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Ben Rinnes Hill Race

Saturday 31st July 2021

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Sunday 20th June 2021
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Wednesday 28th July 2021 at 23:00
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Ben Rinnes hill race 22km / 1500m

Race details:

Race will start at the Mortlach school park at 12:00pm

Registration will be in the park from 10:00am - pre-entry only!

The race will follow the Scottish Athletic COVID-19 guidelines that are in place on the 31st of July

Open to runners over 18 only

Route not marked

Kit required: map, compass, whistle, waterproof jacket with hood, waterproof trousers, hat and gloves.


Race Description:


Based in malt whisky country, the Ben Rinnes Hill Race is an out and back to Ben Rinnes, the dominant hill in Dufftown, passing the rounded summits of Little and Meikle Convals on the outward and return journeys.

The most straightforward and runnable of the Scottish Long Classic hill races.

Good terrain and easy route-finding most of the way. The only rough heathery section is between Meikle Conval and the road crossing.

Normally part of the Dufftown Highland Games but will be happening in their absence this year. There will still be a lap of the sports field at the start and finish though!


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