Glasgow Santa Dash

The annual Glasgow Council Santa Dash sets off from George Square on the 9th of December at 9.30am, with thousands of people dressed as Santa taking on the 5k course for charity!

Glasgow Santa Dash

About Glasgow Santa Dash

Dust off your Santa boots and join thousands of other Santas for a festive 5K!

Don't miss this mass participation run as the city centre transforms in to a red sea of festivity. It’s a sight to beho-ho-hold – Adults, children and even dogs all welcome.

7,500 Santas took part in last years race. Let’s make this year the best yet.

Registration will open Autumn 2018.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Santa Dash are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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GPS Hunts: Spy Mission Glasgow

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Bring together your line up of super sleuths and put your skills to the test against Time, Terrain & Trivia in this thrilling city-based smartphone challenge!
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City Centre Walking Tour

30th March 2019
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City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

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City Centre Walking Tour

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City Centre Walking Tour

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City Centre Walking Tour

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