Gala Harriers promoting athletics in the Scottish Borders


Christmas Holiday Period

Last Junior Tuesday Session will be 18th Dec 2018. Return Tuesday 8th Jan 2019
Last Junior Thursday session 20th Dec 2018. Return Thursday 10th Jan2019.
Neil’s group will continue to train over the Holiday period, please check with Neil. The Seniors will also continue to train although the main venues are closed and the session will be adapted depending on numbers.. See facebook for any additional planned runs

Events listing September 18 _ March 19

Latest News & Announcements

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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Gala Harriers presentation night Saturday 3rd November 2018

Ladhope Golf Club, Galashiels, 7 pm for a 7.30pm start. Celebrate the club's achievements over the last 12 months with our medal and trophy presentations for seniors and juniors. It's been quite a year!!! Light buffet served so please come along. Seniors, juniors,...

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Henderson Handicap Race Results 2018

Excellent effort for the 2018 Henderson Race,  with some gritty performances on the track and along the riverside. Click the links for the results: Henderson race results 2018...

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Gala Harriers Abbotsford House 2018 Results

Well done to everyone who took part in the Abbotsford Trail race 2018. Please selects read more and select the links for the results. Abbotsford House category results juniors 2018 Gala Harriers Abbotsford Trail Race Junior Results 2018 Abbotsford House Trail Race...

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Training nights and times

All sessions led by qualified coaches



Senior road running session


Cost £1 per session for members. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Change of venue for the Summer

Training for seniors will now meet at the 3G Arena, Netherdale, Galashiels (We have kindly been allowed to access toilets and changing facilities). Times will remain the same 6pm Monday night. We will return to the Queen Centre on Monday 13th August 2018


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


Senior road running session


Cost £1 per session for members.

Change of venue for the Summer. Training for seniors will now meet at the 3G Arena, Netherdale, Galashiels (We have kindly been allowed to access toilets and changing.Facilities) Times will remain the same 6.30pm on Tuesday night, We will return to the Queen Centre on the 14th August 2018

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


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


Senior track session

6.15pm – 7:30pm

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

Suitable for all levels.


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 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.