Primary Children Warming Up for the 1.5k

MPH Primary Schools Run 1.5kMcIntosh Plant Hire


Open to children aged 11 years of age or under.

The route used for this race is contained within the estate grounds. The distance of the race is approximately 1.5K. The race will start and finish at the main finish line gantry, run in front of Balmoral Castle, right towards the 5 ways junction, right up the hill to M4, right turn downhill by the gardens, left turn in front of the Castle and on to the finish. Lead cyclist and sweep runners will be in attendance.

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.

The Start

MPH Primary Schools Run 1.5k Boys Race starts at 11.00 on Saturday 22nd April 2017

  • 10.40 - Call up
  • 10.50 - Warm up
  • 11.00 - Race start
  • 1.15 - Presentation

MPH Primary Schools Run 1.5k Girls Race starts at 11.25 on Saturday 22nd April 2017

  • 11.05 - Call up
  • 11.15 - Warm up
  • 11.25 - Race start
  • 1.15 - Presentation

Please ensure you arrive in good time to deposit your baggage and prepare for the start.

The Route

MPH Primary School Route
Click the map to view a detailed route map.

How to Enter

Entry for the MPH Primary Schools 1.5k event is now open

The cost per entry is £7

Entry List

To check and make sure your name is on the start list please check the entry list.

Any queries should be sent to: with RunBalmoral 2017 as the Subject


Please click here to vew the prize details.

Insurance Statement

Balmoral Road Races Ltd does not provide cover for the personal accident, illness, loss or damage incurred by participants. Further, Balmoral Road Races Ltd Third Party liability policy will not necessarily indemnify participants in the event of a Third Party being injured solely due to the negligence of the participants. Balmoral Road Races Ltd Third Party liability policy will however meet claims from Third Parties arising from the negligence of Balmoral Races Ltd or its employees. Participants wishing to obtain cover for personal accident and Third Party liability are advised to contact an insurance company or broker.