1. The events to be included in the Hill Running Grand Prix Series will be decided by the Committee with guidance from the Hill Running Captain.

2. The Hill Running Grand Prix will comprise a range of distances and standards of competition and a balance of local and national events. Due consideration and recognition will be given to national event series where appropriate e.g. Scottish Hill Running Championship.

3. The Hill Running Grand Prix will be open to all members, regardless of ability.

4. The Hill Running Grand Prix will be held over a calendar year (i.e. 1st January to 31st December).

5. The Hill Running Grand Prix will consist a total of 13 events, with the best 7 scoring events to count, of which one must be a medium race and another a long race (or medium race of at least 9 miles).

6. Separate prizes will be awarded in each of the following categories:

Female: Open (any age); 40 to 49; 50 to 59; 60 and over.

Male: Open (any age); 40 to 49; 50 to 59; 60 to 69; 70 and over.

In the Open category, prizes will be awarded to the first three overall placed members in the points table irrespective of age group, thereafter the awards will be determined by age group, subject to members achieving the minimum number of qualifying races.

7. Qualifying age will be a member’s age as at the date of the first event in the Hill Running GP in the year of competition.

8. Points will be awarded on the basis on which members finish in an event, by gender but irrespective of age, as follows: 50 points for 1st home, 49 for 2nd, 48 for 3rd etc. with all competitors scoring at least 1 point for completing an event.

9. The winners will be the members with the highest number of points in the open competition and each age and gender category.

10. No member may receive more than one award in the Grand Prix series.

11. Club vests must be worn in Grand Prix events otherwise no points will be awarded.*

12. Points will not be awarded to any member who runs a Grand Prix event with a dog.

13. There will be an award made to every member who takes part in the minimum number of 7 counting events in the Grand Prix.

*N.B. Although club vests must be worn, members should wear clothing (under or over their vests) appropriate to the conditions.

Best 7 out of 13 to count


Event No 1: Sunday 4th March – Bishops Hill Race, Short

2.00 pm start, Portmoak Village Hall, Scotlandwell, Fife

Event No 2: Saturday 28th April – Normans Law Hill Race, Short

2.30 pm start, Luthrie Village Hall, Fife

Event No 3: Wednesday 9th May – Dumyat Hill Race, Short

7.00 pm start, Sports Centre, Stirling University, Bridge of Allan

Event No 4: Sunday 3rd June – Yetholm Hill Race, Medium

1.00 pm start, Halterburn, near Kirk Yetholm

Event No 5: Saturday 16th June – Falkland Hill Race, Short

2.00 pm start, Falkland, Fife

Event No 6: Saturday 7th July – Dollar Hill Race, Medium (9 miles)

2.00 pm start, Dollar Academy, Dollar

Event No 7: Wednesday 11th July – Maddy Moss Hill Race, Medium (6 miles)

7.30 pm start, Woolpack Inn, Tillicoultry

Event No 8: Sunday 12th August -Lomond’s of Fife Hill Race, Medium (9 miles)

1.00 pm start, Strathmiglo Village Hall, Strathmiglo

Event No 9: Saturday 18th August – Ochils 2000s Hill Race, Long

12.00 noon start, Stirling University, Bridge of Allan

Event No 10: Sunday 14th October – Pentland Skyline Hill Race, Long

11.00 am start, Midlothian Ski Centre, Hillend, Edinburgh

Event No 11: Sunday 21st October – Run of the Mill Hill Race, Medium (9 miles)

12.00 noon start, Masonic Lodge, Alva

No further information available at present

Event No 12: Saturday 27th October – Dumyat Dash Hill Race, Short

1.00am start, Dumyat Leisure Centre, Menstrie FK11 7BA

Event No 13: Saturday 10th November – Tinto Hill Race, Short

2.00 pm start, Sports Club, Symington nr Biggar