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Challenge Event

Supernova Kelpies 5K

The Kelpies are mythical creatures who love to play at dusk, each one weighs over 300 tonnes. Come and immerse yourself in a 5K light journey with them.


Friday 15th - Saturday 16th March 2024



Starting & finishing within Helix Park, this beautiful 5K route allows runners the rare opportunity to run alongside the iconic Kelpie sculptures, which are lit up and change colour at dusk to create a beautiful spectacle for participants and spectators alike! Come and join us for a colourful night you won't forget.

This fantastic event takes place on two days; Friday 15th March 2024 and Saturday 16th March 2024.

We have charity places for both dates and it's free to register, all we ask is that you make a pledge to raise a minimum of £80 in sponsorship.

Runners receive the following:

  • Supernova buff for keeping you warm on colder days
  • LED head torch
  • Finisher's medal
  • Finisher's drawstring bag
  • Personalised event number with accurate timing chip
  • Event baggage facilities
  • Hydration at the finish
  • Results posted in your account within 48 hours
  • Fantastic running experience

How old do I have to be to take part in the event?

Any age of entrant is allowed so long as the individual is healthy enough to do so. Children under the age of 16 must be supervised at the event by a parent or guardian but the parent or guardian does not have to take part in the event itself. Therefore, children are allowed to run in the event unaccompanied provided the individual supervising them is happy for them to do so.

If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing