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Brig Bash 5 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.

Organiser's Description

Join Perth Road Runners for the 25th running of the Brig Bash!

This is a Scottish Athletics licensed event (licence number 12234)



The course is an accurately measured and SA certified 5 miles run on predominantly “B” class roads. It is a flat (fast) course, perfect for a PB!

Detailed information on the event can be found on the Perth Road Runner's Brig Bash webpage.

A map of the course can be found here.


£13.00 (S.A. members £11.00)

Strictly no entries on the day, no number transfers, no refunds and no deferrals.

UPDATE: We CAN offer withdrawals but there will be NO REFUND on entry fee. This is to allow us to run a waitlist for those who missed entry. We cannot guarantee a place in the race if you join the waitlist. 

NOTE ON WAITLIST: This is not a guaranteed place to race. In the case that someone withdraws, we may be in touch to offer you a place if your name is on the waitlist. Please look out for communications from PRR Race Committee to confirm your place. If you wish to remove your name from the waitlist at any point, please do so from within your EntryCentral account, or reach out to the Race Committee via the contact link on EntryCentral. 

Entries will close on Wednesday 19th June at 23:59.

All entrants must be 16 years or over on race day.

You will need a valid EntryCentral account to enter.



Limited car parking will be available at Dunbarney Primary School, Bridge of Earn, PH2 9DY. Please car share where possible. Please ensure you park considerately as it is a residential area.



Race start time: 7.30pm on Wednesday 3rd July.

Registration: Registration will be from 18:00 to 19:10, in the Bridge of Earn Institute, 123 Station Rd, Bridge of Earn, Perth PH2 9EA.
You will receive your number at registration. Your number MUST BE WORN ON YOUR FRONT (on your chest and not on shorts). Please ensure it is clearly visible (not folded, reduced in size or obstructed by any clothing, vest or waist packs) throughout the race and especially at the finish line for accurate placing and timing. For safety and insurance reasons, swapping of race numbers is strictly prohibited. Runners must use the race number they have been allocated and must not transfer their number to somebody else.

Anyone caught transferring numbers will be disqualified and may be banned from future events as this can have serious implications if a runner becomes unwell during the event.

Race start location: The race starts at the Manse Road/Chaise Road junction – this is a couple of minutes along the road from the Bridge of Earn Institute. Please allow time to get there before the race starts for the race briefing. 

Please align yourself suitably and considerately at the start line based on your pace and need to pursue a target time.

Toilet facilities: Toilets are available at the Bridge of Earn Institute but there are no changing facilities so please turn up ready to run.

The race is run under UK Athletics Rules and is a Scottish Athletics licensed event.

Further information on the race can be found on the Perth Road Runners website.


HEADPHONES - PLEASE NOTE: Given the nature of the course and for the safety of all runners it is important that all runners can hear instructions from marshalls. Therefore, the use of ANY headphones (including bone conducting ones) during the race is NOT PERMITTED. Anyone ignoring this rule will be disqualified from the race. If you can't run without them, then please don't enter.



The race will be run on gun time. Provisional results will be available on Webscorer's results page during/after the race. Official, tabulated results will be posted on the Brig Bash FB Page ( and Perth Road Runners website later in the evening (



The presentation of awards will commence at around 8.40pm in the Bridge of Earn Institute. All racers are encouraged to show their support.



  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes for male & female (£60, £50, £40)
  • 1st prize for male & female teams - XC scoring, teams of 3 (decent wine)
  • 1st prize (only) for male & female age categories as below (£30)
  • Age Category Records (£30)*
  • Course Records (£50)

See here for all records and further information on the history of the race!

*Note that in the first year of the category, under-20 course record prizes are not offered.


M 16-19

F 16-19


M 40-49

F 40-49


M 50-59

F 50-59

Master Vets

M 60-69

F 60-69

Vintage Vets

M 70+

F 70+

One prize per entrant, except for team prizes, fastest 1st mile (and record) and course record


There will be a cash prize of £40 for the fastest 1st mile - male and female

There will also be a cash prize of £20 if the fastest 1st mile record is broken - male and female

The winners of the Fastest 1st Mile must complete the rest of the race to qualify for the prizes.

Current records are:-

(Male) 4:24 held by Jamie Crowe of Central AC (2023)

(Female) 5:20 held by Annabel Simpson of Fife AC (2019)


  • Male - Jamie Crowe (Central AC) 23:30 (2023); Female - Nicola Duncan (Portobello RC) 27:30 (2014)
  • Cash prize of £50 for new course record, male and female.



The legendary Perth Road Runners post-race buffet including delicious home baking and tea, coffee and juice will be available for all runners free of charge! In an effort to reduce our paper and plastic waste, please bring your own reusable plate and mug.


We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors:-






Perth Road Runners, Race Privacy Agreement can be found here.


19 Jun 2024 23:59£11.00£13.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 03/07/2024

19:30:00 - 21:00:00

Status: Closed

Total Places: 320

Places Available: ??



Paige Brown

Bridge of Earn Institute Station Road Bridge of Earn Perthshire PH2 9EA