The baton started in Gretna at the Old Blacksmiths Shop. Scottish actress Ashley Jensen, who starred in Ugly Betty and Extras with Ricky Gervais, was one of the baton bearers.
More top news
Vigils have been held in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme.
Vigils will take place across the region tonight to remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
In our Political Editor's latest blog; the Holyrood recess will be used to look at options for the future with the UK outside the EU.