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Summary

  1. Relay started in Carmunnock and ended in Shawlands
  2. Scotland manager Gordon Strachan carried the baton at Hampden Stadium
  3. Baton travelled by boat along the River Clyde
  4. The baton visited Mount Florida, the Gorbals, Bellahouston, Govan and Cardonald

Live Reporting

By Graham Fraser and Craig Frew

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Craig Frew

    BBC Scotland

    That's all for the live coverage for today, join us again at 09:00 BST as we get on our marks and get set for the Commonwealth Games.

  2. One more sleep...

    Former athlete Allison Curbishley is the final baton bearer on day 39 of the relay in Scotland.

    She won a silver medal for Scotland in the 400m at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur and in the same year won a bronze in the 4x400m relay at the European Championships in Budapest.

    The baton will now enjoy an evening celebration at Queen's Park, before having its final sleep ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

    Join the live coverage tomorrow from 09:00 BST as we look ahead to the opening ceremony and relive some of the great baton moments too.

    You can get the latest news from the baton relay on our website.

  3. Final stages for the baton

    Fantastic scenes as the relay route travels through Queen's Park. Elizabeth Mahindru and Anne-Marie Hughes are among the final baton bearers.

  4. 'Very proud'

    Danielle Watters got in touch via email to say: "Very proud of my gran and her achievements as a blind bowls coach. She truly deserved to carry the baton! Love her loads."

    Danielle Watters and family
  5. Scottish cyclist with the baton

    Cyclist James McCallum will compete for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games.

    This will be his fourth and final Games as he plans to retire after Glasgow 2014.

    He represented Scotland in the team pursuit, scratch and points races at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, and again in 2006 in Melbourne in the scratch and points and road races - winning a bronze medal in the former.

    Good luck James!

  6. Scottish breakfast surprise

    Carol Kirkwood has just been joined by the BBC Breakfast team during her moment with the baton. The crowds are cheering and the sun is beaming down.

    Carol Kirkwood with the BBC Breakfast team
  7. Daley's happy

    Olympic and Commonwealth legend Daley Thompson has just arrived in Glasgow.

    He tweets: "I've come to Glasgow4the games.security at gatwick very good Humored,cabbie in Glasgow funny and volunteers happy&smiling"

    Thompson also posted: "I think the city is ready so let the games begin #PB's4everyone"

  8. And now the weather...

    BBC Weather presenter Carol Kirkwood is preparing to run with the baton in Glasgow's Queen's Park.

    Carol Kirkwood

    She has brought the sun with her, as it has reached at least 25C in the city today.

  9. Baton bearer - Eleanor McKinlay

    For more than 20 years Eleanor has been a passionate coach for disability sports.

    The people who nominated her say she is "inspirational" and "works to encourage and support primary aged children with physical disabilities and learning disabilities to participate in a wide range of sports".

  10. Curling champion takes the baton

    A big high five from Adam Whitelaw to Angie Malone as they exchanged the baton.

    Angie was part of the Team GB Paralympic curling team that won bronze at the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.

    She is also the former winner of the Scottish Wheelchair Curling Championship Sportsmanship Award.

    Adam Whitelaw and Angie Malone
  11. Baton bearer - George Paterson

    George has devoted the last twenty years to voluntary work for people in his local community.

    He is also the chairman of Dixon Centre and Community Care Project, which services the south side of Glasgow.

    George has also volunteered with two social care organisations for the elderly.

  12. 'Wee-calf'

    Batonrelay2014 on twitter, "Lots of interest from coos about the #BatonRelay. When this is done though we'll definitely need a wee-calf (week aff)"

    Highland cow
  13. Baton bearer - Brian Burnett

    BBC Radio Scotland host Brian Burnett waves the to crowds as he runs with the baton in Pollok Park,

    He looked up in awe at the baton during his stint in the relay. Did Brian get a sneaky look at the Queen's message?

  14. It's Dumbreck's turn

    Look out people of Dumbreck, the baton relay is making its way along your highways and byways

    Fraser Armstrong was the first person to take part in the relay.

