Last-minute sign-ups for the Great Scottish Run
29 / 08 / 2012
In-person entries are available for this weekend's events in Glasgow.
The Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run weekend features something for everyone, from toddlers to elite athletes.
If you haven't signed up yet, fear not: you can enter in person at Jury’s Inn Glasgow, Jamaica Street, from 8am to 8pm on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st August, and from 9am to 6pm on Saturday 1st September.
Events on Super Saturday include a toddler dash, family mile and elite invitational mile. The Junior Great Scottish Run moves to George Square this year, providing youngsters with the opportunity to experience a real road race.There will also be entertainment from 9am with live music and dance acts and the chance to try out new sports in a “come and try” zone. Visitors can meet Olympian Eilish McColgan, with London 2012 mascot Mandeville also making an appearance.
Sunday sees the 10K and half marathon senior races, with 2010 Commonwealth Games marathon champion John Kelai of Kenya leading the men’s field. A host of famous faces will also take part including actor John Michie, four times World Junior Curling Champion Eve Muirhead, Miss Scotland, STV’s Rona Dougall, Raman Bhardwaj and Debi Edwards and Clyde 1 DJ Shebahn Littlejohn. Olympians Lee McConnell, Tim Baillie and Euan Burton will be congratulating finishers at the Bank of Scotland London 2012 Experience at Glasgow Green, where both the Olympic and Paralympic torches will be on display, along with 2012 mascot Mandeville.
The events are to be televised, with BBC 2 (Scotland only) broadcasting a 50 minute highlights programme on Monday 3rd September. Two further programmes focusing on the elite runners will be broadcast on Sky at a later date.