Balmoral Castle the backdrop to the race

Get Your Tartan Shorts On - 12 January 2011

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.

There’s also a shorter fun run for youngsters and less experienced runners and joggers. The fun run is at 10-30am with the 5Km following at 11am. Entries will be taken on the day or can be made in advance online.

The Balmoral road races take place on Saturday 23rd April and entries are already pouring in. There are 2,500 places available in the Stena Drilling Tartan 10Km, 1,000 in the ConocoPhillips 5Km, 300 in the Secondary Schools 2.5Km and 750 in the MPH primary schools 1.5Km.

Entries will close once these capacities have been reached.

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