    Have you carried the baton today? We would like to hear form you - email or tweet #bbcbatonrelay.

  15. 'Very humbled'

    Kelvinside Academy teacher Fiona Kennedy who carried the baton : "@KAGlasgow @Batonrelay2014 Pupils showing their support - very touched & humbled. Thank you."

  16. Baton relay restarts

    Frances McMeeking gets the relay restarted in Bellahouston. She passes the baton to Grace Whitton.

  17. Today on the relay

    The Commonwealth Games are so close we can almost touch them, and this is also the final day for baton bearers in Glasgow.

    The supporters who have cheering from the sidelines today have helped Glasgow's south side come alive.

    Baton supporters

    Margaret Cargey dances with Hardev Singh as the baton travels through Pollokshields.

    Margaret Cargey dances with Hardev Singh

    Red baton arrows -Jennifer Osborne leads the formation at Bellahouston Ski Centre in Glasgow.

    Jennifer Osborne in formation at Bellahouston Ski Centre in Glasgow.
  18. Baton bearer - Douglas Walker

    Douglas Walker

    Douglas is a former Scottish sprinter and takes the baton as we travel around Bellahouston Park for the second time today.

    In 1998 he won gold in both the 200m and 4x100m relay at the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

  19. Get involved

    Kimmy tweets, "Commonwealth games baton relay was good. So proud of my wee brother!"

    Daniel Jones also on twitter, "Watching the #BatonRelay pass through my home Mosspark on the live feed in work. What a superb experience!"

  20. Pollok baton bearers

    The baton has just sped through Pollok, where Jessica McCreath and Rhys Warke had the honour of carrying the baton..

    Vanessa Reid-Phelps and Conor Logan where greeted by flag-waving supporters during a whistle stop tour of Crookston a short time ago too.

  21. Baton bearer - Bobby Quinn

    Bobby's daughter Elizabeth got in touch via email to tell us his story.

    "I have closely followed Cameron Buttle's daily baton relay reports and really enjoyed the many interesting stories about the participants. I wanted to share with you my dad's story.

    "His name is Bobby Quinn (pictured below left) and he was a Scottish international athlete during the 1950s. As a sprinter he won 14 gold SAAA (Scottish Amateur Athletics Association) medals and several silver and bronze medals.

    Bobby Quinn (left), pictured in a race on Scotstoun in 1954

    "In 1954 he set a record for winning three gold medals in the one day for the relay and this record has never been equalled or bettered in 60 years. He is 85 now and still fit and well.

    "I nominated him to participate in the baton relay because of his great athletics career and also because after he stopped running he was an official for the SAAA.

    "He was on the organising committee for the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, which was done on a voluntary basis."

  22. Baton bearers - Amar Ahmed and Susan Scott

    Amar Ahmed, who was very well supported, seemed to have a great time during his stint with the baton in Cardonald.

    He passed the baton Susan Scott , who competed internationally at junior and senior levels in badminton.

    She also raises money for Cancer Research with regular charity runs.

    Amar Ahmed
  23. Back on dry land

    Jordan Robertson had the honour of holding the baton as it travelled by boat on the River Clyde earlier.

    Jordan Robertson has the honour of holding baton as it travels by boat on the River Clyde

    When the baton arrived back on dry land at the Govan ferry terminal, Fraser Johnston was the next person to take part in the relay.

  24. Baton bearer - Aileen McGlynn

    One of the country's most successful Paralympians, Aileen McGlynn is the first person to carry the baton in Cardonald.

    She has brought home medals from the past three Paralympic Games. At Beijing 2008 she won two Gold medals, and set a world record in the 1km time trial.

    In 2009 she was awarded an OBE for services to disability sport.

  25. Thank you Govan

    Leanne Carmichael was the final person to take part in the relay as it moved toward its conclusion in Govan.

    The baton is now in Cardonald.

  26. Baton day in Govan

    Huge cheers from the crowds in Govan as Flora Pagan hands the baton Peri Wallach.

