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2016

19 DEC

Sponsorship Boost For The Devil Of Deeside
Sponsorship Boost For The Devil Of Deeside Repsol Sinopec Resources UK to back exciting new event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the RunBalmoral races more


03 NOV

RunBalmoral 2017 Young People’s Sports Bursary
RunBalmoral 2017 Young People’s Sports Bursary RunBalmoral is once again promoting an exciting initiative which aims to support opportunities for young people to adopt healthy lifestyles and to participate in sport. more


25 OCT

The Devil of Deeside Challenge at Balmoral
Entries open for the 20th anniversary 2017 races to be held on 22nd and 23rd April. more


03 OCT

Win £250 for your school
Fantastic opportunity for pupils to design RunBalmoral 2017 race t-shirts – and to win £250 for your school. more


07 JUN

2016 Annual Report
2016 Run Balmoral Annual Report now available to download more


25 APR

Three records broken at RunBalmoral
Exciting performances on the royal estate. more


21 APR

EXCITING WEEKEND OF RUNNING AT BALMORAL
More than 5,000 competitors to run on the royal estate more


08 MAR

RunBalmoral Sports Bursary
Twelve north east projects are to benefit from the RunBalmoral sports bursary scheme which is now in its second year. more


04 FEB

Improve your running
Improve your running - two special seminars are now planned. more


06 JAN

Deadline for submitting bids for a RunBalmoral sports bursary has been extended
Good news! The deadline for submitting bids for a RunBalmoral sports bursary has been extended until the end of January. more


2015

16 DEC

T-Shirt design competition winners
We had a fantastic response to our t-shirt design competition and have now chosen our winners. more


20 NOV

Deadline for TShirt Competion has been extended!
Due to the amount of entries for the 2016 RunBalmoral T shirt competition the deadline has been extended until Friday 27th November; so you still have a week to enter! more


07 OCT

RunBalmoral 2016 Launch
Thank you to everyone who attended yesterday’s launch at the Aberdeen Sports Village. more


06 OCT

RunBalmoral 2016 entries open
RunBalmoral bids for national championship as 2016 entries open. more


17 SEP

T Shirt Competition
Fantastic opportunity for pupils to design RunBalmoral 2016 race t-shirts and to win £250 for your school. more


30 JUN

2015 Annual Report
2015 Run Balmoral Annual Report now available more


05 JUN

October 6th 2015....a date for your diary
We have already announced that RunBalmoral 2016 will be held over the weekend of 23-24 April, but now I can tell you that entries will open on Tuesday 6th October 2015. more


09 MAY

Dates for your diary . . .
RunBalmoral 2016 will be held on the 23rd and 24th April 2016. more


28 APR

2015 Race Photographs
Photographs for Sunday 26th April now available more


27 APR

2015 Race Photographs
Photographs from Saturday now available and Sunday coming soon . . . more


26 APR

Sunday results uploaded
Results for the races held on Sunday 25th April are now available online more


25 APR

Saturday results uploaded
Results for the races held on Saturday 25th April are now available online more


24 APR

One day to go . . . .
Robbie returns to bid for double in Stena Drilling Tartan 10km and Glacier Energy 15 mile trail race. more


24 APR

One day to go . . . .
Classy women's line-up in Stena Drilling Tartan 10km more


24 APR

Two days to go . . . .
Debbie v Kyle in Stena Drilling-ConocoPhillips Corporate Team Challenge more


24 APR

Two days to go . . . .
Teenagers to take centre stage in ConocoPhillips 5km more


22 APR

APOLLO DUATHLON READY FOR LIFT OFF
Apollo Managing Director Jon D'Arcy and Business Development Director Jonathan White will lead a team of 24 runners and cyclists taking part in the duathlon which their company is sponsoring at Balmoral on Sunday. more


