Stirling Highland Games

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Stirling Highland Games is a traditional highland games held annually in the City of Stirling, Scotland.

Stirling Highland Games will be held on Saturday 16th August 2014.

The History of Stirling Highland Games

Stirling was fairly late in holding Highland games. Balfron, Thornhill, Denny, Alloa and Tillicoultry all had annual games, before the first Stirling Highland Games were held in July 1870. The site chosen was Wellgreen, and 4,000 spectators turned up on the day.

A couple centuries on and The City of Stirling will be a key destination city in Scotland during 2014 with Stirling Highland Games as one of its flagship events looking to welcome up to 10,000 visitors.

Events
Events for 2014 will include:

  • Running Events
  • 90m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1600m, 3200m
  • Running Youth Events
  • 90m, 200m, 400m, 800m
  • Cycling Events
  • 800m, 1600m, 3200m and De’il tak
  • Light Field Events
  • Long jump, Triple jump
  • Heavywight Events
  • Putting 16lb ball
  • Putting 22lb ball
  • Throwing 28lb weight for distance
  • Throwing 56lb weight for distance
  • Throwing 16lb hammer
  • Throwing 22lb hammer
  • Throwing 56lb wt over bar
  • Tossing the caber
  • Tug-o-war Event
  • 8 man open contest
  • Highland Dancing Events
  • 10yrs, 12yrs, 14yrs, 16yrs and Adults

see http://www.stirlinghighlandgames.com for up to date information.