The 2017 Columbus Scottish Festival will host the Highland Hustle 5K race.

The race course will be entirely within the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds Property. We will not be running on roads or streets. Tartans, Kilts, and Scottish regalia are HIGHLY encouraged! Your race fee includes one entry to the Columbus Scottish Festival for the day of the race ($12 value) and one official Highland Hustle T-shirt.

Prizes will be given to the champions and runners-up in the following categories: Women over 18, Men over 18, Women under 18, Men under 18, Best Scottish Costume Male, and Best Scottish Costume Female.

Highland Games

The Columbus Scottish Festival is proud to host the 2018 Annual Highland Games on the Clara Elizabeth Robertson Memorial Athletic Field at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus, Indiana on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9.

The Highland Games will be an open, amateur competition. To compete, complete the registration form below and send it in or register online. Most questions can be answered by reading the General Rules. For any additional questions, contact the Athletics Chairman at

2016 Highland Games Winners

Men’s Amateur A Class . . . Zach Riley

Men’s Amateur B Class . . . Chris Branam

Men’s Amateur C Class . . . Chris Snopgrass

Men’s Lightweight Class . . . Greg Piling

Men’s Masters Class . . . Scott Blackburn

Women’s Amateur Class . . . Victoria Lee

Women’s Masters Class . . . Sarah Moore