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Wednesday 1st May 2019

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Monday 18th March 2019
Entries Close
Tuesday 30th April 2019 at 21:00
Senior; Junior
Entries so Far
107 Participants
Entry Fees
Senior   £5.00   
Junior   £3.00   
Race Organiser - Niall McAlinden

Probably the fastest and most runnable hill race in Scotland! 

A great race for first timers!

The race starts with a short sharp climb before traversing along a rocky path. It then heads up through the Whangie and onto the top of Auchineden Hill. From the top, seniors will descend to the South and complete a short loop back to the top again. Upon returning to the top they will follow the boggy ridge line before descending sharply to the finish. Juniors will not take the additional loop. The route will be marked and marshalled throughout. 

This year the race will also host the Dumbartonshire Hill running championships. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 men and women, as well as the first finisher in each age group. The junior race is open to juniors aged 14-18 and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 under 16's and under 18's. 

Parking and registration will be at Edenmill Farm Shop, G63 9AX. Please do not park at Queens View carpark. Registration will open at 18:00 and close at 19:15 so please arrive in plenty of time to collect your number.

The start is 1.5 km from the carpark along a forestry road. There is no parking at the start! Please give yourself enough time to get to the start. We will not delay the race!

Entry is available online or on the night, £5 for seniors, £3 for juniors. Free entry on the night for anyone in mountain rescue, or anyone who arrives by bike!

Registration will close at 19:15

Senior race starts at 19:30 sharp

Junior race starts at 19:35 sharp

In normal summer weather conditions there will be no compulsory kit. However, if the weather is unseasonably cold, wet or windy the race organiser may require all competitors to carry a waterproof jacket. 

Further details available: Scottish Hill Racing

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