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Caerketton Downhill at Hillend, Edinburgh

A race with a difference for young and old, but all slightly mad!

This is the 3rd and last of the 'Get a Grip' Downhill Race Series (after Bishophill and The Nebit)
It is held over a distance of 1.8 km with 300 metres descent (with shorter course for the very young)

The next race will be 7th Sept 2016

1.8 km, 300 metres descent
Start is staggered at 15 sec intervals from top of summit cairn

Enter (6pm - 6.30pm) on the day at car park at bottom of ski road -
(to allow time to get up to the start for 7pm)
All descenders must declare themselves insane before being allowed to take part.
Roll of Honour

All Time List
Downhill Results
This race is organised by Carnethy Hill Running Club, contact: Mark Johnston
email: caerdown@carnethy.com
Course Records:

Men: 4:54 Andrew Gilmore (Carnethy) in 2014

5:45 Charlotte Morgan (Carnethy) in 2012&13

5:19 Gary Fraser (Ochil) in 2014

M50: 5:42 Steven Fallon Carnethy) in 2013

M60: 6:32 Bob Waterhouse(Carnethy) in 2013

M70: 7:34 Keith Burns (Carnethy) in 2013

F40: 6:59 Fiona Kelsall (Ochils) in 2013

F50: 7:31 Hilary Ritchie (Fife AC) in 2013

F60: 9:13 Cali Ingham (Carnethy) in 2014

FJ: 3:27 Helen Rogers (Westerlands) in 2007

MJ: 3:29 Paul Ireland (Edinburgh) in 2010


Youngsters and those of nervous disposition start at the col lower down (0.8km, 160m descent)

Junior Results

Prolific (number of races completed):

1= Scott Cameron 12
1= Mark Johnston 12
3 Bruce Smith 11
4= Gordon Cameron 10
4= Chris Downie 10
6 Bob Waterhouse 8
7= Willie Gibson 7
7= Eilidh Wardlaw 7

All Carnethy organised races (unless stated otherwise) will adhere to the Scottish Hill Runners safety rules. Full details on the Hill Racing Safety page

Carnethy Hill Running Club is a company limited by guarantee incorporated in Scotland with registered number SC492072 and having its registered office at 25a Stafford Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7BJ

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