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Deveron Harrier's festival of running

06 Aug 2023

Organiser's Description


The Deveron Valley Half Marathon & 10k returns with new additions of a 5k and kids 1K fun run. This will coincide with the Banff Rugby Club fun day.

Sunday 06th August 2023

In this multi-terrain race runners will follow the River Deveron from Turriff to Banff.

Runners of all levels will enjoy beautiful scenery and stunning views.

The half marathon will set off from Turriff with the route predominantly following a quiet road along the number 1 national cycle route. The 10k joins on along the same route at Castle Eden.

In the latter part of the run you will enter a woodland trail crossing the spectacular Bridge of Alvah then through the historic Duff House grounds passing the Ice House and Mausoleum, before finishing at the Duff House Rugby club playing pitches.

The 5k will be a trail run through the grounds of Duff house. 

Massive thanks to our sponsors Structured Finanical Planning, Paul Florence Mortage Services Ltd, B Barron Plumbing and Heating also P.Milton Roofing Ltd


  • Registration at Duff House Rugby Club Pavillion from 9am (toilets available);
  • Bus leaves 10am to transport runners to Baden Powell Centre Turriff where the race briefing will take place (toilets available);
  • There will be short walk to the race start line on Baden Powel Road;
  • RACE START: 11am Baden Powel Road,Turriff;
  • RACE FINISH: Duff House Rugby Club, AB45 3SX


  • Registration at Duff House Rugby Club Pavillion from 10am (toilets available);
  • Bus leaves 10.50am to transport runners to Castle Eden;
  • RACE START: Castle Eden, King Edward, AB45 3LX at 11:45;
  • RACE FINISH: Duff House Rugby Club, AB45 3SX


  • Registration opens 11am(toilets avaible)
  • Race starts at the Rugby pavillon at 11:50(out and back route)
  • Finish at the Rugby pavillon


  • Junior fun run contained in the Rugby pitches/Duff house woods
  • *ALL race finishers will receive a medal and goody bag**

Online entry closing date 30 July 2023

**Please Note The Use Of Music Devices Will Be Allowed however headphones must be removed at any road crossing or on the instruction of marshalls or race officials**

  • Scenic road race through Aberdeenshire countryside
  • SAL Permit Race
  • Momento & Medal with Goody Bag for all finishers
  • Mile markers and well marshalled route
  • Regular water stations
  • Ample car parking and toilet facilities 
  • Bus from race registration to start

1st £50, 2nd £25 & 3rd £15 M&F 

Hand crafted wooden trophies

Category prizes for 40+, 50+ and 60+ M + F


To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is2% (min 25p) for each sign-up. The organiser also pays 2% (min 25p)
Deveron Valley Half Marathon
30 Jul 2023 23:59£20.00£22.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

Deveron Valley 10k
30 Jul 2023 23:59£16.00£18.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

Deveron Valley Trail 5k
30 Jul 2023 23:59£8.00£10.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

Juniors fun run 1K
30 Jul 2023 23:59£0.00£2.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

Dates and Status

Date: 06 Aug 2023

Closing Date: 30 Jul 2023 23:59

Status: Open

Deveron Valley Half Marathon??/150
Deveron Valley 10k??/150
Deveron Valley Trail 5k??/100
Juniors fun run 1K??/100


Bob Barron



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