3rd May 2023, 7pm.
Race Director: Sharon Taylor on behalf of Westerlands CCC
Race Start: New Start for 2023. NS 4974 7959. Follow Westie flags along the John Muir Way to race registration at the start line (2km), to pick up your race number.
Car parking: Edenmill car park. Follow Westie flags to race registration at the start line, to pick up your race number.
Race Information: Please do not park at the Queens View Car Park. Park at Eden Mill Car Park and follow the Westie flag to race registration.
Race Kit Requirements: You must have the following minimum kit with you at all times during the race: waterproof jacket with hood, waterproof over trousers, hat, gloves, whistle. This is the minimum kit requirement for this event, but you are responsible for carrying any additional items you consider necessary for your own protection given the conditions, or as the race organiser may dictate on the day. Failure to comply will mean automatic disqualification from the event. All of the above is for your own safety – hypothermia can be fatal.
If you see someone in trouble: help them.
The route is all pretty runnable, apart from one short steep climb to reach the summit plateau of Auchineden Hill.
Prize giving will take place at the finishline.
Distance 5.8 km / 3.6 m
Ascent 229 m / 751 ft
Record (M) 28:41 – James Espie (2019)
Record (F) 33:12 Catriona Buchanan (2017)