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 activities 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 undoubtedly 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 competitions 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 Mondays between 5.00pm and 6.30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6.30pm and 8.30pm, Wednesdays between 7.00pm and 8.30pm, Fridays between 6.30pm and 8.00pm and on Saturdays between 10.00am and 11.30am for Inverness Harriers AAC training sessions.

Also during school term time only lane 8 is available on Wednesdays between 3.45pm and 7.0opm and on Thursdays between 12.30pm and 2.00pm and 4.00pm and 6.15pm due to our mini and junior athletics classes.

The Track is also unavailable during the below events.

Sunday 12th March 2023 – 07:30 – 17:30 due to Inverness Half Marathon

Wednesday 5th April 2023 – 09:00 – 12:30 due to private hire

Wednesday 12th April 2023 – 09:00 – 12:30 due to private hire

 

 

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.