Clydesdale Harriers has a significant place in the history of Scottish athletics – it was the first ever open club, it was the first club to hold a two day meeting, it was the first club to have a two day meeting at Dunoon at the Glasgow Fair, it was one of the first clubs with a ladies section or a men’s junior section, it held the first annual race for Youths (Under 17) and it was the club which successfully proposed a Scottish cross-country championship for Boys (Under 15). Some of the significant events staged by the club are below – just click on the link to be taken to the page – but first there is an article by A Ross Scott – A Famous Club.
Clydesdale Harriers Open Sports:
Clydesdale Harriers Championships at Ibrox Park 1914: May and August
Georgine Ballantine David M Bowman Bobby Boyd James Campbell Andrew Dick Phil Dolan Ian Donald J Erskine R Erskine TB Erskine Allan Faulds AP Findlay Douglas Gemmell Andrew Hannah Sir A McA Kennedy RS Langlands Ian Leggett Walter Malcolm Robert Mitchell Brian McAusland Hans Noble Cyril O’Boyle Charles Pennycook A Ross Scott Jock Semple James P Shields Sam Stevenson Jean Tait Sam S Watt John Wright