22 APR

3 DAYS TO GO - YOUNG CHAMPIONS READY FOR BALMORAL
Not long know.....here's the first of our race day previews..... more


09 MAR

Kenyan Star Takes RunBalmoral T Shirts To Africa
Surplus T-shirts from last year's RunBalmoral races are being shipped to Kenya to help the work of the Gathimba Edwards Foundation which assists under-privileged children in the African country. more


06 MAR

Frequently asked questions
We regularly get asked the following questions more


05 MAR

RunBalmoral Bursary Scheme
Nine north east groups and clubs are to benefit from the RunBalmoral sports bursary scheme which was launched this year. more


23 JAN

T Shirt Competition Winnner
Mia Lovie from Aberdeen will see her t-shirt design worn by almost 1500 runners in the MPH primary schools 1.5Km and the Kongsberg secondary schools 2.5Km races at Balmoral in April. more


13 JAN

Kongsberg Competition
Run the Kongsberg Secondary School 2.5k race and you could win a Go Pro 3 courtesy of Kongsberg Maritime more


2014

17 DEC

Festive Holidays
Please note that RunBalmoral HQ will not be manned over the festive holidays. more


11 NOV

RunBalmoral 2015 Young People’s Sports Bursary
RunBalmoral has launched an exciting new initiative which aims to support opportunities for young people to adopt healthy lifestyles and to participate in sport. more


04 NOV

RunBalmoral T-Shirt Competition
Fantastic opportunity for pupils to design RunBalmoral 2015 race t-shirts – and to win £250 for your school. more


13 OCT

Entries now being taken
Enter online for RunBalmoral 2015 more


30 SEP

RunBalmoral announces new initiatives as 2015 entries open
Details of an exciting new race, new sponsors and a fantastic new sports bursary were all announced by the organisers of RunBalmoral when entries for the 2015 races opened today. more


21 SEP

RunBalmoral 2015 Launch
The launch of RunBalmoral 2015 takes place at the Aberdeen Sports Village on Tuesday 30th September and entries go live at 12.00 noon for all races. more


25 JUN

2014 Annual Report
2014 RunBalmoral Annual Report now available more


17 JUN

Apollo ready for lift off at Balmoral - exciting new event for 2015
An exciting new event has been added to the RunBalmoral programme of races for 2015 with Aberdeen-based offshore engineering consultancy and project management provider Apollo coming on board to sponsor a 30km duathlon. more


28 MAY

2014 Champions Cops and Joggers
The Stena Drilling-ConocoPhillips Corporate Challenge Team Trophy is now proudly in the possession of the 2014 champions Cops and Joggers. more


01 MAY

Corporate Team Challenge Winners Named
They have not only won the RunBalmoral 2014 Stena Drilling - ConocoPhillips Corporate Team Challenge, but they might also have come up with the cleverest team name in the competition! more


29 APR

Photos are now available for viewing
Race photos from Saturday and Sunday are now online. more


28 APR

Records fall again at Balmoral
Great opening day at Balmoral more


25 APR

Robbie chases another record
On Saturday Deeside's Robbie Simpson,22, will attempt to break the course record time of 31min 17secs for the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km which he set 12 months ago. more


24 APR

Stars of the future?
Some stars of the future could be on show in the MPH primary schools 1.5Km and the Kongsberg Maritime secondary schools 2.5Km races at Balmoral on Saturday. more


24 APR

Bid for a hat-trick of record-breaking performances in the ConocoPhillips 5Km
Rhona Auckland's affinity with the Balmoral races will be maintained on Saturday when the Great Britain international bids for a hat-trick of record-breaking performances in the ConocoPhillips 5Km. more


23 APR

Places available on Sunday.
Places available in the Wee Trail Race on Sunday 27th April. more


23 APR

Advice for the Hill
Advice for the Hill for Saturday more


21 APR

2014 Corporate Challenge
Thrilling battle expected for the Stena Drilling-ConocoPhillips Corporate Challenge Team Trophy! more


