The Benbecula 10km - next race - 14 March 2020

This Event will be operated Under UK Athletics rules.  

Please note, runners should be 15 years or older on race day.


Entry fee £7 (or £5 for Scottish Athletics members).

Registration is on the day from 09:30, closing at 10.30, to allow time to be ready for the 11:00 start.  

Walkers are welcomed, and will start at 10:30, though that we may not be able to record walkers' times.

Changing rooms, lockers, showers are all available at Sgoil Lionacleit, and there is ample space for parking.  

After the race a spread of home baking is provided by local runners and volunteers for the runners.  This is available in the school dining room.  Prizes for the winners are also presented in this room.   

Prizes are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Female. 

The Route

Start and Finish
You will start at Lews Castle College, and run east before turning off south towards, then past Creagorry Co-op. From there it's keep turning left, round to Hacklett, before heading back along the main road past the school and on for a clockwise circuit of the school sports track, finishing at the Sports Hub.

Water Stations / First Aid
There is a water stations at approx. half way round.  First aid cover will be available, and a back up vehicle should it be required.  

Runners should keep to the right hand side of the road unless otherwise directed. 

Please wear your race number on the front of your vest. 

We ask that runners adhere to UKA rules: as this race includes single carriageways and is not wholly closed to traffic, please note that the wearing of headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted.

Information on places to stay and visiting the island are available on the 'Island Information' page.