20 Sep 2014
Hamilton Duathlon 20 Sept 2014 Registration 7:30-9:00am Race starts 9:30am £20 Tri Scotland members; £23 non Tri Scotland members Hamilton Palace Sports Ground
The Hamilton Duathlon will be held on Saturday 20 September at The Hamilton Palace Sports Grounds (16 years +).
This event will consist of a 5km Run (3 x 1 mile laps of the Palace sports grounds), 20km Bike (4x5km loops on closed roads within Strathclyde Park), 5km Run.
Registration will take place at the HPSG (Bowling Pavilion) from 7:30-9:00am You will collect your number, safety pins, timing chip and course map at registration.
Transition will be in front of the Mausoleum and will close at 9:00am.
Race Briefing will be held at 9:15am in front of the transition area.
The Race will start at 9:30am
Prize giving will be held at approx 12:00pm in the Bowling Pavilion or Finish Area depending on weather.
Prizes will be awarded to 1st Male and Female overall, 1st 2nd 3rd Senior Male and Female, 1st 2nd 3rd Male and Female Vet, 1st Male and Female Super Vet and 1st Male and Female Vintage.
If you need any more details on this event please contact Shona Girdwood at email@example.com
Date: 20 Sept 2014
Time: Registration 7:30-9:00am, Race briefing 9:15am, Race starts 9:30am, Prize giving 12:00pm
Cost: £20 Tri Scotland members, £23 non Tri Scotland members
Venue: Hamilton Palace Sports Grounds
Time: 07:30 - 12:00
Location: Hamilton Palace Sports Ground
Cost: £20 Tri Scotland members; £23 non Tri Scotland member
Location: South Lanarkshire Libraries
Cost: Free entry
Wealth of Reading: Library Summer Competition 1 Jul - 30 Sep 2014 Free entry South Lanarkshire libraries
Libraries across Scotland are joining in the fun of the Commonwealth Games by celebrating authors and books linked to Commonwealth countries with our Wealth of Reading promotions.
Visit your own South Lanarkshire library between July and September and borrow one or more books from the Wealth of Reading collections and you can be entered into the draw to win a Tablet (the computer, not the delicious Scottish sweet delicacy!).
Tell us what are the best things about the book(s) you’ve read in no more than 50 words and you could be a winner. Enter online here, or fill out a card in your local library by Tuesday 30th September. Please only enter once for every book you read from the collections.
The competition is aimed at adults. The winner will be announced in October.
Location: Various locations across South Lanarkshire
Wild in Art 25 June - 6 Sept South Lanarkshire
A trail of giant colourful Clydesdale horses will take over Hamilton and South Lanarkshire and see its streets brought to life.
These unique horses gallop in on the 25th of June, making Hamilton and the surrounding areas their stomping ground for the following ten weeks until the 6th of September.
Maps of the trail, found in local shops and online at http://www.readysteadygallop.co.uk, allow locals and visitors to embark on a treasure hunt of the imagination. People of all ages get to experience a day out, discovering exciting and unique horses painted by local and national artists throughout the trail, and are encouraged to find their favourite one.
The take-over by the horses gives a fun and active day out-doors for the whole family. Visitors and locals alike will get to discover creativity come to life and experience the town of Hamilton through exciting colourful lenses.