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Organiser's Description

Chapelton of Elsick
10K Sunday 14th July 2024

Event Sponsor: Braeside Developments

Medal Sponsor: WM Donald

Timing Sponsor: Places for People

Water Sponsor: Devenick Drinks


All profits to local charities and organisations 

Online entries close midnight 1st July / No entries on the day

We are very grateful to the following companies for supporting us this year

 AJC Homes

MKF Plumbing & Heating 

Portlethen Financial Services

Snowdrop Developments

The Lounge @ Chapelton

Sports Turf Services Ltd

Easy Landscapes


Welcome to the fifth Chapelton of Elsick 10K - an accurately measured route.  This is an undulating multi terrain race through the beautiful Elsick House estate, starting and finishing in the village of Chapelton near Newtonhill.  Please read our race notes thoroughly to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable race. The majority of the route is on tarmac with some farm tracks and a short grass section, and remains unchanged from 2019.  All standards of runners are very welcome!

Course Records: Robbie Simpson 32:25 (2019), Jennifer Donaldson 39:15 (2022).

Registration: Will take place from 09:00 - 10:30am at The Hut, Greenlaw Road, Chapelton.  All pre-entered runners must register on the day to collect their race number and memento.  There will be an option of a bag drop too.  

Chip Timing: This years race is chip timed, provided by Thistle Timing.  

Race Briefing: There will be a race safety brief at 10:55am.

Start Time: The race will start prompt from near The Hut at 11am.

Race Finish: The race will finish near The Hut. 

Water Station: This will be just after the 5k point.

First Aid: There will be First Aid at both the Start/Finish area and at the Water Station.

Headphones: We cannot permit the use of in-ear headphones, as part of the route is on a single carriageway road that is not closed to traffic. Bone conducting headphones and medically prescribed earphones are permitted, the use of all other in-ear headphones will lead to disqualification.

Refreshments: Available at Hume Square after the race for all runners, and available to purchase during the race for spectators.  The Boxes @ Chapelton offer a variety of food and drinks.

Toilets: Available close to start/finish area.  There will be no showers.

Prize Giving: Will take place from 12:30pm at Hume Square.

Prize Categories: Trophies (and £50 £40 £30 respectively) for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female finishers. Trophies (and cash prize) for 1st Male and Female under 18 and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female over 40, over 50 & over 60. The Chapelton Residents Shield will be awarded to the first Male and Female Chapelton Resident to finish. All finishers will receive a unique medal and memento. 

Spot Prizes: Please retain your race number to be in with a chance to win a spot prize.  This will take place after the prize giving.

Entry: £22. This is online entry only at Entry Central, and entries will close on the 1st July 2024.

Entry Transfer: If you can no longer take part in the event, we are allowing transfers which must be carried out via your own Entry Central account by our deadline of 1st July 2024. 

Kids Fun Runs:  At 10am there will be a 100m toddler dash for under 5s, and a 1km race for primary school children, organised by Friends of Newtonhill (FON).  Every child will receive a bespoke medal.  Registration can be done on the day at Burgess Park where the races will take place (behind the boxes). For more information and pre-registration (preferred) email Please note there will be face painting / bouncy castle etc at Liddell Park. 

General Information: There is plenty parking available in and around Chapelton village and will be clearly sign-posted.  

Please follow all instructions from the marshals as they are there to ensure your safety.

Online entries will close at midnight 1st July. EntryCentral will show the race as 'Closed' after this time. Entries will not be accepted on race day.

Further updates will be posted to the Facebook page and our website.

Follow us on Instagram @chapeltonofelsick10k


01 Jul 2024 23:59£22.00

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

Dates and Status

Date: 14/07/2024

11:00:00 - 18:00:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??



Ann Gallon



Event Route