21 APR

Essential Race Day Information
Tips to make your day a success more


02 APR

Fulfilment of race packs takes place this weekend
Entries for the 2014 RunBalmoral event are now closed and fulfilment of race packs takes place this weekend. more


18 MAR

Mudblasters to hit Balmoral
Look out for the Ballater Mudblasters at RunBalmoral this year. more


13 FEB

Wee Trail Race starts national series
The Balmoral Wee Trail Race on 27th April, is one of the first of nine events included in a national running intitiative designed to encourage more people to participate in the sport. more


10 FEB

Rhona returns to Balmoral
Great Britain international Rhona Auckland,20, has confirmed she'll be competing in this year's Balmoral road races. more


26 JAN

2014 T Shirt Competition winner
Congratulations to Bethany Cuthbertson of Manor Park School in Aberdeen who has won our competition to design a t-shirt for this year's Balmoral road races. more


06 JAN

McKnight family will cross the atlantic to run at Balmoral
Three members of the same American family will travel more than 4,500 miles to take part in the inaugural Balmoral Wee Trail race in April. more


2013

12 DEC

Balmoral champions are Great Britain stars
Two Balmoral race champions are included in the Great Britain women's and men's teams for the Bupa Great Edinburgh international cross country meeting to be held at Holyrood Park on 11th January. more


10 DEC

Surplus RunBalmoral T Shirts are heading for Gambia
Surplus RunBalmoral t-shirts are heading for Gambia. We are pleased to say that the 2013 race t-shirts will be heading for The Gambia in West Africa where they will be distributed to adults and youngsters as part of an ambitious project being undertaken by Mike Woodier and a group of north east friends. more


14 NOV

2014 T Shirt Competition
Primary and Secondary school pupils to design T-Shirt logos for 2014 Balmoral Road Races more


25 OCT

RunBalmoral 2014 Launch
The Directors and the Management Team of RunBalmoral are delighted to announce the launch of the 2014 event . more


07 OCT

The countdown to Run Balmoral 2014 begins now
The launch of Run Balmoral 2014 one of the most popular participation sports events in the north east of Scotland takes place at the Aberdeen Sports Village on Monday 28th October 2013. more


31 JUL

2013 Event Report
The Board of Run Balmoral are delighted to share with you the final event report for 2013. The report outlines the key results from the weekend. more


05 JUL

Balmoral champions compete on European stage
Two RunBalmoral race champions, who both come from the Deeside area, are representing Great Britain in separate European championship events over the coming week. more


28 MAY

RunBalmoral 13
What a turnout and yes the best yet in number of participants and also spectators. more


23 MAY

Fantastic effort by Balmoral charity runners
Fantastic effort by Balmoral charity runners more


02 MAY

Deeside's double triumph in trail race team battle
Deeside Runners have been crowned the Scottish Athletics men's and women's team champions in the St. James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile Trail Race held at Balmoral Castle on Sunday. more


28 APR

Another Balmoral record falls on day two of this year's races
Angela Mudge brought the RunBalmoral 2013 record tally up to five with a fantastic performance in Sunday's St. James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile trail race, while Robbie Simpson notched his second victory of what turned out to be a superb weekend of action on Deeside. more


27 APR

Records fall on great opening day at Balmoral
Robbie Simpson, Andrew Butchart, Rhona Auckland and Liam Barnsby were the stars of the show on a great opening day at the 2013 Balmoral races when four course records were broken. more


25 APR

Records could tumble at Balmoral this weekend
Top athletes are expected to set a series of record-breaking performances in what promises to be the biggest and best Balmoral road running meeting held so far. more


23 APR

Thank you for your support
On behalf of RunBalmoral I would like to wish everyone who is taking part in our races this weekend the very best of luck and I sincerely hope you thoroughly enjoy yourselves. more


19 APR

Remembering Boston
Everyone associated with RunBalmoral was distressed by the tragic events at the Boston marathon last Monday. more


19 APR

Record breaking bonuses up for grabs
Substantial cash bonuses are being offered for record-breaking performances in the ConocoPhillips 5K, the Stena Drilling Tartan 10K and the St James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile trail race. more


