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HAYTOR HELLER – SATURDAY 18th JULY 2015 Haytor Heller Start Join us for the 30th Haytor Heller race that will take place on 18 July – Starting at 6.30pm. Six miles of breathtaking off-road running in the heart of glorious Dartmoor. Race limit of 300 (sold out for the last 5 years!) Click here for an entry form http://www.teignbridgetrotters.co.uk/documents/haytorheller2015_v2.pdf For a latest list of entrants www.teignbridgetrotters.co.uk Clubs with 5 or more entrants; SWRR 5 – Exmouth Harriers 5 – Crediton Running Network 6 – Axe Valley Runners 7 – SDAC 7 – South Molton Strugglers 8 – Plymouth Musketeers 10 – Teignbridge Trotters 12 – Purbeck Runners 13 – Erme Valley Harriers 16 – Torbay AC 21 Six miles of breathtaking off-road running in the heart of glorious Dartmoor. Please note that the minimum age for running this race is now 16 years old. VENUE The setting for this race is on the steep, picture postcard south-eastern slopes below the famous Haytor Rock. Race HQ will be in the Broadleas Centre, which is accessed from the far end of the lower car park. DIRECTIONS From A38: Take A382 north off A38 at Drumbridges roundabout (signed Bovey Tracey). Go straight over first roundabout. At second roundabout turn left onto B3387 (signed Haytor). After half a mile, turn left (signed Haytor) and continue up hill (3 miles) to middle (2nd) car park below Haytor Rocks. Please do not park in the lower car park by the visitor centre. COURSE This popular, well established moorland race starts below Haytor Rock and follows a hilly, single lap route before returning once again to Haytor Rock with a fast downhill scamper to the finish opposite the middle car park at Haytor. The course is approximately 6 miles and is challenging, with several steep ascents and descents and is generally run across rugged, open moorland, apart from two sections through woodland; firstly below Hound Tor and secondly below Haytor and includes a stream crossing. The course is completely off-road. The route passes through the land of two landowners who have kindly given permission for the race to take place. Please adhere to the Country Code and note that dogs will not be allowed to accompany runners, nor likewise will any following cyclists. Drinks will be available at Hound Tor (approx. 4 miles) and at the finish. MARSHALLS / FIRST AID The course will be well marshalled, with first aid cover provided by Dartmoor Medical Services and Dartmoor Rescue will be in attendance should they be needed. PRIZES There will be a memento for each finisher. Prize giving will take place in the Race HQ by 8.30pm. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories; 1st, 2nd and 3rd M&F overall. 1st and 2nd M35/40/45/50/55/60, F35/40/45/50/55/60 There will be a 1st M&F team prize (4 to count). REFRESHMENTS / SHOWERS / TOILET FACILITIES Toilets, showers and changing rooms will be available at Race HQ, where we will also be serving a wide selection of goodies, including our famous Trotters cakes. We will also have a BBQ on the go, a camp fire and music. We hope you will be able to stay and join us in what promises to be a cracking evening.
HAYTOR HELLER SATURDAY 19th JULY 2014 Six miles of breathtaking off-road running in the heart of glorious Dartmoor. The setting for this race is on the steeply plunging, picture postcard south-eastern slopes below the famous Haytor Rock. Race HQ will be in the Boys Brigade Centre, which is located at the bottom car park. This popular, well established moorland race starts below Haytor Rock and follows a hilly, circular route before returning once again to Haytor Rock with a fast downhill finale to the finish opposite the middle car park at Haytor. The approx. 6 mile course is challenging with several steep ascents and descents and is generally run across rugged, open moorland, apart from two sections through woodland; firstly below Hound Tor and secondly below Haytor which includes a stream crossing. Torbay Athletic Club Results… 75 Julia Gow Wmith (59:35) – 85 Stephen Lofthouse (1:01:20) – 97 Paul Frissen (1:03:21) – 156 Steven Rowe (1:08:37) – 162 Ray Brown (1:09:09) – 195 Tessa Hearfield (1:12:53) – 206 Anita Merritt (1:14:56) – 215 Sally Shoolbraid (1:17:55) – 221 Rachel Kidd (1:18:53) – 253 Shelly Nicholson (1:29:46) 264 finishers

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