Our Races - Hilly Hundred

Not the Roman IX Summer Six  Hilly Hundred  Welcombe XC

Thanks to everybody who took part in the 2017 race and who made it such a great day

Race report coming shortly

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Every Club who have entered a team in the past couple of years will receive an e mail towards the end of the year providing advance details about entering etc.

Entry to this race is by invitation only but we are always welcoming to new clubs. If you think your club would be interested in participating and / or you would like further information please send an e mail to hilly100@stratfordac.co.uk

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Race Information

The Cotswold Hilly 100 is a 100 mile road relay race that is divided into 10 legs each of approx 10 miles. The race starts at the American Fountain, Market Square in Stratford upon Avon and finishes at the Stratford Sports Club and follows a route of mainly minor roads that meanders through the Cotswolds. 

The race has been held for over 25 years and whilst there have been minor tweaks to improve the safety of the runners the overall route is largely unchanged. A link to the map of this years course is here. As the name suggests there are a number of 'undulations' throughout the route as the race profile shows.

The course record is held by Massey Ferguson Running Club. In 1989 they ran a combined overall time of 9 hours 24 mins.

Teams start at either 5am, 6am or 7am depending on their predicted overall time with a view to finishing at c 6pm - 7pm. 

There is a Shield for the 1st Mens Team, 1st Ladies team, 1st 'B' Team and 1st Mixed Team.

However, it is the club spirit this race generates that is the main attraction. Teams are responsible for supporting each runner on their leg (e.g. marshaling and first aid as required) and ensuring a successful handover at the end of each leg creates some logistical challenges. Despite the best laid plans its not unknown for runners to lose their way or to have to continue onto the following leg because their colleague hasn't arrived!

All profit from this race is donated to Charity and our chosen charity is the Shakespeare Hospice. Last year we were very pleased to make a donation of £600 - we will confirm details of this years donation when the race finances are known.

Route Descriptions 

Leg 1        Leg 2       Leg 3     Leg 4     Leg 5

Leg 6        Leg 7        Leg 8       Leg 9      Leg 10

Maps - all maps now updated for 2014

PDF GPX
Leg 1 Leg 1
Leg 2 Leg 2
Leg 3 Leg 3
Leg 4 Leg 4
Leg 5 Leg 5
Leg 6 Leg 6
Leg 7 Leg 7
Leg 8 Leg 8
Leg 9 Leg 9
Leg 10 Leg 10

Or click on these Map my Run links to see it in Google or upload to your phones:

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/stratford-upon-avon-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-1-route-195672452
 

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/bidford-on-avon-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-2-route-195681448

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/broadway-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-3-route-195686006

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/winchcombe-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-4-route-195693964

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/cirencester-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-5-route-197725744

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/bourton-on-the-water-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-6-route-197728542

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/stow-on-the-wold-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-7-route-197730288

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/moreton-in-marsh-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-8-route-197732142

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/moreton-in-marsh-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-9-route-197733560

http://www.mapmyrun.com/gb/shipston-on-stour-eng/cotswold-hilly-100-relay-race-leg-10-route-197735290



Leg 3 2014 link

Leg 4 2014 link




 


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