Glasgow Commonwealth 2014 Marathon Sunday 27 July, 2014

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Sunday 27 July, 2014

The race will start and finish in Glasgow Green covering a route that will take in iconic Glasgow landmarks and give spectators a superb chance of seeing the race.

Start time: Men 09:00hrs Women 09:30hrs

Elite runners from around the Commonwealth will compete in the race which takes place against a stunning backdrop showcasing the city.  They will head off from Glasgow Green, through the Merchant City, George Square, Buchanan Street then head South to Bellahouston Park and Pollok Country Park.  Then head back through the Gorbals to Glasgow Green.

Athletes undertaking the 42.195km (26.2miles) route on Sunday 27 July will cross the River Clyde four times as they push themselves towards the finish line, Gold and glory.

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Spectators won’t require a ticket to be a part of the Games along the Marathon route as it is one of three free events taking place in the city.

Marathon runners will also experience the unique atmosphere of the world-famous ‘Hampden Roar’, Glasgow 2014 can confirm.

The course has been developed in collaboration with a range of sport, city and tourism stakeholders to ensure that the sport technical requirements are achieved while balancing this unique opportunity to showcase the city to the world.

Plan your travel as many normal routes will be subject to change.

On Common Ground 28, 29, 30, 31 July 2014 6.30 p.m. Gorbals Rose Garden
EMANCIPATION ACTS Writer/Director Alan McKendrick, Merchant City 30, 31 July & 1 Aug

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