Lothian Running Club: Shale Trail Run 22 11th December 2022

The Shale Trail is a way marked route through West Lothian’s historic oil shale landscape. The route from West Calder to Winchburgh is 25km and provides a low level and sheltered run route.

The 25km run is open to individuals or teams of 3 splitting the run at checkpoints at Livingston Civic Centre and Uphall Station Car park. Individuals can run the 25km to Winchburgh or just 8km to Livingston. You can also run the double Winchburgh – WestCalder – Wincburgh a route of 50km or thereby.

Age limits: 50km 20yr and older , 25km 17yr and older, 8km ( and relay) 15yr and older.

Enter ( entries will close at 23:59:59 on Friday 9th December).

HBT Junior hill race Pentlands 2022

Please see information on HBT Junior Hill Race

Event information
Hunters Bog Trotters Petlands junior hill races

Date: Sunday 25th September
Entries: Email advance entry only. No late entries or entry on the day.
Email: Meganmowbray@doctors.org.uk.

Please list the following:
Age on race day
Email contact
Race category you want to enter

Entries Open: Monday 5th September.
Entries Close: Friday 23rd September 12noon.
Cost of Entry: £1 (bring cash on the day).

U13 race: Boys and Girls 12.20
Distance 3.2km; Climb 110m. Born 2010 or 2011.

U15 race: Boys and Girls 13.00
Distance 4.9km; Climb 212m. Born 2008 or 2009.

U17 and U20 race: Boys and Girls 13.40
Distance 7.4km; Climb 326m. U17 born 2006 to 2007, U20 born 2003 to 2005. Boys and Girls races may be combined if entries allow, with any such combined race going at 13.40pm.

Parking, changing
Please travel to the event using public transport if possible. Parking is available at the Bonaly car park. EH13 0PB There will be no changing room/shower facilities. Please arrive ready to race. The walk from the bottom Bonaly car park to the start is 1km uphill, allow 20-30minutes.

Race numbers
Race numbers will be provided at registration. Please bring your own safety pins and pin your number at each corner.

The course is off road on paths of mud and grass.

The course will be clearly marked and marshalled. A sweeper will run each race. There will also be a first aid presence. Be familiar with the SHR safety rules.
You MUST bring a waterproof top and whistle and carry these during the race even if the weather is fair. Checks will be carried out on the start line. This is a compulsory race condition. No top/whistle = no run. NB if you start but then pull out, you MUST report to a race marshal or to the finish team (without running through the finish).
Please check yourself for ticks after the event.

Other park users
Please respect other park users. Please avoid disturbance to sheep. Sheep graze the moorland all year round, if you come across sheep, please give them a wide berth and do not run through the middle of the flock as this will cause stress.

There will be no race results available on the day. Race results will be posted online by Monday 26th September.

We would ask you to note and comply with the following:
Please do not attend if you are ill, have symptoms of Covid-19.
Bring your own food and drink for pre-race and post-race. No post-race water or snack will be provided.

Entry terms
In submitting an entry all entrants acknowledge that this is an off-road hill race on rough steep terrain with inherent risk.
They confirm that they will comply with the instructions of the race officials and marshals including the content of the Race Information Sheet.
They will report to a race official if they start but do not finish.
They will make themselves familiar with the SHR Safety Rules and Guidelines available at https://www.scottishhillrunners.uk/Safety.aspx .

Maps of race routes

U13 boys/girls

U15 Boys and Girls

U17 and U20 boys and girls

Two laps of the hill loop

Falkirk Victoria Harriers & Central AthletiCs Club Championship

Entries are now open for your joint Club Championships with Central Athletics on Saturday 3rd September 2022 please follow the link below to register your entry


See Provisional Timetable link https://salicence.sportserve.net/useruploads/eventinfo/12547Provisional%20Timetable.docx

Event Information

Date: Saturday 3 September 2022

Venue: Grangemouth Sports Stadium

Organiser: Central AC

Organiser Email: will.hogg@sky.com

Level: UKA Level 1

Run Livingston 2022 – Sunday 16th October

Entries open for RUN LIVINGSTON 2022!        

If you had a place booked for 2020 you’ve still got your place for 2022 – all places postponed due to the pandemic are still ready and waiting for you. if you’re not sure just get in touch!    

Run Livingston 2022

Choose from a 10km or Half Marathon through the hidden gems of Livingston 16th October 2022 Online Entry Facilities and refreshments available Medal for all finishers Prizes for winners Optional T-shirt or Hoody to remember the event!

Book your place now!    

Durisdeer Hill race on Saturday 2nd July

Places are filling up fast and it is a great opportunity for our local runners to run against the best British Fell and Hill runners in the country.

It’s a little under three weeks to the Durisdeer Hill race on Saturday 2nd July. This is the fourth race in the 2022 SHR Championship series and also the Scottish counter in the British Championship this year.

Online entry is available via Protay – Durisdeer Hill Race 2022 (protay.co.uk)


Note that there is no entry on the day this year, but anyone unable to enter online can contact the race organiser, Adam Anderson, and be added manually.


Road Race Competition 12th May 2022 – Map and Details

Dear Member,

Please see detail below for the Road Race 1 mile event.

The Road Running Competition takes place on 12th May 2022. 

The race will start at 6.30 pm at entrance to Callendar park across from CSA at Callendar boulevard. 

The race will start within ability groups with a 30 second interval between groups starting with the slowest runners to the fastest. The route will be measured. 

I need to ask the club if anybody can assist on the day for timekeeping and a reminder it is open to all club members from U17 to masters. 

Please either contact via this email or stephenbaird7886@hotmail.com if you know of anyone that can help on the day or if you have any queries. 

Also please feel free to send on to anyone that you might know has not received this.

Kind Regards

FVH Secretary