Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile

25 Aug 2018

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile

The Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile races. Takes place on Saturday 25th August 2018.

The Aberdeen Union Street Mile is back this year as a forerunner to the Celebrate Aberdeen Weekend on Saturday, August 25, with race organisers anticipating a successful event. The marvellous spectacle sets the stage for the fantastic Celebrate Aberdeen Parade which brings the strong sense of community and all that’s good about Aberdeen to the fore. All of this is made possible with the help of local companies.

Hopefully the 2018 event will be the most popular yet with runners of all ages taking on the unique and popular challenge.

The Race entries are open to Primary 6 and 7 pupils, Secondary 1 - 4 pupils, Seniors and Veteran Runners.

Please be advised that Seniors and Veteran Men should be able to complete the mile in 10 Minutes, Females should be able to complete in 11 Minutes

Race Entry Costs: Seniors/Veterans £10 (£12 if non SAL). SAL Numbers are 5 digits long and start with SA, Jog Scotland numbers will not be accepted

Juniors Primary 6 & 7, Secondary 1 and upwards to age 17 (£5).

All proceeds from the races will go to NESAP which enables them to support Athletics in the North East of Scotland.

There will be no refunds however race entries can be transferred to another person up to midnight Thursday 23rd August 2018. Please e-mail john.stewart18@sky.com with names and details of both runners


With the Music Hall still closed for renovation, registration will take place on South Silver Street again. Registration opens at 9:45am

Race numbers can be picked up on the day up to 15 mins before each event.

Senior/ Vets- Males must be able to run a 10 minute Mile with Females able to run an 11 minute Mile

Race Timetable (Revised Timetable)

Primary 6 and 7: Race starts at 10:30am outside Music Hall

Secondary 1 - 4: Race starts at 10:40am outside Music Hall

Seniors and Veterans: Race starts 10:50am outside Music Hall


Prizes: Awards will be given to the first 3  Senior male and female finishers and also the first finishers in age categories O/40, O/50 and O/60

Awards will be given to the first Boy and girl in each Primary 6 and 7 also in each Secondary 1,2,3 and 4

Note: Medals will be awarded to all Primary 6 and 7 and Secondary 1 - 4 entrants only

Baggage: People will still be able to leave any personal belongings at the start line but these won’t be transported to the finish area. Runners will need to come back to the start line to collect their items if they choose to leave them.


Changing facilities are limited therefore runners are advised to arrive changed for racing.

For any queries, contact Race Directors Peter Jennings peter.jennings18@btinternet.com and Jackie Stewart john.stewart18@sky.com






23 Aug 2018£10.00£12.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

23 Aug 2018£5.00
23 Aug 2018£5.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 25 Aug 2018

Closing Date: 23 Aug 2018

Status: Closed

Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile (Seniors/Veterans)??/150
Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile (Secondary 1 and upwards)??/40
Celebrate Aberdeen Union Street Mile (Primary 6 and 7)??/60


Jackie Stewart