8 Jan

Help Celebrate Dunfermline's Silver Jubilee

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2010 sees the 25th Anniversary of the first Dunfermline half marathon, staged in 1985, and entries are now open.

The Scottish National Half Marathon Championships will be held in Dunfermline for the seventh consecutive year. In addition, the Half Marathon will also feature as one of only six events in the prestigious Stewarts Grand Prix series.

As the Scottish representative on the UK Athletics home international circuit, Dunfermline will host the first UK home international challenge. There will be invitations going out around the world for teams to take part from Europe, North America and Africa. In this special year Dunfermline is really going places!

The Half Marathon also features a fast new course for 2010, with the start and finish still located in the picturesque Pittencrieff Park, now rated one of the top two Scottish Tourist Board parks in Scotland, in itself a great reason to be there! Andrew Carnegie would be proud of this status. The Half Marathon takes place on Sunday June 13, starting at 11am.

Three Days of Celebration

The Run Dunfermline three day running festival takes place in 2010 over the weekend of June 12/13. Centred on Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline there will be: schools events; the short-course race (5K); a fun run and the centrepiece event the Dunfermline City Half Marathon. The 2010 Pittencrieff Park 5K also features a revised course for 2010 and takes place on Saturday June 12, starting at 2pm

National Healthy Living and Lifestyle Show

In addition to exhibitors from a whole array of health industry sectors, the National Healthy Living & Lifestyle Show will include motivational speakers, International athletes and coaches who will tell us how it was, how it is and where it is all leading to! How to run faster, further, safer and injury free.

Entrants to this Silver Jubilee half marathon will be eligible to win:

  1. one of ten £25 vouchers from retail partner Run & Become, Edinburgh;
  2. one of 25 specially branded limited edition Silver Jubilee jackets available in the prize draw for all who enter before March 1;
  3. one of 250 New Balance unisex red technical tee shirts - take no chances every one of the first 250 entrants will receive one.

Enter now using the Q-buster race entry service