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Screel Hill Race, 12 Apr 2014
Apr 16, 2014

Results now available

Clachnaben Hill Race, 12 Apr 2014
Apr 16, 2014

Results now available

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

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

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.

Durris Mast Race Cancelled
Apr 01, 2014
The Durris Mast race scheduled for 15th May 2014 has been cancelled due to forestry operations.
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

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).
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

Criffel Hill Race, 16 Mar 2014
Mar 17, 2014

Results now available

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

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.
Carnethy 5, 15 Feb 2014
Feb 18, 2014

Results now available

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

Jan 22, 2014

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

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.


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


Scottish organisers sought for the 2016 UK Hill Relay Championship
Jan 08, 2014

The annual British Fell & Hill Running Relay Championships are always a highlight of the hill running season. Scottish teams have had success over the years, including 2013 where HBT won the women’s category outright, and Carnethy HRC finished first over 50 team..........

'TISO' Carnethy 5 Hill Race entries are now open
Jan 08, 2014
You can put your name down for an entry between 7th and 13th January. After that, if the race is over subscribed, there will be a ballot of all the names and you will be informed if you have an entry.

To register your name go here

New organiser needed for Glen Rosa
Jan 06, 2014
A new race organiser is needed for the Glen Rosa Horseshoe - scheduled for 14th June. Anybody who would be keen to keep this classic race going should contact Paul Emsley of Arran Runners at paulemsley@waitrose.com
Proper winters return to the highlands, March 2006
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Beinn Ratha 19 Apr
Hunters Bog Trot 19 Apr
Normans Law 19 Apr
Beinn Dubh 23 Apr
Highland Fling 26 Apr
Highlander MM 26 Apr
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