Hill races 2019,SHR Champs series
With Devils Burdens and Carnethy 5 over,the season is now well under way.
Please join us on the SHR Champs series and other hill races.
Full details on the website www.scottishhillrunners.uk ( also scottish hillrunners facebook page)
( Great value £10 to join Scottish Hillrunners,get the full calendar and hillrunning Journal that looks back at 2018 with articles- but really useful it previews in full detail individually the 6 SHR champ races. Don't need to be a member to do these races,just if you want the coveted SHR 2019 MUG for series finishers!) Hillracing is cheap,usually around a fiver !
We aim to car share where possible,so contact me if you need to check on lifts
(Jocelyn 07942004487 /01334 870637).
Dates for your diary:
SHR series: 4 of the 6 races S,M,L and one other( V60+ need only do the Short and Medium ones.)
April 13 th, Sat,1pm SCREEL,nr Castle Douglas-SHORT 6.4K ,400m online entry advised ,although some on day-ok for all of us,marshalled from start to finish,slowest runners about 70mins for the approx 4miles
June 29th ,Sat,11.00am ARROCHAR ALPS-LONG 25K,2400 m
(only for experienced, a monster!- often navigation required,cut off times enforced-so unless confident,choose the other Long,see in September)
July 13th , Sat,1pm,AN TEALLACH,Dundonnell-MEDIUM 10.6 K,1062m,no entry on day,entries open on Si entries 13th April
August,3rd Sat,3.15pm CREAG DUBH 7K-370m-SHORT all entries on day, NewtonmoreHighland games( also British counter)
September 28th,Sat, 12 noon,TWO BREWERIES,Traquair to Broughton-LONG 29K,1500m
( more possible than other L!) Entries online open around Eastertime,race limit of 300 so don't miss out!-NOTE: any runner familiar with the course and legitimate reason can contact organiser about early start-could be useful for us oldies/slow runners who need to do this one to get their mug!Checkpoints and closing times if weather needs enforcing these-see race website)
October 26th Sat,12.30pm , MEALL A'BHUACHAILLE – MEDIUM,13K/720m
Badaguish outdoor centre, nrAviemore
Ian Hawkins hoping for great mens turnout and myself hoping that we can regain the F V40 team title for 2019( with Heather Anderson and other new vets a real chance?!),and if Maya Stone can round up the Wonder Women we might even make a placing for Senior Women...always hopeful!
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