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The Runner

(Photo by Hugh Barrow ©)

Subject(s): Anonymous
Sport: Athletics

Location: Bishopbriggs Sports Centre, Glasgow (From 1973-1995 sited on Bishopbriggs Sports Centre roof before being stored in an office/cupboard)
Unveiled: 12/7/1973
Sculptor: John Longden
Material: Sindal Aluminium
Status: Stored


[NOTE - this statue is one of an edition of three, of which The Runner in Heaton Park, Manchester was also a member. The design was modelled on Clydesdale Harrier athlete Bobby Gray, and originally sculpted in 1933, though there is no evidence of any of the three statues being placed in a public setting prior to the unveiling dates specified].

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(Photo by Hugh Barrow ©)

(Photo by Hugh Barrow ©)