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Queens Park


Sunday 22nd October 2023


Queens Park Arena, Queens Park, Glasgow, G42 8QR

Race Day Information


Our Registration desk will be located at the Queens Park Arena in Queens Park. All runners will pick up their race packs at the registration desk. The registration desk will open at 8:45am and close at 9:45am. Your race number will be attached to the front of your top and we will have plenty of safety pins.











Bag Drop

We will have a bag drop located at the Queens Park Arena. Please limit the number of belongings you bring with you on event day. Our bag drop will be open from 8:45am. 


We will have portable toilets situated just beside Queens Park Arena The toilets are very close to the start/finish line. 


Our warm-up will be taken by Danny from Two Birds Fitness. The warm-up will commence at 9:45am and last for 10 minutes or so. 

Pre Race Music

Our pre-race music will be provided by Finn O'Hare, one-half of Pleasure Pool.


Race Start

Both the 5k and 10k races will start at the same time of 10am.  

Water Station

We will have a water station located just beside the Queens Park Arena, just before you finish the loop at the 2.2km mark. You will pass this twice for the 5k and 4 times for the 10k.


The Course

The course is a 2.5k loop around Queens Park. The 5k will be 2 laps and the 10k will be 4 laps. Please keep count of the laps during your race. The course will be fully marked with km markers, arrows and course marshalls. 

Finish Line

Please keep moving as you cross into the finish funnel to collect your medal and post-race goodies supplied by our partners. 


Our photographer is Daren Borzynski, who has worked on many running events previously. Not everyone may be photographed during the race but we will try to capture as many of you as possible. The race day photos will go up on our Facebook page a day or two after the event. We encourage you to share your images of our event on your socials. Please tag us @upandrunningevents and use the hashtag #upandrunningevents for a chance to win a free ticket to our next race!


Social Media

Follow us on Social Media for regular updates about our events, training tips and inspirational content. Our links are at the top of the page on desktop or at the top of the menu on mobile. 


We urge our runners to come to our events on foot or by public transport.

The nearest station is Queens Park. 


We're thrilled to share that the below brands are sponsoring this event and you'll be able to sample their products at the finish line!

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