19 APR

Sunday race travel advice
Travel instructions for the St. James’s Place Wealth Management 15 Mile Trail Race on Sunday 28th April. more


18 APR

Stena Drilling Tartan 10K
The water station has been moved from its usual position and will now be situated beyond the top of "the hill" beyond Marshall Point 18 (which is shown on the map in your race programme). more


18 APR

Travel and Car Parking
Race weekend will soon be with us, so here are a few important notes to help make the occasion as pleasant as possible for you. more


14 APR

15 Mile Trail Race – limited places still available
We have a limited number of places available for this race for collection on the day. more


12 APR

Have you received your race pack?
Race packs have been posted out. more


09 APR

We are nearly there!
All the final planning has been done and preparations are at an advanced stage with race packs on their way. more


04 APR

Please make sure your race number is visible
We recently reminded everyone of the importance of attaching your timing chip properly onto your shoes to ensure that your performances are all accurately recorded on race day. more


03 APR

Trail race update
There are still some places available in the St James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile trail race on Sunday 28th April. more


19 MAR

Chipping in with some good advice
There's nothing worse than not getting your official time at the end of your race, or even worse, not appearing in the results list at all. One way of avoiding this disappointment is to make sure you attach your timing chip in the right way and in the right place. more


18 MAR

Don't miss the boat
St James's Place Wealth Management 15 Mile Trail race places still available! more


05 MAR

Mudge to challenge St James's Place Wealth Management trail race record
The St. James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile trail race on Sunday 28th April has been given a major boost by Angela Mudge's decision to take part. more


26 FEB

Special JogScotland Prizes in St. James's Place Wealth Management trail race
Calling all JogScotland members. How do you fancy becoming a JogScotland Balmoral trail race champion? more


22 FEB

10K and 5K places still available!
Charity places only in ConocoPhillips 5K and Stena Drilling 10K - good availability in St James's Place Wealth Management 15 mile trail race. more


19 FEB

Balmoral Races filling up fast - get your entry in quick
Balmoral race director Alastair Simpson says there's still a chance for people to take part in this year's event even although some runs are already fully subscribed. more


19 FEB

Robbie aims for hat-trick in St James's Place Wealth Management Trail Race
Great Britain mountain running international Robbie Simpson is giving serious consideration to going for a hat-trick of wins in the Balmoral 15 mile trail race which is to be sponsored this year by St James's Place Wealth Management more


14 FEB

Join us for a run at Balmoral on 9th March
Fancy a preview of the Balmoral race routes? Then why not come along to our open day next month? more


11 FEB

Aberdeenshire Schools Aim For Balmoral Trophies
Three magnificent trophies are up for grabs for all Aberdeenshire schools taking part in the Balmoral Road Races over the weekend of Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April. more


26 JAN

2013 RunBalmoral children's race t-shirt design
Bucksburn Academy pupil Becky Cheyne has won the competition to design the 2013 RunBalmoral children's race t-shirt. more


08 JAN

From Chicago to Balmoral
Is Clara Mosquera going to be the furthest travelled RunBalmoral 13 participant? more


07 JAN

2013 Entries
Entries are already flooding in for the Balmoral races more


2012

17 DEC

The winning design for the junior races T shirt is announced
Thanks to everyone who took part in the competition - we had lots of fantastic entries and have now decided on the winning entry. more


15 DEC

T Shirt Design Entries
The competition is tough and we have received some wonderful designs for the 2013 T Shirt competition. more


30 NOV

Great Ethiopian 10K Run for RunBalmoral winner, Robbie Simpson
"An amazing trip." That's how Robbie Simpson summed up his visit to Africa to represent RunBalmoral in the Great Ethiopian 10K Run. more


27 NOV

Design a T Shirt for the 2013 Balmoral Road Races
Here's a brilliant opportunity to see your artwork being worn by hundreds of competitors in the RunBalmoral 2013 schools races more


