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Online entries for the 2012 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run are now closed. Final entries will be taken at the race office on the dates and times noted below.

Before entering please read of our Race entry terms & conditions fully. You will be asked to accept those terms before entering the race.

Race pack collection

17 August 2012 is the deadline for postal entries and to guarantee race pack delivery to your home address. Online entries will continue to be accepted after 17 August until 12noon on 28 August 2012.

All participants entering between 18 and 28 August will be required to collect their race pack from the race office in Jury’s Inn Glasgow between 30 August and 1 September. Entrants are not required to collect their own race pack however proof of entry is required by an individual collecting a pack on behalf of a participant. Last minute entries will also be taken on 30 August, 31 August and 1 September at the race office.

Race office address & opening times – race pack collection & final entries:

Jury’s Inn Glasgow, 80 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QG

Thursday 30 August 2012 – 0800 – 2000hrs

Friday 31 August 2012 – 0800 – 2000hrs

Saturday 1 September 2012 – 0900 – 1800hrs

Please note that Jury’s Inn Glasgow has no involvement in administration or organisation of the event. Please note no entries will be accepted on the day of an event and race packs cannot be collected on the day of your race.

Predicted race time

Your predicted race time is very important to make sure you start the event beside entrants of a similar ability. If you are a first-timer it is sometimes hard to predict your time so here are some examples to help you. Remember it is better to over-estimate how long it will take you than under-estimate.


2011 race winner, Luke Traynor – 31 minutes! Blink and you missed him!

Miss Scotland, Jennifer Reoch – 54 minutes (under an hour is a very good time if you have trained properly and will run the full course. Well done Jen!)

Jogging the course only – about 1 hour and 25 minutes

Walking the whole course with good training – about 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Half marathon

The 2011 winner, Joseph Birech – 1 hour and 1 minute!

Top Scottish & UK club runners (people who run several times a week and cover loads of miles in training) – between 1 hour 10 minutes and 1 hour 25 minutes.

In Demand Scotland DJ Romeo – 1 hour and 55 minutes (any time under 2 hours is very good but will require several weeks of suitable training)

Jogging the course only – at least 2 hours and 30 minutes

Walking at a very brisk pace after good training – over 3 hours and 30 minutes.


You must submit your entry by 17 August 2012  to ensure your race pack will be posted to you in time for race day. You may still enter after this date but you or a representative will be required to collect your race pack from our race office on 31 August or 1 September 2012.

Race day

Please note – on race day itself, there will be no facility either to enter the race or collect Race Packs.
For any race related enquiries go to the race office located on George Square.

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