The Dirleton Run 10k, 5k and 1k fun run

08 Sep 2019

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

Organiser's Description

THE DIRLETON RUN - 10k, 5k, 1k

SUNDAY 8th September 2019

Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton, East Lothian, EH39 5HQ

The Dirleton Run, consisting of a 10k, 5k and 1k fun run, offers an opportunity to run, jog or walk through the picturesque Archerfield Estate and historic village of Dirleton in the beautiful East Lothian countryside. The run, together with a fabulous family fun day, raises vital funds for Dirleton Playgroup. The Playgroup runs every week through term time and offers children a wonderful, warm and educational environment to play, learn and grow. 



10k race (minimum age 12 years) £20

Online registration 

On the day 

5k race (minimum age 6 years) £15 

Online Registration

On the day

1k Fun Run (no minimum age, under 10s MUST be accompanied by an adult)


(accompanying adults free)

On the day
All proceeds go to Dirleton Playgroup, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Scottish Charity No SC006061)
Please note the organisers reserve the right to refuse participation to anyone who cannot confirm that they are over the minimum age. 



8.30am   Registration opens
9.10       Warm up
9.30       10k sets off
9.30       Family fun day opens 
9.45       5k sets off 
11.00     1k sets off
11.30     Winners announced
12.00pm Event closes

All races start and finish at Archerfield Walled Garden, Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5HQ. 

Timing chips, supplied by Perfect Timing Scotland, will be issued for this event (contained within number bibs). Runners are welcome to bring their own timing devices as well.

Please note prize-giving will take place as the winners are announced at 11.30am.  



The 10k route takes you from Archerfield Walled Garden towards Gullane and then through the woods back towards Dirleton. In Dirleton you will run through the village and take a left down Ware Road towards Yellowcraig beach. At the entry to Yellowcraig you will turn left to run through the woods, exiting in to Archerfield Estate. You will then run back towards the start line. 

The 5k route takes you from Archerfield Walled Garden towards Gullane and through the woods back to Dirleton. Leaving the John Muir Way you take an immediate left towards Dirleton Kirk Hall, where you will then turn left into the woods, exit in to Archerfield Estate and run back to the start line.
The 1k Fun Run will be held on the Beech Walk .
Route maps will be shared on the Dirleton Run Facebook page - give us a like and keep an eye out for updates and lots more information. 

Please note that all participants take part at their own risk. If you have any health concerns or medical conditions please seek advice from a doctor before signing up to take part. 

Whilst running please ensure you take adequate liquids on board, particularly in the event of warm temperatures. Water will be available throughout the course. 

Clear route maps will be posted at the registration desks for all routes. Maps will be available at The Walled Garden and available on request from  You will be running on some uneven surfaces. Runners should come adequately prepared for uneven, gravel or mud surfaces. 

All routes are extensively sign posted and well marshalled. Safety is paramount and we expect runners to follow the advice of marshals at all times especially at points where runners are on public roads.

To ensure runner safety the wearing of earphones is strictly prohibited.

Dogs are welcome on a lead.

First aiders will be present on the day. In case of emergency, please dial 999. 



Parking available at Archerfield Walled Garden. Please follow signage and instructions of parking co-ordinators.



Toilet facilities are available in Archerfield Walled Garden. There are no shower facilities on site. Please arrive ready to run (or walk/jog). 

Please note there is no secure storage on site for valuables or kit. The organisers and Archerfield Walled Garden cannot accept responsibility for loss of or damage to any personal items. Please ensure that your possessions are safely and securely stowed in your vehicle (or better yet, at home!). 



Refunds are available. Cancellations must be made at least seven days before the event to ensure a full refund. Any cancellations made within seven days of the event will not receive any refund. For the avoidance of doubt, no-shows will not receive any refund. 

If you know you won't be able to attend the race, please cancel your place here on Entry Central. There will be a waiting list and it would be great to give other people a chance to participate. Thank you. 



The family fun day will open at 9.30am. There will be lots of activities and fun for children - including bouncy castles, face painting, glitter tattoos, the Archerfield Walled Garden ice cream bike and other games too - as well as a few things for the grown up spectators too. Make sure the kids have their pocket money with them!

In addition to the family fun day, the Garden Cafe, deli and shop will all be open for refreshments, and the children's outdoor play area will also be open and available for use by all spectators. 


Any queries please contact us on

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03 Sep 2019£20.00
03 Sep 2019£15.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 08 Sep 2019

Closing Date: 03 Sep 2019

Status: Closed

The Dirleton Run - 10K??/200
The Dirleton Run - 5k??/200


Marie-Jane Gray



The Walled Garden, Archerfield, Direlton, North Berwick, EH39 5HQ