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Organiser's Description

The famous Glasgow Univeristy 5 mile road race returns on the 28th of October 2023 celebrating its 60th anniversary .

*** Due too fixture congestion in the early new year the race has been moved to Autumn time

The Glasgow University 5 Mile Road Race first ran in 1963 takes place on the outskirts of the City of Glasgow. With the start in the Garscube Sports Complex, it then follows a 2 lap course round quiet roads with a good balance of flat running and some hilly sections. Race start time is 12pm. A map of the course is available.  

Online entry is available until the 27th of October Dependent on demand, there may be opportunity to enter on the day at the Garscube Sports Complex at an increased price of £12. However, entries are not guaranteed and we recommend entering online before the race. 

Registration, number collection and entries on the day will be at Garscube Sports Complex, from 10:00am until 11:15am. There will be toilet and changng room facilities at Garscube.The prize giving will take place immediately following the race at Garscube Sports Complex. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Master women, Senior women, Masters Men, Senior men

-UKA certified 5.00 mile race course.

-Results will be availible for Power of Ten pending license approval.

-New prize on offer including 1st men and women to complete 1 lap

-Details about a post race event for over 18s will be released shortly.

If you have any queries please email the race organiser Stephen Addison at


28 Sep 2023 23:59£8.00£10.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 28/10/2023

Status: Open

Total Places: 200

Places Available: ??



Stephen Addison



Garscube Sports Complex West of Scotland Science Park Maryhill Road Glasgow G20 0SP