This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

John Lucas Round Strathaven 50 - Relay and Ultra

12 Aug 2018


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 George Allan Park, Strathaven, post code ML10 6EH 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 £27 and relay entries £65.  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. 

Relay Stages

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:

For all runners there will be changing facilities and toilets available, 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.   All runners will receive a race memento.


Craig Hamilton
Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
John Lucas Round Strathaven 50 - Relay12 Aug 2018??/75Closed05 Aug 2018
John Lucas Round Strathaven 50 - Ultra12 Aug 2018??/75Closed05 Aug 2018

These events share a common pool of 75 places

05 Aug 2018£63.00£65.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

05 Aug 2018£25.00£27.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
George Allan Park, Strathaven, ML10 6EH