Winter Series 2019/20

The 2019/2020 Winter Series was foreshortened due to Covid 19.

The results after 5 of the 7 races were left to stand, these are.

Age Grade 1st Adam Anderson, 2nd Kevin Plummer, 3rd Alison Bamford.

Women 1st Alison Bamford, 2nd Jennifer Lee, 3rd Joanne Johnson.

Men 1st Adam Anderson, 2nd Kevin Plummer, 3rd Craig Malcolmson.

Full results can be found in the members only page. 

The Greenmantle Dash 2020

Well done to Leo for coming 2nd in the V40 class and Kev 2nd in the V50 class at the race, it drew many top runners from the Edinburgh based clubs so no mean achievement by them. As can be seen some of the members choose to race in fancy dress, great effort by all members.  see results below.  

Race Reports & HHRC Race Results

Cairnsmore of Fleet Hell Race - Race Report by Yvonne Kerr

41 runners in total took part in the 5th Cairnsmore hell race, 12 Hartfell hill running club members took part. With Alison Banford and Adam Park yet again claiming the top spots. Adam Park won the race outright in a time of 1 hour 3 minutes and 55 seconds taking 40 seconds of the previous course record. Alison Banford was first lady in a time of 1 hour 13 minutes and 46 seconds. Adam Anderson was also in contention for the prises coming third overall in a time of 1-hour 7minutes and 21 seconds. It was also good to see new members, Janice Allan and Paul Widdowson competing under Hartfell hill running club colours for the first time. The race entries were donations to the SSPCA and a grand total of £400 was raised.

The club would like to thank Mark Hannay the race organiser for a splendid race and also thanks go to Maggie Hannay for the delicious post run refreshments, to Galloway mountain rescue for helping to marshal and to all other marshals, time keepers and to everyone who gave up their time to help.

Tour De Moffat Race - Race Report by Yvonne Kerr

32 runners took part in the Tour De Moffat race at the weekend (24th November). Entry was free with donations to Moffat mountain rescue and a fantastic sum of £327 was raised. The course is a mix of trail, hill and road and goes around the circumference of Moffat. Conditions were good for November with a slight drizzle, no wind and only slightly muddy on the field and hill sections.

It was good to see runners from other local clubs coming along to support the race and we had runners from Lauderdale limpers, Kirkintilloch Olympians, Tinto hill runners, Dumfries harriers, Hamilton harriers, Dumfries running club and Cairnsmore mile munchers. We would like to thank all runners for taking part. We would also like to thank Kevin Plummer and Jim Buchanan for organising the race. Thanks also go to Moffat Outdoors and Ambercare for sponsoring the prizes for each category and to all the marshals, time keepers, supporters and to anyone else who came along to help.

Adam Park of Hartfell hill running club was first overall in a time of 37.10 breaking last year's course record of 37.28 set by Matt Sullivan. Alison Banford also of Hartfell hill running club was first female overall in a time of 42.09 also breaking last year's course record 46.46 set by Rosie Allen. Second male was Marc Wilkinson from Lauderdale limpers (37.16) and third male and 1st male vet 50 was Adam Anderson of Hartfell hill running club in a time of 39.44. Second female overall was Claire McArthur of Hamilton harriers and third female overall was Auzzine Ward (50.02) of Kirkintilloch Olympians.

Ist vet 40 male was David Allsop (Kirkintilloch Olympians), 1st vet 50 male Adam Anderson (Hartfell), 1st vet 60 male Rory Longmore (Hartfell) and 1st vet 70 male was Kenny Patterson (Hartfell). 1st female Auzzie ward (Kirkintilloch Olympians), 1st female vet 40 Alison Banford (Hartfell), 1st female vet 5o Janet Priestley (Hartfell) and 1st female vet 60 Clare Noble. 

Tinto Hill Race - Race Report by Yvonne Kerr

11 Hartfell hill running club runners took part in the Tinto hill race on the 3rd of November. Overall 188 runners took part in the race. Conditions at the time of the race were dry with glimpses of blue sky and no wind to speak of. The route itself was muddy and slippy in places after a week of wet weather.

Winner of the race was Eoin Lennon from Carnethy hill running club (31.34) and first lady was our very own Alison Banford in a time of 41.33

First Hartfell runner was Leo Blamire in a time of 38.02, second Hartfell runner was Adam Anderson in 38.51 and third Hartfell runner was Alison Banford (41.33). well done to all runners who took part and our thanks go to Carnethy hill running club and Tinto hill running club for a great well organised hill race and for their hospitality. 

Winter league series 2019/2020

The best of 5 races from 7 to count.

1st place will get 30 points, 2nd 28 points, and 3rd place 27 points and so on.

There will be age grade, men's and women's competitions.

Your age at the first race of the Championship will used to work your AG for the rest of the Championship even if you have a birthday during the Champs.

An individual can only win one prize in the Series, as per SHR rules you are only allowed one prize in any one championship.

Club vests must be worn at all non-HHRC events and SHR/FRA events, members are allowed one event without a club vest then failure to wear a vest will result in the no points being given in the championship unless a suitable reason can be given.

Tinto 2nd November

Tour De Moffat 24th of November

Cairnsmore hell race 7th December

Screel and Bengairn race 22nd December, could possibly be santa themed Christmas run.

Greenmantle dash 2nd January

Wamphray glen 9th February

Criiffel 15th March

Other events of note.

Parkrun 14th December

8th December Bowhill Duathlon short race

12th January Bowhill Duathlon Medium race

25th January Devil's Burden Relay

9th February Frank Skachill Valentine run.

23th February Bowhill Duathlon