany. In the Scottish Masters XC Relay the O40 quartet of Stuart McGeachy, Stevie Wylie, Robert Gilroy and Jamie Reid and M50 trio of Chris Upson, Mick O’Hagan and Colin Donnelly secured worthy team silver medals.  It was pleasing to have Robert compete in his first national competition for almost 2 years due to a prolonged injury.  The senior men A squad of Stuart Gibson, Craig Jardine, Iain MacCorquodale and Fraser Stewart put in a […]


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