Callander 10K


Sun 16th Mar 2025

McLaren Leisure Centre, Callander
10K - £25 | 1K - £7 | (£2 per entry goes to It's Good 2 Give)

Callander 10K

Run towards Loch Venachar, enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding mountains, and a flat return to Callander via the old railway line, before a final push along the riverside to the finish.

Supporting ‘It’s Good 2 Give’.



+ How much does it cost to enter?

10K – £25

1K Fun Run – £7

£2 per entry goes to ‘It’s Good 2 Give’

+ Who can take part?

We have 4 gender categories under which you can enter. These are:


  • Male
  • Female
  • Non-binary
  • Other


Prizes to the ‘Top 3’ overall in each of the above gender categories will be awarded if there are a minimum of 5 participants in that category.


An age group prize (1st place only) will be awarded if there is a minimum of 3 participants in that gender’s age category. For example: Female 30-39, Non-binary 40-49.


We also welcome disabled participants to our events but ask that you get in contact before registering so we can discuss any support you may need.


Due to our insurance, dogs are not permitted to participate with runners in any of our events.

+ How can I support 'It's Good 2 Give'?

In lots of ways!

  • £2 from each entry fee goes to charity
  • Option to make an additional donation to when you register
  • By buying some delicious food and drinks, before and after the event
  • Get sponsored for running the event and donate your funds to charity (optional).
+ What are the age limits?

10K: 15+ years old on the day of the event

1K: 5+ years but under 5s can run with adult supervision

+ What's included in the entry fee?
  • Professionally organised event
  • Medal for all participants
  • Water at the finish
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Medical provision across the event route
  • Free access to photos on this website and social media
  • Race hydration from Active Root
+ What facilities are there?
  • Male/Female/Disabled Toilets – McLaren Leisure Centre
  • Male and Female Changing Rooms – McLaren Leisure Centre
  • Baggage Drop
  • First Aid – Event hub and on the route
  • Parking – Callander public car parks (There is no parking at the McLaren Leisure Centre)
  • Drop-Off  Zone – Outside McLaren High School (vehicles will need to park in the public parking in Callander)
  • Catering – TBC
+ What's the event schedule?

9am – Registration desk opens, t-shirt collection and late registrations

11:45am – Registration desk closes

11:55am – Welcome and safety briefing

12pm – The 10K starts

12.10pm (approx) – 1K Fun Run starts

12:35pm – 10K winner expected

1.45pm – Final participants expected

+ Is the race timed?

Every participant in the 10K will be accurately timed using chip timing technology from Perfect Timing Scotland. Participants race number and timing chip are integrated and will be posted to participants approximately 2 weeks before the event. Participants who register less than 2 weeks before the event will collect their timing chips on the day of the event. Participants will be able to check their official time at the timing booth as soon as they finish. Soon after the event, all race results will be posted online and on social media. The 1K event is not timed using chips.

+ Is there a cut-off time?

No! No matter how fast or slow you think you are, we will support every runner to cross the finish line. Participants will only be withdrawn from the event or asked not to continue if your health and safety is compromised due to illness or injury.

+ Where will the water stops be?

There are 2 water stops on the route at 4 and 6.5Km approx. The water stops will be stocked with water and Active Root hydration drink.

+ Is the route marked?

Yes, the route will be fully marked using large yellow signs. Marshals and medical staff will be positioned at key locations.

+ What are the route conditions?

Approximately 8.5Km on tarmac and 1.5Km on compacted trail. We would recommend ‘road’ shoes for this event.

+ Can I order event merchandise?

Yes via our website, click HERE. There will also be a selection of event merchandise, from all our events, available to buy on the day. Payment on the day can be taken by card or cash.

+ Are there prizes for the winners?
  • All finishers of the 10K and fun run will receive a medal and water at the finish.
  • The top 3 in each of our 4 gender categories (male, female, non-binary and other) in the 10K will win prizes, if there is a minimum of 5 participants in that gender category. Prize details are TBC.
  • There will also be prizes for winners of the following categories if there is a minimum of 3 participants in that gender age category: Junior (15-17), Open (18-39), Veteran (40-49), Super Veteran (50-59), Vintage Veteran (60+).
  • 1K: First Boy and Girl (Under 15)
+ Is there car parking available?

Yes, there is public parking in Callander town centre (charges may apply). There is no parking at the event hub except for disabled parking. Please allow 10-15 minutes to walk from the public car parks to the start line.

+ Where can I stay?

There are many places to stay locally. Try this website for more information: Destination Callander, Visit Callander.

+ Can I defer/transfer/get a refund?

Deferrals, Transfers and Refunds:

Deferrals: If a participant is unable to take part they may request a deferral up to 1 month before the event.  Deferrals must be used the following year and cannot be deferred for a second time. After this date, places can only be transferred to another runner.

Transfers: If a participant is unable to take part they may request to transfer their place to another runner up until 1 week before the event. If the race numbers have already been posted out it is up to the runners to organise exchange of the race number.

Refunds: A refund can be requested until 1 month before the event and are subject to a 10% admin fee. After this date, places can only be transferred to another runner.

Make a Request: If you wish to request a deferral, transfer or refund, please email [email protected].

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