Confined and open heavyweight competitions.
Hill race up and down Craig Varr.
The race was started in 1958 by Major James de S. La Terriere and was intended originally for shepherds, keepers and other locals.
Facts about the race.
Round field once then to top of Craig Varr - hill marker stamps competitors' hands
Back to field straight to finish
Height difference 1000 ft (690' to 1690') - 305 meters
Distance 1 mile - 1.6 kilometers
Mens' records:- 2000 Alan Milligan - 19mins 50 secs
Womens' record:- 2001 Kate Jenkins - 25 mins 19 secs
All competitors enter the events at their own risk.