Kintyre Way Ultra

09 May 2020

Organiser's Description

 KINTYRE WAY ULTRA

Saturday 9th May 2020

Trail-running in glorious scenery

Ultra Marathon: 32 miles           Ultra Relay (teams of 3): 32 miles

NEW!  GPS tracking for all runners!

  • Friends and family can see your progress on a map

  • Supporters know when to expect you at checkpoints

  • If you get lost, we know immediately

  • If you're in trouble, just press the red HELP button

  • These trackers use all available mobile networks (unlike smartphone apps that only use your own provider)

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Fully waymarked with distance markers at 1-mile intervals

Free refreshments at start and finish and the two checkpoints

Showers at the finish

Ultra Village at finish: food, drink, music and kids' fun area

Free sports massage

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 KINTYRE WAY ULTRA

Saturday 9th May 2020

Scenic trail-running, Tayinloan to Tarbert, 32 miles

Further information at    www.kintyrewayultra.org

Tayinloan to Tarbert, 32 miles (51km),  total ascent: 1035 m

Checkpoints:
    CP1 Clachan Village Hall, 9½ miles (15km)
    CP2 Skipness Village Hall, 22 miles (35km)
There will be refreshments and toilets at both checkpoints

Check-in: all runners must check in personally.
   Saturday 9th May, 07:00 to 08:15 at Tayinloan Village Hall  PA29 6XG.  OS grid ref 698 459

 

Start of race08:30
    Overall time allowed: 10 hours

 

Drop-bags: at the start you can hand in small bags with food & drink etc for collecting at CP1 (Clachan) or CP2 (Skipness). Each bag to be clearly labelled with your race number. These bags should be disposable and not contain anything of value.

You can also hand in a bag with change of clothes etc if you don't have anyone meeting you at the finish. This bag should be labelled with your name and race number and the word FINISH.

 

Transport to the start:

We will provide a bus leaving Tarbert (bus turning circle) at 07:00 - see option on entry form.

 

Final briefings will be sent out prior to the event and will include more detailed information & maps. Please visit the website and our facebook page for further information and updates.

 

Entry fee:

    Standard   £45 up to 31/3/20
    Late entry £50 up to 21/4/20
 
*£2 reduction for members of Scottish Athletics
 

 KINTYRE WAY ULTRA

Saturday 9th May 2020

Ultra Relay:  32 miles of scenic trail-running

Further information at  www.kintyrewayultra.org

 

Runners briefings will be sent out prior to the event and will include more detailed information & maps. Please visit the website and our facebook page for further information and updates.

 

Section 1:  Tayinloan - Clachan, 9½ miles (15km),  140m ascent

Section 2:  Clachan - Skipness, 12½ miles (20km),  415m ascent

Section 3:  Skipness - Tarbert, 10 miles (16km),  480m ascent

 

Check-in: all members of your relay team must check in personally. If this is a problem, please email us.

      Saturday 9th May, 07:00 to 08:15 at Tayinloan Village Hall  PA29 6XG.  OS grid ref 698 459

Start of race08:30

Overall time allowed: 10 hours

 

Entry fee per person:

    Standard   £39 up to 31/3/20
    Late entry £44 up to 21/4/20
 
    *£2 reduction for members of Scottish Athletics

NOTE: Each member of your relay team must enter separately. Please give a team name (separate from running club) so that we can see who is running with you. 

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

Transport - you will need to plan how to get to and from the changeover points. Please email us if you need help on how to get to/from Clachan and Skipness.

 

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2020£43.00£45.00
21 Apr 2020£48.00£50.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2020£37.00£39.00
21 Apr 2020£42.00£44.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 09 May 2020

Closing Date: 21 Apr 2020

Status: Open

EventAvailable/Total
ULTRA Marathon??/200
ULTRA Relay??/50
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Organiser

Robert Reid

07712 828106