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

Running Shop Winter Cross Country Series Balgownie

03 Dec 2017

Series Entry: Enter at a discounted price, avoid queuing on race day speed up the on the day results & help the organisers by pre-entering by Friday November 3rd.  Unfortunately, no refunds will be given for any reason.

Series Organiser: Andrew Gordon 

Series cost: Senior's/Veterans £34 (£42 if Non SAL), Students £18 (£26 if Non SAL) and Juniors (U11-U17) £7.

The Try-A-Trail series can also be entered for £7.

Individual event: Seniors/Veterans £11 (+£2 Non SAL); Students £6 (+£2 Non SAL); Juniors (U11-U17) £2.

Try-a-Trail: A shorter run (approx.800m) will also be available for 5 to 8 year olds £2.

The series can be pre-entered for £7.

Registration: Race numbers can be picked up on the day up to 30mins before each event.

A new race number will be allocated for each meeting, but will be the same number for each race.

Application form:

Age categories as follows.

Try a Trail  5 - 8 Years old

U11 - Must be 9 on day of race

U13 - 1/9/2004 to 31/8/2006

U15 - 1/9/2002 to 31/8/2004

U17 - 1/9/2000 to 31/8/2002

Senior/ Vets- age on day. Runner details will be taken as the first event: Same age category and club throughout the series. 

If you do enter each race individually please complete each form the same using the same spelling of names, same club/school, etc. to avoid errors in the results. 


Each meeting will start at 11.30pm & feature the same programme of events.

Entries close 30mins before each event. (All under SAL permits). 



 EVENT                                                  START                                    DISTANCE

Boys/Girls Try-A-Trail                  11.30am                           <1mile


Senior Men/Women                     11.45am                           3miles

U15 Boys, U17 Men/Women


U11 Girls                                    12.30pm                           1mile


U11 Boys                                    12.45pm                           1mile


U13 Girls / Boys, U15 Girls          1.00pm                             2miles


Senior Men / Women                   1.30pm                             6miles


Series Prizes: sponsored by The Running Shop for the fastest accumulated times over the four meetings .To be eligible for a series prize you must take part in the same four races.

Note: Series Prizes will be presented at a later date when results are verified, date TBA

Individual medals: for 1,2nd &. 3rd in each age group/meeting.

Team medals: (1st place team) at each meeting for U11, U13 &. U15 ages (3 runners to count).

Series Medal: Everyone who completes all four meetings including the Try-A-Trail can collect their medal at the final event. 


Balgownie: University Playing Fields, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8LX

Knockburn: Knockburn Loch, 20 miles west of Aberdeen, 5miles South of Banchory, AB31 6LL.

Haddo: Haddo House on B9005 8 miles N West of Ellon, AB41 7EQ.

Camperdown Park: Registration at Dundee Ice Arena, Dayton Dr, Dundee DD2 3SQ

Runners and spectators are asked to stick to the marked tracks. The courses are run mainly on forest tracks and grass wearing spikes at each venue is up to the athlete and may not be suitable due to the underfoot terrain or the time of year.

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

Refreshments should be available for purchase at all venues.

Late changes to race day e.g. Cancellations due to winter weather will be posted on relevant Facebook pages and club websites




Andrew Gordon
Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Running Shop Winter Cross Country Series - Balgownie (Seniors/Veterans)03 Dec 2017??/500Closed01 Dec 2017
Running Shop Winter Cross Country Series - Balgownie (Students)03 Dec 2017??/500Closed01 Dec 2017
Running Shop Winter Cross Country Series - Balgownie (Juniors U11 -U17)03 Dec 2017??/500Closed01 Dec 2017
Running Shop Winter Cross Country Series - Balgownie (Try-A-Trail age 5-8)03 Dec 2017??/500Closed01 Dec 2017

These events share a common pool of 500 places

01 Dec 2017£11.00£13.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

01 Dec 2017£6.00£8.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

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

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