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Penicuik 10k 2024

On behalf of the Penicuik Harriers Running Club, we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for participating in the Penicuik 10K Road Race yesterday. Your enthusiasm, determination, and sportsmanship truly made the event … Continue reading

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Devil’s Burdens 2024

Saturday 3rd February 2024 For the uninitiated, Devil’s Burdens is a popular hill relay race run from the pretty village of Falkland, Fife. Teams of six runners take on four legs, with legs 2 and 3 run in pairs. The … Continue reading

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Greenmantle Dash 2024 – Race Report

A record number of 124 runners and 19 juniors turned up to this year’s Greenmantle Dash – thanks everyone, all the happy and muddy faces made it a great day for us volunteers, too! We were again treated to good … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers November News

This month we celebrated some non-running success as club member Daniel Greens graduated with his Masters degree in History from Edinburgh University.  Congratulations Dan, great work there and obviously using running to manage the stress of studying! Another success for … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers October News

A fun month for the club as cross country season begins (mud mud mud!) and the wackiest race ever took place – the Jedburgh 3 Peaks Ultra with 38 miles of bats, dinosaurs, unicorns and a play park thrown in … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers September News

The ultra madness continues with two of our members vying for top spot this month! First up is Mark Dawson who completed the Ultra Trail Mont Blanc TDS Race from Courmayour in Italy to Chamonix in France. Mark ran 95 … Continue reading

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Dragons Back Race

This is more of a tool for me to process all the events of my week rather than a race report but you might find it interesting and if anyone has any plans to do this in the future it … Continue reading

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Ultra Trail Mont Blanc TDS race

Ultra Trail Mont Blanc TDS Race 2023. From Courmayour in Italy to Chamonix in France. Normally 145km (90 miles) but extended with bad weather route to 153km (95 miles). 9,300 metres ascent (30,512 feet). Finishing time: 43 hours 55 minutes … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers August News

What a month for the club as the madness of ultra racing season commences!  Topping the list of achievements (quite literally with a total ascent of 7,218m) is Adam Gray who took part in the 215 mile Race Across Scotland, … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers July News

A huge achievement for Gilly Marshall this month running the Montane Lakeland 100 – a 100 mile ultra tour of the Lake District fells in just over 37 hours.  The route covers some very technical terrain which is super tricky … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers June News

Another hosting success for the club with 79 runners taking part in the Turnhouse Hill race on the beautifully warm and sunny evening of 14 June 2023. A new route record of 22m 53s from Jamie Crowe, a great effort … Continue reading

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Penicuik Harriers May News

We had fantastic weather for our 10k road race on 13 May 2023 with 168 runners taking up the challenge and success for the club with our boys (Dan McQueen, John Gibbs & Simon Jarvis) scooping the prize for 1st male team.  We … Continue reading

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St Cuthbert’s Way Race Against the Tide

Friday 23 July 2023 Distance 100k, elevation 8000 feet I first did this race in the East to West direction back in 2017, from Holy Island to Melrose. When the race organisers (Trail Outlaws) decided to switch directions to ‘race … Continue reading

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Turnhouse hill race 2023

Turnhouse 2023 – A warm dry evening for a short sharp race. Perfect conditions but maybe a tad too hot for some. This year we managed to cajole the 79 runners to stay on route with Jamie Crowe (Central AC) … Continue reading

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Penicuik 10k 2023

Penicuik 10K 2023 What a day for our 38th Penicuik 10k race – the sun shone and there were 168 runners on the startline.  A huge thank you to everyone who came along and ran in our race, we hope … Continue reading

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