Race for Life Glasgow 5k

Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Glasgow, G40 1AT

Sun 21st May 2023

1 race


Organiser's Description

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research


  • Adults


    Sun 21st May 2023

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over


  • Adults


    Sun 21st May 2023

    Entry for Adults 18 and Over

How to Get There

Due to the event taking place on roads, there are a large number of road closures in and around the city centre from 6am onwards, please allow plenty extra time for your journey or use public transport where you can. For information on public transport from your local area please visit www.travelinescotland.com.

There is cycle parking within Glasgow Green if you wish to cycle to the event.

There is no official car park for this event. Participants are requested to use city centre parking. The St Enoch Centre car park, Q-park Jamaica Street, NCP Glasgow King St and NCP Glasgow the Greenhouse will have thier access maintained throughout the event - please follow diversion signage and the direct of stewards were neccessary.

Course Details

The Glasgow course starts in Glasgow Green and heads up Salmarket and along the Trongate to proceed past the iconic George Square, before reaching the bustling City Centre of Glasgow’s style mile and Clydeside. The route is relatively flat and offers participants the opportunity to take in some of Glasgow’s beautiful architecture whilst soaking up the amazing atmosphere. The single lap 5k offers a unique and memorable experience of the city on a Sunday morning. *Please note - due to road works in the city centre, the route is subject to change. Please check back on this page for updates in the lead up to the event.*

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

Further Information

This event is accessible to wheelchair users and pushchairs, however, assistance may be required on the Buchanan Street hill. The route is subject to change due to road works, and this page will be updated to reflect any changes. The entire route is contained on paths and roads with the only grass being the event site, which can be avoided, if neccessary.

If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at [email protected]

Meeting Point Information

Event Day Information

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.


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