Hill Challenge

The 2024 Hill Challenge was held on Wednesday, 1 May 2024

The 2025 Hill Challenge is scheduled for Thursday, 1 May 2025

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.

Hikers should contact the BHA at hikebarbados@gmail.com

Runners should contact ralf@run246.com

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  2024 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

HC2012-2019, 2023 Top 20.xlsx

Mountain Goats

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