STAG Autumn 2 -Thurs 27th Aug 2015 - Glasgow Green & City Centre South -No.516

What a pleasant evening and I am told there were a few interesting things going on throughout the City Centre !

Thanks to Gerry, Jim & Alastair for helping bring in controls. Will you be back here on Sunday ? All shall be revealed at 10pm to-night here on this channel.

Flat & fast. Long Course is 3.5k direct so around 5k in actual reality with a mega 10m climb!
Medium Course visits Glasgow Green & Flesher’s Haugh.
Short stays on Glasgow Green only.

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details of the pre-event information

Directions:

Follow signs for People’s Palace

Courses:

Short, Medium & Long

Start times:

From 6.30pm

Entry Fees:

Seniors £4 , Students £3 & Juniors £2.

Contacts:

Terry

Posted on 27th Aug 15 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G40
OS Grid Ref. NS 600643  GoogleMap

Map of Glasgow - Glasgow Green MapTerrain description

STAG’s use of this park has been limited to summer evening events.
The flat nature of the Park provides an ideal venue for novices with a limited physical challenge.

The course utilises the historic nature of the area with no additional markers being installed.

Map packs on sale via BOF website.

Also available from:
STAG Direct, c/o 257 Warriston St., Carntyne, Glasgow G33 2LF.
Send cheque / postal order for £1.50 per map to the above address.

Park History:

Glasgow’s oldest park was acquired in 1662.
Formerly used for washing and bleaching of linen, grazing cattle and drying salmon nets.
Adjacent to the River Clyde & High Court.
The People’s Palace traces Glasgow’s history and development.
First British Monument to Lord Nelson was erected in 1866 by public subscriptions.
Winter Gardens adjacent to People’s Palace.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has financed a major upgrade of the whole area.
The Doulton Fountain has been restored & moved to the front of the Peoples Palace.

Location details:

Bridgeton - Glasgow G40

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