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Lakeland 100 – by Gilly

Lakeland 100 Before the race Alan and I drove down Friday morning and pitched our tent in the event campsite, it was already very hot. As we had been driving down I watched nervously as the car thermometer climbed degree … Continue reading

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Virtual race raises vital funds for Mental Health Charity

Thank you to the runners who took part in our  virtual  race The Committee and Club Members have been amazed at how many people got involved in our race and our plan to raise awareness and funds for the mental … Continue reading

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The Lairig Ghru Race – musings from someone who was beaten by this race – twice!

As so many Harriers have signed up for the Lairig Ghru this year, I felt that my difficult experiences of the two times I tried this race could provide some insight on how you should consider preparing/training for this race. … Continue reading

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Virtual 10k Medal Sponsorship

We are delighted to announce that we have a sponsor for our rather lovely wooden race medals www.carnethywoodfuel.co.uk The guys have come on board to support the Virtual Penicuik 10k and we are so grateful. Anyone who said they didn’t … Continue reading

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Penicuik 10k has gone virtual with all proceeds to charity

  Full details 10k Road Race | Penicuik Harriers Running Club Enter here – Penicuik 10k Virtual Road Race – EntryCentral.com The chosen charity is www.penumbra.org.uk Share this post with others:

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Altra Virtual West Highland Way Race 2020

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Harriers Day – Road Race Day

Our road race couldn’t go ahead this year so our club members turned Sat 9th May into…… – Harriers Day – They ran alone or with their kids, they also biked and walked wearing their club colours so that we … Continue reading

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Glentress Trail Marathon 23 02 2020

Distance: 42K Ascent: 1500m Driving down through the snow to Glentress early Sunday morning I was nervous and excited to see what the conditions would be like for the race. Some of our crowd had done the cross country the … Continue reading

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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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Feel the Burns 19-Jan-2020

Distance 21.4 km Climb 800 m The weather was mild this year which gave us near perfect running conditions bar the mud. As always this is a much enjoyed race by the harriers, could that be something to do with … Continue reading

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Greenmantle dash 2020

Distance 3.3 km Climb 200 m The hill racing year kicked off with a favourite of Penicuik harriers down at Broughton. With many harriers running the race plus Dave and Susie doing the timing along with lots of supporters too. … Continue reading

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Simonside Cairns Hill Race 2019

I have run this race a few times now and as it is the last mid-distance hill race (17.7kms, 460m) of the year it is a good race to keep one’s fitness on point for Feel the Burns in January. … Continue reading

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Wooler Marathon, 16 November 2019

Mark persuaded me to run this race, spurred on by a notification in September from Trail Outlaws that there were only 30 places left for the full marathon, and that the half marathon (running the next day) had sold out. … Continue reading

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Tweed valley ultra 17 November 2019

Route details: https://www.highterrainevents.co.uk/tweed-valley-ultra Route Stats: 65k:Ascent: 1574m/5164 50k:Ascent: 1145m/3757 I have done a couple of other High terrain events and they are always well organised with great support. They often also provide a collapsible reusable cup which I think is … Continue reading

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