Welcome to Gala Harriers

The Club founded in 1902 is based in Galashiels  in the Scottish Borders and has around 120 adult and 130 junior members. The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014 was a spectacular display of world-class sporting talent, but success won’t just be measured in medals  It’ll be measured in the number of people getting active and making use of the facilities available in our communities. You can join Gala Harriers and become part of this legacy. Junior and senior membership half price October 2015  to 31st March 2016.    

Gala Harriers Cross Country Fixtures 2015-16  click to download

Senior membership Junior Membership 

Family membership 2 adults and 3 children

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 and includes 10mins stretches at the end. 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.  

Gala Harriers encourages runners of all abilities regardless of your targets. Not only will the Harriers help you reach that finish line, be it in road races, track, hills or cross country, you will also have the opportunity to socialise and have fun through training sessions, races and other activities.




  • 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
  • Team Borders win Forth Valley League

    Team Borders win Forth Valley League  Going into Saturday’s concluding match in the Forth Valley League at Grangemouth, Team Borders and Edinburgh AC were tied on 15 league points, each having won one and come second in the preceding matches. With nearest challengers Pitreavie three league points adrift in third, it was a winner-takes-all showdown
  • Wellington Scottish Athletic club celebrate 100 years

    Wellington Scottish Athletic club are holding their Centennial dinner on Saturday 30th May 2015. Much of the focus is in recognition to the founder of the Wellington and Scottish Athletic club Gala Harrier Walter ‘Pop’ Ballantyne. One of the New Zealand Clubs race trophies is “The Galashiels Trophy” which the New Zealand Club purchased to

    ALL-ROUND TEAM EFFORT KEEPS TEAM BORDERS ON TOP A stormy Meadowbank provided tough conditions for the second of three Forth Valley League Division 1 matches for Team Borders on Saturday and that old adage that every point counts was never so true. Having won the first match, a few notable absentees and a very strong
  • Rowan Boland Memorial Trust Results

    Well done to everyone who took part the anual junior fun run and 10k. Select here for results.  Rowan Boland 10k results May 2015 Rowan Boland 5k Results 2015