Sx5 Linn Park race report and results

Sx5 Linn Park race report and results

Lx5 Seventy-seven of you returned to charge down the starting hill in Linn Park. Joined by another thirty four in their first series event of 2022, leaving this year’s South By Five the most popular yet. A brief shower as the marshals were deployed was the last of the rain, which had poured in the wee hours. This shower had registered runners huddling under the trees, eagerly awaiting the starting hooter. Mud and puddles were […]

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Sx5 Kings Park race report and results

Sx5 Kings Park race report and results

South By Five Running is often billed as a free sport. Ask runners, and they’ll tell you the cost of trainers, tshirts, jackets, belts, gloves, waterproofs, races soon add up! South By Five this year was aimed to help with the rising costs. And we visited Kings Park for the first event. Entrants were asked to give only what they could afford to a variety of, let’s call them ‘ethical’ options. Tree planting in a […]

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Duncan Macfarlane part of the Victoria Park AC team
Dunky 22 race report and results

Dunky 22 race report and results

The Show Must Go On That the Dunky would go ahead wasn’t in question (unlike some events in a different council area!). What state we would be in on the day of the race was dubious. With the Dunky falling on the last day of the school holiday, it was always going to be tough to squeeze in a family holiday, and the race in the same week. We got home at 3am, and registration […]

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Magnificent 7

Magnificent 7

Migo Mile for August It was a small turn out for the August Migo Mile. A consequence of a busy few days of racing in the local area: Canal Canter from Springburn Harriers on Thursday, then 3K on The Green and the Bellahouston 10k on Friday. Saturday brought the OUT-Run in Glasgow’s West End, and the awesome Tom Robb Memorial Trail Race in the Carron Valley. Magnificent 7 The small field led to runners experiencing […]

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Migo Mile For July

Migo Mile For July

A Horrible Wee Race Another month, another Migo Mile – and a new tag line! It is well know that the 3K On The Green is known as “The best wee race in Scotland”. After today’s event, we’ve been dubbed “A horrible wee race”!! There was the addendum “But I loved it”. We’ll definitely take that – “A Horrible Wee Race That You’ll Love” – thanks Barry 🙂 For such a wee race we had […]

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Rouken Glen Trail Race – race brief

Rouken Glen Trail Race – race brief

Rouken Glen Trail Race   Welcome to Rouken Glen Trail Race, hosted by Acorn Trails. Thank you for entering. Registration This will take place a short walk from the Davieland Road/Whitecraigs train station entrance to the park. ///knots.skirt.silly Registration (///stole.smashes.town) is from 9.45-10.15. The start line is a short walk from the start line, so registration will definitely close at 10.15! Race will start at 10.30, preceded by a quick brief. Toilets Toilets are available […]

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Migo Mile for June

Migo Mile for June

A Good Sunday Morning It is fantastic to be back. Back putting races on, and back with Migo Mile. Having hosted the Virtual Migo Mile during the lockdown years, this is our first time hosting the “in-person” Migo Mile as Acorn Trails (previous editions were hosted by The Run Bible) Back to basics, and trying to get the event back into people’s thoughts and calendars, we had just 20 runners sign up for this free […]

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South By Five – Qx5 – race brief

South By Five – Qx5 – race brief

South By Five – Qx5 16th January 2022 – Race Brief   SX5 OUTLINE South By Five is a series of six 5k races inspired by the iconic Southside Six race. That 16-mile race visited King’s Park, Linn Park, Rouken Glen, Pollok Park, Bellahouston Park and Queen’s Park. South By Five will host a 5k event in each of the six parks. The series offers a good selection of multi-terrain surfaces, and some original Southside […]

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Rx5 – Rouken Glen race report

Rx5 – Rouken Glen race report

Rx5 race report With a good autumnal downpour lashing the route during Saturday’s litter pick, and Storm Barra brewing out in the Atlantic, we once again we’re looked upon kindly by the weather goods. Blue skies and sun shone down on a bitterly cold Sunday morning. Saturday’s mud, frozen to an underfoot crunch. Michelle kept the pre race brief short and sweet, as runners wrapped their arms around themselves to keep warm. If warm was […]

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Kx5 race report

Kx5 race report

We’re back. South By Five returned to Kings Park after a covid enforced absence. The water works in the park are gone. This allowed us to redesign the route to take in the full park, and show off areas folk hadn’t seen before. Indeed many folk commented they had never before run in Kings Park at all. They were in for a treat. Despite the full park being open, it is still relatively small compared […]

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