Welcome to Gala Harriers

The Club founded in 1902 is based in Galashiels  in the Scottish Borders. Gala Harriers Junior and senior members take part in a wide range of athletics, from cross country and road running to track and field.  You can get active and  join Gala Harriers, membership until 31st March 2016: Juniors £6  &  Seniors £8. (Annual membership renewal from 1st April 2016).

Gala Harriers Cross Country Fixtures 2015-16  click to download

Senior membership Junior Membership 

Family membership 2 adults and 3 children

To enter club races please click link:

Gala Harriers Tweedbank 5k Easter Chalenge 26th March 2016

Gala Harriers 10k and 3k fun run 8th May 2016

Eildon three hill race 2016 (Scottish Championship 25th June 2016)

Training Times  (Sessions led by qualified coaches)

Monday – 6:00pm, senior road running session meet inside Queens Centre Melrose Road Galashiels TD1 2AD

Monday – 7:00pm- 8:00pm Strength and conditioning main hall Queen Centre Galashiels Melrose Rd TD1 2AD. 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.

Tuesday – 6.30pm, senior road running session Queens Centre Melrose Rd Galashiels TD1 2AD.

Tuesday – 6:15pm Competing Juniors Tweedbank Sports Complex TD1 3RS

Thursday Tweedbank Sports Complex Tweedbank TD1 3RS

All year          6.15pm – 7:30pm, senior track session, suitable for all levels.

Winter           6:15pm – 7:30pm Competing Juniors.

Winter          6:15pm – 7:30pm Non competing Juniors indoor session Queen Centre Melrose Rd TD1 2AD

Summer         6:15pm Athletics run, Jump and throw. March – September and is for all Junior athletes.

  • Golden day for Borders athletics teams at the East of Scotland Cross Country Championships in Livingston

    IT was a golden day for two Borders athletics teams on Saturday at the East of Scotland Cross Country Championships in Livingston. Gala Harriers women yet again claimed the masters title with Kate Jenkins, Jennifer Forbes and Anya Campbell all finishing inside the top ten. At the other end of the age range Moorfoots Under
  • Borders XC Chirnside 4th Leg 2015

    Cold conditions for the fourth leg of the Borders XC at Chirnside on Sunday 13th December 15.  The Gala Harrier Juniors 1st,  2nd and 3rd. Full results to follow.  
  • Borders XC Peebles 2015

    YOUTH came to the fore at the third leg of this winter’s Borders Cross Country Series on Sunday 29th November 2015. Teenager Thomas Otton stormed round the four-miles course in Peebles to win his first senior race on the circuit. The head boy of Galashiels Academy, who runs for Gala Harriers, crossed the finishing line
  • Team Borders East District XC Alloa

    Team Borders East District Alloa LORNSHILL Academy in Alloa was the venue for the 2nd race in the East District Cross-Country League on Saturday and whilst Hibs enjoyed the relative comfort of the artificial turf at the nearby Recreation Park, the runners had to slog their way through sometimes ankle deep mud on the tough
  • Gala Harriers News August 2015

    Gala Harriers News August 2015 With no fewer than seven Scots representing Team GB in World Champs in Beijing. Laura Muir, Lynsey Sharp, Eilidh Child, Steph Twell, Chris O’Hare, Kirsten McAslan and Mark Dry. Gala Harriers wish them every success. And well done to both Mo Farah and Jessica Innes Hill for their brilliant performances