The Two Breweries Hill Race

28 Sep 2019

The Two Breweries Hill Race has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

RULES The race will be run under SHR rules
DISTANCE/ASCENT 18 miles (approx)/4,920 feet (approx)
RECORDS Men 2.33:38 John Taylor (Holmfirth) 1992
Women 2:53:56 Angela Mudge (Carnethy) 2000


ENTRIES - BY ENTRYCENTRAL ONLY - NO ENTRY ON THE DAY. Entry fee £15.00 by 21st September. For safety reasons, no substitution of entrants’ names will be permitted. No acknowledgement of entries will be sent out. Online Entrants @ Entrycentral will receive a confirmation email.

CHANGING FACILITIES will be available at Broughton Village Hall after the race.

REGISTRATION will be next to the tearoom in the grounds of Traquair House. Runners may either make their own way to Traquair House or use the race bus service departing Broughton Brewery at 10.00am. Buses will drop runners off at the main gates of Traquair House.

TOILETS are located in Broughton Village and beside registration at Traquair House.

RUNNERS KIT not worn in the race should be placed in the Broughton Ales van at the start for transporting to Broughton Village Hall near the finish. Please ensure that kit is clearly marked with your name and/or race number.

FULL EMERGENCY KIT comprising wind and waterproof full body cover, map of entire race route, orienteering type compass, whistle and food equivalent to a chocolate bar must be carried by all runners. Kit will be checked at the start (all - no exceptions) and finish and any runner not complying will be disqualified.

SAFETY This race is an arduous event which should not be undertaken by runners who are unfit, or are inexperienced in the hills. Runners must be at least 18 years old. The organisers cannot accept any liability for any accident or injuries. No accompanying dogs are allowed.

HILL RESCUE COVER will be provided by Moffat Mountain Rescue Team.

THE START will be on the lawn in front of the courtyard gates at Traquair House, at 12 noon on Saturday 28th September.

TRAQUAIR HOUSE We are fortunate to be allowed to start the race again this year from the grounds of this famous historic house. Please do not drop litter, trample flowers, damage lawns, display banners or climb gates. Refreshments may be on sale in the Tearoom within the grounds.

FLAGGED SECTIONS The course, though normally unmarked, may require to be marked in places because of a grouse shoot, etc. Runners must follow the road into Broughton from Ratchill Farm. Failure to follow any flagged sections will result in disqualification.

CHECKPOINT information is provided below (OS Sheets 72 & 73).

  Description Grid Ref   Checkpoint closing time
Start Traquair House 73/329353   -
  Birkscairn Hill 73/275332   1315
  Hundleshope 73/250339   1350
  Stob Law 73/230333   1425
Drinks station Glenrath Farm 73/207342  *Retiral Point*  1440
  Whitelaw Hill (not on summit) 72/193354   1505
Drinks station  Stobo Home Farm 72/179370  *Retiral Point*  1530
  Trahenna Hill 72/136374   1630
  Ratchill Farm 72/119364   1650
Finish Broughton Ales 72/111361   1700
  • It is the responsibility of each competitor to ensure they have been recorded through every checkpoint. Checkpoint closing times will be adhered to. Runners outside these times will be asked to withdraw from the race at that point.
  • Any runner retiring from the race for any reason must report ASAP to the nearest manned checkpoint, and to the timekeepers at the finish at BROUGHTON ALES (Tel: 07909 043202).

THE FINISH will be at Broughton Ales (Brewery), Broughton. Washing and changing facilities (not showers) will be available at Broughton Village Hall, at the opposite end of the village. Soup with rolls and tea will be served in the Village Hall.

PRIZEGIVING AND BBQ will be held in the village hall at 6pm. As usual a large number of prizes will be presented, including many spot prizes.

TROPHIES will be awarded to:

Individuals: 1st Runner 1st Male V40 1st Male V50
  1st Woman    

3 to count 

1st Team    

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21 Sep 2019£15.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 28/09/2019

Status: Closed

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??



John Hamer


Start Traquair House Finish Broughton Brewery