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Thursday 3rd March 2016

Battery Park – will host Junior Road Race battles

Details on our Events section

The scottishathletics Junior Road Races will be held in Greenock on Saturday 2 April – and we’re looking for entries now from clubs.

Battery Park in Greenock played host to the races for U13s, U15s and U17s last year and the event will return to Inverclyde for the second time.

We are looking for entries from cubs by postal application in time for a closing date of Wednesday 16 March. Entry forms are now available online as well as all the other required information about the Junior Road Races.

Distances on Saturday 2 April will be as follows: 2k for U13s; 4.2k for U15s and 4.9k for U17s.

Please note there is no London Mini Marathon selection element to these races this year – just podium places for individuals and teams and of course club and personal pride!

*All the details on the history of the Junior Road Races is on the excellent Road Running and Cross County Commission website.



Club Business Development Officer

Victoria Park City of Glasgow
4 Year fixed term, part time contract

Salary – £5,368 12 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Victoria Park City of Glasgow for a Club Together – Club Business Development Officer in partnership with scottishathletics and Glasgow Sport.

The role will have a significant impact on how the club operates by working along-side the committee, membership and partners to implement the execution of the club’s business and financial plans.

This will allow for the club to further develop its membership through the growth and development of volunteers, club coaches and officials and the twin aspects of our vision of increasing participation and performance.

Closing date 24 March 2016

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Follow the line here to our Jobs in Athletics page for more details


There is now an opportunity for Jog Leader training taking place in Perth next month.

It is a one-day course over eight hours on Saturday 19 March and the venue is the North Inch Sport Centre.

Our Jog Leaders are the lifeblood of jogscotland. Our army of fully-trained, enthusiastic and patient Jog Leaders have inspired thousands of people across the country to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle through running.

This course will teach you the basics on how to lead a group.


Sammi Kinghorn at Hampden

Sammi Kinghorn at Commonwealths

Scottish Para athlete Sammi Kinghorn has her sights firmly set on Rio for this summer after winning medals at the Europeans and the IPC World Champs over the past couple of years.

Now Sammi’s chair sponsors, Ottobock, have produced a short video telling her story and both looking back and forward as the 20-year-old targets the Paralympics.


Tags: Greenock, jogscotland, Junior Road Races, Sammi Kinghorn, VP-Glasgow

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