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The Queen's Jubilee Baton Relay *
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Key dates

The timeline of The Queen's Jubilee Baton Relay

  • Announcement of Cadbury as Presenting Partner of The Relay and Sponsor of the Games - Wednesday 18 July 2001


  • Unveiling of the Baton by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II - Monday 8 October 2001


  • Unveiling of the Baton in the UK - Tuesday 9 October 2001


  • Jubilee Runners Nomination opens - Thursday 25 October 2001


  • Launch of National Route of The Relay by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex, at St James’s Palace, London - Monday 26 November 2001


  • Launch of the International Route - Wednesday 5 December 2001


  • Jubilee Runners Nomination closes - Friday 4 January 2002


  • Judging of Jubilee Runner Nominations, supervised by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award - Saturday 12 January 2002 / Sunday 13 January 2002


  • Announcement of successful Jubilee Runners in conjunction with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award - Thursday 7 February 2002


  • Start of The Queen’s Jubilee Baton Relay, International Sector at Buckingham Palace - Monday 11 March 2002, Commonwealth Day


  • Start of the Queen’s Jubilee Baton Relay, National Sector - Thursday 6 June 2002


  • Opening Ceremony of The XVII Commonwealth Games - Thursday 25 July 2002

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