We are on the final countdown to the 2017 Nicol of Skene Westhill 10k! Excited doesn’t even cover it, now if we can just set the rain to stop… in the meantime, here’s some essential timings and race day information for both the runners and the spectators. See you all on Sunday!
Registration is in the Westhill Academy Hall from 7.45am. Race Numbers, Timing chips and complimentary t-shirts can be collected at registration. The children’s races are on the Academy playing field. The Junior race (2.5k) and the 10k race will start next to the Ashdale Hall and finish on the Academy playing field. The first children’s race is at 8.45am, with children’s race presentations at 09.30am. The Westhill 10k warm up is at 09.40am, the race starts at 10am and race presentations are at 11.30am.
|Race registration||07.45am||Westhill Academy|
|Kids (P1-P3)||08.45am||Playing fields|
|Kids (P4-P7)||08.50am||Playing fields|
|Junior Run (S1-S3)||09.15am||Ashdale Hall|
|Kids & Junior Run prize presentations||09.30am||Playing fields|
|10k pre-race warm-up||09.40am||Ashdale Hall|
|10k race start||10.00am||Ashdale Hall|
|10k race prize presentations||11.30am||Playing fields|
Car Parking is available in Westhill Academy, Westhill Primary School and Crombie Primary School. Ashdale Hall car park will be closed and please do not park in the Trinity Church car park. Bag drop is at either Westhill Academy or Ashdale Hall.
To ensure the safety of the runners during the race, it is necessary to apply the following restrictions to traffic from 10am to 12noon on Sunday, 11 June. Road closed signs and barriers will be in place and dismantled as the runners pass, Nicol of Skene will be on hand to assist with road closures.
- B979 from the junction with U91c to Kirkton of Skene
- Old Skene Road from the junction with Broadshade Road to Larg Drive
- Old Skene Road from Denman Park to Westwood Drive
Road closures from 10am to 11am on Sunday, 11 June (diversions will be signposted)
One Way (Left-hand carriageway heading up Westhill Drive from Ashdale Hall to junction with U91c to Kirkton of Skene will be closed to traffic)
Cafe 2 U and Melt will be on site for all your food and drink needs. Toilets are available in the Ashdale Hall and Westhill Academy.
Good luck to all our runners! #runlocal #Westhill10k #community