Volcano Run and BBQ/Food – 9 August 2014

Volcano RunDunoon Hill Runners is delighted to announce that on the 9th August 2014, the inaugural Volcano Run will be held, sponsored by J Mundell & Son.

This is approximately a 5k and 10k run starting from Toward Farm the run will take you up onto an extinct Volcano, Buaicheileann where upon reaching the peak at 400 metres you will quickly descend back to Toward Farm.

The 5k run for juniors (under 18’s) and 10k run for seniors (18-pre-historic) will begin at 1pm.

All runners are strongly advised to wear suitable trainers for fell running. Marshals will be on the course for your own safety. Further details of race rules will be posted up soon.

Trophies for 1st placed Male, Female and Junior runners and medals for all runners. There will also be a top raffle prize of a £50 Run4it voucher gifted by Run4it plus 10 other prizes. All runners completing the course will put their race number in a bucket and the numbers pulled out will win a prize!

All attending can also expect a BBQ/food with venison burgers from local producer Churchill Farm. This is aimed at a fun family day out for all involved or keen to be involved with Dunoon Hill Runners. It is a BYOB event, alcoholic or soft drinks permitted.

Cost: Juniors and Non Runners attending BBQ £5
Senior runners £10
Family £20 ( 2 adults and 2 children)

Payable on or before 3rd August 2014. Payment on the day maybe available however there are a limited number of places available so to guarantee your place early payment is encouraged. Payment can be made by Paypal or cash/cheque payable to Dunoon Hill Runners (email DHR Chairman for details).

South Cowal 10K – 18 May 2014

Big thanks to Iain Cairns and all the marshals for their excellent organisation and support of the South Cowal 10K and Fun Run today, despite atrocious weather. Well done to the first finishers, Joe McKnight and Lisa Marshall, both of Dunoon Hill Runners! And to all other  Dunoon Hill Runners taking part.

Here are the 10K results.

Event photos taken by Ken Clark Photography can be found here – please contact Ken if you wish to purchase/copy any of the photos on his page.

Cornalees Hill Race – 14 May 2014

Dunoon Hill Runners have been invited to enter the Cornalees Hill Race Wednesday 14th May by the hosts, Glenpark Harriers.

It’s a low key event – one of Glenpark’s Club Championship Races for ALL Juniors & Seniors.

Junior 1/2 mile uphill race 7.15pm start (Entry Free).

Senior 5.5 mile race 7.30pm start (Entry £2, includes refreshments afterwards).

Registration in Orangefield clubhouse from6pm – 6.50pm (latecomers can turn-up and register at the start line).

Route: From Woodstock road at Pennyfern to Hillside Hill (the hill above the Cornalees Centre) and back again.

Changing and showers available for Men and Women in Orangefield clubhouse
Tea & Coffee & cakes in clubhouse afterwards

South Cowal Road Races – Sun 18 May 2014

Innellan to Toward 10k road race

A great day for the whole family! Dunoon Hill Runners are invited to either run or marshal this event.

Festival Finale – The Races

10K Road Race: registration 12 – 1pm in Innellan Public Hall, race start 1.30pm

Fun Run – 5K and 2K distances: registration 12 – 1pm in Innellan Public Hall, race start 1.45pm

Innellan Public Hall, Stalls open from 1.30pm

Easter Breakfast Run Photos

DHR Easter Breakfast RunAn excellent Breakfast Run was held on Saturday 19 April 2014, with runners of all abilities and ages coming along to enjoy the beautiful sunshine at Benmore Gardens. Everyone made it up the hill for a presentation of the new Dunoon Hill Runners vests. Easter eggs were to be found at the lookout on the way down, followed by breakfast at the cafe.

The event was professionally photographed by Ken Clark, to whom Dunoon Hill Runners offer many thanks. Photos can be found here.

Other photos will be added to the website shortly.