Hill Challenge

The 2023 Hill Challenge was held on Monday, 1 May 2023

It was dedicated to the memory of Renner Yearwood, who participated in the Hill Challenge in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, placing 3rd, 1st, 1st and 5th respectively.


Results and other details can be found here.

About the Hill Challenge

The Hill Challenge is a footrace (hike and/or run) held annually, usually in April or May. The distance is about 21km (about 13 miles) with some 1,100m (about 3,500 feet elevation change).  About 70% of the route is on trail, some easy, some technical. It is organized by members of the Barbados Hiking Association.

History of the Hill Challenge

The inaugural "To Hill and Back" Hiking Challenge was held on Easter Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 7:00am from Haggatts Factory Yard, St. Andrew. It was organized by members of the Barbados Hiking Association and included 13 miles (21km) with 9 hills of the roughest terrain in Barbados.

Past Results

2012 Results  2013 Results  2014 Results  2015 Results

2016 Results  2017 Results  2018 Results  2019 Results  2023 Results

Because of Barbados Government restrictions on hosting sporting events,

the Hill Challenge did not take place in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

All time sub 3:00 finishers

Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goat are a loosely organized group of trail runners. Click here for more information.