26 NOV

Robbie and Morgan meet Haile
Balmoral trail race champions Robbie Simpson (Deeside Runners) and Morgan Windram-Geddes (Fife AC) were thrilled to be invited to the home of Haile Gebreselasie after competing in the Great Ethiopian 10K run on Sunday (25th November). more


24 NOV

Balmoral runners arrive in Ethiopia
Balmoral trail race champions Robbie Simpson and Morgan Windram-Geddes have arrived safely in Ethiopia and are already reaping the benefits of this wonderful trip. more


20 NOV

Balmoral Champs set off for Ethiopia
Balmoral Trail Running Challenge champions Robbie Simpson and Morgan Windram-Geddes head off to Ethiopia on Wednesday 21st November for this weekend’s Great Ethiopian 10K Run in Addis Ababa. more


06 NOV

We're up and running - you can enter now!
Entries have now opened for RunBalmoral 2013 which features an exciting new Corporate Team Challenge as part of the popular programme of races to be held within the magnificent grounds of the royal estate. more


09 OCT

Exciting Future for RunBalmoral
Tuesday 6th November 2012 is the launch date for RunBalmoral 2013 - the biggest participation sports event in the north east of Scotland. more


08 OCT

Corporate Sponsorship and Hospitality Opportunities
Balmoral Road races offers a variety of sponsorship and corporate hospitality opportunities. If your company/organisation is interested in sponsoring any aspect of our event, then please get in touch with us. more


29 APR

Petrofac runners win tickets to Ethiopia
Scottish internationals Robbie Simpson (Deeside Runners) and Morgan Windram-Geddes (Fife AC) earned trips to a road race in Ethiopia following their excellent winning performances in the Petrofac Challenge 15 mile mixed terrain race on day two of the Balmoral road races. more


28 APR

Another day of records at Balmoral
The Balmoral road races got off to a great start on Saturday with record times being set in the ConocoPhillips 5Km,the Kongsberg Maritime secondary schools 2.5km and the MPH primary schools 1.5km. more


26 APR

The big day is nearly here
It's almost time. The 2012 Balmoral road races are nearly here and they look like being the biggest and best yet. more


24 APR

Champions to run in schools races
Two Scottish primary schools cross country champions are among the favourites to win the girls and boys MPH 1.5K races at Balmoral on Saturday. more


20 APR

Ethiopian to make record bid in Stena Drilling Tartan 10K
Edao Hussen Weliy will travel from the Ethiopian Highlands to the edge of the Scottish Highlands to compete in the Balmoral road races on Saturday 28th April. more


18 APR

Petrofac Challenge Details Available
Entries will be taken on the day for the Petrofac Challenge 15 mile mixed terrain race at Balmoral on Sunday 29th April. more


30 MAR

Taqa Diamond Jubilee Mile supports good cause
RunBalmoral has added a new event to its running festival in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. more


24 MAR

Top World veteran enters Petrofac Challenge
One of the world's top veteran runners has entered the Petrofac Challenge 15 mile race at Balmoral Castle more


19 MAR

Stena Drilling 10Km full - places still available in Petrofac Challenge and Taqa Diamond Jubilee Mile
The Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km at Balmoral on Saturday 28th April has closed with a capacity field having signed up for the popular race. more


07 MAR

Balmoral Races Announce Extensive Prize List
Trips to Ethiopia, big cash prizes and record-breaking bonuses are all being offered in this year's Balmoral road races over the weekend of 28th and 29th April. more


27 FEB

Primary Schools Races Now Full - 10Km Filling Up
The MPH primary schools 1.5Km races are now full and places in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km are filling up rapidly. more


15 FEB

Runners urged to sign up quickly as entries begin to fill up
The final available places in the MPH primary schools 1.5Km boys' and girls' races at Balmoral Castle are likely to be taken up over the next few days. more


