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Turnhouse Hill Race

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Wednesday 15th June 2022

Entries Open
Friday 6th May 2022
Entries Close
Monday 13th June 2022
Entries so Far
22 Participants
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £6.00   
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Race Organiser - Rob Wilson

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The senior Turnhouse Hill race (5.2kms, 310 metres) is a traditional hill race suited for all runners with hill running experience. Although relatively short, the main ascent and descent to/from the summit are steep so hill shoes are advised. The route is mostly tracked although the steep climb up to the summit is through heather.

The race start is a few minutes jog up the glen road from the Flotterstone car park (NT229631).

More information can be found here:

https://penicuikharriers.org.uk/turnhouse-hill-race/

Getting There

By Car

Registration (from 6pm) is near the Pentland café at the Flotterstone car park (EH26 0PR or NT232630) within the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Due to limited parking, it would be appreciated by the organisers if you could car share as much as possible.

There will be marshals assisting with car parking, please take advice from them regarding parking and follow their instructions.

By Bus

Take the number 101

101 Bus Route & Timetable: Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh - Whitesands, Dumfries | Stagecoach (stagecoachbus.com)

By Bike

Race registration is free for anyone cycling to the event.

Facilities

There are very limited toilet facilities behind the Pentland café.

There are no changing and showering facilities available.

Safety

This race is run under SHR rules and although close to the longest day of the year, all runners must carry full body cover (weather conditions applicable) and a whistle. A compass is not needed as the course will be marshalled but you are advised to print a copy of the map.


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