Queen's Baton in South Lanarkshire
22 June 2014 Last updated at 13:58 BST
Crowds gathered across South Lanarkshire as the Queen's Baton Relay continued its 40 day journey around Scotland.
Celia Orr, a Scottish dancing teacher, summed up the excitement as the baton arrived in the John Cumming Stadium in Carluke.
The relay travelled to Lanark, Carluke, Calderglen Country Park, East Kilbride, Rutherglen, Uddingston, Bothwell and Hamilton during the ninth day of the tour.
Tony Nellany reports.