Running with GFR

Run with Us

Our runs are suitable for runners of all levels, from those looking to start running and get fit through to competitive runners. If you have not been along before, see our New Runner’s Checklist.

Where do we meet?

Our regular meeting place is inside the foyer of the Arc Gym at Glasgow Caledonian University (opposite Buchanan Bus Station).

Thursday Run 6:30pm

Meet from 6.15pm ready to start promptly at 6:30pm. Every week we offer a range runs catering for all abilities led by our jogscotland-qualified Jog Leaders.

On the first Thursday of each month we offer an all-club session employing different training methods.

Sunday Run 10:45am

Meet from 10:30am ready to start promptly at 10:45am. We usually offer several runs catering for all abilities led by our jogscotland-qualified Jog Leaders.

Tuesday Training Session 7pm

Meet at the Arc from 6.45pm ready to start promptly at 7pm. We offer a range of specialist training sessions including , hills training, interval training, reps, as well as circuits addressing strength and conditioning for runners.  Our training sessions are led by UK Athletics accredited Coaches.  See our coaching and training page here for details.
These sessions are ideal for anyone preparing for their first race, improve on a personal best or just to build on their fitness levels. Please speak to one of our coaches if you want more information and look out for the weekly programmes on the Facebook events.

The Arc

For a £1 fee (payable at the Arc reception) female and male changing and shower facilities are available. The Arc Gym also has two single, accessible changing/WC/shower rooms which, although not an ideal solution for non-binary runners, are gender neutral. Lockers are situated outwith gendered spaces and take a £1, refundable deposit.

GCU Arc Gym
Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA

Free parking is available on Milton Street behind the university and next to the fire station.  There is a multi storey car park (Concert Square) next to the Buchanan Bus Station for £2.50 flat fee from 18:00 on a Thursday and a flat fee of £2.50 for all day parking on a Sunday