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Morrisons Great Women's 10K

The UK's biggest women-only running event sees the streets of Glasgow welcome nearly 10,000 ladies to the soundtrack of drummers and pipers as they run through Scotland's largest city.

The atmosphere on the course is electric, as women of all ages and sporting abilities pull on their trainers to run, walk or jog around the south side of the city.

Get your ladies together for a trip to Glasgow to enjoy a day of fun, exercise and achievement.

Congratulations! We hope you had a fantastic day in Glasgow. Find out how you did by checking your results here.

The Course

The course starts on Nithsdale Road with the early stages of the run heading through leafy Pollokshields. The wide roads through the first 3km of the course provide plenty of space for running and a great opportunity for spectators to show their support.

At around 6km you will meet the only hill, and although it is a little testing -- fear not – you’re over half way!

After Pollok Park, the icing on the cake is the fantastic finish on Mosspark Boulevard where runners, joggers and walkers will be cheered on by hundreds of supporters along the final straight.

Course Map

Event location

Scotland's biggest city has a population of over 2.3 million people and boasts a vibrant city centre with a selection of popular bars, restaurants and shops.

Many would say Glasgow is an architect’s dream, with a host of beautiful buildings and structures both old and new; many of which are associated with the works and legacy of Charles Rennie Macintosh.

Known for its friendly atmosphere, Glasgow is a great place to come to enjoy a taste of everything Scottish – whether it’s a spot of skiing at Snow Factor, a walk along the Firth of Clyde or a trip to the nearby nature reserves, the city and surrounding areas are well worth a visit.

For more ideas on things to do in Glasgow you can go to: www.visitscotland.com.

About Glasgow

Travel information

Top tips 
Plan your travel well in advance of the event and aim to arrive at the start around one hour before you are due to run. This will ensure you have plenty of time to familiarise yourself with the facilities, relax and properly prepare for the run. 

Glasgow is well serviced by public transport and we strongly recommend that you make use of the excellent public transport network. We have worked closely with the relevant agencies to ensure that the services are running as fast as they can, however we still recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey as it may take slightly longer than normal.  For more information on air, bus, trains and subway services to the city please visit: www.travelinscotland.com.

By train
Travelling to the event on the West Coast Mainline? Then take advantage of the exclusive Virgin Trains discount: For you, your friends and family... whether you're travelling to an event on your own or up to groups of nine, you can all get up to 50% off Virgin Trains Advance Fares.

This exclusive discount on Virgin Trains is the cheapest, easiest and most comfortable way of getting you and your supporters to the start line. Click here to book now - www.virgintrains.co.uk/nova.

By car 
Free parking is available at Albion Road Car park (next to Ibrox) – only a 5 minute walk to the start line and outside of the road closures.  It will operate on a 1st come 1st served basis.  Please note that due to a football match kicking off at 15.30 at Ibrox Stadium this car park will close at 14.00.

Please be aware there are numerous road closures in place for the event and these will be different to previous years. Diversions will be out in place but we recommend you use public transport where at all possible.

Subway
The SPT Subway will open from 07:20 with first trains leaving from 07:30.  Your entry into the event gets you 2 free return tickets on the SPT Subway (valid on Sunday 17 May 2015 only).  Please tear the voucher off your run number and exchange it for your tickets at the station ticket office on the morning of the run.  Take the subway to Shields Road or Buchanan Bus Station and use the shuttle bus service to get you to the start line.  

Shuttle Bus
A free shuttle bus service will be in operating from two locations and will take runners and their spectators to the start.

•    Buchanan Bus Station
•    Shields Road Subway

Buses will start at 07:30 with the last bus leaving both locations at 09:30.  Return buses will pick up from Dumbreck Road (close to Fleurs Avenue) starting at 10:30, with the last bus leaving Dumbreck Road at 13:30. You are advised to allow 1 hour for this journey as there is a high demand for this service and queues are expected.

If you prefer to walk from Shields Road, it will take you approximately 25 minutes to walk.

Travel

Accommodation

Glasgow has won numerous accolades such as Commonwealth Games Host City, European Capital of Culture and UK City of Architecture and design.

The city is now a well-established as a top tourist destination offering extensive shopping, Art Nouveau and contemporary architecture as well as world class museums and galleries.

For further more information on visiting Glasgow visit www.peoplemakeglasgow.com

Accommodation

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