RIM Fabrications 1/2 Marathon

Run Garioch is delighted to welcome RIM Fabrications Ltd as the new sponsor of our challenging but rewarding 1/2 Marathon, now in its sixth year. 

Runners must be 17 years of age or older on race day to take part in the RIM Fabrications 1/2 Marathon.

Entry Information


Race packs, including t-shirts, bibs, safety pins and timing chips, will be posted to all runners in the weeks before the event.

Entries are non-refundable and non-transferrable. 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.

Run for Charity

Our seven official charity partners


* Befriend a Child

* Aberlour

* Cash for Kids

* Aberdeen FC Community Trust 

* Charlie House

* Inspire Partnership

have a limited number of guaranteed-entry places in this event. 

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

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



All runners: £22 + £1.50 service charge


Race Day Timings

RIM Half Marathon Race             10.30am

RIM Half Marathon Prizegiving    12.30pm


Visit the prizes page for a full list of prizes.

Mile Markers & Water Stops 

There will be ascending mile marks on the course.

There will be three water stops on the route, at approximately 4 (Bernhervie), 6.5 (before Chapel of Garioch) and 10.5 miles (Dubstone), stocked with small bottles supplied by Fisher Offshore of Oldmeldrum.

There will also be water available at the Finish.

The Route

The RIM Fabrications 1/2 Marathon will share the same route as the 10K until the turn-off at Polinar Dam. At that point, RIM Fabrications 1/2 Marathon runners will take a left towards Burnhervie. They will then proceed to Chapel of Garioch, enjoying spectacular views of Bennachie along the way. A short downhill section then follows, before the now infamous climb at Dubstone. After Dubstone, runners will continue down Blackhall Road until taking a left at John Sorrie Drive. They will follow John Sorrie Drive all the way around until they return to Blackhall Road, take a left at the roundabout and return directly to the Garioch Sports Centre via the underpass and Burghmuir Drive.


Half Marathon Map

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