Various roads around Glasgow City Centre will be closed on Sunday for the annual Santa Dash

A sea of Santas are set to take over the city centre on Sunday for the annual Santa Dash, find out which roads will be closed on the day...

Various roads around Glasgow City Centre will be closed on Sunday for the annual Santa Dash

The Santa Dash is a Christmas spectacle you won't want to miss as the city centre transforms in to a sea of Santa suits, all running for charity.​

In 2016 the annual 5k fun run saw around 7,500 people take to the streets in a Santa suit - all in the name of charity.

The Santa Dash has raised more than £200,000 for various charities since it 'hit the streets' in 2006 and is now a firm favourite in the city's events calendar.

This year the nominated charity is the Beatson Cancer Charity.

A number of roads will be closed will be closed on Sunday between 5am and 4pm and they are as follows:

A814 (Clydeside Expressway), Eastbound on ramp from Finnieston Street
A814 (Clydeside Expressway), Westbound off ramp to Finnieston Street
Anchor Lane, for its whole length
Anderston Quay, between Lancefield Quay and Broomielaw.
Argyle Street, between Finnieston St and Elliot St.
Argyle Street, between Hope Street and Union Street
Blythswood Street, between Blythswood Square and St Vincent Street
Bothwell Street, between Wellington Street and Hope Street
Broomielaw (Eastbound), between Anderston Quay and Oswald Street
Broomielaw (Westbound), between Anderston Quay and Jamaica Street
Buchanan Street, between Argyle Street and West George Street
Cochrane Street, for its whole length
Douglas Street, between Bothwell Street and St Vincent Street.
Dundas Lane, for its whole length
Dundas Street, between West George Street and Dundas Lane
Elliot Street, between Houldsworth Street and Argyle Street
Finnieston Street (Southbound), between Lancefield Quay and Argyle Street
George Square (east part), for its whole length
George Square (north part), for its whole length
George Square (south part), for its whole length
George Square (west part), for its whole length
Hanover Street, for its whole length
Holland Street, between West George Street and St Vincent Street
Hope Street, between Argyle Street and St Vincent Street.
Ingram Street (Westbound), between Queen Street and Glassford Street
Jamaica Street (northbound), between Midland Street and Argyle Street
Lancefield Quay, between Finnieston Street and Anderston Quay
Mitchell Street, between Mitchell Lane and Argyle Street.
Montrose Street (Northbound), between Ingram Street and Cochrane Street
Nelson Mandela Place, for its entire length.
Newton Street, between Argyle Street (A814) and Anderston Quay
Newton Street, between Elmbank Crescent and St Vincent Street
North Hanover Street, between Cathedral Street and George Square
North Street, between St Vincent Street and Sauchiehall Street
Oswald Street, between Broomielaw and Argyle Street
Pitt Street, between Bothwell Street and West George Street
Queen Street, between St Vincent Place and Argyle Street
Renfield Street, between West George Street and Gordon Street
Renfield Street, between West George Street and Union Street
South Frederick Street, for its whole length
St Vincent Place, for its whole length
St Vincent Street, for its whole length
Union Street, between Gordon Street and Argyle Street
Union Street, between Gordon Street and Argyle Street.
Wellington Street, between West George Street and St Vincent Street
West George Street, between West Nile Street and George Square
West Nile Street (southbound), between Bath Street and St Vincent Street
West Nile Street, between Gordon Street and St Vincent Street

More information on all the closures can be found on the Glasgow City Council website.

Remember First Glasgow are offering Glasgow Santa Dash 2017 participants who are dressed in full Santa suit travel to and from the event for FREE! Find out more here »

Last Updated: 8 December 2017 14:07

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