With 2019 in full swing and with Scotland’s best and top athletes competing for gold medal champions of their sport – when it comes to gathering the best athletes that showcase their strength, speed and teamwork.

From sporting events officially taking place on the 12th of January with the ‘SimplyHealth Great Stirling XCountry and Castle Run’ which consists of four races against the fastest in Europe, USA and of course, Great Britain. The Village event offers hot food and drink to embrace your taste buds. So, come down and cheer on your favourite runner for this spectacular event.

Next, we have world’s most famous and athletic elites compete in Glasgow for the European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019 at Emirates Arena. The three-day event will showcase over 600 athletes ranging from Olympic, European and world medallist from 45 countries around the world – As it’s held at Emirates Arena you will be closer the athletics.

Returning to Scotland for the first time since 2005, we will see the striking and exciting event which is the World Wheelchair Curling Championships. While we get the witness Latvia and Estonia making their official debut at the event. The line-up is an array of fresh and familiar faces and the first time 12 teams have competed in the Wheelchair Curling Championships – so, it is something that shouldn’t be missed.

Carrying on throughout the year two events are held in April, first being Ultra Tour of Arran – which is a two-day off-road running adventure which is held by Rat Race, this popular event with have you running high and low around the island while viewing the beautiful scenery as you travel around the best Scottish landscapes. The other is the Scottish National Surfing Championship – Yes, you heard right – Surfing. The gathering of the best surfing pros, enthusiasts and beginners are welcome from across the country.

Held in Summer, the 2019 Guinness Pro14 Final on 25th of May. This huge event takes another iconic step with it not being held in a traditional rugby venue for the very first time and being held at Celtic Park Stadium. The event does also include entertainment for kids like – Xbox and play areas for all ages.

Going forward to 2020, the UEFA Euro 2020 is being held in Hampden Park, Glasgow – A great event with their international food options and for all the vegan and vegetarians out there, Glasgow was named PETE’s most alternative options. Get bookmaker offers so you would be in with a chance of grabbing some extra cash with not only with these events and other throughout the year as Timeform offer everything from free bets to betting on high wager games.


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