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  • Victoria ParkCity Of Glasgow

    Victoria Park
    City Of Glasgow

    Is one of the top athletic clubs in Scotland. From its base in north-west Glasgow, it has continually been at the forefront of Scottish Athletics.Formed in 1930, we have coached many talented athletes at National and International level. Read More
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    Joining
    Victoria Park.

    In the first instance, you should contact Gordon or Linda Innes by email or telephone. They will advise which training group you or your child should join.They or the Club Together Officer Theresa Ferrie are at the trackside most evenings from 7pm. Read More
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    If you’re reading this page then you are maybe new to Athletics in general or VP-Glasgow in particular. This page should explain to you how the Club functions and what levels of competition are open to our members. Read More
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    The club is divided into several large training groups which cater for a wide range of ages and ability. Other specialist coaches are available, for their details, contact the club secretary. Read More
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Volunteers Wanted

Can you help? - Victoria Park Athletic Club is run by dedicated volunteers. The club would not exist or provide the service to athletes from the community we serve without the support of our volunteers.

Theresa Ferrie (Club Development Officer) We're constantly recruiting and training coaches to support our athletes on each of our four training evenings. There is no minimum commitment required and you don't need to have a background in athletics in particular or sport in general. We welcome all volunteers and full training will be provided by the club.

If you would like to be involved in coaching at any level, please contact Theresa Ferrie (Club Development Officer) or Gordon Innes (Secretary).

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Club Kit

  • Vests
  • Crop Tops
  • Hoodies
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Vests

Club Vests - Made by Ron Hill, the full range of sizes are available from Achilles Heel. Club vests are £11 for children's sizes and £16 for adult sizes.

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Crop Tops

All sizes are available from Achilles Heel with matching Lycra briefs or shorts. Our Club Crop Tops are £20 for adult sizes.

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Hoodies

Are once again supplied by Nike and a full range of sizes are available.Club Hoodies are £25 for all childrens sizes and £32 for adult sizes.

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Training Tops

Club Training Tops are made by Ron Hill, the full range of sizes are available from Achilles Heel.Training Tops are £19 for children's sizes and £22 for adult sizes.

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Memberships

  • Family +

    Full Memberships available for competing or non competing members within the same family for £70 per year. 
  • Seniors +

    Full Memberships available for competing athletes for £35 per year.  Visit our Joining page for more information.
  • Juniors +

    Full Memberships available for competing athletes for £30 per year.  Visit our Joining page for more information.
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Pictures

Group TrainingWe're always looking for fresh content to add to the website.  The site looks and feels more interesting when we have recent pictures of our current crop of athletes.  If you do take a good picture of any of our athletes, please send it to Gordon Innes for inclusion on the website.

We do also have an interest in pictures of past members in their glory days.  Don't hesitate to send them in, preferably with a bit of a story attached.

Edinburgh to Glasgow Relay Race (1954)

