Sunday , 25 August 2019

Tag Archives: Glasgow Frontrunners

Out in Glasgow to establish new Edinburgh group

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The committee of Out in Glasgow (OIG) – a relaxed inclusive professional networking group for LGBTI people, their friends, colleagues and allies to meet in the Glasgow area – is planning to establish a new Out in Edinburgh group. OIG was formed three years ago by a small group of people interested in supporting like-minded individuals to meet, share best practice and ...

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Glasgow Rainbow Run “Best Yet”

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  A Glasgow-based LGBTI running club celebrated LGBT History Month with its most successful “Rainbow Run” to date. Glasgow Frontrunners organises a run annually along the banks of the Forth and Clyde Canal, in which runners are allocated a different T-shirt colour to form a rainbow to contrast against the bleak winter sky. The most recent run was held on ...

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Glasgow Frontrunners to host Rainbow Run

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  A Glasgow-based LGBTI running club is to host its “Rainbow Run” later this month, To celebrate this year’s LGBT History Month, Glasgow FrontRunners are hosting their annual Rainbow Run on Sunday 21st February. Participants should meet at the Arc: Health and Fitness (Caledonian University) on Cowcaddens Road for an 11am start. The run is open to people of all ...

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Are you up for the couch to 5K challenge?

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  Glasgow FrontRunners, the city’s LGBTI running club, is set to run a new beginner’s programme. The club, which is the largest LGBTI sports club in Scotland, is introducing the programme – known as Couch to 5K (C25K) – in a bid to entice more people into the sport.  Running is a great way to get fit, it’s cheap (compared ...

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Volunteers required for OUTRun

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The organisers of OUTRun – the five mile race being organised to raise awareness of LGBTI participation in sport – are looking for volunteers to make the event a success. Glasgow Frontrunners, the running club behind OUTRun, would like to hear from anyone who is interested in helping at the event, which takes place in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park on Saturday ...

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Joining club “completely changed” LGBTI runners’ lives

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Sport has historically played a significant role in society, giving groups the opportunity to creatively express themselves, uniting people from diverse backgrounds and serving as a focal point for community development. There can be no escaping the benefits of being actively involved in sport – from health and social aspects to developing skills and discipline. In recent years, Scotland has ...

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Are you up for OUTrun?

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LGBT+ running club Glasgow Frontrunners will be hosting their own 5-mile road race to mark the club’s fifth birthday. The event will take place on 22nd August, coinciding with the start of Pride Glasgow. The race, known as OUTrun, will be is a 5-mile timed running event in one of Glasgow’s best-loved ‘dear green places’ – Kelvingrove Park. The route ...

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What’s the future for LGBTI sports groups?

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Scotland has been highlighted as the most progressive country in Europe for LGBTI rights and inclusion; as legislative progress and cultural changes are made in Scotland is it possible that in future LGBTI-specific sports groups will not need to exist? This was a question considered at an”Out and Integrated” event on Wednesday evening, hosted by LGBTI networking group SWAN and ...

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