Summer Championship 2019
The best of 6 races from 9 to count.
1st place will get 20 points, 2nd 17 points, and 3rd place 16 points and so on.
There is an age grade, a men's and women's competition.
Your age at the first race of the Championship will be used to work out your AG for the rest of the Championship even if you have a birthday during the Champs.
You will only be eligible for one prize in all the competitions, IE if you come first in in the Men's comp' and second in the AG Comp' you will only be awarded with a prize in one competition, if you come 2nd say in both comps' it is up to the individual to claim the prize they value most.
Club vests must be worn at races unless you have a good reason valid reason,
(like we didn't have a vest in your size, it is on the plane from New Zealand,
the dog ate, it as examples) on the first failure to wear a vest in the series there
will be no loss of points for second and subsequent failures to wear the club
vest no points will be awarded.
Results and reports from previous races can be found on the SC Archive page.
Screel Hill Race 13th April
Moyle Hill Sunday 28th April
Parking for Moyle Hill, DG5 4QU, turn in for seven staines trail route, about half mile outside Dalbeattie, on left hand side, heading for Kippford..
Durisdeer Hill Race Saturday 8th June
A over 10 miles in length and over 3000ft of climbing. The race follows runnable grassy ridges and tracks. There is one thigh-burning steep descent just before the first road crossing. Then around the back of Steygail is pretty fast and runnable, with a steepish climb and drop over a col. After the 2nd road crossing the route climbs into a shallow valley that leads to a steep climb up Well Hill. After Well Hill there is one more climb to return to Black Hill before a fast runnable descent to the finish.
Hartfell Horse Shoe Race Saturday 21st July
The club's signature Hartfell Hoseshoe Hill Race is a circular route of just over 10 miles and 3,000ft of climbing, it passes some of Moffat hills best known land marks. It starts at Annan Water Hall and heads up to one of the Moffat Hills Corberts, Hartfell, as it does it climbs above the spa cave or Merlin's cave in the hills, once past Hartfell it heads to the start of the Annandale way before a short climb to the top of the Devils Beef tub. From here the runners have fast mostly down- hill run back to the hall.
Stag to Hind Hill Race Tuesday 30th July
The Stag to Hind Hill Race is a short 3ish miles Hill race; it starts outside the Stag Hotel at the north end of Moffat market place, and is to the top of Hind Hill then back to the Stag hotel, it is ideal for beginner hill runners, free food provided in the hotel afterwards. https://www.scottishhillrunners.uk/RaceDetails.aspx?RaceID=RA-0735
Blackwood 10K Trail Race Sunday 18th August
Start time 11:00am. The race starts and finishes in the small hamlet of Glenmidge, Post code:- DG2 0SW.
The route follows a burn down a grass track,then starts climbing up a forest road; at about 2k you descend down through the Blackwood forest to the River Nith at 4k. You follow the river until about 5k when the route starts to climb back up through the forest tracks. Other than one steep rough forest road descent for about .2 k it climbs up to about 8k after which it's down hill back to finish at Glenmidge where everyone is treated to a BBQ, home made soup,tea/coffee biscuits etc.
Devil's Beeftub Hill Race, Saturday 7 September
2 miles long with 750 ft of climbing, check-in at Corehead Farm (OS MR 073 125). It is a 15 minutes walk to the start from check in.
MERRICK HILL RACE, SUNDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 12 NOON
8 miles and 2,900 ft of climbing.
Langholm Dash date TBC