Paisley – Giffnock Half Marathon
: Recreational | : Andy Rockett Jackson | : 2 September, 2018 |
: Road | : 13.2 | : 21.2 | : 574
Half Marathon route through the west of the Southside. It’s basically a large triangle, so it’s easy to follow without getting lost. The route is mostly flat, with a few hilly sections after the halfway point. It passes Pollok and Bellahouston parks, so either is a great starting point.
Head along Paisley Road West and Glasgow Road, running through Cardonald, Crookston and Ralston until you reach Barshaw Park. Handy if you’re caught short, the park has public toilets and I’ve never yet seen them closed!
Turn left at the park and it’s about 1 mile along Hawkhead Road before you turn left again and head towards Darnley. As you run past Sainsburys avoid the stop/start of the traffic lights by taking a left down the path and up over the bridge across the M77. Rejoin Nitshill Road, take a left at the business park and follow the road back to Pollok Park and to where you started.
Get this route
View the map below and use the menu button to get more information for our Glasgow running route. Click ‘hills’ for the elevation profile and see where they occur. Select ‘edit’ and you can open it on plotaroute.com where you can make changes and save the route to your own profile. View it on Strava and you can duplicate the route and save it on your profile there too.