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Wednesday 2nd June, 6.30pm to 7.30pm - runners will start in waves.
Race Route = 10.5km
No cars at top Red Moss car park ! Park in Balerno village and walk / run to race start ( allow extra 20 mins)
Do comply with Covid guidelines - don't race if you feel unwell or if you have had recent contact with someone who has had a positive Covid test
chip timing from Blast Running
Scottish Athletics guidance:
£5 race entry fee for everyone
** if for any reason the race has to be cancelled – for example changes to Scottish Gov Covid guidance – there will be no refunds of race entry fee (there are extra costs to process refunds) – all runners will have the option of rolling the entry fee onto the next scheduled Red Moss race date or donating the entry fee to one of several nominated charities including Friends of the Pentlands – for path maintenance**
Scottish Athletics East District Hill running Championship 2021
Red Moss is the one-off East District Championship race this year - if the race is over-subscribed preference will be given to East District runners
Eligibility to win an East District medal - competitor must be a member of Scottish Athletics ( renew your personal SA membership now)
Runners are eligible by club, birth or residence, East is - Angus; Clackmannanshire; Dundee City; City of Edinburgh; East Lothian; Falkirk; Fife; Midlothian; Perth and Kinross; Scottish Borders; Stirling; West Lothian
(for Hill running - Aberdeen is not in East )
Scottish Athletics East District Hill running Championship
Medals are awarded as follows, U23, open, V40, V50, V60, team 3 to count. Top 3 in all categories apart from V60. Male and female.
Medals will be sent to winners after the race – due to Covid restrictions – no prize giving on the day at the race
All runners must walk, run or cycle to start from Balerno village. No car parking at the top car park beside start and finish.
This years the race is going ahead in a revised format in line with Scottish Gov and Scottish Athletics guidance.
Runners will be set-off in waves , with a gap between each wave.
It is expected that each wave will have max 30 runners - although the guidance could change before the 2-June.
The race organiser may need to implement additional restrictions on race day - given that the Covid situation and government guidance can change.
Start and finish is 2km from Balerno village ... allow an extra 20 mins if running from Balerno
You can cycle or catch the bus to Balerno, if driving by car, you must park in the village. There are several car parks in the village.
Race entry is now £5 for everyone incl cyclists ... this includes a £2 per runner donation to ‘Friends of the Pentlands‘ charity.
Sadly no social gathering / soup / beer in the pub this year for prize giving , that will need to wait another year!
This event offers the option to purchase Refund Protect. Participants can choose to cover their inability to attend with Refund Protect.