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Balfron is Number One

The Balfron 10K has been voted the number one 10K in Scotland by readers of a National Running Magazine. In only its fourth year, it has become one of the most highly regarded 10K’s in the Scottish running calendar, with over 600 runners from all over the UK taking part. But that’s not all that’s […]

All set for school run

Mar 27 2009 by Donald Morton, Stirling Observer Friday FOUR talented young Balfron High athletes will be setting the pace at the school’s 4K next month. The race will be run before the Co-operative Balfron 10K on Sunday, April 26 – and the fantastic foursome from Central Athletics Club will be among the favourites. Tom Watson […]

Invitation to enter the Co-operative Balfron 10k Sunday 26th April 2009

I am writing to let you know details of this year’s Co-operative Balfron 10k.  This year’s race takes place on Sunday 26th April 2009 at 11am. First run in 2007, this event has proved extremely popular with runners of all abilities.  The officially measured course, chip-timing, winners prizes and professional organisation appeal to the most serious […]

Pupils cheque in with racers.

by Kaiya Marjoribanks CHILDREN at Balfron’s primary and high schools were delighted this week to have extra large cheques presented to them thanks to the recent Co-operative Balfron 10k road race. More than 450 runners took part in the village’s second 10k race in April, raising £5636. Balfron Primary headteacher Ann McIntosh said: “We are […]