2024 CP&Co Junior Run

With all three races run entirely off-road in the grounds of the Garioch Sports Centre and Strathburn Park, the CP&Co. Junior Run is great fun for children of all ages, with parents and carers very welcome to run alongside the youngest children.

For the first time, children who will be 12 on race day will have the choice to enter Category 3 of the Junior Run or the Run Garioch 5K.

Race Day Timings

1300 Cat. 1 Girls - 600m (Ages 4, 5, 6)

1310 Cat. 1 Boys – 600m (Ages 4, 5, 6)

1320 Cat. 2 Girls – 1000m (Ages 7, 8, 9)

1330 Cat. 2 Boys –1000m (Ages 7, 8, 9)

1345 Cat. 3 Girls - 2000m (Ages 10, 11, 12)

1400 Cat. 3 Boys – 2000m (Ages 10, 11, 12)

1445 CP&Co. Junior Run Prizegiving in the Event Village.

Entry Information

Race packs, including bibs, safety pins and timing chips, will be posted to all runners in the weeks before the event. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY.

In the unlikely event that you encounter problems with your online entry, or have any queries, please contact Results Base at online@resultsbase.net.

After entries close, places will only be available from our charity partners. Please contact them directly for more information.

Run for Charity

Our official charity partners are:

* AberNecessities


* Clan Cancer Support

* Friends of ANCHOR

* Friends of the Neuro Ward and

* Inspire

If you’d like your child to raise funds for one of these good causes while they run, please get in touch with our charities directly to receive their training and fundraising support.

Contact details for all our charities are available on our Partners page.


All Junior Races: £6.50 (including medal and chip timing) + booking fee.

Optional 100% Organic Cotton Race T-shirt: £8.50 To be added during the online registration process.

Prizes and certificates will be presented to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd girl and boy in each of the three age groups: Cat. 1 (Ages 4, 5, 6), Cat. 2 (Ages 7, 8, 9), Cat. 3 (Ages 10, 11, 12).

The three fastest girls and boys will be identified immediately after each run. They will be given a lanyard and notice of the time and place of the Presentation Ceremony for all three categories.

There will also be trophies for the schools with the most children taken part as an absolute number, and as a percentage of school roll.

Race Limits

1000 children across all three events.

The Routes