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Maps of training routes

Below you can find maps of the most popular training routes used by the Hares and Hounds. If you have any maps that you want to share please email the webmaster ( All runs begin and end at the Stevenson building (Glasgow University). If you are unsure of any of the routes you are running with the club, make sure to ask a committee member who will ensure you don't get lost!Click on the title of the route to be forwarded to the map, or visit the Hares & Hounds profile on

  • The Canal Route. A delightful 8.2km (5.1 miles) run, incorporating a stretch through Kelvingrove Park, along the banks of the River Kelvin and the Forth and Clyde Canal. Marvel at the large Victorian arched railway bridges across the river, the ruins of an old flint mill and the Murano Street student village.

  • The Short Canal Route. An easy 3.4km (2.1 miles) run, taking in Kelvingrove Park and the River Kelvin, before turning back through the Botanic Gardens and along Great Western Road. A good route for beginners to start with (indeed, this was the Web-monkey's first run with the club!)

  • The Town Route. A 9.7km (6.04 miles) run from the Stevie, starting out along the Great Western Road before crossing the M8, passing the RSAMD, Buchanan Street Bus Station and Strathclyde University. Running through the city centre along Glassford Street, crossing Argyle Street, before running back along the Clyde to the Exhibition Centre and Pacific Quay, to finish off up Kelvin Way.

  • Long Crow Road A mainstay of the Hares and Hounds during the winter months. Explore the West End, taking in the delights of Partick, Jordanhill and Anniesland in this 8.8km (5.5 mile) adventure. The observant runner will also notice the local train network (run by First ScotRail) which crosses the route (by bridge) on more than one occassion.

  • Short Crow Road A shorter version of its longer sibling (above), an easy 6km (3.7 miles) passing Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Transport Museum, along Crow Road before turning back along Clarence Drive to run through Hyndland back to the University