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Loch Tayside Race Weekend 2013 - A follow up report  

For the first time yet, sunshine for the whole weekend! We can confirm that the grand total raised for Cancer Research UK, Killin MRT and NTS Footpath Fund for 2013 was £1000! So thank you to all those who took part in the race and and helped reach this grand total.

The 2013 results and a brief race report can be found here on our blog.

Loch Tayside Race Weekend 2014 - SHR Championship Race  

Saturday 11th October - Meall nan Tarmachan - SHR Championship Race (Short)
Sunday 12th October - Sron à Clachain

In 2014 the annual Lochtayside hill race weekend will be even bigger! The Meall Nan Tarmachan Hill race has been confirmed as one of the SHR Championship races of 2014. For this reason, we recommend pre-entering via Si Entries as we may have to put a cap on numbers if there is alot of interest.

Meall nan Tarmachan Hill Race - Saturday 11th October 2014

Registration for Saturdays race will take place at the McLaren Hall in Killin, between 10.00am and 12.15pm. On Saturday please allow 15 minutes to drive from Killin to the Ben Lawers car park (race venue) and 10 minutes to walk from the Car Park to the race start. For more information regarding the location and the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve please click here.

We'd just like to say a big thank you to our sponsors the Real Food Cafe and all the companies who have gifted prizes. A big thank you also to the Killin Cancer Committee who will be making the lunch and selling teas, coffees and scones for £2 with all money going to charity.

  Name   Meall nan Tarmachan
  Date        Saturday 11th October 2014
  Time   1.00 p.m.
  Venue   N.T.S. Ben Lawers car park
  Registration   Maclaren Hall, Killin. 10am to 12.15pm.
Prize giving and refreshments in the hall afterwards.
  Race cat   A.S. over 16
  Cost       £10.00. Includes a free lunch.
  Distance    9.5 km
  Climb   700m
  Records   Prasad Prasad 48mins: 59secs
Angela Mudge 55mins: 4secs

Results from last year:

Race organiser Kate Forster

Notes: Registration at the McLaren hall, Killin 10.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. The race start is a 10 minute walk from the Ben Lawers Car Park so allow at least 30 minutes to get to the start from registration.

In accordance with Scottish Hill Runners rules competitors must carry the following:
- Windproof whole body cover.
- Other body cover appropriate for the weather conditions.
- A compass suitable for navigating the course using the free map provided at registration (and the ability to use them). The maps are sponsored by the NTS Footpath Fund.
- Whistle.

Sron à Clachain Hill Race

  Name   Sron à Clachain
  Date        Sunday 12th October 2014
  Time   11.a.m.
  Venue   Breadalbane Park, Killin
  Registration   Maclaren Hall, Killin 9.00am to 10.30am.
Prizegiving and refreshments in the hall afterwards.
  Race cat   A.S. over 16
  Cost       £5
  Distance    2.5 km
  Climb   400m
  Previous winner   Stephen Rawlinson 22mins: 46secs
Angela Mudge 25mins: 13secs

The 2nd race of the LochTayside weekend is the same route as the Killin Highland games race route. Registration at the Maclaren hall, Killin 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. The race starts in the park behind the Maclaren hall.

Race organiser details are the same as for Meall nan Tarmachan.

Other Local Races

Killin 10K
If your also into your road running there is the Killin 10k run usually on the last Saturday of August (Probably, 23rd August 2014). This is a sponsored run open to all levels, with a childrens 1K race too. A great route with an underlating terrain and tranquil views.

Highland Perthshire Marathon
This stunning location for a marathon starts at Aberfeldy on the 6th September 2014 with numerous National and Local Charities benefiting from the proceeds.



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