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Sunday 9 June 2019 10am

The Event

  1. The Roon the Toon 10K road race starts and finishes at Kilmarnock’s Ayrshire Athletics Arena
  2. The route takes competitors ‘Roon the Toon’, through the town centre and surrounding countryside, over a fast predominantly flat course.
  3. The race is open for online entries only. There will be no entries on the day.
  4. Once again this year the event will also include the Scottish 10K Wheelchair Race Championship (open to all wheelchair racers). Back again for 2019 is a Stroller Roll event which will allow entrants pushing prams / buggies / wheelchairs to compete (self propelled wheelchair users compete in the main race).
  5. To enter the race simply follow the instructions on the ‘How To Enter’ button below.
  6. Roon the Toon is a partnership between Kilmarnock Harriers, East Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Leisure and Ayrshire Roads Alliance.
  7. The race couldn’t go ahead without the support of our sponsors.
  8. Find out more about our sponsors by clicking the ‘Partners’ button below.
  9. Scottish Athletics Licensed Event Under UK Athletics Rules
Sunday 9th June
Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Queens Drive, Kilmarnock, KA1 3XF

Getting there & parking

The Ayrshire Athletics Arena is located on Queen’s Drive, Kilmarnock. There are excellent direct transportation links from the M77 and A71 allowing easy access for those travelling within the West of Scotland.

Parking in front of the Ayrshire Athletics Arena will be reserved for official vehicles, emergency vehicles and disabled parking.

Parking for competitors will be available close to the Ayrshire Athletics Arena at Scott Ellis playing fields – Newmill Road, Kilmarnock KA1 3JB.

Public transport

The Ayrshire Athletics Arena is a 25 minute walk from Kilmarnock railway station and a 20 minute walk from Kilmarnock bus station.


Changing and toilet facilities are available at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena.

Bags can be left in the indoor training area.

This area will be unsupervised.

The Ayrshire Athletics Arena will take no responsibility for the loss or damage of items left.

First Aid

A team of professional  first aiders will be on duty throughout the day at the AAA and 2 members of the team will patrol the race route on bicycles. In addition all the motorcycle outriders are first aid trained and are able to summon assistance



Each competitor will receive a race T shirt, a goody bag and medal with a joint in excess of the cost of entry. The prize fund is over £3000. NB: Prizes are based on finish position / gun time not chip time.
In addition to individual and running club team prizes,  there will be male and female team prizes for:

  • first public service team (Police, Fire, NHS or Local Authority)  
  • first secondary school team (age 15 and over, including staff)  
  • first business team
  • first sports club team

There is no limit to the size of team but only the first 3 runners places (based on overall finishing position) count toward the team result.

New for 2019 are the Schools Challenge and the Sports Club Challenge where schools / sports clubs can win £500 for their funds. Contact for details.


You can get a printout of your time whenever you finish and all results are posted dynamically here - RESULTS. Also new for this year - all runners will receive a text to their phone within one minute of finishing.

Running for charity

If you would like to raise money for charity but don’t have a charity in mind please support the Kilmarnock Harriers’ charity 
Download a sponsor form here

The Event

Welcome to Kilmarnock's 10k run