Watch a short You Tube Video on the 2012 Kenmore Highland Games.
Events include Highland Dancing
organised by Jean Swanson. You will a whole range of youngsters from the very young to older dancers taking part and performing
to a very high standard.
The excellent Vale of Atholl Junior Pipe Band, opens the games and marches on to the games field
on a couple of occassions during the evening.
A whole host of 'Heavy Events' open to all, include Putting the
16lb shot, throwing the 16lb and 28lb hammers, throwing the 56lb over the bar, tossing the caber, and tossing the sheaf.
There is one event for the heavy weights that is unique to Kenmore - Throwing the Tirinie Stone - an almost spherical stone
found on Tirinie Farm, Kenmore. It weighs 101 lbs. The heavies have to throw this and see if they can beat the record of
170 inches (14 feet or 4.33metres).
Piping competitions - pipers young and not so young all compete, many using
the event as a warm up for the many other Highland Games competitions that take palace across Scotland.
Open foot races - open to all start with the under 5's to 16 years
olds and then the adult races for 100, 400 and 800 metres followed by the open Hill Race
Commencing at 5.30pm
with a parade from Kenmore Village to the Kenmore sports field lead by The Vale of Atholl Junior Pipe Band.