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Saturday 18th May 2024

Entries Open
Saturday 6th April 2024 at 12:00
Entries Close
Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 17:00
Entries So Far
144 Participants
Entry Fees

SAL members £13
Non members £15

Race Organiser - Peter Mackie

Shettleston Harriers invites you to enter the Goat Fell Hill Race

Date: 18 May 2024

Time: 12 noon

Venue: Ormidale Pavilion, Brodick, Isle of Arran

Course: First Aid cover will be provided at the start/finish and supported by Arran Mountain Rescue on the hill.

Age Limit: Competitors must be at least 18 years old on the day of the race.

Race entry limit:  200 via online entries.  On the day entries will only be considered at the Race Organisers discretion and in the event of known late cancellations and/or if the entry limit has not already been reached. 

Mandatory kit requirements: Full body waterproof cover, hat, gloves and whistle.  Carrying a mechanical compass and map (and the ability to navigate) may be imposed in the event of poor weather conditions.

NB - All runners must abide by the Scottish Hill Runners mandatory safety rules. For full details please visit the Scottish Hill Runners website. Guidelines and rules can be viewed under the 'Safety' Section.

Insurance:  Public liability cover is provided by Scottish Athletics.   

Cancellation: In exceptionally poor weather conditions a shorter route/course will be considered. The weather can still be unpredictable in May and the Race Organiser reserves the right to cancel the race if necessary - even at short notice. 

Entry refunds, less applicable SiEntries fees, will be feasible until 29 April and thereafter at the RO's discretion in the event that the 200 entry level is reached and in order to free up spaces for other entrants on the waiting list.  

Prizes: will be awarded in the following categories: SM, M40, M50, M60, M70, SW, W40, W50, W60, F70, First Team of 3, First Local.

Facilities: Changing facilities, toilets and baggage storage for all competitors will be available at Brodick Village Hall.   Toilets and safe storage of valuables are available at the Ormidale Pavilion.

Registration:  Those travelling on the 9:45am sailing from Ardrossan, registration will be in the observatory lounge on the ferry.  Those on the island can register at the Ormidale hall from 10:00am.


Light refreshments will be served after the race. 

Travel: Competitors travelling to Arran on the day will need to catch the 0945 ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick, and can return on the 1640. Please note that due to ongoing issue with Calmac ferries to Arran, there is no 19:20 return sailing. There are alternative sailings to and from Troon.

For further information contact Caledonian McBrayne at

For accommodation details contact the Visit Scotland office at

Course Record Holders:

Male     Murray Strain……………. Time…1:12:11……Year…2017

Female Angela Mudge…………... Time…1:26:21…....Year…2001

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