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Isle of Jura Fell Race
 Race Details
Race Date Saturday, 25 May 2019
Start Time 10:30am
Venue Craighouse, Jura
Website http://www.jurafellrace.org.uk
Distance 28 km
Climb 2370 m
Record (M) 3:05:14 - Finlay Wild (2017)
Record (F) 3:38:43 - Jasmin Paris (2015)

2020 Race Cancelled Next race - 2021

Race Profile

Craighouse to Gleann Astaile
Start at the Distillery. Turn left immediately up steep track, through deer-fence gate and along right edge of forest plantation. Very boggy. Then gradually upwards through rough terrain to Dubh Bheinn. Turn sharp right at the summit and descend complex ridge passing several lochans, before steep rocky climb to summit of Glas Bheinn. Traverse west along the ridge to Aonach Bheinn. Steep rocky heathery descent to Gleann Astaile.

Gleann Astaile to Beinn Shiantaidh
Straight up Beinn a’Chaolais, at first following a small burn (take a good drink here), but then moving leftwards up bands of heather and weaving back rightwards higher up to miss the worst of the boulder fields. Steep descent off Beinn a’Chaolais on angular scree and boulders to the bealach, then straight up obvious ridge to the summit of Beinn an Oir, moving leftwards near the top to avoid large boulder field. Descend Beinn an Oir NE along boulder-marked track until small ruin, then turn sharp right down steep grass. Keep to the right for as long as possible before cutting down left through rocks and heather to reach the bealach. The ascent of Beinn Shiantaidh is steep but straightfoward.

Beinn Shiantaidh to Corra Bheinn
Descend E ridge on mainly small scree and patches of vegetation, until it's possible to veer left and aim for the lochans, and the straightforward climb up Corra Bheinn.

Corra Bheinn to Craighouse
Take care with the bearing off Corra Bheinn, since initially Three Arch Bridge is obscured from view. Descend to Three Arch Bridge over rough grassland to cross the Corran River, then follow boggy deer tracks on the S side to the bridge. After Three Arch Bridge, follow 3.3 mile stretch of road along the Jura coastline to finish outside the Distillery.

Sub 4 hours will win you an engraved whisky glass.

 Previous Results
YearWinnerFirst Lady
2019 Tim Morgan (3:20:27) Jill Stephen (4:06:22)
2018 Ted Ferguson (3:19:30) Jasmin Paris (3:49:22)
2017 Finlay Wild (3:05:14) Jill Stephen (4:05:18)
2016 Finlay Wild (3:09:53) Jasmin Paris (3:41:00)
2015 Finlay Wild (3:13:27) Jasmin Paris (3:38:43)
2014 Hector Haines (3:06:30) Jasmin Paris (3:53:52)
2013 Hector Haines (3:18:29) Jasmin Paris (3:54:51)
2012 Rob Jebb (3:17:39) Angela Mudge (3:55:35)
2011 Es Tresidder (3:21:51) Sarah Ridgway (4:09:29)
2010 Rob Jebb (3:28:36) Angela Mudge (3:59:11)
2009 Ian Holmes (3:49:50) Angela Mudge (4:23:46)
2008 Rob Jebb (3:07:49) Angela Mudge (3:40:33)
2007 Ian Holmes (3:18:31) Angela Mudge (4:07:55)
2006 Ian Holmes (3:31:44) Dawn Scott (4:45:41)
 Runners by Year
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