General Event Information
A run for everyone
This event is for anyone of any age and ability, as long as you are wearing a kilt. You can choose to run or walk, it’s all at your pace. No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards or rollerblades are permitted. For safety reasons, we request those with strollers or a non-racing wheelchair to start from the back of the pack.
Entry to the Armadale Highland Gathering is free.
Perth Kilt Run registration fees
The Perth Kilt Run fees are determined by age group.
Online registration fee:
Under 12’s: $5
Youth (13 – 17): $5
Adults (18 – 62): $10
Seniors (63+): $8
Event day registration fee:
Under 12’s: $5
Youth (13 – 17): $10
Adults (18 – 62): $20
Seniors (63+): $15
You will be able to register on the day between 7am and 8am, however if you register online before 5pm on Saturday 7 October you will save off the event day price.
Registrations on the day will be cash or card.
If you cannot register online, please contact the Events Team on 9394 5000.
- Be considerate of others.
- Please be aware of other participants. If you are walking or have a pram or wheelchair, we ask you move to the side and let people though or stay behind those going faster than you.
- Please listen to all announcements for instructions and last minute information.
- Please keep to the left unless overtaking.
- Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing. Jewellery and iPods are discouraged.
- Please watch your footing on pathways, potential hazards and or ramps.
- Please watch for overhanging trees, signage and walkway bollards.
- No pets, bicycles, scooters, hand cycles, skateboards or rollerblades are permitted. For safety reasons, we request those with strollers or a non-racing wheelchair to start from the back of the pack.
Please don’t compete if you have been sick or have had a viral infection in the two weeks prior to event day. You may potentially be putting your own health, and the health of fellow runners, at risk if you do so.
First aid personnel are located at the start area as well as stationed throughout the course and can provide immediate assistance if required.
Minnawarra Park and surrounding areas will have the following facilities for public use:
- Portable toilets
- Water fountains
- First aid
- ACROD seating available throughout the event
Please be aware there are no changing facilities on site. We recommend that all runners wear comfortable and suitable attire, such as bike pants or shorts, to wear underneath your kilt.
Yes, the 2.5km Classic is a flat route. There will be accessible toilets available next to the pathways.
For more information and special access requirements contact 9394 5000 or visit www.armadale.wa.gov.au
There will be a bag drop at the Information tent for Perth Kilt Run participants only.
To access this service you will need to show your run bib to staff. Please note we do not recommend leaving valuables such as wallets, keys or phones in your bag. While all care will be taken to ensure the safety of your belongings, we cannot take responsibility for any items that are lost, stolen or damaged.
Transport and Parking
Train and Bus
The Armadale train and bus stations are just a short walk to Minnawarra Park. Please note that service times can be subject to change so please visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au or see the Armadale train line timetable to confirm exact times closer to the event date.
Located just 40 minutes South East of the centre of Perth, Armadale is an easy drive down Albany Highway and/or Kwinana Freeway.
Please be aware of the road closures planned for the event. Road closure map available here.
Temporary Event Car Park
A temporary car park will be available on the corner of Armadale and Abbey Roads with the entries running off Aragon Court and Castle Place. Car parking will be available for a gold coin donation which raises funds to assist a local community group.
There are multiple parking areas around the Armadale City Centre including Jull Street street parking and the Armadale Central Shopping Centre. Plan ahead to avoid waiting.
Those with ACROD permits are encouraged to park on Neerigen Street where we will have temporary ACROD parking bays. There will also be additional ACROD bays available in the Council Car Park.