Enter the race

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Be part of it!

Take your place on the start line with over 23,000 runners, joggers and walkers on Sunday 2 September 2012.

Online entries have now closes. Entries will be accepted at the race office on the dates and times noted below.

Race office address & opening times for pack collection & final entries:

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

Thursday 30 August 2012 – 08:00 – 20:00 hrs

Friday 31 August 2012 – 08:00 – 20:00 hrs

Saturday 1 September 2012 – 09:00 – 18:00 hrs

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.

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.

Walkers and Power Walkers

We want the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run to be open to as many people as possible and we actively welcome walkers and power walkers to participate. Should you intend to walk either the 10k or half marathon course it is advised however that you should have recent experience of walking a similar distance and should have completed an appropriate training programme.

On your race entry please ensure you clearly mark that you intend to walk the route. Please also select this option if you are undecided at the time of entry as to whether you may or may not walk the course. On race day you will be allocated to a start group at the rear of the main field and during the race we ask you to keep to the sides of the course in order to allow any runners who may have fallen behind you to pass.

In some instances other participants have experienced problems passing walkers who have linked arms in large groups or who have walked side-by-side. This is not appropriate race etiquette and we discourage such behaviour to ensure all participants have a safe and enjoyable race day experience.

Please read the race information booklet that you will receive in your entrants pack prior to the race carefully. Please be aware that if you are slower than anticipated and wish to continue the race after the roads have re-opened to traffic, you will need to leave the carriageway and continue on the pavements. A tail car and sweeper bus will be in operation, the tail car will drive the route at walking pace. As the tail vehicle approaches, participants will be asked to move on to the pavements and use pedestrian crossing points until the race finish, and in effect regard themselves as a pedestrian. For your own safety please be aware that all course and medical facilities will cease at this point.


2006 Race Results

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You will need Acrobat Reader to view results in PDF format. If you do not have this application you can download from the link below. For best results, download these documents by right-clicking on the titles and selecting ‘Save target as”.

To search for your result on PDF file use the following steps:

  • Click on link to open file.
  • Click on Acrobat Find (the binocular icon) on the Acrobat Reader toolbar.
  • Enter name or entry number in ‘Find What:’ box.
  • Click ‘Find’ until located.

2007 Race Results now in!

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2007 Race Results

You will need Acrobat Reader to view results in PDF format. If you do not have this application you can download from the link below. For best results, download these documents by right-clicking on the titles and selecting ‘Save target as”.

To search for your result on PDF file use the following steps:

  • Click on link to open file.
  • Click on Acrobat Find (the binocular icon) on the Acrobat Reader toolbar.
  • Enter name or entry number in ‘Find What:’ box.
  • Click ‘Find’ until located.

The 2007 freshnlo Great Scottish Run will take place on Sunday September 2nd

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Last year a record breaking 20,753 runners entered!

Following the success of last year’s event, participants once again get to choose between the half marathon or 10k. The race takes runners past some of the city’s most famous attractions, and features the hugely popular run over the Kingston Bridge, before finishing in Glasgow Green.


2011 Race Results

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Our online system allows runners to review basic and detailed timing information including finishing position. To view split times please select the ‘Download results as PDF’ option from the menu on the Chip Results page.Our online system allows runners to review basic and detailed timing information including finishing position. To view split times please select the ‘Download results as PDF’ option from the menu on the Chip Results page.

Scottish Sun souvenir results supplements!

For the second year the Scottish Sun will be supporting Scotland’s biggest mass participation sporting event, the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

You can get all the top post-race coverage in Scotland’s bestselling daily newspaper. Pick up Monday’s paper and find out if you’ve been snapped along the route in a picture special. Tuesday you’ll be able to check out all competitors times in a fantastic souvenir Results pull-out.

Event photography

Remember you can order your finish line photography from the 2011 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run online. Click here to visit the Marathon Photos website to register your details and view your photographs post-race.

Runbritain Handicap System

Runbritain’s revolutionary new handicap scoring system is designed to give road runners of all abilities the ability to benchmark their progress and compare their results across a range of distances and terrains. Click here to find out your handicap score –  14000 already have!

