||Sat 8th November
||Cameron Scott, 9 Marigold Way, Carluke,
Ph. 01555 751794
||Enter online at SI
entries. Entry fee £5
(Carnethy members - don't use
the online entry. Free entry on the
day with your Carnethy vest)
Entries Open: September
2014 (end of)
Entries Close: Before race day
||AS, 4.4 miles, 1500 feet climb
Brooks 29:58 (1995)
A Mudge 33:43 (2003)
Sports Centre before 1.30pm
Grid Reference: NS 996350
||Foot of Tinto Hill
Grid Reference: NS 964374
- Race Registration is on the day at Symington Sports Hall – just
off the main road between Lanark and Biggar. Please register
between 12.30 and 1.30pm (the hall is no more than a 10 minute
drive to the start).
- When parking around the registration
hall please do so with consideration for the local residents
and bus operators. For the race itself please park in the
public car park or at the foot of the hill with consideration
for the residents. Please do not park in the tea room car
park or on the grass verge corners at the main road junction.
Please car share where possible.
- Although on good paths,
the race follows an unmarked course that crosses ground
above 2000 feet.
- In November conditions on the
summit of the hill can be very
different from conditions at the
start. You MUST carry
the following items throughout
the race: - Waterproof jacket (with
taped seams and attached hood),
Waterproof Overtrousers, Hat, Gloves,
Map and Compass (suitable for navigating
the course) and a Whistle. This
is the minimum kit requirement
and will be checked prior to the
- The minimum age is 16. There are no prizes for juniors.
There is a separate Tinto Junior Hill Race which has
an under 18's
category, more details of which can be found on the
Carnethy HRC web site.
- If you retire from the race you must inform the nearest
marshal and return your number to the race organiser
before you go
| Minimum kit
MUST carry all items throughout
(with taped seams and attached
|Compass (suitable for
navigating the course)
*Please attach your race number unfolded*
||Winners and Records since 1984
||All Time List
||All sub 32 minute runs
||Carnethy All Time List
||All Carnethy sub 34 min runs
||Female All Time List
||All female sub 40 min runs
||Series of Photos taken in 2005
||Steven Fallon's Virtual Tinto Route
Race Information (2:05pm, 2.25
miles, 800 feet, £2 on the day only)
- Registration at Symington Sports Centre before
1.30pm (10 min drive to the start)
- Course mainly
on good paths on the northern slopes
of Totherin Hill.
- Race route will be marked
- Prizes for males and females in
each of the three
race categories - Under 18, Under 16, Under 14 (Category determined
by age on 1 Jan of the year of the race).
age for participants is 12.
- Runners must carry (or
wear) a cagoule and long 'trousers'.
- Course records: Jamie Stevenson
14:40 (2006), Sarah Inglis 16:06 (2006)
- A Series of photos (taken in 2008) showing the course
can be viewed here.
- Race Organiser:
2 Ellen's Glen Road
Ph: 0131 6643871