Kilmacolm Running Festival

The running of the Kilmacolm Half Marathon, 10k and 3k is one of the biggest participation events in Inverclyde's sporting calendar.

The Kilmacolm Running Festival is now a Scottish Athletics Licensed Event and Under UK Athletics Rules.

Inverclyde Leisure have done everything to make this an enjoyable event for the runners and the people of Inverclyde. We also encourage families to get involved for a fun filled day!

All races start at the Birkmyre Park Fitness Gym. The first event of the day is the Toddle Woddle which starts at 9am for a walk/run around Birkmyre Park. No pre-registration is required. The 3k race will start at 9.15am, Half Marathon will start at 10am, 10k will start at 10.30am. Registration is 8am-9am on Sunday 10th September. On the day entries are available until 9am and pre-registered participants are required to register on the day to collect their entry pack which includes a timing chip, race number and t-shirt.

Runners make their way through the streets of the village, surrounding countryside and along the cycle path for the 10k and Half Marathon before returning to the Birkmyre Fitness Gym for the finish.

General Information

Electronic chip timing will be used. Every runner will be issued with a timing chip. Runners will be required to book in on the day and collect their race pack.

Enquiries: Tel - 01475 213123 or email david.macgregor@inverclydeleisure.com

Entries cannot be taken over the telephone.

On completing the online entry you agree that your photograph may be used for promotional purposes. Entry fee not refundable.

Car parking is in the surrounding streets around Birkmyre Park in Kilmacolm. Please consider the local residents when parking your car and do not block driveways or park illegally. Your co-operation is appreciated in this matter.

There will be 3 water stations on the 10k and Half Marathon routes at Whitelea Crescent, at he 10k turn and at the Half Marathon turn. There is also bottles of water and bananas available at the Finish line.

Marshals will line the routes to assist and encourage you along the way.

Toilet facilities will be provided and changing facilities will be available at Birkmyre Park Fitness Gym.

First Aid cover will be provided on the day for the duration of the event.

Food and drinks available to purchase from Birkmyre Cafe by Nardini.

2018 Kilmacolm Running Festival


HALF MARATHON- START TIME:10.00am

  • Entry fee: £23 Early Bird Price £18 

Sunday 9th September 2018 at Birkmyre Park Fitness Gym in Kilmacolm.

Half Marathon requires dedicated training before the event. Runners must be aged 16 or over on race day.

Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd man and woman.

Safety: No dogs or bicycles allowed on the course.

Half Marathon through Kilmacolm Village and adjoining country side.


10K RUN-START TIME:10.30am

  • Entry fee: £18  Early Bird Price £15

Sunday 9th September 2018 at Birkmyre Park Fitness Gym in Kilmacolm

10k requires dedicated training before the event.

Runners must be aged 16 or over on race day.

Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd man and woman.

Safety: No dogs or bicycles allowed on the course.

Route using part of the Half Marathon Course.


3K RUN-START TIME:9.15am

  • Entry fee: £10  Early Bird Price £8
  • Child fee: £8 Early Bird Price £5

Sunday 9th September 2018 at Birkmyre Park Fitness Gym in Kilmacolm

3k requires dedicated training before the event.

Entrants under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd boy and girl.

Age category prizes for 1st Boy and Girl.

5-7 years, 8-9 years, 10-11 years, 12-13 years.

 Safety: No dogs or bicycles allowed on the course.

 3k through Kilmacolm Village and adjoining country side.


TODDLE WODDLE-START TIME 9am

Sunday 9th September 2018

Fun walk/run around Birkmyre Park

All entrants must be accompanied by an adult

Families welcome, prams and buggies allowed.

Medals for all participants

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