One of Scotland’s major running events is just around the corner and for athletes and amateurs alike, The Great Scottish Run is a great sporting event.

Whether you’re taking part in the 10k or half marathon, by now your training should be near enough coming to an end, and hopefully, all that hard work will pay off.

Before you make your way into Glasgow on the day, here’s everything you need to know that you may have missed while training.

When is the Great Scottish Run 2022?

The 10k and half marathon races will take place on Sunday, October 2.

The junior and mini event will take place the day before, on Saturday, October 1.

When does the Great Scottish Run 2022 start?

The George Square information point will open at 8am. The assembly gate for the 10k opens at 8:30am and for the half marathon at 10:30am.

What is the Great Scottish Run 2022 route?

Both the 10k and half marathon follow a scenic route through some of Glasgow’s most iconic sites.

They will both start in George Square and finish in Glasgow Green. You can view the full route on the website here.

How to get to the Great Scottish Run 2022?

On the day of the race, it is advisable to use public transport as there will be a number of road closures on the day and there is no onsite parking at the start or finish of the race.

The closest parking will be paid car parks at Duke Street, George Street, Cathedral and Concert Square.

The subway will open from 7am on Sunday and the nearest stations to the start are Buchannan Street and St Enoch.

The closest to the finish point will be St Enoch.

Great Scottish Run 2022 wave timetable

For the 10k, the wave start times are as following:

Green wave – 9:36am

Pink wave – 9:43am

For the half marathon, the wave start times are as following:

White wave – 10:50am

Green wave – 11:01am

Pink wave – 11:12am

You can view the full-day timetable on the Great Scottish Run website here.

How to find out my wave time?

Your wave colour and start time are detailed in your run number. This is your unique number you will wear during the race. Once your run number arrives in the post, you have everything you will need for the day and you won’t need to visit an information point to register on the day.

However, if it has not arrived, visit an information point to receive one.

Where can I keep my bags during the Great Scottish Run 2022?

Baggage busses will be available on the day. For 10k runners, this can be found on George Street. For those doing the half marathon, you can find it on Hutcheson Street.

To leave your bags, tear of the luggage strip from your run number to secure your bag. The busses will be waiting at Glasgow Green at the end of the race.