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Bellahouston Park

Great Scottish Run 2018 - Half Marathon
Sunday 30 September 2018
Charges apply

Be part of the biggest weekend of running in Scotland! Runners of all abilities will descend on Glasgow city centre, surrounding areas and Glasgow parks over the 29 and 30 September. Televised live on the BBC, 30,000 runners will take on their chosen event from a Toddler Dash, Junior Run, Family Mile, 10k or Half Marathon.  For more information visit: Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run website.

Glasgow University Circuit Races
Saturday 6 October 2018
11.00 am until 1.00 pm
Free

A morning of cycling circuit races for students. Separate men's and women's races.

George Square

Fresher's Festival
Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 September 2018
10.00 am until 4.00 pm
Free

The Fresher's Festival is a welcome event for new and returning students in Glasgow aimed at showcasing the best of what Glasgow has to offer. Participants include local restaurants and bars, charities, health organisations and council services all offering free advice.

European Week of Sport Launch
Sunday 23 September 2018
11.00 am until 4.00 pm
Free

The European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe, with 2018 seeing 32 countries participating for the fourth edition of the programme. Activities include BMX, boxing, hockey, tennis and basketball. 

Great Scottish Run 2018
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September 2018
Charges apply

Be part of the biggest weekend of running in Scotland! Runners of all abilities will descend on Glasgow city centre over the 29 and 30 September. Televised live on the BBC, 30,000 runners will take on their chosen event from a Toddler Dash, Junior Run, Family Mile, 10k or Half Marathon.  For more information visit: Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run website.

Glasgow Green

Use Your Senses 5K Glasgow 2018
Glasgow Green
Saturday 22 September 2018
11.00 am until 3.30 pm
Free

Use Your Senses Glasgow is BACK. Join us for the most sensational event of the year - our 5K fun run is suitable for everyone! Unlike other 5K runs, around the course our Sense Stations will surprise your senses. You will run through foam, scented bubbles and powder paint, and enjoy a tasty treat and live music throughout the route. For more details visit: Use Your Senses Glasgow 2018 website.

Great Scottish Run 2018
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September 2018
Charges apply

Be part of the biggest weekend of running in Scotland! Runners of all abilities will descend on Glasgow city centre over the 29 and 30 September. Televised live on the BBC, 30,000 runners will take on their chosen event from a Toddler Dash, Junior Run, Family Mile, 10k or Half Marathon.  For more information visit: Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run website.

Kelvingrove Park

Glasgow Memory Walk
Sunday 30 September 2018
10.00 am until 3.00 pm
Charges apply

Round up your family & friends - tell your neighbours about it and sign up to join Alzheimer Scotland on what will hopefully be the biggest and most exciting Glasgow Memory Walk yet! For more details visit:  Alzheimer Scotland website.

St Enoch Square

Funfair
Friday 21 September until Monday 24 September 2018
10.00 am until 10.00 pm
Charges apply

Come along and bring the kids, join in the fun and thrills at the family funfair - there will be plenty of rides to choose from and something to suit everyone.

Elsewhere in the city - Parks and Open Spaces

Alexandra Park


British Cycling Let's Ride Pop Up Events
Sunday 23 and Sunday 30 September 2018
12.00 noon until 2.00 pm
Free

The event includes a 1 km looped cycle route, a mini cycle route for children and outdoor sports games including soft ball tennis and football. Come along and join in the fun. Free bike hire on the day.

Dennistoun War Memorial Unveiling
Saturday 29 September 2018
11.00 am until 12.00 noon
Free

This event is being held to unveil the newly erected war memorial. There will be a short procession of veterans and also in attendance will be local community groups including the Boys Brigade and Scouts.

Botanic Gardens


Bioblitz Bonanza
Saturday 22 September 2018
11.00 am until 3.30 pm
Free

This is an annual event which includes various activities such as pond dipping, plant walks, bug hunting, bio-recording, games. There will be stalls set up from partner organisations showcasing the natural history of Glasgow. Come along and join in the fun.

Events taking place all year round

Glasgow's Farmers' Market
Mansfield Park, Partick: second and fourth Saturday of the month
10.00 am to 2.00 pm
Free

Enjoy a delicious range of affordable, healthy and locally produced food. You'll find a wide variety of seasonal vegetables, fresh fruit, quality meat, free range eggs, bread, cakes, cheese and fresh street food.

parkrun
Pollok Country Park, Ruchill Park, Springburn Park, Tollcross Park and Victoria Park
Every Saturday at 9.30 am
Free

Sign up for this free weekly 5K park run. Register at the parkrun website.

Junior parkrun
Victoria Park
Every Sunday at 9.20 am
Free

Weekly timed runs for children aged 4 - 14 years. For more information visit: parkrun website.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens - Find out about future events for the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow by visiting the Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens website.

Heritage Trails - Heritage Trails exist throughout Glasgow. They are a great way of exploring the city, and finding out a little more about some of the sites and monuments along the way.

Seven Lochs Wetland Park - What's On

To find out what events are taking place at Seven Lochs please visit the Seven Lochs website

Sportscotland - is an innovative online portal which helps people discover and support their local parks. Find out what's on in your park by visiting: MyParkScotland website

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