Great Scottish Run

George Square, Glasgow, Scotland

Organiser's Description

--- This event has been cancelled due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---

Experience the electric atmosphere of Scotland's largest mass participation sporting event. The Great Scottish Run starts from George Square in the centre of town, and finishes on Glasgow Green.

With family races and other events on the Saturday, and both half marathon and 10k distances to choose from on the Sunday, this is the perfect opportunity for family, friends and people of all ages and abilities to participate together.


  • Half marathon 17+ yrs old
    £36 CLOSED
  • 10 km 15+ yrs old
    £29 CLOSED

Water will be available at regular points along the route

There will be a run-through shower around 8 miles

All finishers of both events will receive a finisher’s pack containing a medal, event T-shirt and other goodies

Entertainment along the route will include bagpipers, drumming bands, live music, charity cheering points and our ‘Wall of Sound’ zones.

George Square, Glasgow City centre

09:38: Elite wheelchair race (10k)

09:45: 10k start (fast paced runners & white wave)

09:55: 10k green wave start

10:05: 10k Jog Scotland wave and pink wave starts

11:30: Half-marathon start (elite athletes, fast paced runners & white wave)

11:40: Half-marathon green wave start

11:50: Half-marathon pink wave start

Starting in George Square the half marathon features famous venues from the 2014 Commonwealth Games as well as taking you across the River Clyde, through Pollok Park and Bellahouston Park, before heading back for the grandstand finish on Glasgow Green.

The 10k hugs the River Clyde and features some of Glasgow's most iconic landmarks and buildings such as The Hydro, Pacific Quay and the McLennan Arch.

We recommend arriving ready to run and leaving any valuables with family or friends. However, if this is not possible participants will be able to leave bags in the baggage-drop area.

Remove the baggage label (which is attached to your run number), fill in the details and secure the label your bag before leaving them in the baggage area.

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