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The Traditional Annual Hill Climb Challenge Race 2022

Race Information:

Distance is approximately 4.5km.

Race starts at 10am on Sunday 24th April 2022.

Congregation in Midtown Park (Click here to see location on map).

Individual Registration Fee is £5 for the race.

A medal will be handed out to all participants at the end of the race. Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third placed Male/Female runners in the following categories:

  • Senior 16 to 34
  • Masters A 35 to 44
  • Masters B 45 to 54
  • Masters C 55 to 59
  • Masters D 60+

Race Route: Commences at point adjacent to Lions Club → Down along Queensway → Up Ragged Staff → Turn up Europa Road and all the way to the Top of the Rock via Engineer Road → Past the Pillars of Hercules → Up towards St Michaels Cabin → Continuing up past the new Sky Walk to the finish line just below the Top Station Cable Car.

The following must be adhered to:

  • No holding area for clothes or personal belongings will be available.
  • Bibs not to be returned back once used.
  • Toilet facilities may not be available on the day of the race.

Note: The race is run up a continuous steep incline to the Top of the Rock with very little flat running.

Note: This is a ‘Road Race’ and as with all road races care must be taken with road traffic and pedestrians. Marshals will be placed at intervals across the route.

How to Register:

Race Registration:

No registration on the day. Registration is to be done prior to the event with a cut-off date of Thursday 21st April 2022. This must be done by completing the online registration form available on this page under “Race Registration”. Team captains are encouraged to submit (if possible) one registration form with full details of their team for the race rather than have all individuals register themselves.

Bib Collection/Cash Payment Information:

The GAAA team will be available on Friday 22nd April 2022 in the GAAA office at 6pm situated in the Victoria Stadium for bib collection. The GAAA office is located behind the hockey pitch stands just beside the tennis courts where you need to go up some stairs before proceeding to the second door on your right (Click here to see location on map). Payments to be made to the GAAA Treasurer’s NatWest/Revolut Account (Mr. Jerai Torres on +35054013323) or alternatively in cash on the 6th May in the GAAA office at 6pm. In case for some reason you are unable to collect your bib or pay in cash at the GAAA office, arrangements can be made with Council Member Mr. Roy Torres on +35054029173 to collect/pay on the morning prior to the race.

Congregation Location:
GAAA Office Location:
Race Registration