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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The Rigg Race

21 May 2018

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Entries sold out in 2018


The Balerno Rigg Race 

21st May 2018 : Start Time 7:30pm : about 6 miles

Strictly limited to 200 entries (Midlothians oldest road race) 

Specially designed memento to all finishers. 

Registration/number collection is upstairs at Currie Rugby Club between 6:15pm and 7.15pm. The same venue will host the prize giving, home baking, goodies and post-race refreshments. 

Start and Finish Location: Currie Rugby Club, Malleny Park off Bavelaw Green Rd, Balerno, EH14 7AF (See a Google Map here)

  • Pre-entry fee £8 (affiliated) or £10 (non affiliated)
  • £3 entry for fancy dress
  • Entry on the day £15 if places available
  • Prizes to major category winners
  • Cup for 1st Male and 1st Female Balerno finishers (EH14 7 area)
  • Random spot prizes given on the night
  • Under UK Athletics Rules
  • Scottish Athletics Permit Event
  • No refunds or transfers are permitted

Please Note:

  • No Headphones/Earphones/iPods etc permitted during race.
  • The event is run on open roads. You participate at your own risk.
  • Post Race Refreshments, home baking & prize-giving in Currie Rugby Club (100m from finishline)
  • Please click here to see a route map or visit You can see the route route elevation profile here.

A link to the results will be posted on the event facebook page at

Enjoy the race!





Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
The Rigg Race21 May 2018??/200Closed19 May 2018
The Rigg Race (Fancy Dress)21 May 2018??/200Closed15 May 2018

These events share a common pool of 200 places

19 May 2018£8.00£10.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is2% (min 25p) for each sign-up. The organiser also pays 2% (min 25p)
15 May 2018£3.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge
Event Address
Currie Rugby Club, Bavelaw Green Rd, Malleny Park, Balerno, EH14 7AF