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Join us on Sunday, 2 June 2024 at Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow to walk 8 miles around the city.

Use code GWW24EB for a 20% discount on your registration fee

Start Waves

9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00
Subject to availability

Registration Fee

£10 for adults
£5 for 12 to 17 year olds
Free for 11 year olds and younger

Fundraising Target

There’s no minimum sponsorship for taking part in our Wellness Walks, but we ask that you aim to raise £150

Walk towards a world where diabetes can do no harm

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About your Wellness Walk

Starting from Kelvingrove Park, you’ll begin your walk by heading toward and walking along the calm waters of the River Clyde. Pass some of Glasgow’s most iconic sights including the SEC Armadillo, Glasgow Cathedral and the Duke of Wellington statue. You’ll cross the finish line back in Kelvingrove Park and will receive your well deserved finisher’s medal at our Finisher’s Area.

By signing up to take part in Wellness Walk Glasgow you will be fundraising to support all those living with diabetes.

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Glasgow Travel

How do I get there?

There’s lots of ways to get to Kelvingrove Park, but make sure you check your route beforehand and leave plenty of time. If you want to use ‘What3words’ to find the exact location of the event venue, please use ///final.throw.loads.

We want to make sure our events are as environmentally friendly as possible, so we encourage you to use public transport if you can.

By public transport

Wellness Walk Glasgow is located conveniently close to Kelvinhall and Kelvinbridge Subway stations. Main line train stations at Exhibition Centre and Charing Cross are both about 15-minute walk to the Park. Take the number 2 or 3 bus from Glasgow City Centre which will take approx 15 minutes.

By road

Please use public car parks near to Kelvingrove. These include:

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and

Museum Car Park G3 8AG

Bunhouse Car Park, G3 8DP

Charing Cross multi-storey G2 4PR.

Glasgow Facilities
  • Toilets available at the start and finish at Kelvingrove Park
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Water refills available
  • Medical assistance
  • Hypo snacks available for those that require it along the route
  • Well behaved dogs on short leads are allowed

The route is on tarmac or concrete paths and pavements, making the route wheelchair accessible. There are numerous roads to cross, please follow all guidance from our marshals to make sure the route is safe for everyone.

Please bring your own reusable water bottle filled. We have removed single-use plastic bottles of water from our start and finish, and instead we can provide water re-fills for you to top up and stay hydrated!

Training for Wellness Walk Glasgow

Wellness Walk isn’t about being first across the finish line; this is a friendly, non-competitive walk. You’ll come together with like-minded people from the diabetes community, all prioritising wellness, at the same time as raising funds to support those affected by diabetes.

Check out our training resources here.

Fundraising for Wellness Walk Glasgow

Paying your registration fee helps us cover the cost of putting on your Wellness Walk, but it’s your fundraising which can really make a difference. Support those with diabetes live better for longer by aiming to raise £150 by taking part in Wellness Walk Glasgow.

Check out our fundraising resources here.

Event FAQs

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