    We can sense the Commonwealth Games are edging closer as the atmosphere builds on the streets of Glasgow's South Side.

    Flora Pagan hands the baton Peri Wallach.
  27. On the streets of Govan

    The relay route is now whizzing along the streets of Govan as Karen MacKellar passed the baton to Ian Boyd.

    The other Govan baton bearers include Jamie Reid, Nicola Waller, Ryan Wood and Yaser Razouk.

  28. Baton on the Clyde

    Saltire Marine tweet: "The Queen's Commonwealth Baton just departed from Govan for a tour on the upper part of the River Clyde. #batonrelay"

    Baton just departed from Govan for a tour on the clyde
  29. Legend of the Govan Fair

    Yana Thandrayen

    BBC Scotland

    The Queen's Baton paid homage to the Govan Fair, which dates back to the 14th century, earlier this afternoon.

    Govan Fair

    According to legend, the sheep's head dates back 258 years to the story of a drover who wanted to get married but was prevented by a minister, who said the wedding would take place over his dead body.

    The drover killed the biggest ram he could find and paraded it around.

    The ram's head was kept and it was paraded around the village each year in the weavers' procession at the Govan Fair.

  30. Banks of the Clyde

    The baton stopped for a short break across from the Riverside Museum and is now in a boat travelling on the River Clyde.

    Are you there? Email or tweet #bbcbatonrelay with your pictures and baton stories.

  31. The five Mos

    Graham Stewart

    BBC Scotland

    The legendary Govan humour on display as Mo Jito, Mo Neerah, Mo Tivate, Mo Mentum and Mo Farah arrive in Glasgow for the Games.

    Mo Jito, Mo Neerah, Mo Tivate, Mo Mentum and Mo Farrah
  32. Baton in Govan

    Robert Campbell proudly walks with the baton along Govan Road as the relay enjoys stunning Tuesday afternoon sunshine.

  33. 'Ain't no stopping us now'

    Graham Stewart

    BBC Scotland

    Music Choir Scotland are performing a selection of feel good summer hits for the crowds here! "Ain't no stopping us now, we're on the move" seems an appropriate song. And wow, Clyde is quite a mover!!

    Watch the video of Clyde showing the choir of his best dancing steps.

    Clyde dancing
  34. Rangers legend poses with the baton

    Former Rangers star Mark Hateley (left) and Graham Wallace (right) pose with baton bearer Dilawer Singh for a photograph outside Ibrox Stadium.

    Mark Hateley (left) and Derek Johnstone (right) pose with baton bearer Dilawer Singh for a photograph
  35. Reporting Scotland

    Graham Stewart

    BBC Scotland

    See my interview with Scotland football manager and baton bearer Gordon Strachan at Hampden Park on Reporting Scotland in the next few minutes. It's the venue for the Commonwealth Games track and field events.

  36. Skiing with the baton

    Jennifer Osborne travelled down the ski slope at Bellahouston Park accompanied by skiers and a piper in full formation. A really exciting moment in this I'm sure you'll agree.

    Watch again by scrolling back on the video feed at the top of this live page.

    Skiing bellahouston
  37. Wipe out!

    Stay tuned to the video feed at the top of this page as baton bearer number 60 Jennifer Osborne, prepares to snowboard down the slope at the Glasgow Ski and Snowboard Centre in Bellahouston Park.

    Jennifer received the baton from Sarah Mitchell, who is a former Youth Road Race and Track Sprint Champion.

  38. 'Bhangra with the baton'

    Batonrelay2014 have been tweeting about the baton's south side adventure: "Bhangra with the baton: The #Glasgow Sikh community add to the party atmosphere in #Glasgow! #BatonRelay"

    Baton in Pollockshields
    Baton in Pollockshields
  39. Baton in Bellahouston

    The Queen's Baton Relay has arrived at a sun-drenched Bellahouston Park, which is home to the Glasgow Ski and Snowboard Centre and the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed House for an Art Lover.

