The Benbecula 10km - next race - 17 March 2018
This is a Scottish Athletics Licensed Event and operated Under UK Athletics rules.  

Entry fee £7 (or £5 for Scottish Athletics members).

Registration is on the day from 09:30, closing at 10.30.  This allows time to be in position and ready for the 11:00 start.

The Route
The route takes you from Lionacleit school, east towards Creagorry.  Turn right here past the Coop, then for the next 6kms, keep turning left until back at the Creagorry junction.  It's then a straight run back to the school.

Please note, runners should be 15 years or older on race day.
Walkers are welcomed, and will start at 10:30.  Please note that we may not be able to record walkers' times.

Route map of Benbecula 10km

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Start and Finish
The start is close to the Torlum road end, west of Shell Bay camp and caravan site.  The finish is at the entrance to Sgoil Lionacleit.
Registration, changing rooms, lockers, showers are all available at Sgoil Lionacleit, and there is ample space for parking. 

After the race a spread of home baking is provided by local runners and volunteers for the runners.  This is available in the school hostel dining room.  Prizes for the winners are also presented in this room.  

Water Stations / First Aid
There is a water stations at approx. half way round.  First aid cover will be available, and a back up vehicle should it be required.  

Runners should keep to the right hand side of the road unless otherwise directed. 

Please wear your race number on the front of your vest. 

We ask that runners adhere to UKA rules: as this race includes single carriageways and is not whole closed to traffic, please note that the wearing of headphones, or similar devices, (other than those medically prescribed), is not permitted.

Information on places to stay and visiting the island are available on the 'Island Information' page.

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