Field Events


Bairns Battles

All Colchester County School children age 10 and under will be admitted  free of charge if accompanied by an adult. 

All children under the age of 14 will be eligible for free entry to any of the Bairns Battles events.

Prizes for the winners.

There will be a registration table on the Athletics field in Main Arena 3 where you can enter for the following events.


Mini Heavyweights

A caber and a haggis toss will be part of the Mini Heavyweight Games....If you think you are strong enough?

Ever wondered how to toss that caber?  Watch our fun video's and learn how.

Track events

Sprint races and obstacle course open to competitors

 aged 5 - 14 years. 

Can you beat your friends?



13.00 -  Mini Highland Games  -   

14.15 - Beach Flags

14.30 - Circuit Race ages 5 - 8 years

15.00 - Circuit Race ages 9 - 12 years



Adult Races


Sprint races

Sprint our 100, 200 & 400 metre races.  

Obstacle Race

Do you have what it takes to beat the men and women of the armed forces? 

Come try out our army style obstacle course.

Kilted 200m Dash

You have to have a kilt to win it! 




Other Events

For 2018 we are hoping to have a bicycle race and kilted golf tournament in the lead up to the games as well as a fun run - stay tuned.