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Karen Thomson Rachel seems to have lost her VP hoodie, I know it's a long shot but has anyone found it or handed it in?
22 Mar 2017 - 08:29
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Paula Lee Hamilton Hi, did she leave it last Wed night at training? I picked one up from the U11 group last week that was left behind. X 22 Mar 2017 - 08:59 Karen Thomson Rachel was at training on Tuesday, yes she is in the u11 group. X 22 Mar 2017 - 09:02 Paula Lee Hamilton Sorry, this was was left last Wednesday at training so I've kept it by for anyone to claim this week. Hope you get it. X 22 Mar 2017 - 10:50 Karen Thomson Thought it might belong to someone else, but thanks anyway. X 22 Mar 2017 - 10:51 Andrew Winter Just check with lost property at Scotstoun asap .. Josh's second and last one was almost brand new, was left and then recycled to a charity shop and then off to a reseller before we got down there. just hope it's keeping someone warm! 22 Mar 2017 - 20:02
Karen Thomson Oh dear, I will be at the club tomorrow will check and hopefully it's not in a charity shop already! Thanks. 22 Mar 2017 - 20:14 Andrew Winter I think it's two weeks at Scotstoun.. then sent to Barnardos but if it has a name tag or personal info in they can't sell it and it goes straight to recycling and is shredded. This happened to Josh's in under 24h. It seems a staggering waste. That was £25 for us so that pretty much was the last VP top he was taking to Scotstoun! I'm sure if it's just this week a good chance you'll get it. 22 Mar 2017 - 22:14
Theresa Ferrie Our athlete Gillian Black being interviewed about getting her GB 🇬🇧call up for the Worlds Cross Country 👏🏻 well done Gillian we are all so proud of you 😊
VP-GLASGOW ATHLETE GILLIAN BLACK HEADS OFF TO WOLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS! Gillian Black from Victoria Park City of Glasgow AC qualified for the Great Britain team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships with her 2nd place finish in the Junior Women's race at the UK Inter Counties last weekend in Loughborough. Gillian flies out this week to compete on Sunday, 26th March in Kampala, Uganda in her first GB representation. Gillian spoke to the GAA about her race in Loughborough and aspirations in Kampala, as well as allowing us to get a little insight into learning about Gillian's interests outside of Athletics. Tell us about how your race unfolded in Loughborough and your selection to the Great Britain World Cross Country team: Because it was a new course I wasn't too sure what to expect. The race started fast and the front pack seemed to stay together for quite a bit before spreading out. It was also quite slippy underfoot at points, particularly at the long uphill section of the course, which hadn't been the case when we'd walked the course not too much longer beforehand. I did really like the course though! I'm really grateful to British Athletics for the opportunity to run at the World Cross Country Champs and I honestly can't thank my coach enough for all the time and effort he puts in to helping me. I am also really grateful for the support and encouragement I have had from my Club (VP Glasgow), to Scottish Athletics for all the opportunities I have been given and to the GAA for their support through the Glasgow Endurance sessions which I always really look forward to, and for the TSP card they provide. I'm so excited to race and I'm really pleased to be sharing my experience with Anna! What are your aims for Kampala and heading in to the Summer season: I just want to do my best in Kampala and to do the team proud! I'm hoping to be able to give my all and that as a team we can perform to our best! I'm not too sure about Summer yet but ultimately I just want to be injury free and to be able to perform to the best I can throughout the season! How did you get started in Athletics: A family friend invited me and my brother along to the club (VP Glasgow) when I was 9 years old and there I discovered that I love to run and have never looked back since! Who is your Athletics Hero: There are so many people I look up to! Particularly people closer to home which have taught me that it doesn't matter where you're from, you can still achieve so much! To name a few I really admire: Laura Muir, Beth Potter, Steph Twell, Jo Moultrie, Callum Hawkins, Bobby Clay and Harriet Knowles-Jones! Best advice you have ever received: I can't think of anything in particular but I think my mum is just the definition of great advice! I would say though that it's important to appreciate all the great things you have in life and not to wait until it's too late as you never know how long it's there for! Favourite pre-race or post race meal: I love eating after a race, something makes it taste so much better. There is never really a specific thing I like to have but after a race there tends to be something that pops into my head that I set my heart on having for dinner that night! Secret talent no one knows about you: Nothing really! I can roll my tongue if that counts as a talent! Favourite tv show / film: I don't really watch much TV. I like watching films and going to the cinema but once I've seen something once I'm never too fussed about watching it again because I know what happens! Favourite song: I have a bad habit of listening to the same song over and over again until I can't listen to it again for a long time! I'd probably just say chart music really! If you could be any animal in the world, what would you be and why: I quite like Lamas, Sloths and Monkeys but I'm not too sure I'd want to be any of them! I'd maybe say my dog (Raasay) as I know how much everyone in my family loves her. Are you currently studying / working: I'm studying Sports Therapy at City of Glasgow College at the moment. I also coach U11/13's at VP Glasgow 3 nights a week and help out at their RaceRunning group which I really enjoy! Thank you to Gillian for answering our questions. Everyone at the GAA would like to wish Gillian the best of luck for her race on Sunday, 26th March in Kampala!
21 Mar 2017 - 19:48
Gillian Black Thank you very much Theresa! I really appreciate that and all your kindness!💞 21 Mar 2017 - 21:04 Tricia Little Our wee superstar!!!! 21 Mar 2017 - 22:54
Tricia Little Jenna, Lily and Isla - Silver medal at the National Road Race Championships💚💙
18 Mar 2017 - 17:21
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Caroline Wright Well done girls for a great team effort and congratulations to Tricia Little little for mastering the art of sharing on Facebook....xx:-) 18 Mar 2017 - 17:25 Holly Little It was me Caroline Wright she doesn't have a clue 18 Mar 2017 - 17:28 Rachel Mckay Well done girls 18 Mar 2017 - 17:40 Anne Dowson Ferrie Well done girls xxx 18 Mar 2017 - 17:42 Tricia Little Funny Caroline but Holly did it for me 18 Mar 2017 - 17:54 Hazel Burr Well done girls!! 18 Mar 2017 - 18:19 Joanne Byrne Well done girls. 👍 18 Mar 2017 - 20:17
Pat Devlin Well done girls and a special well done to my Granddaughter Jenna. xxxx 19 Mar 2017 - 15:36 Jennifer Love Huge well done girls 👍👋 20 Mar 2017 - 13:18
Pamali Goonetilleke Well done to all Vp athletes running at the National Road races in Greenock today. Horrible conditions yet lots of smiles all round. Congratulations to all who competed - U13 boys took the 2nd team medals. Well done to Devan, Fraser and Russell xx
18 Mar 2017 - 18:12
Hazel Burr Well done boys!! 18 Mar 2017 - 18:20
Julie Kirkpatrick David at the springburn Hariers Junior Jack 1.5k on saturday...1st P6 boy with overall the fastest time of 5.20. Well Done to all other VP Athletes who were competing!
17 Mar 2017 - 13:30
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Caroline Wright Well done David another fantastic run x 17 Mar 2017 - 13:33
Linda Adams Well done David 😀 17 Mar 2017 - 22:51 Hazel Burr Well done David! X 18 Mar 2017 - 11:27
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