Glasgow 5k 2023
Sunday 21 May 2023
£15.99 Adults | £11.00 Children
This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.
Date: Sunday 21 May 2023
Young Adults: £15.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed
Venue: Glasgow Green, Greendyke Street, Glasgow, G40 1AT View map
The Glasgow course starts in Glasgow Green and heads up Saltmarket, along Trongate, past the iconic George Square, before reaching the bustling Buchanan Street and down onto the Clydeside. The route is relatively flat and offers participants the opportunity to take in some of Glasgow’s beautiful architecture whilst soaking up the amazing atmosphere. The single lap 5k offers a unique and memorable experience of the city on a Sunday morning. *Please note - due to road works in the city centre, the route is subject to change. Please check back on this page for updates in the lead up to the event.*
Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.
The start and finish lines are within Glasgow Green, by Nelson's monument.
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We encourage the use of public transport to this event. The nearest train stations are High Street, Argyle Street, Queens Street and Central Station. For information on public transport from your local area please visit www.travelinescotland.com.
There is cycle parking within Glasgow Green if you wish to cycle to the event.
Due to the event taking place on roads, there are a large number of road closures in and around the city centre from 6am onwards, please allow plenty extra time for your journey or use public transport where you can. There is no official car park for this event. Participants are requested to use city centre parking. The St Enoch Centre, Q-park Jamaica Street, NCP Glasgow King St and NCP Glasgow the Greenhouse car parks will have their access maintained throughout the event - please follow diversion signage and the direction of stewards where neccessary. Blue badge cars can park on Charlotte Street, speak to a steward on the day for access.
This event is accessible to wheelchair users and pushchairs, however, assistance may be required on the Buchanan Street hill. The route is subject to change due to road works, and this page will be updated to reflect any changes. The entire route is contained on paths and roads with the only grass being the event site, which can be avoided, if neccessary.
If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at email@example.com
We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day. There will be a vareity of activities and stalls at the event, so remember to bring along some cash if you'd like to get invovled.
Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.