Enter for Scottish Hill Champs – and helpers needed

Friday 16th August 2019

Broughton Heights Hill Race

The Scottish National and East District Hill Running Senior Champs are at the Broughton Heights Hill Race – with only a few days left to enter.

It’s coming up on Saturday 24 August and those races are over 9.6K with 600m of ascent/descent.

Also that day there are junior races which will feature the Scotland team trials for the Junior Home International.

Entries close on Monday 19 August.

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The National Hill Running Senior Championships are open to scottishathletics members born in 1999 or before. The East District Hill Running Senior Championships are open to scottishathletics members born in 1999 or before who qualify via club, birth, parentage or nine-month residency.

There will be junior races for U20 (born 2000/01/02), U17 (born 2003/04), U15 (born (2005/06), U13 (born 2007/08) and U11 (born after 2008, minimum age six years) which will be entry on the day only.

The U20 and U17 races will be hosting the Junior Home International trial races.

Junior hill winners at the Cornalees race back in May

The Broughton age group races mark the conclusion of the  scottishathletics Junior Hill League.

Results for six races are within the document here – covering those athletes who have competed at least twice so far. Three races are required to make the league’s overall standings.

And the Broughton races carry double points (like the Cornalees races which were Scottish champs).

SA junior hill 2019 (before Broughton)

All the races are open to all, with eligibility only required for the championships and trials. The courses are excellent for those relatively new to hill running.

*Event organisers need a few extra helpers to assist with marshalling and other tasks. Race is located at Broughton near Biggar in the Borders on Saturday 24 August.

Please get in touch (email mark_johnston@gmx.co.uk) if you can help out.

 

Tags: Broughton Heights Hill Race, hill running, JHI Trial, Scottish Senior Hill Chamos

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