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Linwood to host GAA Miler Meet; Inter-Counties chance for young hill runners

Tuesday 1st June 2021

Athlete Guidance Document for GAA Miler Meet Linwood

The GAA Miler Meet scheduled for this Friday night has been moved to a new venue at Linwood.

Organisers are very keen to make the event happen and have been looking at arrangements because of Level Three Covid-19 restrictions in Glasgow.

Documents lodged above and below give all the details about the rearranged meet and all those competing are asked to read these carefully.

It’s important everyone familiarises themselves with the plans for the event in order for the timetable of planned 800m and 3000m races to operate smoothly.

The GAA advise, too, that they will email out a link to all athletes details for chaperones/coaches to register if they plan to attend on Friday (for track and trace reasons).

There has been a brilliant response in terms of entries received once again and everyone is looking forward to a great series of competitive races on the night.

*Anyone who has not yet paid their race entry should bring the £12 to registration at Linwood on Friday night.

Timetable Friday 4 June

Location Plan Linwood

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Hill running – preview of the 2021 season

Young hill runners have an opportunity to compete later this month at British level when the UK Junior Hill Running Inter-Counties race is stage.

It is happening on Sunday 13 June at the Up the Nab Fell Race in Glossop in Derbyshire.

This year there is an U15 age group added and Scottish athletes at U20, U17 and U15 are invited to compete.

Please email Angela Mudge with expressions of interest and for further details angela.mudge@scottishathletics.org.uk

Please email by Sunday 6 June.

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Meanwhile, Hunters Bog Trotters are hosting the East District Hill Running Championship at their Red Moss Kips Race on Wednesday evening

The course is over 9km with 220m of climb, starting from Red Moss car park and climbing the Kips.

It should turn out to be an exciting race with several Scottish International hill runners entered – Andrew Douglas (Inverclyde), James Dunn (HBT), Rob Simpson (Shettleston), James Waldie (HBT) and a few ‘intruders’ Eoin Lennon and Sam Tosh (Carnethy HRC)

In the Women’s field, Kirsty Dickson (Carnethy HRC) and Megan Crawford (Fife AC) will be battling out after their recent race at Maddy Moss.

Both Carnethy and HBT have fielded strong teams for the three to count team competition. The first wave starts at 6.30pm.

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Tags: GAA Miler Meet, hill running, Linwood

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