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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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    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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    Welcome to
    Victoria Park.

    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.

 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  Gordon Innes (Secretary).


Preset Styles

The Style Settings panel in the Gantry based theme administration interface provides several options for configuring the main built in stylistic aspects of the template.


Gantry also provides the ability for you to create your own custom presets based on any parameter in the theme administrator. You should determine which parameters you wish to configure to be a part of the presets.

Assigning a Style

With Gantry, the ability to assign a certain style to an individual page has never been easier and/or more efficient. Just follow these simple steps:

  • Go to Extensions → Template Manager → rt_metropolis → Assignments → *Menu Item*
  • Select your preset from Show Presets, configure and save.

After setting your defaults to the desired values, select the Menu Items button and choose the menu item you wish to modify the parameters for. You will then see a series of checkboxes on the left of all the supported parameters.

Select the checkbox next to the parameter you wish to modify, it will then become active, and you can modify as you wish. Clicking “Save” in the toolbar will then save this configuration.

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Club Kit

  • Crop Tops
  • Hoodies
  • Training Tops
  • Vests

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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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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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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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.


  • Family +

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

    Full Memberships available for competing athletes for £30 per year.  Visit our Joining page for more information. Read More
  • Seniors +

    Full Memberships available for competing athletes for £35 per year.  Visit our Joining page for more information. Read More
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Edinburgh to Glasgow Relay Race (1954)


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Charitable Status

In April 2017, VP-Glasgow became an incorporated body having charitable status under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.  Our charity number is: SC047344.

