The 2018 Nicol of Skene Westhill 10k!


We’re back! Following the success of the 2016 and 2017 Westhill 10k, we are delighted to open entries for the 2018 event, on Sunday 24th June. For the third year running, the Westhill and District Community Sport and Leisure Hub and Westhill 10k committee are organising the race day, which will once again be sponsored by Nicol of Skene.

This is a fun event organised to promote active participation in sporting events and wellbeing for all! There will once again be Primary and Secondary School races, before the 10k race at 10am. The categories are: P1 to P3 (600m), P4 to P7 (1k) and S1 to S3 (2.5k); entry to the children’s races is free.

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It’s race day!

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!  Continue reading

Motivation, training and recovery!

Following on from the successful pre-race event from the 2016 race, the Nicol of Skene Westhill 10k, organised by the Westhill District and Community Sports Hub, is organising a pre-race event on Wednesday, 10th May in the Westhill Holiday Inn. The event is hosted by former international marathon runner and sports journalist, Fraser Clyne. Fraser is five times Scottish marathon champion and competed in the 1986 Commonwealth Games marathon, finishing 10th.

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Have you signed up for the Westhill 10k?

Springtime is fast approaching and with lighter nights and brighter days, it’s the perfect opportunity to get running! The 2017 Nicol of Skene Westhill 10k is on Sunday, 11th June so you have plenty of time to get 10k ready and enjoy this scenic race route.

After some very positive feedback we have kept the race route the same as 2016 – you can check that out here – in the meantime, read what some of last year’s category winners had to say about the run… Continue reading