This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.
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Kirknewton 5k, 10k & kids fun run

24 Aug 2017

Kirknewton Gala Run - 5km, 10km & Kids Fun Run.

Thursday 24th August, 6.30 (Kids Fun Run), 7pm (5km/10km)

Location: Kirknewton, EH27

Transport: There is limited parking on the streets surrounding the park and in the village, if possible please park near the primary school on the B7031. The nearest train station in Kirknewton is less than half a mile from the start. First Bus service number 28 also passes through the village.

Timings: Please register and collect your race number from 6.00 - 6.45pm for 5 km & 10 km and 5.30-6.15pm for the Kids Fun Run.

Kids fun run will start at 6.30pm. 5 km & 10km will start at 7.00pm. Prizes will be given at 8.00pm.

Post race: Please stay around after the race to enjoy free local beer and pizza.

Results: Full results will be detailed on our Kirknewton Gala Facebook site. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female in both the 5km and 10km run. There will also be a "best dressed" prize for adults and kids.

Participation in the 5/10km by those under the age of 14 will require consent of parent or guardian. The minimum age for participation in the run is 12 years unless accompanied by an adult guardian. 

Entry prices are £5 for the 5km, £8 for the 10km and gold coin donation for the kids fun run. There will be entries on the day, and you can enter  via www.entrycentral.com/kirknewton-gala-run , which is our preferred route as this provides a better indication of numbers of runners and allow us to plan more effectively. All finishers will receive a goody bag.

Race Routes

Kids Fun Run: Leave the park via Whitemoss road entry, head up the old road south to the B7031, turn right and head north back to Main Street and turn back into park then back to finish.

5km: Leave the park via Whitemoss road entry, head up the old road south to the B7031, keep left and head south on B7031 for 800m, when you reach marshall displaying 5km sign turn back and head north on B7031 back past the park and towards the railway track passing Kirknewton Primary School. The run will turn just before the rail track and head back up towards Main Street, pass the shop and then continue for 600 metres before turning right into Meadowbank Road and then following path back along towards Whitemoss Road and back into park.

10km: Leave the park via Whitemoss road entry, head up the old road south to the B7031, keep left and head south on B7031 past the airfield all the way to A70. Turn at the A70 and run back north for 500m before turning left into Newlands and doing a loop, heading back north past the park and towards the railway track past Kirknewton Primary School. The run will turn just before the rail track and head back up towards Main Street, pass the shop and then continue for 600 metres before turning right into Meadowbank Road and then following path back along towards Whitemoss Road and back into park. 

 




Organiser
Jonathan Carpenter

07900420021

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Kirknewton Gala 10km24 Aug 2017??/100Closed22 Aug 2017
Kirknewton Gala 5km24 Aug 2017??/100Closed22 Aug 2017
Kirknewton Gala Kids Fun Run24 Aug 2017??/100Closed22 Aug 2017
Prices

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Kirknewton Park EH278AB