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In an attempt to encourage more members to participate in the Hill Running Grand Prix events, for 2019 the committee agreed to increase the overall number of races in the Grand Prix and to include all six Scottish Hill Running Championship events. This remains the case which means that for 2020 there will be a total of 17 races in the Hill Running Grand Prix.

Here is the list of races in the 2020 Hill Running Grand Prix series. Please also read the Carnegie Harriers Hill Running Guide 2020 and the Hill Grand Prix Rules 2020 both of which can be found in the members’ only section of the website.

Should an event not proceed, or be no longer considered viable for the Grand Prix (for example due to a change of date), an equivalent alternative will be sought and substituted. Updates will be sent via email but further information will also be available on the website (

The selection of races has been carefully considered to tempt more of you to try out hill running.  We have deliberately chosen mainly shorter races in the first few months of the year to give you an opportunity to gain experience and increase your confidence in running in the hills.

The Grand Prix series is open to all members, regardless of ability. We would encourage people to take part in the races and enjoy a day out in the company of other club members.

To qualify as a completer at the end of the competition year, members must complete at least seven events. For members under 60, one must be a medium race and another a long race (or medium race of at least 9 miles). For members aged 60 or over, a minimum of two medium races is required. Remember you need to complete at least one medium race to qualify for the ARC.

We hope that these changes will make it easier for members to fit in the required number of races. As in previous years, club vests must be worn for points to be awarded.

Please do not hesitate to speak to any of the committee if you have queries about the Grand Prix or send an email to [email protected].



Best 7 out of 17 to count

The information listed below is based on what is currently available on the Scottish Hill Runners ( and Scottish Hill Racing ( websites. Updates will be issued as and when further details become available.

Sat 4th Jan       Event No 1:    Callander Crags, Callander                           Short  

                        Info: issued via email to club members

Sat 19th Jan     Event No 2:    Feel the Burns, Selkirk                                  Long



Race full, but still accepting names for the waiting list

Sat 15th Feb    Event No 3:    Carnethy 5, Penicuik                                     Short



Sat 28th Mar   Event No 4:    Cioch Mhor*, Dingwall                                 Medium         

Sat 4th Apr      Event No 5:    Clachnaben, Banchory                                  Medium         

Sat 25th Apr    Event No 6:    Hunters Bog Trot, Edinburgh                                   Short  

Sat 2nd May     Event No 7:    Stuc a Chroin*, Callander                             Long   

Thu 11th May  Event No 8:    Kinnoull, Perth                                              Short  

Sat 6th Jun       Event No 9:    Gargunnock, nr Stirling                                Short  

Sat 20th Jun     Event No 10: Hartfell Horseshoe*, Moffat                         Medium         

Sun 28th Jun    Event No 11: Half Nevis, Fort William                                Short

Sat 18th Jul      Event No 12: Tom na Bat*, Tomintoul                               Short


Sat 1st Aug      Event No 13: Glenshee 9*, Glenshee                                  Long   

Sun 16th Aug   Event No 14:  Lomonds of Fife, Strathmiglo                       Medium         

Sat 3rd Oct      Event No 15:  Yetholm Shepherds*, Yetholm                     Short  

Sun 11th Oct   Event No 16:  Pentland Skyline, Hillend, Edinburgh          Long   


Sat 14th Nov   Event No 17:  Largo Law, Lower Largo                                Medium         


*Denotes SHR Championship Race