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Julie McDevitt Barnett I am declaring all teams for females and young males on Saturday for dunbartonshire relays. At Maryhill Park. There has been very little interest shown for racing this event..... I can make entries in the day so if u want to run please email text or post here please ... The U11s (Boys and Girls) race is at 12.30pm and is a straight race over 1,500m. The Junior Boys and Girls relay race is at 12.40pm and the Senior Men and Woment relay is as 1.20pm
19 Oct 2017 - 17:52
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Mickey Wright My x2 boys expressed an interest but never heard anything bk. What's the details for u13s boys event please? 19 Oct 2017 - 18:08 Tricia Little Hi Julie can u put Jenna in,didn’t know it was a relay this time x 19 Oct 2017 - 19:12 Lisa Doyle Is there a senior team? I might be able to run 19 Oct 2017 - 21:48 Julie Kirkpatrick Hi David available julie 19 Oct 2017 - 22:04 Colin Byrne Amy Byrne 24/08/06 will be going 19 Oct 2017 - 23:07 Iain Kirkwood Cara Kirkwood saf 41615 dob 2/8/07 19 Oct 2017 - 23:47
Callum Heirs Martin Hayes has been organising the mens team for the weekend 19 Oct 2017 - 23:54 Fergus Blyth Does anyone know where I can get info about the U17 men's race? 20 Oct 2017 - 15:22
Joanne Byrne Can anyone tell me what time Cross Country starts, this Saturday at Maryhill park, please? Much appreciated in anticipation. 😊
17 Oct 2017 - 08:18
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Ralph Connolly The U11s (Boys and Girls) race is at 12.30pm and is a straight race over 1,500m. The Junior Boys and Girls relay race is at 12.40pm and the Senior Men and Woment relay is as 1.20pm 17 Oct 2017 - 08:53
Julie McDevitt Barnett Thanks 17 Oct 2017 - 08:54 Tricia Little Hi Joanne we emailed the guy to ask and still no response so sorry for not getting back to you. X 17 Oct 2017 - 10:53
Gordon Innes Martin Hayes will be coaching high jump at Scotstoun on Wednesday evening from 7 pm. Any u13's and older are welcome to join him.
17 Oct 2017 - 21:56
Hugh Barrow Good to see a former member being inducted into Scottish Football Hall of Fame
16 Oct 2017 - 15:25
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Andy Law His date of birth, or best 10k time? No wonder he was a good over-lapping fullback! 16 Oct 2017 - 23:08
Hugh Barrow His lads Mark James and Nicki could shift 17 Oct 2017 - 08:53 Hugh Barrow 17 Oct 2017 - 08:54
Gordon Innes Bobby Gavin's pictures from the West District Cross Country Championships.
Scottish Athletics West XC Relays 2017 (C)Bobby Gavin - Byline must be used
16 Oct 2017 - 17:35
Sharon McEwan Warriors and VP share flight home!
15 Oct 2017 - 20:32
Max Milarvie If anyone left a hoodie today, kids size large, Martin has it and will bring it down to scotstoun.
15 Oct 2017 - 15:31
Sharon McEwan Did anyone pick up a pink rucksack from the stand at training tonight?
12 Oct 2017 - 20:44
Mandy Scott Sorry Sharon this was my daughters lucie scott's and Niamh picked it up because she left it. Thanks for checking x 13 Oct 2017 - 00:22
Hugh Barrow Whilst in the loft
05 Oct 2017 - 09:22
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Alastair Douglas Hugh. Do you know what year that was? 05 Oct 2017 - 13:06
Hugh Barrow Sorry mid 80s ? 05 Oct 2017 - 13:26 Stuart Gilmour I reckon that is 88/89ish 05 Oct 2017 - 13:54
Paula Lee Hamilton Anyone picked up a VP Hoody with the name Cal or Rowley on the label?
03 Oct 2017 - 22:13
Julie Kirkpatrick Great performance for David yesterday In The Great Scottish run only 1 second between first and second, Great Achievement! Well done to all the other VP Athletes!! Also met some very inspiring Athletes!
01 Oct 2017 - 13:53
Julie McDevitt Barnett Well done David great run 01 Oct 2017 - 15:14
Claire Thompson GSR HM 1.10.17
01 Oct 2017 - 14:24
Gordon Innes Victoria Park City Of Glasgow have once again been shortlisted for the 2017, Track and Field Club of the Year by Scottish Athletics. The full details are at the below link.
Edinburgh AC won the Track and Field Club of the Year award last year with Derek Rae and Jamie McDonald of scottishathletics making the presentation (photo
30 Sep 2017 - 21:22
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Hugh Barrow Good luck 30 Sep 2017 - 21:50
Theresa Ferrie Fantastic well deserved 👏🏻 xx 30 Sep 2017 - 23:00 Hazel Burr Fantastic!! 01 Oct 2017 - 11:25
Gerry Craig
Congratulations to Lesley Pirie of Victoria Park Glasgow AC who was first lady across the line at the 2017 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in a time of 2:48:10. #runlochness
26 Sep 2017 - 15:08
Robert Daly Very well done Lesley a great effort 26 Sep 2017 - 15:42
Gordon Innes The results of this years Club Championships are now on our website at Congratulations to Kyle Flockhart, Reece Hamilton, Angus Happell, Zoe Wilson, Holly Hailstone, Cara Kirkwood, Connor McNally, Jake Speirs, Brodie Wright, Holly Kirkwood, Catriona Scott, Evie Greig, Oliver Andrews, Devan Miller, Jay Livingstone, Ellie Davidson, Jojo Littlefield, Jenna Little, Dagur Hauksson, Mairead Connolly, Sarah Munce, Gavin Roberts, Darren Carruthers, David Mott, Johnathan Burns, Sophie Carrick, Nicole Lang, Karis Butcher and Lauren Gallagher.
25 Sep 2017 - 16:24
Julie McDevitt Barnett I will be managing female cross country again this season- if you or your daughter wishes to be entered into races please let me know now! West district relays are coming up as is the national relays - seniors - please let me know what leg is preferred and I will try and accommodate this for you. Email me at or comment below. I will send out info emails once entered and prior to races so you have relevant information.
21 Sep 2017 - 21:52
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Georgina Bushell Thqu Julie yes please count Beth in for this. Please continue to use Trevor 's email for details. Many thanks g 21 Sep 2017 - 22:07 Tricia Little Yip Jenna on for everything x 21 Sep 2017 - 22:20 Kathleenanne Wilson Hi Julie, Zoe would like to take part.x 21 Sep 2017 - 22:22 Colin Byrne Amy Byrne would like to try them all 21 Sep 2017 - 22:45 Elaine Brown Hi, yes Seona Brown would like to take part . 22 Sep 2017 - 00:02 Mhairi Hendry Oh no it's cross country season again 😂 I'll take part in the wests ! x 22 Sep 2017 - 07:17 Steph Lawrie Hi Julie, I would like to be entered for both Wests and Nationals. Any leg is fine. 22 Sep 2017 - 08:02 Jan Bissett Thanks for organising Julie. Amy would like to be entered for West. X 22 Sep 2017 - 08:04 Donna Alexandra Yes please! All west and nationals. Thanks for organising again this year :) 22 Sep 2017 - 08:12 Frances Murray Hi Julie. Adrienne would like to do West. Thanks. 22 Sep 2017 - 10:16 Philippa Millage Hi I shall take part in the Wests. Thanks 22 Sep 2017 - 12:57 Lisa Doyle Yes please, if there's space for me in any teams! 22 Sep 2017 - 20:51 Jane Mcnair Eilidh McNair for XC - not available 21/10 for info 22 Sep 2017 - 23:18 Christine Scott Hi Julie, Catriona quite interested but not available 15/10 and 28/10. Probably best if I catch you for a chat. C 24 Sep 2017 - 22:56
Iain Kirkwood Cara interested Julie however holly not keen. Away 14/10 for a week.other dates fine. 24 Sep 2017 - 23:01 Iain Kirkwood Hi Julie I've got it wrong as per.cara can't run on the 15th but will make the 21st are ok 25 Sep 2017 - 10:12
Claire Thompson
Congratulations to Lesley Pirie of Victoria Park Glasgow AC who was first lady across the line at the 2017 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon in a time of 2:48:10. #runlochness
24 Sep 2017 - 18:23
Andy Law Fantastic time - we'll done. 24 Sep 2017 - 18:24 Gemma Davidson Amazing well done today x 24 Sep 2017 - 19:53
Laura Sharp My daughter Ella couldn't find her navy VP club hoodie at the end of tonight's session. I think her name was on it... if anyone has lifted it please could u let me know... thanks! 🤞
19 Sep 2017 - 21:32
Julie McDevitt Barnett Who is dealing with boys cross country this year ?
18 Sep 2017 - 21:26
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Tricia Little Charlie n Jim 18 Sep 2017 - 21:30 Julie McDevitt Barnett Thank u 18 Sep 2017 - 21:31 Tricia Little X 18 Sep 2017 - 21:31
Scott Murray Cheryl Flockhart is this what you were asking last night too? 19 Sep 2017 - 09:32 Cheryl Flockhart Not sure, what age group is this? 19 Sep 2017 - 09:34
Hugh Barrow A truly historic day for the Club and Scotland The first Scottish club to win the English National
18 Sep 2017 - 16:30
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Robert Daly Yes Hugh it was a fantastic effort from the whole team 18 Sep 2017 - 18:13 Alastair Douglas Are any members of that iconic team still with us? 18 Sep 2017 - 19:53
Hugh Barrow Alex Breckenridge in San Diego possibly also Donald Henson 18 Sep 2017 - 20:32 Hugh Barrow I did make contact with Alex a few years back but have lost touch again He was quoted reasonably recently in support of the Marine Corps Marathon at Arlington referring to him by his former rank of Gunnery Sargent 19 Sep 2017 - 08:01

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Welcome to Victoria Park

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