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.”


Welcome to the website of Scotland’s Greatest Race – the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

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Online entries for this year’s race on 4th September 2011 are now open! Sign up online today and enter the 2011 Half marathon or 10k at 2010 prices!

Click here to find out more and be part of Scotland’s Greatest race.

Start times:

10k – 9:30 am ;

Half marathon – 11:00 am

Race pack distribution

Race packs will be distributed from 8th August onwards. If you are concerned that you have not received your race pack please telephone 0845 270 0166 or e-mail glasgow@frsystems.co.uk

A downloadable copy of the runner information booklet for your race is available by clicking here.

Win a place in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon!

Be the most successful online fundraiser for the 2011 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run and you could win a place at the 2012 Virgin London Marathon! We have teamed up with our online fundraising partner to offer you the chance to win a coveted place in the Virgin London Marathon if you raise the most money for your charity of choice through our online fundraising page.

To find out more and set up your online fundraising page, click here. Terms and conditions apply.

Pre-race pasta party!

Make the best of your final pre-race preparations with a place in our official pasta party event on 30 August 2011! Join 100 runners for a relaxed pre-event warm-up over a two-mile course in the city centre and enjoy delicious pasta and a massage when you finish.

Starting on Royal Exchange Square and finishing on West Nile Street the route is a great way to finish your pre-race preparations for the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

The event, organised by the Glasgow Running Network, takes place from 6.30pm on 30 August 2011 and entry costs £10 (£8 for Network members).


Welcome to the website for the Resolution Asset Management Women’s 10K.

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The 2006 Resolution Asset Management Women’s 10K took place on Sunday 21 May 2006 with an amazing 14,963 women entering.

Race results are now available for download.

We would be delighted to receive any suggestions from visitors to this site.

The 2006 race, sponsored by Resolution Asset Management, was the biggest ever, with 14,963 signing up for the event.

This broke the previous record entry 14,512 and reaffirmed the event’s position as the UK’s biggest women only timed 10K road race.

The route made its way round Glasgow’s picturesque South side, starting and finishing in Bellahouston Park. This race again included the new and improved finish site still within Bellahouston Park which proved to be so popular in 2005.


The Event

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The Resolution Asset Management Women’s 10K 2006 will take place on Sunday 21 May starting at 10am.

Information booklet now available to download

Right click on the document image below the navigation on the left of the page and “save target as”

The 2005 race, sponsored by Resolution Asset Management, was the biggest ever, with 14,512 signing up for the event.

This broke the previous record entry 12,778 and reaffirmed the event’s position as the UK’s biggest women only timed 10K road race.

The route makes its way round Glasgow’s picturesque South side, starting and finishing in Bellahouston Park. This year’s race will again include the new and improved finish site still within Bellahouston Park which proved to be so popular in 2005.

Last years event was a resounding success, not only with athletes but with spectators as well who lined the route to cheer on the athletes. Athletes and spectators also made full use of the Entertainment Village in Bellahouston Park and enjoyed a host of free events, activities and demonstrations.


Online Entries Now Open!

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Online entries for the 2011 Ignis Asset Management Women’s 10k will open at a special discounted rate on Friday 12th November 2010!

For a limited time only enter online at 2010 prices. Enter today and take part in Scotland’s largest and best female only road race! Last year over 13,000 women signed up and told us it was the best one yet, so don’t miss what we have in store for 2011!

Signing up early is great way to kick-start your training schedule, helping you keep active and giving you the motivation to keep running over the winter months. So enter today and benefit from the special discounted rate of just £19, available only until 31 December 2010. Or, why not take your goal to the next level and benefit from fantastic savings on both the Women’s 10k and September’s Great Scottish Run 10k or Half Marathon?


Race Results

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2006 Race Results

2006 Half Marathon Wheelchair Race Results

1) Jason Gill – 01:03:39

2) Mark Telford – 01:09:52

3) Gordon Shearer – 01:36:29

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.

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”.

Please make sure you have an up-to-date version of Acrobat Reader as older versions may not be able to open these files.

