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The Cobbler Hill Race 2024

SHR 2024 Championship race

Saturday 13th April 2024



Race day information:
Registration opens at 9.30am at Ardgartel hotel. Registration closes 11.30am. The registration will at the rear of the hotel. Please remove hill shoes when entering the hotel.

Please allow plenty of time to get from car park, to registration then to the race start. The start is approx 3km from the hotel.

Kit - Spot checks at the start line - Full body cover must carried as per rules of race organiser and Scottish Hill Runners. Click here for SHR Safety guide.

Car Parking:
There will be parking marshals please follow their instructions.

Parking zone 1 - Ardgarden hotels - cars & mini buses. Limited numbers of spaces for cars - first come first served. All vehicles assigned to the hotel car park must be moved by 4 p.m.

Parking zone 2 & 3 - north of the hotel - Vans & large vehicles.

Parking zone 4 & 5
- Forest Holidays cabin - cars & vans. There a pedestrian footbridge which takes you to registration.


Food & Toilets
- Ardgarten Hotel - toilets & bar open from 1pm. Please remove shoes when entering the building.
- Forest Holidays (Parking zone 4 & 5) -
Toilets & Food - If anyone part of the event orders anything to eat they will apply a 20% discount. They will just need to make us aware that they are a part of it. Friends and family tooūüėÄIt is a fairly small kitchen so can always pre order.
- Public Toilets - next Parking zone 2 & 3

Race Date: 13th April 2024.

Start Times: Women's race will start at 12:00 and the men's race will start at 12:15.

Public Transport:
Bus 926 & 976 - Ardgarten Visitor Center.
Train station: Arrochar & Tarbet 4.1 miles to hotel.

This is the third Cobbler Hill running race to raise funds for Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team.

Length 6 km
Climb 730m.

Registration at Ardgartan Hotel, (NN 27302 02815)

Start line
Walking time to start line approx. 30 minutes. Please allow time to park, registration and get to the start line
. A short walk to the start on the forest track.  Race will be up the old path to Checkpoint 1, (NN 27397 04845)  Must be passed on the ascent and descent.  Along by An t-Sron to Checkpoint 2 by Central Peak, (NN 25965 05732)  Return by the same route.

Prize Giving will be held after the race at Ardgarten hotel.

Full waterproof body cover must be carried.

Minimum age - 18.

The Course:
The whole route will marked with flags, and in some places painted posts. 
- Marshals are all members of Mountain Rescue and will be strategically placed on the hill.
- The route is marked where it leaves the start up the ridge to the south peak and summit. 
- All checkpoints are mandatory.
- Always follow instructions by marshals & event crew.