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  1. Race details for the Race for Life Glasgow 2014 event.
    Distance (Kilometres)TimeEntry details
    5kSun 04 May 2014
    9:30
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Venue details

Location

Glasgow Green,
Greendyke Street,
Glasgow,
Strathclyde,
G40 1AT

Facilities

  • Catering: there will be refreshments at the start/finish area
  • Toilets: there are toilets at the start/finish area
  • Stalls and family fun: there are stalls and activities at this venue
  • Parking is available at this venue.
  • Dogs are allowed at this venue.
  • This venue is suitable for pushchairs.
  • This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

Take part

Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you."

Adult entry (16+ women-only) - £14.99
Child entry (6-15 girls and boys under 13) - £10
Under 6 entry (boys and girls) - free and no registration needed

You and your friends can also take part by volunteering. Our events can't take place without the hundreds of people who give up their time for a few hours to set up the courses and get everyone in the Race for Life mood. Find out more and register to be a volunteer.

We’ve set up a Facebook page especially for Race for Life Glasgow, and will be updating it will all your need-to-know information. Make sure you don’t miss out by joining the page.

The course

The race starts on the Saltmarket, heading along the Trongate to proceed past the beautiful and iconic George Square before reaching the bustling City Centre of Glasgow’s style mile. Heading South you will cross Glasgow's Albert Bridge before arriving at the heart of the city in Glasgow Green. The course itself is relatively flat in all areas and offers participants the opportunity to take in some of Glasgow’s beautiful architecture whilst soaking up the amazing atmosphere.  The event offers a unique and memorable experience of the city on a Sunday morning.

Meeting point

The meeting point is Glasgow Green. Those planning on running the event (completing in under 35 minutes) are asked to make their way straight to the start line, on Greendyke Street.  All other participants should make their way to the main stage enjoy the entertainment and await further instructions..

On the day

Don’t forget to bring your friends and family along to support you. They can stroll around the many stalls we’ll have on site, while waiting to cheer you through the finish.

Map and directions

Public transport

To prevent congestion, we strongly recommend you use public transport or car share to your Race for Life event.

Please plan your route before your event to ensure you arrive on time. For help planning your route, visit or call:

Parking and travel information

Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your Race for Life event to avoid queuing.

City centre parking to be used. Good rail and bus links to the venue

There is no official car park for this event.  Participants are requested to use city centre parking.  The closest car parks are Glasgow Cross, High Street & Duke Street. Find out more.

For information on buses from your local area, visit www.travelinescotland.com

Many of the city centre roads are closed, from 6.00am, so please be aware of this when planning your journey.

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