Biggest Kilt Run in the World!
A Perth Brewery 5 Miler
The Celtic Cross 2018
New this year: Paws Oasis
Dogs of the Tartan Cross Parade
1st, 2nd, 3rd Best: Canada, Lanark Village Tartan Costume
Start: 3pm Behind Town Hall
Don't forget to purchase your Lanark, Ontario Kilt for $35.00 and /or your Tech T-shirt for $25.00 during registration!
NEW EVENT- The 2018 Perth Kilt Run theme is : The Celtic Cross. Paws Oasis of Perth is heading up this NEW event by holding a dog costume competition and parade with proceeds going to the local Lanark Animal Welfare Society. Join us as we highlight Scotland and its finest creatures! Registration and Waiver forms can be found here. Prizes based on most themed dog/owner; Scottish-ness; etc.,
5 Miles of Heritage Perth in a kilt
200m run in Tay Basin area where all activities take place. Start off Colbourne Lane behind The Studio Theatre.
200m in Tay Basin Party Zone - where all the fun takes place! 4:10pm Behind The Studio Theatre at Gore and Colbourne Lane
Wee Warriors Wild MIle 1k route starting at Main Castle Start Line in Tay Basin Party Zone. 4:20pm This years route take you thru the wilds of Perth Outfitters!
4:30pm at Main Castle Start Line. Mackies Wee Wild Warriors Obstacle 1km This years route takes on a whole new wild theme! Run through the wilds of Perth Outfitters, thru forest and grass all while carrying a sword!
Carry a sword and shield while running and face challenges along the route.
Carry a sword and shield while running the Heritage Perth kilted 5 Miler combined with Warrior challenges. See perthkiltrun2018.ca for details.
Kilt $35.00/ Tech T-Shirt $25.00. Click here if you have already registered and need to buy a kilt or tech shirt. IF YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED: Choose a race above. You will be given the option to buy these items during registration.
We have a few kilts leftover from last year with limited sizing if you are looking for a kilt after the Kilt Order Cutoff Date of April 1, 2018.
Race Day Check In
You must pick up your bib on Race Day from 2 to 5 pm at Crystal Palace, Tay Basin, beside the river.
Tee and Kilt pickup between 2-5pm at Crystal Palace, Tay Basin, beside the river.
1. The 5 Miler and Warrior Race
5:45pm March-to-the-Start please gather at Tay Basin - new location/new route
6:00pm Start and Finish at main start line "castle" - at Tay Basin - new location/new route
2. Wee Lad and Lassies:
Our children's race "The Wee's" is a full 200m loop starting Tay Basin. Listen for the "Calling of the Piper" in the Party Zone behind the Perth Studio Theatre at Gore and Colbourne Lane.
The 7-8 year olds run a 1k loop thru the wilds of the Perth Outfitters.
3. Wee Warriors
Our Warrior children's race (age 9-12) is a very scenic 1.5k obstacle run. Jump the wall, don't land in the water and enjoy the wilds of the Perth Outfitters!
1st Overall Men's 5 Miler Winner receives $300 1st Overall Women's 5 Miler Winner receives $300
2nd Place Men's $200 2nd Place Women $200
3rd Place Men's $100 3rd Place Women $100
Back again -the worlds Most Age Categories! Our Age-Categories are 1 year wide ... (over 130 age group winners in 2017). Thank you McCreary's Beach Resort and Spa!
Age group winners will be decided by Chip Time.
Perth Brewery will be on site all afternoon in the Party Zone- 2pm-9pm at Crystal Palace, Tay Basin
Live Music featuring The Mudmen and Local Talent - Start time 2pm at Crystal Palace, Tay Basin
Canadian Haggis Hurling Competition - 2pm at Stewart Park
Paws Oasis Doggy Tartan Cross Parade 3pm - thru the Tay Basin
Facepainting at Crystal Palace
Food Vendors at Crystal Palace
....stay tuned for more.
June 23 1:00 PM EDT - Haggis Hurling Competition - Stewart Park
June 23 2:00 PM EDT - Music Festival at Crystal Palace
June 23 2:00 PM EDT - Bib/Kilt/Tee Pickup at Crystal Palace
June 23 3:00 PM EDT - Dogs of the Tartan Cross Parade - Gore St.,
June 23 4:00 PM EDT - Wee Lads and Lassies 200m 2-4yrs
June 23 4:15 PM EDT - Wee Lads and Lassies 200m 5-6yrs
June 23 4:30 PM EDT - Wee Lad and Lassies 200m 7-8yrs
June 23 4:45 PM EDT - Warrior Wee Lads and Lassies 1km 9-12yrs.
June 23 6:00 PM EDT - Perth Kilt Run 2018!
Mary Ellen Stewart