Monday, 28 June 2010
Over 160 people turn out for our Annual Picnic (Battle of the Sexes) at Aden Park. What a fantastic time we had, and the weather was great. In the end Mr Campbells team were victors, Leigh and her team of Ladies/girls "decided" to let the men/boys win, they were frightened the men/boys sulked the rest of the year if they had lost!! Well thats what Leigh is saying ha ha!! Thanks to everyone who made the day such a success!! All the photographs of the days events are here
Saturday, 26 June 2010
The great video above highlights the first 1000s of the Around Britain Baton Challenge!! It was sent to me by Stu Prince the founder of it all!! On Saturday at 12.30pm 3rd July we pick up Barry the Baton from Gillian from Fraserburgh Jogscotland at Scotstown Beach and then head into Peterhead via the beach. This is a fantastic event to be part off to think that we/you are part of the First Ever Around Britain Baton Challenge!! Please join us for part or all the route, even if you want to just jog with us from the track down the West Road to Lido Carpark then that would be fantastic!! From the Lido Carpark we will then head up to Macdonalds along the byepass up past Score and out to Collieston via Cruden Parish Church crossing the small bridge (usually Newburgh Road)- we then take the coastal minor road to Collieston via Whinnyfold. We hope to pass Barry the Baton to the Metro Running Club at 4.45pm at Collieston Harbour. Times are approximate- however we hope have the baton at Catto Park at 1.00-1.30pm for all the kids who have taken part in the drawing Competition will each be given a go at taking Barry around the track before he goes on his travels again with Peterhead Jogscotland to Collieston. We hope to be at Cruden Parish Church between at 2.30pm-3pm - its approximate 6.5 miles to Collieston arriving at 4.30-4.45 pm. If you want to join us for that last leg, please arrange your own transport!! Simply meet us as Cruden Parish Carpark no later than 3.00pm we wont leave early without you ats a promise, but dont be late as we have to be in Collieston at 4.45pm at the latest!! If decide not run your are welcome to join us it Collieston at 4.45pm for the handover of Barry the Baton, we hope have a beach party and barbecue to celebrate. And some of the leader may go for a dip if the weather is good!! As usual we will be taking plenty of photographs of this event!!
Thursday, 24 June 2010
SIGN NOW FOR 24HR HOURS OF MADNESS HA HA The Relay for life take place this year from 11am Saturday 10th to 11am Sunday 11th July. It was a real honour to be part of last years event. This year we are going as the Blootoon Barmy Army and we need your support to fight the war on Cancer. We are now recruiting members to sign up. We will again (with your support) be jogging the track for 24 hours in aid of this wonderful charity. We hope to have 2 members on the track through the 24 hours for periods not exceeding 30 mins. Like last year we will Sale tables, Chocolate Fountains, Sponge Throwing etc etc To see all our wonderful photographs from last year click here. To sign up for service with the Blootoon Barmy Army click here, all money raised goes to Cancer Research!! Family and friends are welcome to join us and we wont ask you to jog the track if dont want too!! ha ha
Sunday, 20 June 2010
Well done to all at the Peterhead Lifeboat Station who organised the Fun Run today especially Coxswain Andy Brown, and the 2ND Coxswain James Geary who put a lot of hard work into making this event a success. Thanks to all those who took part, with your help they raised approximately £1500. Also well done to everyone from Peterhead Jogscotland who took it was a great turn out again, and a word about our friends from Fraserburgh Jogscotland who were taking part in an event for the first time you have all done amazing!! Robert Sinclair who was our Achiever of the Year in 2008, Robert successfully completed his first 10k, well done to Robert your a star!! To see all our photographs simply click here
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
Barry The Baton Childrens Drawing competition finishes a week on Monday on the 28th June. The 4 winners will each have the honour of taking Barry the Baton around the track for 100 metres before we leave for Collieston on Saturday 3rd July as part of the Around Britain Baton Challenge. To see more details simply click here
I received information this week about this special event at the Sport Village in Aberdeen on Saturday 26th June. Its for all ages and its a mile run, but looks really good. If you havent been to the Sports Village in Aberdeen it worths seeing.!! This event must be booked by the 17th June two days time and only cost £4 for adults and £2 for children. To see more details simply click here Booking details are at the foot of the webpage.
