About Grangemouth Stadium
Grangemouth Stadium is a Certified UKA Grade 1 Athletics Stadium and is the
perfect location for visiting Olympic and Paralympic teams to undertake their
pre-Games athletics and weightlifting training programmes.
Located in Central
Scotland, Grangemouth Stadium is well-served by transport links: the town is
served directly by a main motorway; the nearest train station is less than three
kilometres away, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are also only a short
drive away. The Stadium also has ample car and coach parking to the front and
The Stadium was the first all-weather track surface in the UK. It has
established itself as one of the busiest athletics stadiums in Scotland and
hosts many regional, national and international events.
In 1997, the Stadium
added the UK's first purpose-built Indoor Athletics Academy. The Academy allows
all year-round training indoors for Sprints, Pole Vault, High Jump, Long Jump,
Triple Jump and Throws. The Academy also offers comprehensive strength training
The Indoor Athletics Academy was further extended in 2003,
doubling its size to over 2100 square metres also adding office accommodation
and increased changing areas.
The layout of the Indoor Academy enables athletes
and coaches to work with weights, plyometrics, track and field and gymnastic
equipment all within the same training area at the same time.
The Stadium is now
widely regarded as the best indoor athletics training venue in Scotland.
Grangemouth Stadium, as one of the premier facilities in Scotland has hosted and
continues to host a large number of regional, national and international events,
squad training days, and coaching conferences.
The Stadium's experienced and professional staff offer a welcoming, professional
service to all visitors. The high-quality of service that we provide prior to
and during these events is a major factor in these organisations returning to
use our facility year after year.
The Stadium hosts the Celtic Cup International Athletics event, which takes
place annually and features a Scotland vs Ireland vs Wales match. Invited
international world-class athletes including Merlene Ottey, Darren Campbell,
Jason Gardner, Alan Webb and Craig Mottram have all competed in the Celtic Cup
International. The Celtic Cup was televised live in 2006 and 2007.