Harmeny Pentland Runners 7R Multi Terrain Half Marathon
04 Dec 16
Only the first 130 entries will be accepted although there will be a waiting list.
There will be NO entries accepted on the day.
Please note that entries are non-refundable and not transferable.
As this is a Multi Terrain event in the Winter please expect rough stone trails, boggy trails and possibly some shallow water crossings including ice.You may well get "WET" and "COLD".
It is suggested that a wind/waterproof jacket,hat and gloves should be carried as a minimum.
As the race will be run across open farmland with livestock,no dogs are allowed on the course.
Some parts of the route are narrow particularly in the first mile so please be respectful of your fellow runners.
This event is not recommended for NOVICE RUNNERS
WEATHER AND RACE CONDITIONS UPDATE
Please check the race web site http://www.pentland7reservoirs.org.uk/ or the race Facebook page
(7R Multi Terrain Half Marathon) for updates of weather and race conditions especially if bad weather is forecast.
The 5th running of the Harmeny Pentland Runners 7 Reservoir Multi Terrain Half Marathon is organised by Harmeny AC Pentland Runners and will take place at 10.00am on Sunday 4th December 2016
RACE START POINT
The race starts and finishes at Threipmuir Farm Steading which is located between Harlaw and Threipmuir Reservoirs in Balerno.
Your race number must be collected on the day of the race, between 08.30am – 9.30am at Harlaw Farm,
Balerno, post code EH14 7AS. The farm is located opposite the road entry to Harlaw Reservoir car park.
NUMBERS ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE.
TRAVEL and PARKING
Coming by car: Follow road signs to Pentland Hills Regional Park,Harlaw Balerno which can accessed from either the Currie or Balerno end of Lanark Road West.
Due to limited parking it would be appreciated by the organisers if you could car share as much as possible.
There is a limited car park at the entrance to Harlaw reservoir.Further parking is allowed on the left side of the access road to the car park and overflow parking will be available at Harlaw Farm.
DO NOT PARK ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE
There will be marshalls assisting with car parking, please take advice from them regarding parking and follow their instructions.
Coming by bus:The Lothian Region No44 is the best bus to use as it passes through both Currie and Balerno.
Coming by bike:Bikes can be left at Threipmuir Farm Steading and are left at owners own risk.
There are very very limited toilet facilities provided by an ECO(outside) toilet at Threipmuir Farm Steading.
ASSEMBLY AND MUSTER
All competitors should make their way to Threipmuir Farm Steading 20 mins before race start time, please note it will take you 15 mins to walk from registration to the start.
There are no changing and showering facilities available.
There will be a bag drop facility at Threipmuir Farm Steading.
The race will start at 10:00am.
Multi Terrain route includes smooth trails, some tarmac, rocky trails, bog/marshland and possibly shallow water crossings.
Please obey any signals and directions given by any route marshalls – for safety reasons please do not wear headphones.
There is a checkpoint at 8 miles at Bonaly car park. Please ensure that you arrive at this point so that you can be checked in and out.
There will be sweep runners who will be available to administer minimal First Aid if required.
No distance markers for this race.
You are advised to carry either a map of the area or a copy of the race route notes. These can be used to navigate your way around the course. There will be white tape markers on some of the posts and gates on the route so watch out for these especially at Glencorse and Bonaly.
There will be a water station on the course at 8 miles ( Bonaly car park) and at the finish of the race.
Hot soup and cakes/home baking will be available at the finish.
Goody bags with race certificate will be presented to all starters at registration.
There will be a range of individual prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female and 1st Male and Female over 40, 50 and over 60. Only 1 prize per winner.
Prizes will be handed out as you finish. If for any reason a prize is not handed out, it will be delivered to the address given on your race entry.
The race results will be available on the event website at www.pentland7reservoirs.org.uk/
Harmeny Pentland Runners is extremely grateful for the support of the following organisations:
Run and Become, Broxburn Browns, more tbc - see website for details
The Harmeny Pentland Runners 7R race committee are happy to support the following charities.
www.youthvisionscotland.co.uk Youth Vision Childrens activities Balerno
www.pentlandrangers.co.uk The Pentland Rangers
additional charities tbc - check website for details
Total Places: 130
Places Available: ??
*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA
For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge