Events in the North East of Scotland

You're guide to all the upcoming local running events in the North East of Scotland.

If you're holding an event and want it added or publicised, please do not hesitate to contact us here at the Running Shop with the details.

 

Date Event Details
17th May 2018 Pressendye Hill Race Part of the summer series of hill races. 9.5K and 450m of elevation.
19th May 2018 Cateran 55 Ultra Marathon Beautiful run through Perthshire on the Cateran trail. Personal favourite of the Running Shop! Entries open 1st November.
20th May 2018 BHGE 10K Aberdeen's longest running 10K race. Also includes wheelchair and Active Schools races.
20th May 2018 Aberdeenshire Triathlon Series Peterhead (Short & Sprint). 2nd of 6 Triathlons in the Aberdeenshire Summer Series
26th May 2018 Kayleigh's Wee Stars Barra 10K Lovely 10K run over the Barra Hill out at Old Meldrum. All in aid of a great local charity.
5th June 2018 S-Krunce Summer Series April to September summer series. 4 miles through the South Kirkhill forest. Great fun and good introduction to hill racing.
5th June 2018 Metro Beach 10K 10k down at the beach esplanade. No road crossings.
9th June 2018 Brewdog Run Socal run from the Brewdog at the Castlegate out to the brewery at Ellon. Not a race but purely social. Running, beer and pizza - what more could you want!!  More details to follow.
10th June 2018 Fraserburgh 10k 10K road race along with family fun runs. And of course the feed at the end......
10th June 2018 Dunnydeer Hill Race 4.8miles, 130m climb. Lovely race with all proceeds going to Friends of Insch Hospital.
17th June 2018 Peterhead Running Festival Half Marathon, 5K and school fun runs. Great event which is now in its 7th year.
17th June 2018 The Red Run 2nd year of this event which is in aid of Friends of Anchor. 10K, 5k and 5k walk. Out at Fetternear, Kemnay.
21st June 2018 Hill of Fare Hill Race Part of the summer series of local hill races. 6.9K with 272m of elevation.
24th June 2018 Ythan Challenge Great event set in a lovely location in the Esslemont Estate.
24th June 2018 Lairgh Ghru Race 43K hill race through the picturesque Lairgh Ghru. Beautiful race - highly recommended.
1st July 2018 Portsoy Boat Festival 10K & 2K fun run. Part of the Portsoy Traditional Boat Festival which is well worth going along to.
1st July 2018 Stonehaven 1/2 Marathon Fairly hilly half, but always a good event. There's also a 1K fun run.
1st July 2018 Braermar Heart of the Park Challenge A multi terrain trail run, set in the immediate area around Braemar and run over a 12 km course.
3rd July  2018 S-Krunce Summer Series April to September summer series. 4 miles through the South Kirkhill forest. Great fun and good introduction to hill racing.
7th July 2018 Collieston Multi Terrain Challenge 10k & 3k multi-terrain races at starting and finishing in the scenic village of Collieston, going through the Forvie Nature Reserve.
7th July 2018 Clashmach Hill Race 3.8 mile, (375m elevation), hill race with stunning views over Huntly.
8th July 2018 Aberdeenshire Triathlon Series Huntly (Short & Sprint). 3rd of 6 Triathlons in the Aberdeenshire Summer Series
15th July 2018 Chapelton of Elsick 10K Run Brand new!  Undulating 10K run through the Elsick House Estate.
19th July 2018 Mither Tap Hill Race Part of the summer series of local hill races. 6.4K with 365m of elevation.
22nd July 2018 Aberdeenshire Triathlon Series Inverurie (Short & Sprint). 4th of 6 Triathlons in the Aberdeenshire Summer Series
5th August 2018 Aberdeenshire Triathlon Series Westhill (Short & Sprint). 5th of 6 Triathlons in the Aberdeenshire Summer Series
5th August 2018 The Railway Relay

A team relay race (self-navigated) from Peterhead to Ellon. A quiet and scenic off-road route following the old railway line. Nine legs from 2-4 miles each (totalling ~27 miles). Great fun day out!

7th August      2018 S-Krunce Summer Series April to September summer series. 4 miles through the South Kirkhill forest. Great fun and good introduction to hill racing.
12th August 2018 Dyce Half Marathon Metro Aberdeen half marathon out on the old Formartine Railway line. Free junior races as well.
16th August 2018 Cheyne Hill Part of the summer series of local hill races. 6.4K with 254m of elevation.
19th August 2018 Hatton Gala 5K & 10K 10K and 5K runs as part of the Hatton Gala.
26th August    2018 Great Aberdeen Run 2nd year of the Great Aberdeen Run. Half marathon + 10K. Last year it was a great event for the city.

1st September 2018

Room to Run Out at Huntly, this is a really popular 10K, 5K and junior run. Entry's open 14th Feb.
4th September 2018 S-Krunce Summer Series April to September summer series. 4 miles through the South Kirkhill forest. Great fun and good introduction to hill racing.
8th September 2018 Newmachar 10K 2nd year of the Newmachar 10K. Entries open in May.
9th September 2018 Deveron Valley Half Marathon New 1/2 marathon for the North East being organised by the Deveron Harriers. Turriff to Banff but all details still TBC.
23rd September 2018 Aberdeenshire Triathlon Series Huntly (Standard). 6th of 6 Triathlons in the Aberdeenshire Summer Series