13 FEB

Douglas is hunting for a Balmoral record
Scottish international Andrew Douglas has confirmed he's hunting for a course record in this year's Stena Drilling 10Km at Balmoral Castle. more


08 FEB

The Glen Lui Hotel, Ballater 20% reduction offer
The Glen Lui Hotel in Ballater is offering a 20% reduction on their tariff for anyone calling and quoting Balmoral Road Race on the weekend of the Races. more


07 FEB

5K Near Banchory with Free Children's Fun Run
The beautiful setting of Knockburn Loch near Strachan, Banchory, with its variety of terrain is the venue for a 5K and children's fun run to be held on Sunday 11 March. more


07 FEB

Why you are running at Balmoral
We asked you to tell us why you are running at Balmoral and many of you responded by saying you are raising funds for a variety of very worthwhile causes. Here's a selection. more


23 JAN

Marathon Champion to Compete at Balmoral
Scottish marathon and 10Km champion Ross Houston has confirmed he is to compete in the Petrofac Challenge 15 mile race at Balmoral on 29th April. more


09 JAN

Magnificent Ethiopian Opportunity for Balmoral Runners
The men's and women's champions in the Petrofac Challenge 15 mile run at Balmoral Castle this year will win a trip to a major race in Ethiopia supported by double Olympic champion and multiple world record-holder Haile Gebreselassie. more


2011

22 DEC

Tell us your story
The grounds of Balmoral Castle provide a stunning setting for our road races every year and it is little surprise that the Deeside estate has been voted by competitors as Britain's most scenic running venue. more


20 DEC

Myles supports the Taqa Bratani Dimaond Jubilee Mile
One of Aberdeen's top middle distance runners hopes the Taqa Bratani Diamond Jubilee Mile at Balmoral Castle next April will attract some top athletes as well as fun runners. more


12 DEC

Run a mile to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at Balmoral
An exciting new event has been added to the hugely popular RunBalmoral programme to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012. more


27 NOV

Record-holder Thompson loves the Balmoral races
Fiona Thompson is the first top female runner to express a strong desire to compete in next year's Balmoral road races. more


30 OCT

Williams and Simpson show early Interest in Balmoral 2012
Commonwealth Games marathon representative Martin Williams and international mountain running star Robbie Simpson are among the first leading Scottish athletes to express an interest in competing in the 2012 Balmoral road races, entries for which have now opened. more


06 OCT

Top British Runner to appear at Knockburn for Balmoral Launch
Richard Nerurkar, one of Britain's best ever endurance athletes, will be sharing his knowledge and experience at the second 'Running on Dreams' seminar at Knockburn Loch sports centre near Banchory on 30th October. more


16 SEP

The Waiting Is Nearly Over
The waiting will soon be over. Entries for RunBalmoral 2012 will be opening at the end of October. But before then, to help you all get ready for the big day, we are organising a couple of training seminars with some of the country's most experienced runners. more


20 MAY

Next Year's Date Announced
Balmoral Road Races Ltd board met this week to decide upon the date for next year's exciting event. more


24 APR

Petrofac Challenge Gets Off to a Flying Start
The inaugural Petrofac Challenge multi-terrain half marathon on Sunday 24th April proved to be an instant hit with many runners. more


23 APR

Williams Stars at Balmoral on day when four records are set
Great Britain marathon international Martin Williams showed his class to defeat a field of 1,940 runners in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km while records fell in the ConocoPhillips 5Km, the Kongsberg Maritime 2.5Km and the MPH 1.5Km more


21 APR

Balmoral's Best Ever
This year's Balmoral road race meeting promises to a memorable occasion with record numbers taking part in all events and many of Scotland's most talented distance runners battling for the top prizes. more


18 APR

Balmoral Prize Lists Announced
Big bonus prizes are being offered if the men's and women's course records are broken in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km and the ConocoPhillips 5Km at Balmoral. more


18 APR

Still Time to Enter Petrofac Challenge
It's not too late to enter the Petrofac Challenge race at Balmoral on Sunday 24th April. more


