Supernova – The Kelpies (Saturday)

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This fantastic 5K route is iconic for the two 30-metre horse sculptures looming over the course. The mythical Kelpies weigh in at over 300 tonnes each, and look spectacular at dusk, as they are illuminated by Supernova lights.
Saturday 5k, Sunday 5k, and Friday 5k
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Fri 8th Nov 2019 - Sun 10th Nov 2019
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Grangemouth, United Kingdom
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Unnamed Road, Grangemouth FK3 8YE, UK
Start times
Fri 8th Nov 2019
Friday 5k:
Sat 9th Nov 2019
Saturday 5k:
Sun 10th Nov 2019
Sunday 5k:
Here's what races are available for Supernova – The Kelpies (Saturday)
Friday 5k
£13.00 - £15.00
Saturday 5k
£13.00 - £15.00
Sunday 5k
£13.00 - £15.00
The course is a fun and friendly 5k around Helix Park, with the giant Kelpies as the centrepoint. The route is mostly flat, so this could be a great opportunity to set a new PB, all while having an incredible, illuminated experience!
Each runner will receive a fantastic goody bag with:
  • An LED head torch to wear during the race and to take home
  • A water bottle
  • Supernova buff
  • A great medal as a memento
  • A foil blanket
  • Accurate chip timing
  • A training plan
  • Results posted on their My Details account within 48 hrs
  • Race recovery pack
Unnamed Road, Grangemouth FK3 8YE, UK
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There are a variety of travel options to get you to the start area and from the Start/Finish area:
  • Bus: use the First Bus service, numbers 3, 4, or 5, which stop on Falkirk Road next to Falkirk Football Stadium. This stop is approximately 5 minutes walking distance from the Start/Finish area. Visit the First Bus website for timetables.
  • Train: Falkirk Grahamston is the nearest train station. Find timetables on the Scotrail website. The Station is a 25 minute walk from the Start/Finish Area, or is a 5 minute walk from Falkirk Bus Station, where the bus services listed above run from.
  • Car Parking: Please be advised that the car parks within Helix Park will be CLOSED on the day of the event – event car parking will be at Falkirk Stadium, FK2 9EE. It is a 10 minute walk from the car park to the Great Lawn, so please arrive in plenty of time. There may be some limited on-street parking nearby.
  • Disabled Parking is available at Falkirk Stadium's car park.
Start Times:
  • Friday 5k: 8pm
  • Saturday 5k: 7pm
  • Sunday 5k: 5pm
In order to be fully prepared and warmed up before the race, please arrive in plenty of time before the start of the race.
Seeing the giant Kelpies lit up with hundreds of runners circling them is a spectacular sight! Spectators are more than welcome to come along and enjoy this magical experience. Bring along anyone you like, including grandparents, aunts and uncles, parents, kids, and friends!
Make sure to wear your must fluorescent clothing, and bring anything that glows, flashes, or lights up! Fancy dress is strongly encouraged: some runners in the past have even been known to wear tutus!
Make sure to pin your running number to your chest.
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Lorna Kay Yule
Parking for spectators
Steph Ede
Hi there. Just to let you know that car parking is available at Falkirk Stadium, FK2 9EE, a 10 minute walk from the Start/Finish area. Some limited on-street parking may be available nearby, please plan your journey accordingly to give yourself enough time to reach the Start/Finish area. Please note, the car parks within Helix Park will be closed on event day
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