  40. Amazing entertainment

    Graham Stewart

    BBC Scotland

    An amazing fusion of cultural entertainment here in Nithsdale Road, with the deafening sound of the drums and lots of people dancing.

    I haven't seen scenes like this during the baton's last 39 days in Scotland.

    Nithsdale Road
  41. Pollokshields shout out

    David Smith with Sehar Khushi

    The baton has just been carried by David Smith (pictured left) in Pollokshields. David is being recognised for his work as a surgeon.

    There are eleven baton bearers in Pollokshields, with the following joining David in Glasgow's south side:

    Hugh Torrance, Amanda Torrance, Alan Smith, Isabella MacGregor, Jodie Arthur, Sehar Khushi (pictured right), Heather Mackie, Margaret Cargey, Hardev Singh and Amarjit Nijjar.

  42. Dyed in the wool fan?

    Yana Thandrayen

    BBC Scotland

    The baton caused so much excitement in Albert Drive earlier that a women in half foils ran out of the hairdressers to take pictures.

  43. Baton inside Hampden

    Hampden Stadium, the home of Scottish football, has been transformed into an athletics venue for the Games.

    Earlier, Scotland football manager Gordon Strachan carried the baton inside the stadium before passing it on to Benjamin Vaughan

    Gordon Strachan with Queen's Baton in Hampden Stadium
    Gordon Strachan and Benjamin Vaughan with Queen's Baton
  44. Get involved

    The baton is now being carried through Pollokshields. If you are out watching the relay make sure you send your baton stories and pictures to us by email or Twitter via #bbcbatonrelay.

  45. Baton on River City

    The Queen's Baton Relay will make a special appearance on tonight's episode of River City.

    Baton on River City

    As this video clip shows, Molly has been in training for her big moment with the baton.

  46. Proud of Stevie

    Supporters for the Queen's Baton Relay

    The supporters of Stevie Ramage, who carried the baton in Castlemilk, had some sage advice. We can happily report he didn't drop it.

  47. Charles is loving the baton

    Charles Inglis has emailed us again to share his joy of the baton relay.

    He said: "This is Charles Inglis day 35 bearer 35 again - I have just had a friend Helen, who is avidly watching the live feed through her old haunts in the south of Glasgow, tell me that she can quite understand how I and everyone else are caught up in the euphoria of it all.

    "We baton bearers who have been interviewed have been almost lost for words to explain how we feel about it all, so I thought EUPHORIA was brilliant and would pass it on. I am going to join in, for the fourth time, at Govan in a wee while."

    Share your stories of the baton via email or Twitter.

  48. Baton bearer - Fidele Nguetsa

    Fidele made sure the large crowd who had turned out to see him outside the Citizens Theatre in the Gorbals earlier had a good look at the baton before he started his run.

    Fidele is a leader of the Cameroonian Association and was nominated to carry the baton for his work supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the city.

    Fidele Nguetsa with the Queen's Baton
  49. Baton ballet dancing

    Make sure you click on the video stream at the top of the page as members of Scottish Ballet are currently with the baton at their headquarters.

    Baton at Scottish Ballet
  50. Relay moments

    The Queen's Baton has spent the morning being carried by members of the community in Glasgow's south side.

    Dean Thornton with the baton

    Dean Thornton gave the thumbs up in Castlemilk.

    Caroline Paterson with the Queen's Baton

    Caroline Paterson let the crowds in King's Park get close to the baton.

    William Wiseman

    William Wiseman looked like he enjoyed himself with the baton in Mount Florida.

  51. Govanhill support

    There was great support in Govanhill for the Queen's Baton and its baton bearers.

    Support in Govanhill for the Queen's Baton
  52. Baton bearer - Raza Sadiq

    Raza has been a pillar of the community in Govanhill for more than 15 years. He coaches cricket, football, basketball and badminton and the people who nominated him say he uses sport to engage young people in discussions about issues and help with training or employment.

  53. Baton bearer - Philip Frey

    Philip Frey is a charity fundraiser who provides walking tours in the city to those involved in the couch surfing network.

    He carried the baton in Glasgow for the Manchester Games in 2002, making him one of the few people in the city to have carried two different batons for two different games.

  54. Today for tomorrow

    Simon Dedman

    BBC News

    Gordon Strachan with Mishal Husain

    Simon Dedman tweets: "Our friends at #today @MishalHusainBBC interviewing Gordon Strachan for tomorrow's programme #bbcbatonrelay"

  55. Baton at Toryglen

    The baton is currently on a short break at the Toryglen Regional Football Centre with baton bearer Ryan Wilson.

    The next stop will be Polmadie. If you would like to go out and cheer on the baton bearers, you can do so at the following times:

    10:05 Govanhill

    10:25 Gorbals

    10:40 Eglinton Toll

    10:45 Pollokshields

    12:30 Bellahouston

    13:15 Govan

    14:55 Cardonald

    15:25 Crookston

    15:35 Pollok

    15:45 Mosspark

    16:00 Bellahouston

    16:55 Dumbreck

    17:20 Langside

    17:30 Shawlands

    17:45 Strathbungo

    17:55 Mount Florida

    18:05 Queen's Park

  56. Spotted in the crowd

    We are not entirely sure what is going on here, but sometimes in life you don't need an explanation you just have to go with it.

    Man in crowd at Queen's Baton Relay
  57. 'Good luck Mrs Kennedy'

    The Wright family have emailed in to say: "Mrs Kennedy is the inspirational teacher of senior prep children at Kelvinside Academy.

    "Mrs Kennedy is a sports fanatic always encouraging the children, so much so she introduced the Highland Games to the junior school.

    "Moreover Fiona introduced handball and not only does she coach the children she has lead them to national success.

    "Mrs Kennedy is a worthy nominee. Looking forward to seeing the photos.

    "Enjoy the experience Mrs K!!!"

  58. Baton relay weather

    Here's the latest forecast for the Queen's Baton Relay in Glasgow from our colleagues at BBC Weather.

    weather for Queen's Baton Relay

    "It will be a fine, dry and warm day in and around Glasgow. Early low cloud will gradually disperse to allow sunny spells to develop."

  59. Baton bearer - Audrey McIntosh

    Audrey McIntosh

    Audrey McIntosh who passed the baton to Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has raised more than £10,000 for various charities including Alzheimer Scotland and the Royal Victoria Hospital by running marathons and ultra marathons, including the Ice Marathon in the Antarctic last year.

    Congratulations Audrey.

  60. Strachan with the baton

    Gordon Strachan at Hampden Park

    If you are watching the live stream at the top of the page, you will see Hampden Park.

    Gordon Strachan, the Scotland manager, is currently inside doing a lap of the athletics track with the Queen's Baton.

    Hampden Park will host track and field events during the Commonwealth Games.

  61. Baton bearer - Gordon Strachan

    Gordon Strachan with the baton

    The baton has just been passed to Scotland's football manager Gordon Strachan, one of the most famous baton bearers we have had on the home leg of the journey.

    Strachan, who also managed Celtic, has lead a resurgence of the national side.

    He is carrying the Queen's Baton at Hampden Park, the home of Scottish football.

  62. Yesterday in Drumchapel

    Paul Donald emailed us overnight to say how proud his family were of his daughter, Caroline Keith, who carried the baton in Drumchapel yesterday afternoon.

    Caroline Keith with the Queen's Baton in Drumchapel

    Well done Caroline.

  63. Baton bearer - Charles Lang

    Charles has just carried the baton in Castlemilk. He was nominated for his work as chair of Castlemilk Youth Complex, a youth arts facility. Charles is also a community radio DJ.

    Congratulations.

  64. 'Oh I wish I was a punk rocker...'

    Graham Fraser

    BBC Scotland

    There are some fine hair accessories on display today. I am sure Sandi Thom will be proud.

    Police officers on Queen's Baton Relay

    I Wish I was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair) was the 2006 debut single from the Aberdeenshire singer-songwriter.

  65. Castlemilk crowds

    Support in Castlemilk for Queen's Baton Relay

    There were plenty of people who got up bright and early in Castlemilk to support the baton bearers.

  66. Get involved

    Graham Fraser

    BBC Scotland

    It is not long until the baton takes centre stage at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

    But before then, we have a full day of baton bearers being celebrated in their local communities in Glasgow.

    We would love to hear your baton stories. Send us an email or tweet us via #bbcbatonrelay.

  67. Bad pun alert!

    Glasgow 2014 tweeted this picture of mountain bike racer Robert Wardell with the baton at Cathkin Braes first thing this morning.

    Robert Wardell

    They also posted: "Does anyone else think we should call this a baton wheel-ay? #BatonRelay #Glasgow2014"

    #headslap

  68. Police support unit

    Police officers support baton bearers

    The men and women in blue have been a feature of the Queen's Baton Relay throughout its tour of Scotland.

    These specially trained officers have kept the baton, and its bearer, safe and have attracted many positive comments from members of the public who have watched or taken part in the relay.

  69. 'Enjoy the experience'

    David Laing tweeted: "#bbcbatonrelay Dilawer Singh MBE is carrying the baton past Ibrox today. Congratulations and you will enjoy the experience Del."

  70. Carmunnock cheers

    James Forrester with baton

    The baton relay is travelling through the streets of Carmunnock with Andrew Currie, Melissa Currie and Wendy Kelly joining James Forrester (pictured above with supporters) as baton bearers.

    James, you have one very proud mother!

  71. 'Inspirational baton bearers'

    Head teacher Robert Williamson emailed in to say how proud he was of the two baton bearers who represented Drumchapel High School during yesterday's relay in Glasgow.

    He said: "Katy U'Ren, our inspirational faculty head of Health and Wellbeing, has massively increased participation in sport and has been selected as one of the 'Flying Scots' for UNICEF.

    "She handed on to our pupil Greg Robertson who has been an excellent role model in the school as sports captain, encouraging younger pupils to become involved in sports and also representing his country at table tennis."

    Well done to both Katy and Greg.

  72. 'Looking forward to seeing dad'

    Janell Kelly is looking forward to seeing her dad Andy Currie on the video stream, which you can watch at the top of this page.

    "Andy Currie takes his turn as a baton bearer in Carmunnock. He's been on telly a couple of times before.

    "As an official at the 1986 Commonwealth Games he made it on to the 10 o'clock news when he fell in front of the Queen whilst judging the famous women's javelin final when Tessa Sanderson beat Fatima Whitbread.

    "Not long after that he was a 'Question of Sport - what happens next' clip."

    She added: "At the age of 77, he's still judging and coaching but these days it's at Highland Games heavy events, notably just having received a 25 year service medal from Cowal Highland Games.

    "He also helps coach athletes with learning disabilities through his work with Glasgow City Council and has previously done lots of work with the Special Olympics.

    Keep tuned in Janell. We will do our very best to bring you all of today's baton bearers on our video stream.

  73. Where can I see the baton today?

    Graphic of the route today

    After a brief stop at Cathkin Braes, which will host the mountain biking event at Glasgow 2014, the baton will visit:

    07:35 Carmunnock

    07:50 Castlemilk

    08:45 King's Park

    08:55 Mount Florida

    09:20 Toryglen

    09:50 Polmadie

    10:05 Govanhill

    10:25 Gorbals

    10:40 Eglinton Toll

    10:45 Pollokshields

    12:30 Bellahouston

    13:15 Govan

    14:55 Cardonald

    15:25 Crookston

    15:35 Pollok

    15:45 Mosspark

    16:00 Bellahouston

    16:55 Dumbreck

    17:20 Langside

    17:30 Shawlands

    17:45 Strathbungo

    17:55 Mount Florida

    18:05 Queen's Park

  74. Good morning

    Graham Fraser

    BBC Scotland

    Good morning and welcome to the final full day of the Queen's Baton Relay. Today the baton tours the communities of Glasgow, the host city of the Commonwealth Games, for a third and final time.