2024 AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Set against the backdrop of Glasgow's rich cultural and architectural heritage, the AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon invites participants to take on a course that is as diverse as the city itself. Runners will pass iconic landmarks such as Glasgow Green, the Clyde Arc, and George Square, providing a running tour of the city's most notable sights. The race is characterized by its lively atmosphere, with bands, cheer squads, and local supporters lining the route to motivate runners every step of the way. Finishing the AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon is an achievement celebrated with great pride, as participants join the ranks of thousands who have experienced the camaraderie, challenge, and triumph of Glasgow's premier running event.

Date: 

Sun
Oct 6
2024

Location: 

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Distance

21.1km / 13.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

147m /

Number of participants: 

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How to train for AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon: AJ Bell Great Scottish Run Half Marathon training plans for every runner

To train for AJ Bell Great Scottish Run, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized Half Marathon training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized Half Marathon training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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