Dunecht Dash 5km Race and 2km Fun Run

04 Oct 2020

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

Organiser's Description




Sunday 10 May 2020, registration 10am - 11.15am, 2km Start 11.30am, 5km Start 12.15pm.

Venue: Dunecht House, Dunecht


The Dunecht Dash comprises of a 2km Fun Run and accurately measured and timed 5km Race.


Both runs are set predominantly within the beautiful estate grounds surrounding Dunecht House, on mainly private tarmac roads. The 2km race is open to children and adults running with children. The 5km race is open to everyone aged 13 and over.


This event is run with the kind permission of the Oag and Pearson Families. We are pleased also to have SPEX Group as our main sponsor.



5km (Minimum age 13yrs) £14 via entry central.

2km (Maximum age 16yrs) £7 via entry central. Adults can enter and run with their children however they will not be eligible for any prizes. Please choose the appropriate age range from the drop down box.

On-line Entries close 3 May 2020. Each race is limited to 200 entrants on account of limited car parking facilities at the venue. Consequently the event is often fully subscribed prior to the stated closure date (a small reserve list may be opened).


Please be aware that:

1.          Entries will not be available on the day.

2.          ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE. However, subject to administrative expenses, a refund will be made for an entry withdrawn by email notification at least 4 weeks prior to the event, thereby enabling that place to be reallocated.

3.          It is a condition of entry that the organisers are permitted to make a photo record of the finish line, and to take photographs for future promotional material.


All proceeds go to registered charity: Dunecht School Parent Council.

Scottish Charitable organisations: SC036126



Registration from 10am - 11.15am. Warm up session prior to both events. 2km fun run start time: 11.30am. 5km race start time: 12.15pm. Numbers will be issued at registration and must be worn so as to be clearly visible from the front. Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse. 



Health and Safety

Clear route maps will be posted for all routes. 

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, and especially where the 5km route uses a short section of quiet public road.



Car parking and registration is at Dunecht House, near Dunecht Village and will be clearly signposted on the day. Please follow signs from the A944 Aberdeen-Alford road in Dunecht Village.



Toilet facilities will be provided. Please ensure that all rubbish is collected and deposited in one of the many bins that will be provided.



All races start and finish at Dunecht House. All race times will be displayed at www.dunechtdash.co.uk after the race. Timing devices are not issued for this event.



Water and fruit is available at the finish line. Catering vans will also be in attendance.



All competitors will receive a medal.

For the 2km we have prizes for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female U16, U12, U10, U8, U6.

For the 5km we have prizes for the 1st U18 Male, 1st U18 Female and 1st, 2nd & 3rd for SF U35, VF U45, SVet F45+, SM U40, VM U50, SVM 50+ categories.

The Awards Ceremony for both runs will take place shortly after the finish of the 5km race. 



For queries please contact us on faq@dunechtdash.co.uk




04 Aug 2020£14.00
04 Aug 2020£7.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 04 Oct 2020

Closing Date: 04 Aug 2020

Status: Closed

Dunecht Dash 5km Race??/170
Dunecht Dash 2km Fun Run??/116


Wendy Lumsden



Dunecht AB32 7BA