This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Kintyre Way Ultra - Three Great Races, One Outstanding Event

06 May 17

 Kintyre Way Ultra

Saturday 6th May 2017

Three Great Races - One outstanding event


Discover Scotland's most scenic long-distance trail

 Ultra Marathon 35.5mile       Ultra Relay Run 35.5mile       Ultra Cycle 73mile


  • New for 2017 - 73 mile cycle event

  • Coast to coast on the Kintyre Peninsula

  • Fully waymarked, with distance markers at 1 mile intervals

  • Refreshments and first aid at checkpoints

  • Drop bags conveyed to checkpoints

  • Rucksacks conveyed to finish

  • Electronic Timing

  • Ultra Village at finish point - food, drink, music, sports massage, activities, kids fun area

  • Technical goody bag for all entrants

Kintyre Way Ultra

ULTRA Marathon

Tayinloan to Campbeltown

Distance: 35.5 miles     Total ascent: 1300m

Check-in: Saturday 6th May, 7:00 to 8:00 at Tayinloan Village Hall (OS 698 459)

START TIME for all runners:

     08:15 start, max.time 11 hours   (Note change from original times)

    You can get the Citylink bus from Campbeltown at 6:30 - booking advisable.

Entry fee:

    Standard   £38 up to 31/3/17
    Late entry £43 up to 28/4/17
*£2 reduction for members of Scottish Athletics

 Further information Click here


Kintyre Way Ultra


Tarbert to Campbeltown

Distance: 73 miles 


Please note that ALL entrants for the cycle race MUST check in between 1pm – 11pm at Hazelburn Business Park, Campbeltown on Friday 5th May. At which point,there will a bike doctor service available should you need it, and loaded on to transport to the start point for Saturday.


Bike hire is now available for the Kintyre Way Ultra Cycle.

This is provided by our partners at Wheels Cycling Centre, Callander.

This is the hassle free option to have a high quality Cyclocross or Mountain bike delivered to the start of the event. Just turn up and ride.

No need to worry at the end, your bike is collected from the finish without any worries of cleaning or servicing leaving you free to relax in the event village.

Contact John to arrange your booking and find out more details..

01877 331100 or email to find out more.


Start of race:  8:30

Overall time allowed: 10½ hours

Suggested equipment - Click here for further information.


Entry fee per person:

    Standard   £38 up to 31/3/17

    Late entry £43 up to 28/4/17



 Further information Click here

 Kintyre Way Ultra


Section 1:  Tayinloan-Carradale, 15½ miles, 600m ascent

Section 2:  Carradale-Ifferdale,  6 miles, 270m ascent - actually the toughest section!

Section 3:  Ifferdale-Campbeltown, 14 miles, 430m ascent


Check-in: all members of your relay team must check in personally. To make this easier, there are 2 options -

       Friday 5th May   13:00 to 22:00 at Hazelburn Business Park, Campbeltown  PA28 6HA  (OS 717 208)

       Saturday 6th May, 7:00 to 8:00 at Tayinloan Village Hall  PA29 6XG  (OS 698 459)

Start of race08:15       (note change from original time)

Overall time allowed: 11 hours


Entry fee per person:

    Standard   £38 up to 31/3/17
    Late entry £43 up to 28/4/17
    *£2 reduction for members of Scottish Athletics

NOTE: Each member of your relay team must enter separately

You can choose how many are in the team (2 or 3) and they don't all have to enter at the same time.

Timeouts: if first runner hasn't reached Carradale by 12:30, 2nd runner must set off.   If 2nd runner hasn't reached Ifferdale by 14:30, 3rd runner must set off.

Further information: Click here


Kintyre Way Ultra Team

07894 253572/07712 828106

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
ULTRA Marathon06/05/2017??/200Closed28/04/2017
ULTRA Cycle06/05/2017??/120Closed28/04/2017
ULTRA Relay (Run)06/05/2017??/200Closed29/04/2017

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA


*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
The Kintyre Way Hazelburn Business Park Millknowe Campbeltown Argyll PA28 6HA