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Carnethy 5 Hill Race 50th Anniversary

This years race will remain etched in our memories and on our faces for a long time!  Storm Dennis was forecast and didn’t fail to disappoint. My excitement before the race turned to fear on top of West Kip where … Continue reading

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Strathearn Trail Festival 1st & 2nd Feb

This festival consists of four races split over two days. On the Saturday there is a Light 10k at 1pm then a Dark 10k at 5pm then on the Sunday there is a 5k at 11am and a Half Marathon … Continue reading

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Cademuir Rollercoaster Peebles

There were five hardy souls for this race, another one threatened with thunder and lightening but we weren’t too worried with the clear blue sky and sunshine that was above us. This race is fairly small in field, short in … Continue reading

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St Cuthbert’s Way 45mile Ultra

This was a race of two halves – the hot, hilly and unbearable half then the stormy, made a pal but in pain half. I entered this Ultra as I hadn’t done one in a while and figured if I … Continue reading

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Cheviot Trail Marathon

We left Wooler on our way to Kirk Yrtholm in hot sunshine and it was only 9am! A steep uphill for nearly a mile on the road wasn’t the best start but we soon went into the woods, trails and … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers 36th Penicuik 10k Road Race

The weather was perfect, the club members had swept (with brushes) the course the week before, had volunteered for lots of jobs and then turned up on the day with their baking and their enthusiasm ready to support the runners! … Continue reading

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Harriers start the year at the Greenmantle Dash

This race is always well attended by Penicuik runners, this morning eleven Harriers, one Junior and one boyfriend of a Harrier made it to Broughton this morning for the Greenmantle Dash. We also had Dave Cairns officiating at the race … Continue reading

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Flash Mob Hill Run

This is an evening race up Castllaw Hill in the dark 🙂 Adam and I entered and joined a mixed bag of runners with our headtorches on for the dash up and down. The route is really well marshalled and … Continue reading

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Philliphaugh Hill Race

  This is a nice race that follows similar paths to the Feel the Burns race but is half the distance. Shiela Cochrane organises both races and both raise money for Tweed Valley Mountain rescue. It was pretty rainy as … Continue reading

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Race Day Photos

On the day of our race we were lucky enough to have the incredible photographic skills of not one or two, but three photographers!  Juan Suarez and Julian Hall are club members and Steve Reid is a commercial photographer and … Continue reading

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35th Penicuik 10k Road Race

A record number of 260 runners on the start line this year, all ready for an undulating jaunt round our beautiful route in the sunshine, supported by our incredible marshals and refreshed post-race with our home-baking and savoury foods. Results … Continue reading

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Penicuik 10k Road Race 2018

Our 2018 Road Race will be held on Satuday 12th May at our new start time of 11am. Planning is well underway 🙂  

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Grand Prix Results

Final Club Grand Prix Results for season 2016-17 Cross Country Men:  1st = Charles Crawford 2nd = Allan Dunbar Women: 1st = Rachael Lees 2nd = Gillian Cairns and Julie Hand Road Race Men: 1st = Allan Dunbar and Michael … Continue reading

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Penicuik 10k “never disappoints”

Despite the untimely end to our six week dry spell, the weather was perfect for running. And despite two (!) road accidents on the route during the hour before, the combined efforts of the emergency services ensured that our race … Continue reading

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Highland Fling Ultramarathon – Ding Ding!

In my defence, this race is 53 miles so the report is 53 miles worth 😀 What a day for Penicuik Harriers, 8 of us running the full 53 miles and 4 running the relay race.  Months of training, early … Continue reading

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