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Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon & 10K

Quick facts

Location Glasgow, United Kingdom

Distance Half marathon

Date 29 September, 2019

About Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon & 10K

The Great Scottish Run is a series of mass-participation road running events, held annually in the streets of Glasgow, Scotland in October.The Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run half marathon welcomes thousands of runners to the city of Glasgow every year. The course starts in the centre of the city, in George Square, and from there takes runners past a selection of Glasgow’s finest venues and buildings. As well as crossing over the River Clyde, runners will take a trip through Pollok Park and Bellahouston Park, before heading back for the grandstand finish on Glasgow Green.

The event began as a full marathon in 1979, but later changed to a weekend of shorter events. The weekend now includes short events for children, a 10K roadrace, and a half marathon. The 2013 event, which was sponsored by the Bank of Scotland, featured over 30,000 competitors. It is the largest mass-participation sporting event in Scotland.Starting from George Square in the centre of town, the race the leads to Glasgow Green, taking in the Kingston Bridge over the River Clyde, through Pollok Park and many other Glasgow landmarks.

Distances

Half-Marathon

  • 21.097km

Run 10K

  • 10km

Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon & 10K Route Map

Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon & 10K Route Map

Start:

George Square

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Finish:

Glasgow Green

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Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The course will once again pass many of the iconic venues that feature in Scotland’s biggest city, including Nelson’s Monument, the Clyde Arc and the Finnieston Crane, The Hydro, Scott Monument, River Clyde, House For An Art Love, Bellahouston Park, Pacific Quay, Mclennan Arch, Curve Arc and Glasglow Green.

Overview

The course starts in the centre of the city, in George Square, and from there takes runners past a selection of Glasgow’s finest venues and buildings. As well as crossing over the River Clyde, runners will take a trip through Pollok Park and Bellahouston Park, before heading back for the grandstand finish on Glasgow Green.


Great Scottish Run Half-Marathon & 10K Trivia

  • The event began as a full marathon in 1979, but later changed to a weekend of shorter events. The weekend now includes short events for children, a 10K roadrace, and a half marathon.
  • The 2013 event, which was sponsored by the Bank of Scotland, featured over 30,000 competitors
  • It is the largest mass-participation sporting event in Scotland

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