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Welcome to Scottish Hill Runners, an independent organisation helping to support and promote hill running in Scotland. Click here for an introduction to hill running. Download a summary 2014 race calendar. A full printed calendar will be available to SHR members from February 2014.

Join the SHR -> membership benefits include a comprehensive race calendar, newsletters and an annual journal. The SHR also provide race insurance, advice on organising hill races, and regular news and race results via this website.   MORE >>
Anniversary Waltz / Teenager with Altitude 2014
Apr 23, 2014

The race was held on a fantastic, sunny Easter Saturday with a good turnout in both races. The Teenager race started on time, led by Rhys Findlay-Robinson (Dark Peak) who shown the field how to tackle Causey by running the full stretch to the top. Meanwhile, a major accident on the A65 delayed the start of the Anniversary Waltz by 20 minutes, and stopped a lot of the runners and marshals arriving.

Read on for full report

Anniversary Waltz Results | Teenager With Altitude Results

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Joe Barber Herod Farm Race 16th April
Apr 23, 2014

They came from near and far for the Glossopdale early season opener, the 20th Herod Farm hill race, one that a young Barry Hobbs had resurrected in 1995. Times close to the individual records were achieved on a pleasant spring evening over moderately dry ground by the fourth biggest field assembled to race up and down the Nab twice.

Read on for full report

Results

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Beinn Dubh Update
Apr 23, 2014

Registration for Beinn Dubh (Luss) is at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel from 5:30. As it is the lambing season, the race organisers have agreed with the landowner that no dogs will be taken on to the open hill. Full body cover to be worn or carried.

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Screel Hill Race, 12 Apr 2014
Apr 16, 2014

Results now available

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Clachnaben Hill Race, 12 Apr 2014
Apr 16, 2014

Results now available

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Highland Boundary Races 2014
Apr 09, 2014

Adrian's report from the Highland Boundary Races - 28th to 30th March.

River Tay Dash | Birnam Hill Classic | Deuchary Hill Canter

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Lomonds Of Fife Entry Update
Apr 08, 2014

From Laurie Anderson

The 'Lomonds of Fife ' race can be entered at SI entries. Although entry can be made on the day it will cost 50% more and will be busy as it's a SHR championship race

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Trotternish Ridge races
Apr 07, 2014

We posted details recently about the Trotternish Ridge Challenge on 19th July. Please note that there is also another Trotternish Ridge race on 7th June and it is this one that is in the SHR Long Classics series (see calendar for details). Apologies for any confusion.

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Durris Mast Race Cancelled
Apr 01, 2014
The Durris Mast race scheduled for 15th May 2014 has been cancelled due to forestry operations.
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Elsie Scott's Celebration Weekend
Apr 01, 2014
Message from Peter Baxter:

On 5th/6th April I am having a celebration weekend to scatter Elsie's ashes on Cademuir hill. The idea is to bike on Saturday; Party on Saturday night; And a long run around Elsie’s favourite places before scattering her ashes about 13:00 on Sunday 6th April. We’ll have tea and sandwiches afterwards.

Walker's map for Sunday 6th April

Runner's map for Sunday 6th April

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SHR navigation course - Pentlands – 5th/6th April 2014
Apr 01, 2014
There is one last minute place available on the SHR navigation course taking place this coming weekend in the Pentlands. Please get in touch with Dave Scott if you are interested (see contact page).
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Trotternish Ridge Challenge, Saturday 19th July
Apr 01, 2014

Isle of Skye Rotary Club are organising the Trotternish Ridge Challenge ("The Trott")on Saturday 19th July, with both short and long race options.

More details here

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Criffel Hill Race, 16 Mar 2014
Mar 17, 2014

Results now available

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Manny Gorman's "The Corbett Round" now available
Mar 04, 2014

Manny Gorman of Westerlands CCC has now published his long awaited "The Corbett Round". It tells the epic story of his 70 day record setting jouney around the 219 Corbetts of Scotland in 2009, with all the laughs, tears and weather along the way. It is available directly from Manny or Brenda at any (random) races they attend this season for £15, or from www.mannygorman.co.uk for £17.50, including p&p

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SHR navigation course - Pentlands – 5th/6th April 2014
Feb 21, 2014
This course is now full. If you are interested in future courses, please contact David Scott.
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Carnethy 5, 15 Feb 2014
Feb 18, 2014

Results now available

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2014 membership renewals are due
Jan 25, 2014
Membership renewals are due so we would be most grateful if you could send your subscription in as soon as you can.

We will be taking subscriptions and issuing calendars and journals at Carnethy 5. If you are unable to be there we will post them to you the following week. If you do not wish to renew it would be helpful if you could let us know so that we can remove your details from the SHR database.

Tony Stapley, Membership Secretary tony.stapley@btinternet.com

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DEVIL’S BURDENS RELAY: SATURDAY, 25 JANUARY 2014
Jan 22, 2014

Please read on for important information for this year's event....

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Aonach Mor Uphill
Jan 08, 2014

108 Took part in what turned out to be perfect conditions for a hill race, or just to clear the cobwebs from new year celebrations, in the men’s race it was Deeside’s Robbie Simpson that took 1st position by taking 1min.2secs of his own record, in a time of 21:13, well done Robbie, 2nd place was Lochaber’s, Finlay Wild in 22:28, 3rd place went to Inverness Harriers, Graham Bee, in 23:27. In the women’s, 1st place went to Lochaber’s Diane Baum in 29:29, in 2nd Place was Carnethy Hill RC, Lisa Gamble, in 31:19 3rd place was Megan Bee of Highland Hill Runners in 32:05. Well done to all that took part and massive thanks to organisers, Marshall’s and timekeepers.

Results

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Cruim Leacainn
Jan 08, 2014

Thrashing through ten kilometres of mud, peat bog and heather is not everybody’s idea of Boxing Day fun, yet forty-plus athletes enjoyed the best weather of the festive season so far to complete Lochaber Athletic Club’s annual Boxing Day race to the summit of Cruim Leacainn, just north of Fort William.

Read on for full report

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Robbie Simpson,  Ben Nevis 2010 (photo courtesy of Kim Ferguson)
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Highland Fling 26 Apr
Highlander MM 26 Apr
Lomonds of Fife Junior Race 27 Apr
Kaim Hill Race 30 Apr
Stuc a`Chroin 03 May
S-Krunce Series - Race 2 06 May
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