Upcoming events in the Scottish Borders and surrounding area.

Kelso Triathlon is on the 9th August. Good luck to all participants and remember we are here for your pre and post-race rubs or physio.

Tour of Britain.

En-route from Cockermouth on Tuesday 8 September the riders will pass through Newcastleton, Hawick, Selkirk, Tweedbank, Melrose and St Boswells before reaching Kelso and a final sprint in the grounds of Floors Castle. The following day the race will also pass through Duns and Coldstream as the riders go from Edinburgh to Blyth in Northumberland.


Caerketton Downhill at Hillend, Edinburgh – 9th Sept 2015

A race with a difference for young and old, but all slightly mad! This is the 3rd and last of the ‘Get a Grip’ Downhill Race Series (after Bishophill and The Nebit) It is held over a distance of 1.8 km with 300 metres descent (with shorter course for the very young) 1.8 km, 300 metres descent Start is staggered at 15 sec intervals from top of summit cairn Enter (6pm – 6.30pm) on the day at car park at bottom of ski road – (to allow time to get up to the start for 7pm) All descenders must declare themselves insane before being allowed to take part.



Total Warrior on the 12th and 13th September. – North Berwick near Edinburgh.

Not a race for the faint hearted among you. The course is littered with obstacles and you will get wet, muddy and very dirty!


The RoadBlock Run – the Friendly, Foamy Fun Run! 7K! Sunday 13th September Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

The RoadBlock Run is a charity fun run with obstacles organised by Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland to raise funds for our vital work. So far the RoadBlock Run and it’s predecessor Urbanathlon Scotland have raised over £240,000 for Scotland’s Health Charity.

The emphasis is very much on fun, in the past people have tackled our colourful obstacles dressed as penguins, bears, ninjas and superheroes. We can guarantee the obstacles ensure this is a 7k you won’t forget but they will leave you smiling and laughing too.

You can run as an individual or grab friends, family or colleagues and run as a team. Fancy dress is encouraged – the more colours the better – and prizes will be awarded for the best team fancy dress and best individual fancy dress. On the spot prizes will also be given out on the day.

We ask each participant to register by paying £16 and then raise an additional £40 in sponsorship for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland.



The Pentland Push – 19th September – Edinburgh

HIKE IT. WALK IT. RUN IT.Think you’ve got what it takes to take on The Push?  Fancy an ultimate cross-country challenge? Sign yourself or your team up to walk, hike or run one of 3 Pentland distances, Bronze, Silver or Gold.  With The Push, it’s your event, your choice. Great fun but this isn’t your average stroll in the country! The Push combines a collection of steep inclines with muddy off-road paths through the majestic scenery of the Pentland hills to ensure that ‘Pushers’ literally, push their limits. To tackle The Push, you will need mental fortitude, team spirit


Scottish Half Marathon – 19th September – Edinburgh

The route is very flat, providing the opportunity of fast race times. Runners start just outside Edinburgh, running along the spectacular Golf Coast before finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse, Scotland’s oldest racecourse.


MND Scotland Fun Run – 20th Sept – Edinburgh

Holyrood Park Fun Run. You can run, walk or jog the 5k course.


Penchrise Pen Hill Race – 20th September – Hawick

Starts at Stobs Camp, south of Hawick


Blacklight Run Edinburgh – 26th Sept.

Blacklight Run™ is a unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on UV Neon Glowing fun with friends and family. Glowing participants come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; every participant will get Glowed​™ and has the time of their life. Whether you are an avid runner or a walk around the park walker, the 3 miles of the Blacklight Run™ course will have you glowing and waiting for the next one!


Two Breweries Hill Race – 26th Sept – Traquair 18 miles with over 4,900 feet of climb

Run from Traquair House in Innerleithen to Broughton in the beautiful Scottish Borders


Eyemouth Triathlon – Saturday 19th September 2015