Great year lies ahead for har­ri­ers

Strathearn Herald - - SPORT -

This year prom­ises to be an­other big year for Strat­hearn Har­ri­ers, with mem­bers plan­ning an ex­cit­ing se­ries of races and events.

Plans are al­ready un­der way for the Strat­hearn Marathon un­der the new lead­er­ship of Cathy Til­brook, which will take place on June 10, with a free prize draw giv­ing away a place to Mark Ashby.

The marathon is grow­ing in pop­u­lar­ity ev­ery year and the club looks for­ward to wel­com­ing back many of last year’s run­ners to what has been de­scribed as “one of the best cour­ses in the UK”.

En­tries for the marathon are al­ready open and can be made on­line via the club web­site.

Mean­while, the fa­mous Cri­eff 10k will be run on July 9, and the club’s other race, the Si­mon Wake Com­rie Hills Re­lay – now firmly es­tab­lished as one of Scot­land’s best hill re­lay races – will be run in Septem­ber.

Jan­uary will see mem­bers tak­ing part in cross- coun­try races in Brox­burn, and at the Devil’s Bur­dens hill re­lay in Fife, with five teams tak­ing on the chal­lenge over the Lomond hills.

The an­nual ceilidh and prize­giv­ing in Jan­uary will cel­e­brate an­other suc­cess­ful year.

The new win­ter cham­pi­onship con­tin­ues with cross-coun­try, trail and road

Club champ Wat­tie Mackay

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