13 APR

Race Day Tips
Here's some valuable race day advice from the RunBalmoral organising team. more


12 APR

Golden Oldies Ready for Petrofac Challenge
Two of Britain's top endurance athletes from the mid-1980's are poised to cross swords in the new Petrofac Challenge race at Balmoral Castle on Sunday 24th April. more


12 APR

Petrofac Race Packs Update
Entries remain open for the Petrofac Challenge multi-terrain half marathon at Balmoral on Sunday 24th April, but no race packs will be sent out after today (Tuesday 12th April). more


30 MAR

Ruth Fancies a Balmoral Challenge
One of the north east of Scotland's leading hill runners has entered the Petrofac Challenge 13.1 mile multi-terrain race which takes place on day two of this year's Run Balmoral meeting. more


29 MAR

Balmoral Breaks All Records
The growing success of the Balmoral road races is reflected in the fact that record numbers of runners have entered all four events on Saturday 23rd April. more


28 MAR

Endurance Events Champion Takes Up Petrofac Challenge
Highland Cross duathlon champion Alasdair Thomas is the latest top name to sign up for the Petrofac Challenge mixed terrain half marathon on Sunday 24th April. more


17 MAR

Alex Goes for Balmoral Hat-trick
Edinburgh's Alex MacEwen couldn't decide whether to do the ConocoPhillips 5Km, the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km or the Petrofac Challenge 13.1 miler at the RunBalmoral meeting - so he solved the problem by entering all three races. more


16 MAR

Wilson's Spanish Farewell at Balmoral
Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km record-holder Lyn Wilson will return to Balmoral in April before heading off to start a new life in Spain with her husband Juan Mareque. more


08 MAR

MPH Primary Schools 1.5k Race Entries Closed
The demand for places in this year’s MPH Primary Schools 1.5k race has been so great that entries have been closed 45 days prior to the event. more


04 MAR

Stewart and Rebecca Head the Entry List as MPH Primary Schools Race Fills Up
Sauchen's Stewart Millar,11, will be hoping its a classic case of third time lucky when he competes in the MPH Primary schools 1.5Km race at Balmoral on Saturday 23rd April. more


01 MAR

Russell Confirms Balmoral Appearance
Aberdeen-based Scottish international Robert Russell has confirmed he'll be returning to Balmoral Castle on 23rd April to compete in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km. more


28 FEB

Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km is Fully Subscribed
All 2,500 places in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km at Balmoral Castle on Saturday 23rd April have been snapped up 55 days ahead of event. This is the earliest that the race has reached its capacity and is further evidence of the continuing and growing popularity of the Balmoral meeting. more


27 FEB

Julie Misses Out on ConocoPhillips Team Challenge
Julie Hendry has a good reason for not being able to help her ConocoPhillips Finance team-mates in their bid to successfully defend the team title in the 5Km sponsored by their own company at Balmoral Castle on 23rd April. more


26 FEB

Stena Drilling 10k Entries Closed
The demand for places in this year's Stena Drilling 10k has been so great that entries have been closed 55 days prior to the event. more


22 FEB

Petrofac Offers Runners A New Balmoral Challenge
An exciting new race has been added to the programme of events being held at this year's Run Balmoral meeting. The Petrofac Challenge, held over a 13 mile mixed terrain course, will take place on Sunday 24th April, the day after the other Balmoral races. more


15 FEB

Andrew and Vivienne Take the Tartan Shorts Honours
Sixteen year-old Andrew Melvin was a convincing winner of the Tartan Shorts 5Km race at Knockburn Loch, and now the Banchory Academy pupil is looking forward to competing in the Balmoral road races on 23rd April. more


31 JAN

Top Twins Head for Balmoral
Caithness twins Emma and Oonagh Dunnett are the latest top young athletes to sign up for the Balmoral road races. more


