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Carnegie Harriers

If you love to run…. on the road, under the sun, cross country, in the snow, on the trails, in the rain, in the hills, in a team, as far as you can…. Carnegie Harriers is the club for you!

Whatever the distance or the discipline, there’s a good chance that a Harrier has been there, done it, and got the tee-shirt (or race memento) to prove it.

Whatever your interest, we welcome new members who have some running experience or a reasonable level of fitness. Explore our website to find out more about what our club has to offer you. Our latest news can be found here  and if you need to know more, or want to come along and try one of our regular training sessions, please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

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April 17, 2018 in Announcements, Blog, News, Non Members News

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018

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March 31, 2018 in Announcements, Blog, News, Non Members News

Wille Rennies Fife Coastal Path Charity run for SAMH

Carnegie Harriers member Willie Rennie is  running the 117-mile length of the Fife coastal path over the Easter weekend – equivalent to more than four marathons. The North East Fife MSP has…
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March 2, 2018 in Announcements, Blog, Members Only News, News, Non Members News, Races

Lasswade 10 Race Postponed

Lasswade 10mile race which was due to be run on Sunday 4th March has been postponed.
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March 1, 2018 in Blog, Members Only News, News, Non Members News, Training

Training Cancelled

Training on Tuesday 27th February and Thursday 1st March cancelled due to the severe weather in the area. Apologies. Please check back to ensure that training is on next week,…
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February 20, 2018 in Blog, News, Non Members News, Races

Devilla 15k Photographs

Please find below a link to the third set of race-shots from Sunday's events, this set from Pete Bracegirdle and focusing on the 15k race. To download a specific shot,…
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February 19, 2018 in News, Non Members News, Races

Thanks from Carnegie Harriers

A huge thanks from Carnegie Harriers to all the runners, spectators and supporters who came along to our Devilla Trail Races on Sunday 18th, we really hope you enjoyed this…
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February 19, 2018 in Blog, Non Members News, Races

Ochils Mountain Rescue Team

Carnegie Harriers delighted to donate to Ochils Mountain Rescue   Excellent to have Ochil Mountain Rescue Team along at Sunday's Devilla races, to provide first aid cover for our Devilla…
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February 19, 2018 in Blog, News, Non Members News, Races

Devilla 5k Images

First bunch of race-shots from Sunday's Devailla 5k race. This set from Pete Bracegirdle and focusing on the 5k race. To download a specific shot, click on the photo, then…
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3 weeks ago

Carnegie Harriers

A great weekend for our runners, with club representation at distances ranging from the 1 mile Ravenscraig Park race all the way up to the 53 mile Highland Fling Ultramarathon.

Now in its 13th running, this year's Highland Fling was host to the 2018 Scottish Ultra Trail Running Championships, and as such there was a host of talent and recognisable names lined up amongst the 800-strong starting list. With 11 Carnegie Harriers making the start line in Milngavie, it was excellent to see 10 of them successfully negotiate the tough and technical route and safely cross the finish line in Tyndrum 53 miles later.

First Carnegie to finish was Egle Laurinaiyte, (literally) flying over the line in a time of 9:02:26. Not only was this a ridiculous 70 minute improvement on her 2017 time, but was also excellent to see Egle secure 4th Female in a such a high profile championship event, a result which is sure to put her name in the spotlight for future Ultra Marathons.

Next Carnegie over the line was Derek Fish, running this event for the 3rd time. Great running to secure his first sub-10 time of 9:40:11, and an excellent 30min pb over his previous 2016 race. Also recording a significant pb was 3rd Carnegie to finish Iona Mackay, also knocking 30mins off her 2016 race with a time of 10:07:09.

Meanwhile, after cutting his ultra teeth at the Glen Ogle 33, Alan McGowan successfully upped the distance to complete in 10:57:04, an awesome time for his first attempt at this tough event. Also having her first attempt at this race was Lesley Halstead, who had a good day to cross the line in 12:55:13, closely followed by Jennifer Smith also running her first Fling in a time of 13:02:27.

As no strangers to the Highland Fling, it was great to see Fiona Rennie and Pauline Walker continue to represent the club at this event, running their 7th and 6th Flings respectively. Both ran the route together, crossing the line in 13:35:54 (Fiona) and 13:35:55 (Pauline). Also running together were Paul Foster and Avril O'Donnell, Paul using his extensive experience of this event to pace first-timer Avril to a time of 13:53:15, a great step up for Avril after her successful D33 in 2017.

Excellent perfomances from our Ultra-Running contingent, and certainly plenty to be optimistic about as we move further into 2018.

Photos courtesy of Fiona Rennie and Graeme Hewitson at Monument Photos (used with permission).
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