John Lucas Round Strathaven 50 (including Relay)
13 Aug 17
The John Lucas Round Strathaven 50 event consists of two races, an individual 50 mile ultra and a 50 mile relay for teams of 5.
The route is a circular tour taking in some lovely villages and roads around the pretty market town of Strathaven. It is held on very quiet South Lanarkshire roads, with great views of Loudoun Hill and the surrounding countryside.
The course will be on open roads and will be marshalled or arrowed at all junctions. There will be water stops and drop bags will be transported as required by the organisers.
The start will be at Kirklandpark Primary school, Strathaven, post code ML10 6DY and will start at 08:00 for individual runners with registration from 07:30. Relay runners will start at 09:00 with registration from 8:05
These races are strictly PRE-ENTRY ONLY, with NO ENTRIES TAKEN ON RACE DAY - please see closing dates. Individual entries cost £25 and relay entries £60. For relay team entries: The team leader should complete the registration process and provide all requested contact details - you will also be asked to provide the team name and details of the team members.
The relay stages range from 6 to 14 miles and should appeal to club runners of all abilities - refer below. The relay changeover points are all within 5 miles of Strathaven and navigation is very easy.The teams are expected to look after their own runners and make their own transport arrangements to and from Strathaven, where there are shops and cafes.
Stage 1 Strathaven to Drumclog 10.7 miles
Stage 2 Drumclog to Sandford Hall 8.6 miles
Stage 3 Sandford to Stonehouse Cross 6.3 miles
Stage 4 Stonehouse to Auldhouse 14.5 miles
Stage 5 Auldhouse to Strathaven 9.9 miles
Route details may be found at: http://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/1165451428
For all runners there will be changing facilities and toilets at the school, with showers available at the nearby Sports Centre for a nominal charge.
The Relay prize giving will be approximately 15 minutes after the 3rd place team finishes, with the individual Ultra prize giving at 15:00.
Total Places: 75
Places Available: ??
*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WARelay Team Price
For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge