Record times for Balfron 10k
Apr23

Record times for Balfron 10k

TWO new course records were set by the winners of the Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k on Sunday (April 22). The race saw Stephen Wylie take the men’s title in 34:30 with last year’s winner Michelle Sandison coming home in 37:54 to claim the ladies’ title. The G63 trophies for first local male and female were won by young runners Gregor McArthur (38:29) and Rosie Eckersley (43:00). The weather in London may have been...

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Free walking netball taster sessions
Apr10

Free walking netball taster sessions

ACTIVE Stirling and Stirling Council have teamed up to offer two free walking netball taster sessions at Balfron High School. A slower version of the regular game, walking netball gives participants of all ages and abilities the opportunity to improve their fitness, meet new people and have lots of fun. All of the sessions are led by an Active Stirling walking netball coach. The first two weeks of walking netball –  Friday 20 April...

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Charity pop up shop seeks donations
Mar14

Charity pop up shop seeks donations

DONATIONS are being sought for charity shop which will ‘pop up’ at Balfron’s McLintock Hall next month. The pop up shop will raise funds towards an autism life dog for a local girl and take place from 10am to 2pm daily between Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 April. “Our family are fundraising for an autism life dog for our daughter, Molly,” says organiser Charlotte Smeed who has set up a gofundme page for...

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Balfron 10k race
Apr23

Balfron 10k race

EIGHTY-eight runners from the G63 area were amongst the  500 runners – aged from 15 to 76 – that took part in today’s Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k race. Results are available here – and more information here. Click the thumbnails below to browse our photo gallery from this year’s race and see bigger images…      ...

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Balfron race offers new challenge for runners
Mar15

Balfron race offers new challenge for runners

THE countdown to this year’s Balfron 10k race is on – and this year an alteration to the traditional route will offer a new challenge for runners. With just over a month to go before the event – which tales pace on Sunday 23 April –  race organisers are urging people to put their new year fitness resolutions to the test and sign up for the popular event, which regularly attracts more than 700 entrants. During its 10-year history...

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