Sat 15 Mar 2025 Grangemouth, Falkirk, UK

Supernova Run Kelpies 5K | Saturday

Ready... Steady... GLOW! Expect to be swept away on a distinctly magical 5K experience as dusk falls on the home of two 30-metre high horses.

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  • Sat 15 Mar 2025
The Helix: Home of The Kelpies, Grangemouth




Age 11 & over

  • 5 km road running


Take a beautiful and iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together (that's everyone – grandparents, uncles, aunties, parents, kids, friends!), dig out the fluorescent clothing and grab everything and anything that glows or flashes. Then set off on a Supernova 5K!

Fun for all the family - no stress, no time limits - just friends and family spending an evening together doing something a little different but a lot of fun! Fancy dress is strongly encouraged - come and light up this iconic venue and make it look even more spectacular than it already does!

You decide your own speed – whether you’re an experienced runner or you just want to stroll around with the family, taking everything in as you do so – this event is for you.


  • Experience The Kelpies at night

    Starting in Helix Park recreational green space and visitor attraction.

  • Glowing, flashing and fluorescent fancy dress

    Come and light up the iconic venue and make it look even more spectacular than it already does!

  • No stress, no time limits, just fun

    Get the family together for an evening of something a little different.

This event is part of Supernova Run Kelpies 5K.

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Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Buggy friendly
  • Families
  • Fancy dress
  • Free venue entry
  • Newcomers
  • Wheelchair users

  • Bag storage
  • Toilets
  • Urban

Event HQ

The Helix: Home of The Kelpies

  • Distance markers
  • Entertainment
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • Out and back
  • Traffic free

Starting and finishing within Helix Park, this beautiful route allows runners the rare opportunity to run alongside the iconic Kelpie sculptures, which are lit up and change colour at dusk to create a beautiful spectacle for participants and spectators alike. The Kelpies are mythical creatures who love to play at dusk, each one weighs over 300 tonnes. Come and immerse yourself in a light journey with them.

  • Public transport links
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability policy

Sustainability policy

This event is committed to minimising the impact on the local environment, implemented in the following ways:

  • Online entries rather than paper forms
  • Marketing material online rather than flyers and posters
  • Runner information online rather than printed
  • Public transport encouraged
  • Communication with residents and business regarding road closures, to reduce traffic congestion
  • Reduce noise pollution
  • All waste collected and recycled/repurposed wherever possible
  • Unused food donated to food bank

  • Chip timing
  • Goody bag
  • Medal


  • Supernova buff for keeping you warm on colder days
  • LED head torch
  • Finisher's medal
  • Finisher's drawstring bag
  • Personalised event number with accurate timing chip
  • Event baggage facilities
  • Hydration at the finish
  • Results posted in your account within 48 hours
  • Fantastic running experience

Charity places

These charities have places in the event. To secure your place, select a charity, complete the form and follow the instructions.

Health and Medical

MS Society

For a world free from the effects of MS.

  • Running vest
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact

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Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity

Supporting every baby, child, young person and family in Edinburgh's Children's Hospital to help make time spent in hospital better.

  • T-shirt
  • Fundraising support
  • Fundraising materials
  • Dedicated contact
  • Memento

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  • Age 11 & over
  • Entries open
  • Charity entries open
  • Charity places
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available
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  • Unders 5s are free.

Entry fees

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