WE ARE BACK !!!!!
ENTRIES for Dunblane 12km Road Race are now OPEN.
Experience the exciting atmosphere of the Dunblane Road Race. This spectacular running event is a celebration of Dunblane’s love of running and we are inviting people from all over the UK to take part. The day kicks off at 12pm with the 2Km Youth race followed by the adults 12km race beginning at 1pm.
In Dunblane, we are passionate about sport and we are keen to get as many adults and young people as possible to take part in our races. Therefore, if you have children aged nine to fifteen bring them along to Dunblane and get them involved. It’s a fantastic opportunity to get your kids enthusiastic about sport and encourages them to stay active.
Encourage your friendly and enter now.
The race START is in Dunblane High Street, close to the Steven Croal Hairdressing shop.
The race FINISH is at the top end of Dunblane High Street, close to the Gold Post Box.
The RACE ROUTE has been measured and is 12 km long – you can view the route here http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1111903186
THE COURSE - exiting High Street, the route heads north along Perth Road through the village of Kinbuck. After crossing the River Allan at Cromlix Bridge (3 miles) it turns left and follows Auchenlay Road back towards Dunblane. After re-entering Dunblane, the route follows Doune Road, Springfield Terrace, Sunnyside and back into the High Street, finishing near the Gold Post Box.
The route is generally flat(ish), with some undulation and a short hill at around 4 miles. It is mostly on country roads. Bear in mind it is not a closed road race and some traffic will be encountered. Keep to the left and take extra care as you come back into Dunblane and pass Tesco. The route is heavily marshalled. If you do drop out, please let a marshal know – First Aid cover is available.
RACE NUMBERS will be available from the race registration desk at the Dunblane Centre (next to M&S) on the day of the race. Adult numbers can be collected between 10 am and 12.30 pm. The registration desk will close promptly at 12.30 pm. Please arrive at the race venue in time to collect your race number.
There is ample PARKING in Dunblane. You should be able to get parked within a few minutes’ walk of the race HQ at The Dunblane Centre.
TOILET and SHOWER facilities are available in the Dunblane Centre.
BAGGAGE - bags can be left at The Dunblane Centre at your own risk.
There will be a WATER STATION close to the half-way point.
SAFETY - The route will be well signposted and marshalled. There will be a pre-race briefing at 12.50 pm down near the start line on the High Street. Please remember that the roads are open to traffic, and you are responsible for your own safety for the duration of the event. Particular care should be taken as you re-enter Dunblane towards the end of the race, passing Tesco.
This is an open road event and, in line with our Scottish Athletics permit, headphones are not permitted unless of the bone conduction type.
TIMING - The race is chip timed, utilising UHF disposable tags that are integrated into your race number. Your race time will be available immediately on finishing, and you will be able to obtain a printout of your time, overall and category positions from the timing van immediately after finishing.
RESULTS will be posted on the race Facebook page, race website and Scottish Athletics website as soon as possible after the race, hopefully by late afternoon.
PRIZES - There will be cash prizes in each category.
The AGE CATEGORIES for both male and female runners:
Senior – 16 to 39 (under 16s should enter the Youth Race)
Veteran – 40 to 49
Super Vet – 50 to 59
Vintage – 60 +
Super Vintage 70+
Note - Age is age on race day
PHOTOS will be posted on the race Facebook page as soon as possible after the race.