Lanark Trail Festival

On August 12th South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture will host a morning of racing and family fun at Lanark Racecourse as part of this year's Lanark Trail Festival!

Lanark Trail Festival

About Lanark Trail Festival

THE EVENTS:
10K trail run (16 yrs +)
5K trail run (under 8's accompanied by an adult)
1K kids fun run (5-12 years)
Junior Lanimer Cup Races 50-800m (under4's - 12year olds)
Junior Off-road duathlon (tri star starts - tri star 3)

RACE START TIMES:
5K start time: 09:30 (Warm Up 09:10)
10K start time: 10.15 (Warm Up 09:55)
1k start time: 11.15 (Warm Up 10:50)
Junior Lanimer Cup Races: 11.45
Junior Duathlon: 12:15

ENTRY FEES:
10K - £17.00
5K – £15.00 adult, £12.00 junior
1K - £5.00
Junior Lanimer Cup Races - FREE (to register for this event contact Lanark Lifestyles directly on 01555 666800 - race numbers for this event are collected on the day of event at the Racecourse)
Junior Duathlon - £15.00

REGISTRATION/ENTRY PACKS:
Your chipped race number will be available from 6th August 2018.
Runners will have 2 options:
1. Numbers can be collected from the reception at Lanark Lifestyles up to Friday 10th August or
2. Collect on race day from 08:30

COURSE DETAILS:
The 5 & 10K COURSE
The 5k course will start at Lanark Racecourse and head down towards Lanark Loch. From here runners will run a full loop of the loch then head back up towards the racecourse, before entering the racecourse runners will turn into the woods/cycle path for 3/4 of this route before re-joining the racecourse for a final lap.
The 10k route is a challenging double circuit of the 5k.
Course surfaces: Lanark loch - red gravel, Lanark racecourse - grass, woods/cycle route - trail

Junior 1K COURSE **New for 2018**
This course will be on the racecourse but will allow children to be timed whilst they race over the 1k flat, grass course. They will also recieve a medal & a t-shirt.

Junior Lanimer Cup Races (50m - 800m)
All on flat ground on the Racecourse just outside the pitches/rugby club house
50m - toddler dash, under 4's
100m - ages 4-6
200m - ages 7-8
400m - ages 9-10
800m - ages 11-12

Junior Duathlon
Tri starts (8 years), Tri Stars 1 (9-10 years), Tri Stars 2 (11-12 years) and Tri Stars 3 (13-14 years).
All age groups will use the racecourse for the run sections and then the wooded cycle route for a truly off-road experience! (off road bikes and helmets are essential)

PARTICIPANT GIFTS:
At the end of the events, participants will receive their unique Lanark themed medals and event t-shirts. Junior Lanimer Cup runners will receive a small momento.
There will be water refreshments, snack & fruit at the end for all runners.

PRIZES:
10k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female. The 1st placed male & female will be awarded the Edinburgh-Lanimer Cup & the Glasgow-Lanimer Cup.
5k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female
1k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Boy & Girl
800m children’s race - 1st male & female will be awarded the Junior Lanimer Cups
Junior Duathlon - 1st, 2nd & 3rd places boys & girls in each category.

TOILETS / CHANGING FACILITIES:
Toilets, changing & shower facilities are available within the football hut (additional portable toilets available at the rear)

BAG STORAGE:
Storage tags will be available from registration on the day.

PARKING:
Car parking facilities are available at the racecourse, the loch and at Lanark Auction Market.

WATER STATIONS / REFRESHMENTS:
There will be water stations around the course & every competitor will a bottle of water at the finish.

Their will be a catering company on site throughout the event.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Local sport clubs & SLLC co-ordinators will be running taster activities throughout the event.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Lanark Trail Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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