Inverness Leisure » Running Track

The Queens Park Athletics Stadium is adjacent to the Sports Centre featuring a 400m, 8 lane synthetic all-weather track with floodlighting and seating for over 500 spectators.

Being the home of local running club the Inverness Harriers the stadium is fully equipped for major athletics training and competition, including photo finish and public address systems.

The track at Inverness Leisure is available for casual public use when it is not in use for events or club/group activitie as well as offering a large outdoor activity area for other individual events or to compliment an event being held within the leisure centre.

Having recently undergone a massive refurbishment, Queens Park Athletics Stadium is udoubtedly one of the best tracks in the whole of Scotland and with such picturesque surroundings is always near the top of the athletes’ favourite track lists.

The track is also in regular use for competions through the summer season so customers are advised to click on the ‘current restrictions’ link below to find out what events are taking place over the next few months.

Please note that the track is closed to the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 7.00pm and 8.30pm for Inverness Harriers AAC training sessions. The Track is also unavailable during the below events.

  • Thursday 22nd November           11:30 – 12:00                       UHI
  • Friday 23rd November                  12:30 – 22:30                       Proclaimers Concert
  • Thursday 29th November           11: 30 – 12:30                       UHI
  • Thursday 6th December              11:30 – 12:00                        UHI
  • Sunday 10th March                       07:30 – 17:30                        Inverness Half Marathon
  • Wednesday 8th May                      09:00 – 15:00                       Highland Disability Sport Junior Athletics
  • Friday 10th May                              15:00 – 22:30                       North District Track & Field Championships
  • Saturday 11th May                         08:30 – 17:30                       North District Track & Field Championships
  • Sunday 19th May                            09:30 – 16:30                       Youth Development Athletics League
  • Tuesday 18th June                         09:00 – 15:00                       Highland Disability Sport Senior Athletics
  • Wednesday 26th June                   09:00 – 16:00                      Ross Sutherland Secondary School Sports Association

Please note these are the actual measurements of each lane

Lane 1 - 400.000m

Lane 2 - 407.038m

Lane 3 - 414.704m

Lane 4 - 422.370m

Lane 5 - 430.034m

Lane 6 - 437.700m

Lane 7 - 445.636m

Lane 8 - 453.032m

Full use of lanes 1 and 2 is only available for club sessions and events to minimise wear and tear of the track surface.