A great weekend out.....

The Balmoral Road Races


Saturday 30th March (Easter Saturday)

In the Grounds of Balmoral Castle

By Braemar, Aberdeenshire


To be covered live on BBC Grandstand.



Balmoral Castle is a private residence of the Royal Family and has been in regular use since being built for Queen Victoria about 150 years ago.


It sits in the heart of beautiful Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire. It will be open to the public. During April, May June and July.


The Main race will be

The BUPA Great Caledonian Run

Run over 10km

Entries limited to 1500


Youngsters are welcome to take part in

The BUPA Junior Great Caledonian Run

Run over 2km


For more details see Caledonian Run


The charming nearby towns of Braemar and Ballater offer a range of accommodation, shops and other facilities. For the races a park and ride service will run from both places to Balmoral.


The Braemar Gathering and Highland Games - a great day out in September


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Page written by Mike Franklin, Braemar, 26th January 2002

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