Trail Outlaws present the Devil's Foot Half Marathon. A trail race that starts in Lauder and follows the scenic trails of the Southern Upland Way back to Melrose. After crossing the river, you will head past the Devils Foot Mark! You then head for a devilshly difficult finish over the Eildon Hills, before heading back to finish at Melrose Rugby Club.
Entry includes a free coach journey to the start of the race. The course is full marked and there will be several checkpoints to provide refreshments to help you on your way.
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All of the check points have basic first aid facilities. If you suffer an injury or accident that warrants direct medical attention and you are not able to get to an aid station, then please phone one of the race directors(07734309500 or 07984307900). If you have no phone contact, ask any runners or members of the public that pass you to relay the message. If you are injured but able to walk, please make your way to the nearest check point. If you suffer a severe injury, encounter someone in serious difficulty or are in any doubt at all please call 999. If you are on/beside a driveable tarmac road then please ask for the Ambulance service. If you are not by a drivable road then please request the Police and request Mountain Rescue.
Borders General Hospital, Huntlyburn, Melrose, TD6 9BS. 01896 826000
All entrants get their race t-shirt, if they enter at least two weeks before the race. All finishers get a race medal.
There are also male and female prizes for the categories shown below.
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There will be water, coke and snacks at every checkpoint. The first checkpoint is 3.25 miles and the second checkpoint is at 8.25 miles.
There will be a 3 hour cut off at the chain bridge as you enter Melrose. Which is at approximately 9.25 miles.
Melrose Rugby Club are putting on a hot food option for the end of the race. Which can be purchased as part of entry or after entry.
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