12 JAN

Get Your Tartan Shorts On
The countdown towards this year’s Balmoral road races continues at Knockburn Loch near Banchory on Sunday 13th February when the Tartan Shorts runs are held. The event offers runners planning to compete at Balmoral a chance to test themselves over a good 5Km course. more


10 JAN

Big Money Bonuses to Attract Top Runners to Balmoral
Substantial cash bonuses are being offered for record-breaking performances in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km and the Conocophillips 5Km at the 2011 Balmoral road races. more


05 JAN

Top Runners Keen On Balmoral
A mouth watering clash between two of Scotland’s top 10Km runners is in prospect at next year's Balmoral Road races, entries for which have now opened. more


2010

25 APR

Race Day Report 2010
Caithness athlete Andrew Douglas showed outstanding form at the Balmoral road races which once again proved to be one of Scotland's premier running festivals. more


09 APR

Douglas In Great Form Going Into the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km
Caithness athlete Andrew Douglas looks like the man to beat when 2,400 runners step onto the starting line for Saturday's Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km at Balmoral Castle. more


24 MAR

Jason Aims For Hat-trick in Balmoral Wheelchair Race
Jason Gill bids to complete a hat-trick of Balmoral wins when he takes part in the Pihl wheelchair 10K on 24th April. The Englishman, who set a course record 27min 11sec in 2008, has confirmed he'll be returning to Royal Deeside but he faces some tough opposition in his bid to retain the title. more


23 MAR

Tosh Targets a ConocoPhillips Double
Pamela Tosh will use the ConocoPhillips 5Km at Balmoral as a key race in her preparations for May's Edinburgh marathon. The Aberdeen AAC runner won on Royal Deeside last year, clocking a women's course record of 18:46 when finishing 16secs ahead of up-and-coming teenager Rhona Auckland (Banchory Stonehaven). more


13 MAR

Kilted Champion Is Looking For More Success
Alan Reid is dusting down his old Seaforth Highlanders military kilt in readiness for the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km at Balmoral Castle on 24th April. The former Great Britain ultradistance international is targetting the special prize on offer for the first kilted runner to complete the scenic course around the grounds of the Royal estate. more


23 FEB

Last Call for Stena Drilling Tartan 10k Entries
The Stena Drilling Tartan 10K at Balmoral Castle on 24th April is almost full with less than 100 of the 2,400 places still available. Places in the accompanying ConocoPhillips 5K are also being snapped up rapidly as the popularity of the Deeside meeting soars to unprecedented levels. more


21 FEB

It's a Family Affair As Primary School Races Begin To Fill Up
Record numbers of entries for the MPH primary schools 1.5K at Balmoral means there will now be two races instead of one as had been originally planned. Organisers have decided that separate races will be held for boys and girls in order to cope with the increased numbers. more


17 FEB

Kilian Leads the Way in Successful Knockburn Run
Aberdeen University postgraduate student Kilian Palop took top spot in the Tartan Shorts 5K at Knockburn Loch near Banchory on Valentine's Day. more


09 FEB

Edwards Aims To Regain Balmoral 5K Title
Aberdonian Myles Edwards will forego the Scottish Universities track championships in favour of tackling the ConocoPhillips 5K at Balmoral Castle on 24th April. more


26 JAN

Balmoral Entries are Booming
Entries for this year's Balmoral Road Races on Saturday 24th April are booming and we expect all available places to be scooped up well before the official closing date. more


19 JAN

Top North-East Youngster Targets Balmoral Return
One of North-East Scotland's brightest young distance running prospects is keen to compete in this year's Balmoral Rod Races more


16 JAN

Balmoral Record Breaker Aims to Return
Scottish International Lynn Wilson and her Spanish husband Juan Mareque hope to return to this year's Stena Drilling Tartan 10K. more


12 JAN

British Rowing Record Holder Heads for Balmoral
A Yorkshire athlete who holds an unusual British record is among the latest runners to sign up for the 2010 Stena Drilling Tartan 10K at Balmoral Castle. more



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