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Use Your Senses 5k Glasgow

Glasgow Green, Saltmarket, Glasgow

Organiser's Description

Walk, jog or run a sensational 2.5k or 5k Guide Dogs family friendly fun run, with 5 Sense Stations around the course, which will surprise your senses.

Get ready to tantalise your taste buds; see an explosion of colourful powder; touch the suds as you take on our foam pit; smell the aroma of the scented bubbles; listen to live music. The events are suitable for people of all ages and abilities

Sign up for free and raise £25 to change the lives of families living with sight loss.

Start Time



5 km, 2.5 km

More Info

Event website

A welcome pack with everything you need to help you hit your £25 fundraising target, plus your race number and temporary tattoos

Sensory experiences along the route at our Sense Station

Support from our team of extra noisy cheerers along the way

A unique Use Your Senses 5K medal when you cross the finish line

A fun pre-event warm up in our Event Hub

The chance to meet some of our guide dog puppies in training for a cuddle

The opportunity to visit your nearest Guide Dogs Training School for one of our open days

A bespoke training plan & dedicated support from our Events Team in the lead up to the big day

Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5DB

Glasgow Green is in the East end of Glasgow, on the North bank of the River Clyde, within walking distance of the city centre.

By Road: The A74 runs through the Green, which can be accessed from Junction 20 of the M8, and Junction 2A of the M74

By public transport: The nearest main line railway stations are Queen Street and Central Station.

The nearest local train stations are Argyle Street, High Street and Belgrove.

The nearest Underground Stations are St Enoch and Bridge Street.

For bus, train and underground information call 0871 200 2233 or visit www.travelinescotland.com.

There is limited parking available around Glasgow Green, where possible we advise you travel via public transport. Please visit www.cityparkingglasgow.co.uk to find further parking information

Key timings for the event are as follows:

10.00 am – Event Hub open

10.30am – Suggested arrival time

10.50 am – Fun warm-up

11.00 am – Use Your Senses 5K participants start

11.10 am – Mini Use Your Senses participants start

1.00pm – Event Hub closes

This event is for the whole family. To ensure everyone is safe, U16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult (18+) and young adults (16-17) must have parent/guardian consent to take part.

This event is a fun run, which is not formally timed.

Due to the nature of the event and Sense Station activities, dogs (including guide dogs) are not able to participate in any part of the event route.

You may take part with a buggy/stroller, but please be aware of the Sense Stations as you may wish to bypass an activity (no foam in your pushchair).

You will receive your welcome pack in the post within 2 weeks of registration. This will include your race numbers, temporary tattoos and fundraising resources.

The route is suitable for wheelchair users.

The Use Your Senses course takes you on a journey through Glasgow Green. The route is relatively flat and consists of a pathed terrain.

Download our event guide for everything you need to know about the big day!


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