Portsoy Fun Run

Our Portsoy Fun Run includes two races, the 2k "Wee Sporran" fun run and the 10k "Follow the Herring" road run. It is taking place on Sunday 25th June 2017 as part of the Portsoy Boat Festival

Find out more about: 

Event schedule and courses description


Registration for both races starts from 8.30am. Registration for pre-entries closes at 10.15am and on the day registration closes at 9.45am. 

Registration is at the events caravan situated at the Recreation Park Car Park. View our Registration and car parking map (pdf 193KB).

Car parking is available at Portsoy Playing Fields, where both races start. Both races finish by the Shore Inn at the Old Harbour. From the finish line, it is less than 10 minutes walk back to the car park, shuttle buses are available and run regularly from the main festival areas to the car park.

Toilets and changing facilities are available.

2km fun run

The 2km fun run starts at 10.00am. The route starts at the Recreation Park, goes around Portsoy then down into the harbour and finishes at the Shore Inn.

10km road run

The 10km road run starts at 10.30am. The route starts at the Recreation Park, it then heads west towards Sandend and turns inland to climb up the long but easy Durn Hill, down past Damheads before turning left onto the Huntly Road. One more diversion takes the run past Durn Cottages, Durn Farm and Durn House before turning left onto the Banff Road and heading into Portsoy, once in Portsoy you will turn right onto the route of the old railway track to the harbour finishing at the Shore Inn. View the Portsoy 10km route map (jpeg 129KB).

Registration and entry fees

Entry fees include a goody bag and entrance to the festival.

View our race entry fees

You can register and pay for your entry to the race online.

Register for the Portsoy Fun Run online

For any enquiries or to be sent a paper entry form please contact us

Results and prizes

We double check results before publication and usually make them available three hours after the conclusion of a race.  

We will email you your results or you can contact us.

All participants receive a medal and a goody bag.  

Race cancellations

Races take place weather permitting. If an event has to be cancelled due to weather problems, we will email or text you and post a message on our facebook page.

You can also contact us to check that an event is running. 


For any other enquiries, call us on 01467 625088 or email us at sportsevents@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

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