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Dunecht Dash 5km Race and 2km Fun Run

22 Jun 2024

Organiser's Description


Saturday 22 June 2024, 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 everyone.  The 5km race is open to everyone aged 7 and above with experience of this distance. It is the parents discretion if a child requires supervision around the courses.


This event is run with the kind permission of the Oag and Pearson Families.


Our chosen charity to support this year is AberNecessities. If you wish to fund raise as part of your entry we ask that you would consider doing this in part of full to this charity. For further information on this charity, please visit



5km (Minimum age 7 yrs) - £16 via entry central.

2km Fun Run - £7 via entry central. This fun run is open to everyone. Adults can enter on their own or they can run with their children.  Trophies will only be presented to the children based on the age category.

On-line Entries close at 10:00 on 15 June 2024. Each race has limited numbers due to the available 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 However, subject to administrative expenses/booking fees, a refund will be made for an entry withdrawn by email notification at least 4 weeks prior to the event, thereby enabling that place to be reallocated.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.

4.          Participation is voluntary and entirely at the participant's own risk.  Running is a physically active sport, and participants accept that they are entering into this event at their own risk and that it is their responsibilty to ensure they are fit and able to take part in the event.


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. Overflow car parking is on the cricket club field on the estate. Please follow signs from the A944 Aberdeen-Alford road in Dunecht Village.



  • Toilet facilities will be provided.
  • AquAid Aberdeen will be providing a dedicated water station. Please bring a reuseable water container.
  • There will be a dedicated waste and recycling station to help us achieve a environmentally sustainable event. 
  • Catering facilities will be on site for hot and cold snacks.



All races start and finish at Dunecht House. 

The race numbers will be allocated at registration.   

All race times will be displayed on the FaceBook page after the race. 



Fruit and a small snack will be  available at the finish line.  A catering tent will also be in attendance.



All competitors will receive a participation medal. Designed by pupils of Dunecht Primary School and manufactured using sustainable materials.

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


For individual queries please contact us on

For corporate queries please contact us on


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

Dunecht Dash 5km Race
15 Jun 2024 10:00£16.00
Dunecht Dash 2km Fun Run
15 Jun 2024 10:00£7.00

Dates and Status

Date: 22 Jun 2024

Closing Date: 15 Jun 2024 10:00

Status: Open

Dunecht Dash 5km Race??/230
Dunecht Dash 2km Fun Run??/200


Wendy Lumsden



Dunecht AB32 7BA