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Glasgow Santa Dash 2019

In 2018 the annual 5k fun run saw more than 8,000 people take to the streets in a Santa suit - all in the name of charity.

The Santa Dash has raised more than £350,000 for various charities since it 'hit the streets' in 2006 and is now a firm favourite in the city's events calendar.


Registration for the Glasgow Santa Dash is now closed.

Date: Sunday 8 December 2019
Time: 09.30 for 10.00 am start
Location: George Square
Entry: Adults £15, Children £5

Have your own Santa suit?  Get a 10% discount on your entry fee!

Please remember race numbers and suits must be collected from the St Enoch Centre prior to the race. Instructions and shop opening times will be sent to you via email week commencing 11 November 2019.

St Enoch Centre This link opens in a new browser window    

Special Offers

First Bus

Travel FREE on race day with First Glasgow!

Redeem your code on the First Bus App, and receive a FirstDay Ticket free of charge.

Valid across our Greater Glasgow Network to race participants.

20% off MacKintosh at the Willow

MacKintosh at the Willow are offering all participants 20% off their bill on Sunday 8 December 2019.

Prams and Dogs 

Participants with prams and dogs must start the race in the green group for the safety of other runners.

Dog owners are asked to make sure they have provisions to pick up any dog mess.

Sponsor Money

To enable the speedy distribution to the Beatson Cancer Charity and Lord Provost Children's Fund. Can you please make sure that all money is submitted by 13 January 2020.

You can donate money to the Beatson Cancer Charity on our Just Giving page.

Or alternatively you can take the money to any branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland and ask for it to be paid into:-

The Glasgow Santa Dash Account,
Sort code - 832108,
Account Number - 00741867

Over 8,000 runners took part in 2018 and we hope for even more in 2019.

Thanks again for supporting the Santa Dash.

Photography Disclaimer

By attending this event, whether as a participant or otherwise (e.g. as a supporter), you acknowledge that images may be captured during the event using film photography, digital photography, video or other medium and may be used by Glasgow City Council to promote the Council, the City of Glasgow or other future events within the City, on the Glasgow City Council website, promotional leaflets and brochures and other publicity material (such as internal and external newsletters). The images may also be provided to the media for publication in local or national newspapers or magazines.

Glasgow City Council acknowledges its responsibilities in capturing images by photography or other means in particular with reference to:

  • The Protection of Children Act 1978;
  • An individual's right to privacy under The Human Rights Act 1998

Where possible and practical to do so, the Council shall seek written consent in respect of image capture. Where this is not possible for practical reasons, unless express objections are received, individuals attending this event are deemed to have given their consent by attending or remaining at the event. No image shall be used by Glasgow City Council for commercial purposes without express consent of the individual(s) captured in that image.

Glasgow City Council shall take no responsibility for the capture and use of any images taken at the event by any third party not directly engaged by Glasgow City Council to do so and accepts no liability for the actions of such third parties.

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