Strathearn Harriers - New Year's Day Run 2014

Leg maps and instructions

Download maps for all the legs here. All legs are runs by 1 runner. Map and compass may be needed on all legs.

Leg 1 11.2k, 386m ascent. Leg 1 is marked on good trails. 

Leg 2 6.9k, 426m ascent. Leg 2 covers rough ground without tracks and is not marked. At the request of the landowner, and to minimise disturbance to game birds, runners are asked not to recce Leg 2 after August 1st.

Leg 3 13.6k, 666m ascent. Leg 3 takes you most of the way up Ben Chonzie and is not marked apart from a small section across the featureless moor from the top of the landrover track to checkpoint 6. Navigation skills with map and compass may be needed. 

Leg 4 11.5k, 253m ascent. Leg 4 is partially marked and is run mainly on trails and paths.

An overview map showing the whole route and the positions and grid references of all the checkpoints is available here.

Checkpoints are as follows: (Grid refs are on OS 1:50,000 sheet 52)

START  Laggan Park

Leg 1  

1. Track junction  795247

2. Path junction 782237

Handover   765241 path junction (Shaky Bridge)

Leg 2

3. Summit (Crappich hill) 748248

4. Fence junction 738252

5. Track/road junction (Funtulich) 749263 

Handover 743273 Road/track junction (Invergeldie)

Leg 3

6. Fenceline  775295

7. Head of Carroglen burn 784283

8. Path / track junction 767252

Handover 749263 Track-end (Funtulich)

Leg 4

9.  Trig point (Monument)  766234

10.  Track junction 750236 

11. Track/path junction /stream crossing 757228

12. Road/path junction 768233

FINISH  Laggan Park

All runners must comply with the SHR safety code and race rules on clothing and equipment, which means carrying and appropriately using waterproof and windproof full body cover, other body cover appropriate to the conditions on the day, map, compass and whistle.

The race takes place in a beautiful part of the country. For it to be sustainable, it is essential that landowners' property is treated with care and respect, no litter is left anywhere, and parking and behaviour generally show consideration for local residents and other visitors to the area.