Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hunter's Run

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HUNTER'S RUN (J4x32) 4C set Kerr Johnston Hunter Valley Book

1- 8 1L followed by 1M and 4M followed by 4L chase clockwise round set back to place while 2s+3s circle 4H round and back
9-12 4M cast up to top (1M+2M+3M step down 9-10) while 1L casts to 4th place (2L+3L+4L step up 9-10)
13-16 4M+2L and 3M+1L (end couples) set and turn 2H
17-20 2L (at top) and 3M (at bottom) repeat 9-12. 3412
21-24 3s and 1s set and turn partner RH
25-28 3s lead down to 4th place while 4s+1s+2s clap 3 times (2 bars) and step up 27-28
29-32 3s turn (Right Elbow grip) while 4s+1s+2s advance and retire. 4123

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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