Sunday, 13 June 2010
Well done to everyone who took part in the Fraserburgh 10k today, we are proud of you all. We had also quite a few PBs today which is great,and Leigh was the 3rd placed female, and Jason was the 2nd place Senior Male. Thanks to Stuart Main for the great photographs. Click here to see them
Saturday, 12 June 2010
Our Annual Picnic takes place at Aden Park on Sunday 27th June at 1pm to ...... depending on the weather. This years picnic is a Battle of Sexes, Team Captains Leigh for the Ladies, and Stephen Campbell for the Men will be sign up members in the next week. Games will include a Treasure Hunt, Space Hooper World Championships, World Series Rounders, and Running games featuring traditional races including Egg and Spoons race, Sack race, Three legged race. At the end of the Picnic the winning team will be presented with the Peterhead Jogscotland Battle of The Sexes Trophy which they will keep for a year. Children will be offcourse be welcome to join the teams. To see the photographs from our last picnic simply click here . To learn more about the games click here
The Relay for life take place this year from 11am Saturday 10th to 11am Sunday 11th July. It was a real honour to be part of last years event. This year we are going as the Blootoon Barmy Army and we need your support to fight the war on Cancer. We are now recruiting members to sign up. We will again (with your support) be jogging the track for 24 hours in aid of this wonderful charity. We hope to have 2 members on the track through the 24 hours for periods not exceeding 30 mins. Like last year we will Sale tables, Chocolate Fountains, Sponge Throwing etc etc To see all our wonderful photographs from last year click here. To sign up for service with the Blootoon Barmy Army click here, all money raised goes to Cancer Research!! Family and friends are welcome to join us and we wont ask you to jog the track if dont want too!! ha ha
Fraserburgh Jogscotland are organising a 3 and 6k on Thursday 24th June. Entry is on the night by donation only. Registration is at Dunes Golf Centre beside Fraserburgh Golf Club from 6pm starting at 6.45pm. It would be great if we had a good turnout to show our support to our new neighbours!! By the way i have been along to Dunes and they have a lovely restaurent and the food is great!!! To learn more about Dunes simply click here
Wednesday, 9 June 2010
Sunday, 6 June 2010
Best wishes to Brenda and Maria Mcwilliam who is running the Jogscotland 5k Challenge at Hazelhead on Wednesday 9th June in aid the British Heart Foundation to see Brenda and Marias donation page simply click here. Peterhead Jogscotland is honoured to be supporting Brenda and Maria !!
Roselyn and the Starlight Parade Committee (with our help) offically launched the Peterhead Half Marathon on Friday with a photo shoot at Maggie Blacks Trail with our sponsors- Peterhead Projects Ltd, Scottish Building Society, Bain Henry Reid, Thistle Marine, Buchan Observer and offcourse ourselves!! Without their help and support it would be impossible to have this event. The Peterhead Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 12th September during Buchan's Larder our areas very own Food Festival. The format of the annual Fish Festival which has been going for 4 years has changed to incorporate a wealth of foods for 2010 under the banner 'Buchan's Larder'.Festival Hairy Bikers Simon King and Dave Myers are to headline this year's Food Festival Dinner, to be held by the Peterhead and Buchan Tourism Initiative from the 11th to 18th September The 2010 food festival will include the same elements as the Fish Festival , including the popular art competition, the market, the folk evening which was organised in last year's event and the dinner to be held at the Waterside Inn with the Hairy Bikers On Friday 17th September. It is great we are now part of the weeks events, and we are hoping many people will come to our area, take part in the Peterhead Half Marathon and stay a fews days sample and learn about some of the wonderful foods from our area whilst visiting with us!! For more information on Buchan's Larder and how to get tickets to see the Hairy Bikers simply click here.