Training Groups

Below is a list of training groups, if there is not one in your area do contact us and we will help put you in touch with local canicrossers or why not start your own group its as easy as “I’m going for a run who wants to come to?”

Your dog must be healthy and fully mature, at least a year old, dependent on breed even older, if in doubt check with your vet. Children are welcome at most groups, as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Ideally children should be aged 10+ years old before starting, but our races do allow 7 year old’s accompanied by an adult to race.

IMost groups are organised through facebook groups if you are not on facebook contact Karen on: canisportsscotland@hotmail.co.uk and she will put you in touch with your local contact person.

GROUPS

Our Canisports-Scotland facebook page for general information ask a question on there and loads of folk all over the UK will be happy to help.
Cani-Sports Scotland Facebook page

Cani-Sports East Dunbartonshire
Tuesday evenings regularly at 7pm (6pm for beginners as required) in the East Dunbartonshire area (various venues).
Contact Karen 07779041322
Canisports East Dunbartonshire Facebook Group

East Dunbaronshire

Cani-Sports Edinburgh

There are 2 official runs per week organised by Cani-Sports Edinburgh, these are:
Monday, 7pm @ Dalkeith Country Park,
Saturday, 9am @ Vogrie Country Park
Plus additional runs and adventures are organised on an ad hoc basis.
Anyone participating must sign a disclaimer, for more information please see:
Cani-Sports Edinburgh Facebook Page
Dogs must be 1 year or over to run in harness with Cani-Sports Edinburgh
All abilities welcome!  Come and join in the fun
CSE WebsiteEdinburgh

Forth Valley Canicross
Saturday mornings at 9am and Tuesday evenings at 6.15pm in and around the Forth valley area.  Contact Amanda
Forth Valley Canicross Facebook Group

forth valley
Clydeside Canicross
Monday
nights 7pm Pollock Park.
Tuesday nights 7.15pm Strathclyde park
Thursday 7.45pm Strathclyde park.
Contact Janis, Lee & Jenny:
Clydeside Canicross Facebook Group
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Perth 
A canicross group for runs in and around Perth for beginners or intermediate runners, cani-cross or solo
Perth group Facebook page

Dundee and Angus Cani-Cross
Regular run at Camperdown Country Park, Dundee every Thursday evening at 18:30.  Everyone welcome and all abilities catered for.  Spare kit and advice available for beginners.  Ad-hoc runs/adventures in and around Dundee also organised from time-to-time (see FB Group for details).
Website: www.dundeecanicross.club
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/dundeeandanguscanicross

Fife 
A group for all to arrange runs and events (meets in the forrest,parks, beach etc) in and around Fife!
Group runs Wednesday Evenings Duloch park KY11 8LW 6:30pm (trail or grass). We also run at Beveridge Park on a more ad-hoc basis – see facebook page for details.
Fife group Facebook page

Highland Cani-Crossers 
For anyone interested, or wanting to know more about, the sport of canicross that live or are up in the Highlands of Scotland.
There are no weekly runs at present but informal meet-ups are scheduled (check facebook page/ events for details)
Contact: Annelise Glew. 07796390911. annelise.glew@sky.com
or Steve Glew. 07799650863 info@journeybeyond.co.uk
Highland group Facebook page

Canicross Aberdeenshire
For anyone interested, or wanting to know more about, the sport of canicross that live or are up in the Aberdeenshire area:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/1481518742070878/?fref=ts

Cani-Sports Cumbernauld
A new beginners group just setting up for anyone in the Cumbernauld area.
Cani-Cross, Bikejore and Scootering. Check out our facebook group for more details.
Contact Laura. 01236 630 739 – ninjalaura@blueyonder.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/groups/CumbernauldCanicross/

Bridge of Allan
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1657241854529565/?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

Parkrun
Saturdays at 9.30am.  These are free weekly timed 5km human runs where cani-crossers are allowed to take part with a single dog only.  You must pre-register by the day before your first run on their website. Please make sure if you go along that you are considerate to the other runners, keep your dog on a lead or short line and allow them to pass and make sure you clean up after your dog.
http://www.parkrun.com/home

Cani-Fit Lindsay at Cani-fit runs a number of canicross classes:
Also one to one services for canicross training, bikejor and scooter training, dog walking and pet sitting services.
Contact www.facebook.com/canifit or www.cani-fit.com for prices and further details

Groups throughout the UK – thanks to K9 Trailtime
http://www.k9trailtime.com/information/links-to-canicross-clubs

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