Kilt Race

Kilt Race

As part of the Games Day in Crieff, we will have the 3rd Crieff Kilt Race through the town of finishing in front of the Chieftain at the Market Park. Everyone is welcome to take part, whether serious or fun runners. Enjoy the thrill of running down through the town to the sound of bagpipes and cheers from the spectators lined up on both sides of the streets! Get ready to enter when our online registration goes live in April 2017

Time

The race starts at 10.45am (or as near to) ont he A85 Perth Road, Crieff (beside the Handy Shop).  You should leave at least 30 minutes beforehand to get registered (at British Legion) and stretched.

Registration, Clothing & Baggage

You will be given a race number which you should PIN to the front of your shirt/top or t-shirt and a wristband which will permit you entry to the Games field.

If you have baggage that you wish to be taken down to the Games field then this MUST be left with the Declaration Team no later than 10.35am.  Note - The Games Committee cannot be responsible for the safety of your baggage.

Assembly/Route

You should remain within the British Legion until the Gamesmakers direct you to go with them to the Race start.  This should be around 10.40am

The race starts on the Perth Road beside the Handy Shop, goes down East High Street to James Square, turning into and down King Street until you reach the Broich Road junction where you will turn left to go into the Market Park. Once in the Park you will complete the race with a lap of the track and finish in front of the Chieftain and Patrons area.

About the Race

The Crieff “One Mile” Kilt Race is suitable for both serious and fun runners. With a drop of almost 50meters in altitude from start to finish giving runners a chance to get their fastest mile time, or have an enjoyable easy run through the town. You should wear a kilt or tartan type skirt as a minimum, but the more the better!

Gamesmakers will be on route to help you to the correct way.

Prizes

The following prizes will be provided:

 

  1st 2nd 3rd      
Men's Race £35 £20 £10      
Woman's Race £35 £20 £10      
Best Local Man/Woman £25 £10        
Best Junior (Under 18) £15 £5        
Best Outfit £20          

 

Overall winner will be presented with the Ohio Scottish Games Trophy.

Note: In the event of an athlete being eligible for a place in one or more categories only one prize (highest value) will be awarded.

Your kilt race entry also provides entry for the day to the Games, including the Glenturret Music Tent where you can listen to award winning Scottish musicians.