welcome back to
The KILLEARN 10K TRAIL RACE
11am – Saturday 4th June – 2016
WHAT A GREAT DAY!!!
Well done to both male and female winners from 2015 who held onto their winning title for another year –
Del Young (new course record 34::49) and Louise Tyler (43:37) – hope we welcome you both back again in 2017!!
The successful Killearn 10k has been a SELL OUT since the inaugural year in 2013. With great anticipation we returned for 2016, bringing developments and improvements to ensure this is a priority event on your race calendar. The event sold out once again in late April – and we had 184 runners toeing the start line in stunning sunshine – race report to follow.
The Killearn 10k is Scottish Athletics affiliated and facilitated by members of jogscotland Killearn and the local community. It is classified as a trail run, but is multi-terrain with tarmac, forest path, farm track and open grassland. It is open to entrants aged 16 and over and welcomes first timers and
racing legends. Limit set to 250 participants.
Final registration took place at Killearn Primary School – from where entrants were piped up to the mighty Buchanan Monument for final race briefing. The race then started bang on time at the War Memorial. Keeping to the same beautiful route which the Killearn 10k is renowned for, the trail headed out through the village onto the historic pipe track, following along the foothills of Dumgoyne, returning back via Ibert Road.
Despite the building works for the new Football Pavilion, the finish line remained as always at Killearn Park where medals and race vests / t-shirts were awarded to all finishers.
The routes and paths around the village of Killearn offer a fantastic opportunity for runners and walkers to enjoy our countryside away from the main roads. Each year the Killearn 10k have donated funds to The Paths Group, to support development of signage for one particular project along the banks of the Endrick River. The Paths Group is a local charity which aims to improve access to the countryside of our area for all users – www.kcfc.co.uk/paths. Whilst the Killearn 10k is a non-profit making event, our ongoing capacity entry inevitably raised additional funds which afforded us the opportunity to donate to this local cause.
Follow all our updates via Facebook: www.facebook.com/Killearn10k