NFU Mutual Secondary Schools 2.5K
- Price £8
- 11:50 on Saturday 22 April 2023
Once past primary School age many of our runners graduate to the 2.5K event. The race is completely contained on tarmac roads in the estate and passes right in front of Balmoral Castle! Well marshalled and signed throughout with a lead cyclist and sweep runner. The race starts and finishes at the main finish gantry.
The start is operated by age bands – the oldest at the front, the youngest at the back. Participants will be called to the assembly area prior to the warm up. Placards will be clearly displayed, e.g. Primary 4 and you should line up behind the placard indicating the school year that you are in.
After the warm up you will be taken to the actual start line. To keep warm before and after the run wear warm clothing and bring waterproof clothing. If you need an inhaler etc, make sure it is brought with you on the day.
- Finisher's technical t-shirt
- Finisher's medal
- AMAZING goody bag!
- Electronic timing
- Downloadable finisher's certificate
- Free parking
- Event Village at the finish
- FREE admission to the grounds, gardens and exhibitions at Balmoral
How old must I be to compete?
When do entries close?
What is included in the entry fee?
AMAZING goody bag!
Downloadable finisher’s certificate
Event Village at the finish
FREE admission to the grounds, gardens and exhibitions at Balmoral
Can I make changes to my entry?
Is it possible to enter on race weekend?
How do I know that my online entry worked?
Is it possible to transfer my place to another race?
I don’t want to enter online; can I pay for my entry over the phone or by cheque?
Do you offer elite entries?
When will I receive my race number etc?
Can I run with my child in the race as he/she is very young?
I live overseas and will already be in the UK / Scotland when you send out 2.5K race packs?
When does registration take place?
How do I get to the 2.5K Start?
What’s the 2.5K course like?
How many drink stations are there on the 2.5K route?
Are there toilets on the course?
Are there showers and changing facilities?
Can I run wearing headphones?
Please note that wearing headphones is NOT permitted in any of the races under Scottish and UK Athletics rules.
We DO allow the use of headphones that use bone conductor technology, which allow the wearer to be aware of their surroundings. However, this is at your own risk and if an incident occurs as a result of, or made worse by, you wearing these headphones you may be held liable.
Can I be supported by bike along the route?
Are buggies and pushchairs allowed in the 2.5K?
Can I run in fancy dress?
Where can I park?
There is at least a 30 minute walk to the start line from the car parks.