2004 Race Results

A race photo service for the event is provided by SportCam Ltd.

Runners will be able to purchase pictures of themselves after the event on the SportCam Ltd website.Click the link below to visit the site.


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL RUNNERS!

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Over 13,000 women entered the 2010 Ignis Asset Management Women’s 10K! Well done to all participants and thank you for helping to keep this race the largest and best all women’s road race in the UK.

Those who attended enjoyed a very special day defined by the unique supportive atmosphere, ideal weather conditions and fantastic crowd turn out. Thank you to everyone involved in staging the event and to the continued support of partners and sponsors.

We hope to see you back again next year for another great day!

If you’re keen to keep up the running momentum, enter the September Great Scottish Run 10K or Half Marathon today while early-bird rates still apply!


Welcome to the Glasgow Running Network

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The Glasgow Running Network caters for men and women of all ages and abilities, providing motivation and support year round in a safe and friendly environment. We have groups meeting from a variety of locations around Glasgow for both complete beginners and regular runners.

Where to start?

Our network groups and courses are split into the 3 levels below. If you require any additional information or advice please call 08000 270470 and we can point you in the right direction.
Beginners:

For complete beginners only – new to running or returning after a period of inactivity. These courses start with repetitions of approximately 3 minutes jogging/3 minutes walking and gradually increase in duration throught the course.

We would recommend our 10 week beginners courses (building to 3 miles) as the best starting point if you are a complete beginner looking to start running on a regular basis and not currently looking to complete a 10k. Please see our beginners section for a sample schedule.

Alternatively, our 10k beginners courses run for 12 weeks, meeting twice a week. These courses progress at a faster rate and are specifically designed to prepare you for Glasgow Life’s 10k road races.

Refreshers:

If you can jog for approximately 15-20 minutes without stopping, have some running experience or basic fitness level but don’t feel quite ready for the 3 miles with the network then these sessions are for you! We also run 10k “refreshers” training courses in the run up to the Women’s 10k in May and Great Scottish Run in September building from approximately 2 miles up to 6.

Regular runners:

If you can run 3 miles without stopping you can join our weekly Network groups meeting year round.
We also have half marathon and marathon training courses for regular runners wishing to challenge themselves to the next level!

Before joining any of our sessions all participants will be asked to complete a Health Screening Questionnaire.

Bookings and Refunds

All sessions and courses can be booked directly at the venue of your choice or by calling our freephone number 08000 270470. Weekly network sessions do not need to be pre-booked. Please pay or show your membership card to reception where you will be issued with a ticket to hand to your coach.

Running with us regularly? You can sign up for a Running Network membership at any Glasgow Club venue. Please see our “Network Information and Membership” section for more information.

We would recommend booking our courses in advance to secure your place, however bookings will be taken during the first week if there are places left. Courses may be cancelled if they do not attract sufficient numbers. A full refund or transfer will be given.

Please note no refunds will be given once a course has started.


Sunday 5th September 2010 – Glasgow, Scotland

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Welcome to the website of Scotland’s Greatest Race – the 2010 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.

Thank you and well done to everyone who took part today in the biggest Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run ever!

Click here to check out your results online and enter your e-mail details below to pre-register for the 2011 event and guarantee your place on the start line!

Pre-register for the 2011 events with your e-mail address below and be guaranteed entry next year at this year’s prices!

Missed out on entering in 2010? Pre-register for 2011!

Pre-registration for the 2011 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run is now open. Complete your details above to guarantee your place on the start line for Scotland’s greatest race.

Join the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run online community

Follow the race on twitter and facebook! Get updates, the latest information and behind the scenes tweets! Click on the links on the right to join.

Latest Updates

The new look for the 2010 race

With the launch of the 2010 race our site has a new look and new features. Subscribe to this RSS feed to keep up to date with developments in the race up the the firing of the starting pistol.


Course Maps

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Here are maps of the 2006 FRESH ‘N’ LO Great Scottish Run 10k and Half Marathon Races.

If you wish to have a printout of these map, click on the small maps for a larger mono version, or click where stated to download a High Resolution PDF of the maps for which you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed.