It comes just days after similar legislation was scuppered at Westminster.
Travel Info For The Great Scottish Run
The Great Scottish Run's coming to Glasgow - and it's going to be a busy one!
Today's Super Saturday events, starting in George Square, include a 2.5k junior run, the family mile and the toddler dash.
They will be followed on Sunday by the Bank of Scotland 10k Great Scottish Run and half marathon, which is the country's largest mass participation sporting event. Check out travel information here
Glasgow 2014 bronze medallist Jo Pavey, spoke of the special memories she has of Glasgow.
She said: "It's really lovely to be back here in Glasgow.
"Obviously I've got really fond memories of competing here last year and it's lovely as well to see all the kids competing with smiles on their faces and full of enthusiasm in this school challenge that I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of.
"Hopefully most of them will continue to enjoy it and keep running in the future. That's what it's all about - encouraging people to enjoy running.
"I've heard a lot about the Glasgow half marathon, it's a really competitive race and a great course, so it will be great to get out there racing.''
Ugandan Moses Kipsiro returns to Glasgow for the first time since winning gold in the 10,000m at the 2014 Games.
He said: "I am very grateful to be back in Glasgow and it reminds me of the wonderful memories of last year.
"It was something so special for me and when I think or hear about Glasgow or Scotland I am happy, so it is a really good place for me.''
The officers were targeted as they responded to a call in the Knightswood area of Glasgow on Sunday night.
Jurors watched CCTV footage of Stefano Brizzi talking to officers at Lewisham police station following his arrest on April 7.
10,000 watched Andy Murray Live at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow last month.
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