Pick out your kilt for this year’s Armadale Highland Gathering, Perth Kilt Run


Aaron Kennedy, Teresa Searle, Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones, Mel Hancock and Reinaard Manger get in the Scots spirit.
Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d472720
Aaron Kennedy, Teresa Searle, Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones, Mel Hancock and Reinaard Manger get in the Scots spirit. Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d472720

GET set to reveal your inner Scotsman at this year’s Armadale Highland Gathering and Perth Kilt Run.

It all kicks off on Sunday, September 10, from 8.30am to 4.30pm at Minnawarra Park.

The event attracts thousands of people to the heart of Armadale every year, with many donning kilts to compete in the 2.5 and 5km routes through the CBD.

Mayor Henry Zelones said the event was a fun opportunity for both Scottish and non-Scottish locals to come together and compete in the fun run, listen to bag pipers and try some haggis.

“It’s a great day out for the community, and also welcomes many visitors to our City,” he said.

“The wonderful thing about the Perth Kilt Run is that proceeds from registrations go to local charities, Headspace Armadale, the Amanda Young Foundation and the Intensive Care Foundation.”

This year’s gathering also has its own mascot in the form of West Highland Terrier Archie, attending for the Scottish dogs meet and greet, and a medieval fair, Scottish clan village, highland dancing and more.

To register for the Perth Kilt Run or find out more about the festivities, head to perthkiltrun.com.au.

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