scottishathletics are still looking for entries for the Mid-Trail Championship event being staged early in September.
The event is being hosted by Fife AC as part of their ‘Festival of Trail Running’ and will take place on Saturday 5 September at Falkland Estate in Fife.
Races will be held over 3k, 5k and 15k distances that day with events scheduled from 11.30am for everyone from U11 to Seniors/Masters. The championship races will be held for U15 and U17 age groups over 5k as well as the U20/Senior/Masters race over 15k. The U11 and U13 races are open races with boys and girls running together over 3k.
Scottish championship medals are up for grabs for male and female first three individuals in U15, U17 and the main race for U20, Senior, O40, O50, O60, O70. Team medals are also on offer at the Falkland Estate event with three to count in each team at U15 and U17 and four to count in the U20/Senior/Masters race.
U20 and Masters athletes compete in the Senior race and can count for Senior team. In all categories, age is determined on race day – September 5.
Entries are being taken via the Entrycentral website. Please note the closing date is August 31.
Declarations and parking for all events will take place at the Village Hall, Back Wynd, Falkland KY15 7BX.
Scotland junior hill runners in Bulgaria
The penultimate leg of the Junior Hill League takes place in Peebles on Saturday (August 15) with the Cademuir Rollercoaster offering two races, the 3k at 2pm and the 6k at 2.30pm.
Organised by Moorfoot Runners, the 3k is a counter for the U15 league and separate points are awarded from the 6k for the U20 and U17 leagues.
But both races are open races for all ages. Registration is at Peebles High School no later than 30 minutes prior to each race. More info, course maps and profiles are available through our events calendar or on the Moorfoot Runners website.
Current league standings are online here
The first year of our Throws and Jumps Grand Prix is heading towards the final event on the weekend of September 5/6.
Craigswood stadium in Livingston is the venue once again for the Throws and Jumps Grand Prix and, after numerous PB performances so far in April, June and July, we’d love to see the trend continue.
Details on the current points positions in the Grand Prix following those three initial events is on this website on the Events page.
Mary Anderson has kindly agreed to take the entries for the remaining GP event and can be emailed here (note, not the scottishathletics email address)
Entry to all four events was cheaper and a number of people have already signed-up in that way. But those who choose to enter on the day will pay twice what they do if entering now so please email Mary if you want to compete the weekend of Spetebmer 5/6 at Livingston.
Callum Hawkins will race Mo Farah in a high profile televised event in England next month.
Double Olympic champion Farah is to defend his Great North Run title next month, as he seeks to repeat the success he enjoyed on Tyneside last year. The race takes place on Sunday 13 September.
For Callum it will be his second race over the half marathon distance after a very promising debut at the Great Scottish Run (see photograph above by Jeff Holmes).
There’s more on Farah’s return to the Great North Run on the BBC website.