Hill running: Junior International Trial

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Scottish girls hill running team Aberfoyle 2013

scottishathletics Hill Running Junior Home International Trial – August 31


Scotland vests for an important Hill Running fixture in Ireland next month are up for grabs at Aberfoyle next week.

Sunday 31 August sees the Junior Home International Trial take place with age groups races and a fun run part of the event programme.

And for U16 and U19 athletes there is an opportunity to stake a claim for the international match featuring Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales being held in Ireland on September 20, with teams of four boys and four girls involved at those age groups.

The trial races are being held on the same Achray Forest courses as they were in 2013 with the start/finish venue being the Dounans Outdoor Centre, Aberfoyle.

Age classes

U19 – Under 19 years of age on 1 January 2014 (i.e. born in 1995, 1996 or 1997)
U16 – Under 16 years of age on 1 January 2014 (i.e. born in 1998 or 1999)
U14 – Under 14 and over 12 years of age on 1 January 2014 (i.e. born in 2000 or 2001)
Fun Run – Open to everybody
Seniors will be able to run in the U19 Boys race.

Timetable and course distances

11.30 Fun Run – open to all ages: 1.6k 50m climb
11.50 U14 Girls, U14 Boys: 3.8k 225m climb
12.20 U16 Girls: 3.8k 225m climb
12.50 U19 Girls, U16 Boys: 4.9k 275m
1.25 U19 Boys and Seniors: 7.0k 375m


The Junior Trial is also the final race in the scottishathletics Junior League series.

SAL junior hill 2014

The Junior Trial event is open to all, but only individual members of scottishathletics count for the Junior League or are eligible for International selection.

All the details including directions to the venue are on the fixture page on our events section.


*Further information: Enquiries to Hugh Buchanan, hugh.buchanan@btinternet.com, 01786 473776.

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