To search for your result in the PDF file use the following steps:

  • Download link to disk and open the file from the saved location.
  • Click on Acrobat Find (the binocular icon) on the Acrobat Reader toolbar.
  • Enter name or entry number in ‘Find What:’ box.
  • Click ‘Find’ until located.

2008 Half Marathon Wheelchair Race Results

1)  21978  00:58:15  Mark Telford

2)  11090  01:08:37  Jason Gill

3)  11101   01:24:21  Michael Robertson

4)  11262  01:45:19  Margo Whiteford

5)  17256  02:33:36  John Hunter


Enter online

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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.

10k

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.

Deadline

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.


2012 race date announced!

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2012 race day – Sunday 13th May

Ladies – make a note in your diary, set a reminder in your iPhone, stick it up on the fridge! The 2012 Ignis Asset Management Women’s 10k will take place in Glasgow on Sunday 13th May!

Online entries will open soon but you can pre-register below with just your e-mail address. Plus you can follow us on twitter or facebook and get the latest news and updates on Scotland’s largest all-women 10k.

Over 12,000 women took part in the 2011 Ignis Asset Management Women’s 10k on Sunday 8th May with Kenya’s Linet Masai taking the overall title and completing a hat-trick of victories in Glasgow! Race results are available online now – visit the Results section of the website.


Bank of Scotland Junior Great Scottish Run

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Race day – from 9am, Saturday 1 September 2012!

Well done to everyone who took part in the 2012 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run Super Saturday! You were all fantastic.

Race results for the 3k, Mile and Junior Mile are now available online in the Results section.

Come and see the Olympic and Paralympic Torches

Bank of Scotland is a Proud Partner for Scotland of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and a Presenting Partner of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay.  They are delighted to bring a flavour of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run Super Saturday.

Come and visit them at the Bank of Scotland marquee within George Square where you can get your picture taken with the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Torches. There will also be special appearances by London 2012 Mascot Mandeville and Scottish athlete Eilish McColgan.

So, why not join us when you have finished your race within George Square and join in the celebrations of this year’s fantastic Summer of sport! Marquee open from 9.30am.

Race day start times

9.45am Toddler Dash – Stars

10.15am Junior Mile

10.30am Junior 3k

11.15am Elite Invitational Mile

11.30am Award presentations

11.30am Toddler Dash – Stripes

12.00pm Family Mile

12.30pm Toddler Dash – Spots

12.45pm Toddler Dash – Squares

 

 


NEWS

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The FRESH ‘N’ LO Great Scottish Run 10k

The first male Scot and the first female Scot over the line in the FRESH ‘N’ LO Great Scottish Run 10k will win a trip, courtesy of Glasgow City Council, to run in the Scotland Run 10k on 2nd April 2006, in Central Park, New York.

This trip will include airfares, accommodation and race entry. This will be the third annual Scotland Run sponsored by The Scottish Executive as part of the New York Tartan Week celebrations. This race, which is a pre-qualifier for the New York Marathon takes in the beauty of Central Park and has over 3,000 participants.

10K Ten Week Crash Course for Beginners

Do you want to improve your fitness, but don’t know where to begin? Do you need extra encouragement to spur you on? Are you afraid to run on your own? Want to take part in the big event but need help to get started?

Fear no more! Why not join the FRESH ‘N’ LO Great Scottish Run 10K Crash Course. Click Here for more information and to download the application form.

Leading Scottish athletes launch the 2005 FRESH’N’LO Great Scottish Run

Leading Scottish athletes Lee McConnell and Susan Partridge were today (5 April) joined by Councillor John Lynch, convener of Glasgow City Council’s Cultural and Leisure Services committee, and runners from jogscotland and Glasgow Women’s Jogging Network, to launch this year’s FRESH’N’LO Great Scottish Run.

This is the 24th running of the Great Scottish Run, an event that has seen around 275,000 runners raise over £30million for charitable causes since 1982. The event takes place on Sunday 5 September 2005 and will feature the usual half marathon, 10k, and 3k race for junior runners aged 9 – 17. The event attracted a record entry of just over 15,000 last year.
Organisers Glasgow City Council aim to repeat this success in 2005, and once again the senior races will begin in George Square and will head to the city’s south side across the Kingston Bridge before finishing in the traditional manner on Glasgow Green.

