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Saturday 21st May 2016

Goatfell Race
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Event Organiser - Peter Mackie

Time:
12 noon

Venue:
Ormidale Pavilion, Brodick, Isle of Arran

Entry Fee:
£13.00 (£11.00 for members of Athletics Scotland)

Course:

The Goatfell Hill Race on the Isle of Arran takes competitors from the centre of Brodick to the summit of Goatfell (15.5 km, 870 metres of ascent) and back. The Goatfell Hill Race is run under a Scottish Athletics permit event. The race starts and finishes at the Ormidale Pavilion in Brodick and follows the main road north to Brodick Castle drive. From the Castle drive, it climbs to the top of Goatfell via the standard ‘tourist’ path.  It returns the same way to the finish.  The Arran Mountain Rescue Team marshals the route on the hill.  First Aid cover will be provided at the finish.

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


Prizes:
Trophies are awarded to the first male and female athlete.  Shields will be presented in the following categories: SM, M40, M50, M60, SW, W40, W50, W60, First Team of 3, First Local.

Facilities:
Changing facilities, toilets, showers and baggage storage are available at the Ormidale Pavilion.  Light refreshments will be served after the race. The Ormidale Hotel is located adjacent to the sports field.  Drinks and Bar Meals will be available after the race (and during it for spectators!).

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 or 1920 ferries.  For further information contact Caledonian McBrayne 01475 650100. For accommodation details contact the Visit Scotland office on 01770 303774

Course Record Holders:
Male     Andy Peace…………… Time…1:13:40……Year…1994
Female Angela Mudge…………  Time…1:26:21…...Year…2001


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