Scotland’s biggest running event, the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, today unveiled its new course routes with Scotland’s very own Olympic and Commonwealth Games star Freya Ross, given a bird’s eye view from the roof of the Skypark building.
One of Britain’s best known sporting couples will be stepping out of their comfort zone to take part in the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run on October 6th.
Recently retired double Commonwealth Gold medallist and Olympian David Carry will be joined by his wife and Olympic silver medallist, Keri-anne Payne, as they swap their swimming goggles for running shoes this Autumn.
The 2012 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run has smashed the record for attracting the highest number of entries ever, since the race was introduced in 1982. 24,089 people registered for this weekend’s festival of running, surpassing the previous record of 23,386 set in 2010.
The most inclusive mass participation sporting event in Scotland got underway today (Saturday 1 September). Almost 500 toddlers made off like Usain Bolt in their very own 100m Toddler Dash, officially opening the Bank of Scotland Junior Great Scottish Run Super Saturday in George Square, Glasgow.
More than 3,000 primary school children from Glasgow made a dash for the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run Schools Challenge at Glasgow Green today (Friday 31 August).
For the first time in the recent history of the race, the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run will be broadcast on terrestrial television. Race organisers, Glasgow Life, expect this exciting announcement to generate a flurry of last-minute registrations. With only four days to go to race weekend, aspiring runners can sign up in-person at the race hotel, Jury’s Inn Glasgow, from Thursday 30 August at 8am.
The finish line is in sight for the 20,000 plus runners who have less than a month to go to this year’s Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run. To spur participants on during the final stage of training, the Glasgow Running Network in association with race organisers Glasgow Life are hosting a Pasta Party to bring together those who will be running on the day.
One of Scotland’s biggest DJs, Clyde 1’s In: Demand Romeo wants the people of Glasgow to join him and ‘keep on running’ this summer in preparation for the 2012 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run. The presenter is recruiting a 14 strong team from around the country, christened 'Romeo's Runners', to take part in Scotland's largest mass participation sporting event on 1st and 2nd September.
Glasgow Life and Bank of Scotland have today (Wednesday 18 April) announced some great improvements to the Junior Great Scottish Run for Saturday 1 September 2012. Details unveiled today at the event’s launch in George Square confirmed that four new events have been added to the popular 3k challenge - a Toddler Dash, a Family Mile, a Junior Mile and an invite-only Elite Mile. Traditionally held in Glasgow Green the race will now be centred on George Square, Glasgow, offering youngsters their first taste of a city-centre road race.
A specially assembled team of runners took a trip around Bellahouston Park today (Thursday 8 March) for the launch of the 2012 Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run, which will take place on Sunday 2 September.