As well as being a world class road race attracting past winners of the Olympic and London marathons, the FRESH’N’LO Great Scottish Run is a fantastic day out, with runners taking part in fancy dress for charity and great entertainment taking place along the route. Only the Great North Run and the Flora London Marathon are bigger events of this type in the UK.Applicants can now enter online on this site. Information about training, healthy eating, charities and routes can be also be found here.

Entry for the half marathon is £19.50 for scottishathletics-affiliated runners and £21.50 for non-affiliated, for the 10k £14.50 and £16.50, and for the junior run £8.00.

Entry forms are also available from any Glasgow City Council venue, sports shops, by calling the hotline on 0845 270 0166 or clicking here.

The FRESH’N’LO Great Scottish Run was a fantastic event in 2004, and we look forward to an even better day this year

Councillor John Lynch, convener of Glasgow City Council’s Cultural and Leisure Services committee, said: “The FRESH’N’LO Great Scottish Run was a fantastic event in 2004, and we look forward to an even better day this year. People can benefit themselves and raise millions of pounds for charity by taking part in Scotland’s biggest participatory sports event. We are delighted that Robert Wiseman Dairies are once again the title sponsors of the event.”

Sandy Wilkie, sales and marketing director for Robert Wiseman Dairies said: “The Great Scottish Run is a Scottish institution and we are delighted to be supporting it and after the success of 2004’s run, very pleased that we have been able to commit to a further three years sponsorship.

“We view the run as a perfect partner for the FRESH’N’LO brand as they are both Scottish products which give a healthy, positive, fresh message. Lee and Susan are two Scottish athletes that the nation is very proud of and we are delighted to have them on board to launch the event. We wish everyone the best of luck in their training and look forward to being title sponsors of this great Scottish event once again.”


GLASGOW GOES FOR GOLD WITH COMMONWEALTH BID

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Glasgow’s quote for the 2014 Commonwealth Gamings is now formally up and running, City Leader, Steven Purcell has announced.

He was speaking as the First Minister, Jack McConnell, announced that the Scottish federal government will certainly support the proposal and also supply considerable funding if the proposal to the Commonwealth Games Federation is successful.

Talking at Glasgow’s Hampden Park, among the recommended Games places, Councillor Purcell stated: “Glasgow and Scotland are absolutely going for gold with this bid. The financial as well as social reward of the Games will bring great benefits as well as supply a long lasting legacy for the city as well as country.

” I’m overwhelmed by the complete backing of Scottish Ministers and also the Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland, as well as I’m sure every one of Glasgow as well as Scotland will accompany us in protecting success in 2014.”

The First Minister included: “The Commonwealth Games has the potential to alter our nation. Taking the bold step to bring among the largest occasions on the planet to Scotland reveals the range of our passion as a nation and also the confidence that we have in our greatest city.

” I hope this choice will motivate hundreds of Scots to occupy the challenge of sporting activity. We want future generations to have the facilities, the confidence as well as the need making one of the most of themselves. As well as we will certainly display modern Scotland to billions of people.

” This is the ideal choice to make. Glasgow’s proposal is feasible, it is winnable as well as it will leave an enduring tradition throughout all Scotland. The competition to host the Games might well be fierce, however with the assistance of everybody in Scotland, this is a race that we could win.”

Liz Cameron, the Lord Provost of Glasgow said: “The announcement that Glasgow is to bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games is great news. Glasgow carries several occasions demonstrated its capacity to host huge range sporting occasions as well as I am specific that it has the capability to host these video games.

” The assistance of the Scottish Executive as well as Sport Scotland is important as well as the statement by the First Minister today is really welcome. The Commonwealth Games will offer a heritage of showing off facilities for the present generation of youths as well as for future generations as well.

” The assistance of the Scottish individuals is also needed and also I am sure they will as constantly climb to the difficulty and the people of Scotland consisting of business community could only take advantage of such an occasion.”

Louise Martin CBE, Chairman, Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland said: “We are pleased that Scottish Ministers have actually consented to back a Scottish proposal for 2014. Our team believe that a Commonwealth Games in Glasgow would benefit Scotland, great for Scottish sporting activity as well as an amazing chance for Scottish athletes to contend in front of a home group.”