River Ayr Way Ultra Marathon
15 Sep 2018
River Ayr Way Ultra and Relay Saturday 16th September 2017
- 40 mile ultra marathon through some of Ayrshire's most spectacular scenery
- your chance to discover a little-known corner of Scotland
- food, fruit, cold drinks and a friendly welcome at checkpoints every 10 miles
- water stations every 5 miles
- drop-bags conveyed to checkpoints
- rucksacks conveyed to the finish
- transport to the start of the race from Ayr or Kilmarnock
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River Ayr Way Ultra
Glenbuck Loch to Dam Park, Ayr
Distance: 40 miles
Max Time: 10 hours
Before the race
Dam Park Stadium will be open from 7am on the day. Please note that the facilities at Dam Park provide only male and female designated changing, toilet and showering facilities.
Please park at the Ayrshire College Car Park
Buses depart at 7.30am from Ayrshire College Car Park and Dean Castle Country Park, please make sure you have booked a seat
Registration at Glenbuck from 8am. There are no toilet facilities at Glenbuck.
Drop bags marked with your Race number and the appropriate Checkpoint Number can be left at registration
During the race
All Checkpoints will have water
10 mile checkpoints will have runners bag drop, juice, chocolate, fruit and snacks
First Aid will be available
If you wish to pull out of the race please tell a marshal.
Diversions may be in place on the day. However, where they are, the diverted route will be fully signposted. Please follow all local signage
Running conditions in some sections are very muddy underfoot
The River Ayr Way is generally speaking off road but there are small sections on quiet road and the final five miles is on tarmac
As usual there are tricky sections which are detailed on the website: www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Finish is at Dam Park Race Track where you will be expected to do a lap of the track before completing the race.
After the race
Dam Park showers will be open until 8pm. Dam Park only provides male and female designated toilets, changing rooms and showers.
Minibus back to Kilmarnock from Dam Park, although there may be a waiting time for this bus depending on numbers.
No pacers, muling or support runners
No running with dogs
No running aids
Check-in: Saturday 15th September 8:00 to 8:45 at Glenbuck Loch
Start of race 9:00
River Ayr Way Relay
Section 1: Glenbuck to Sorn, 17 miles, mainly off road, rural paths
Section 2: Sorn to Annbank, 14 miles, mainly off road, rural paths. Some on road sections.
Section 3: Annbank to Ayr, 9 miles, mainly on road and tarmac paths
Overall time allowed: 10 hours
Check-in Saturday 15th September, 7.30 to 8.45 at Glenbuck Loch
Buses leaves from Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock and Ayrshire College, Ayr at 7:30. Dam Park will be open from 7:00 for toilets. Other than to the start, teams need ot organise their own transport to and from start and pick up points for relay positions.
Start of race 9:00
You can choose how many are in the team (2 or 3)
Further details and maps at http://eastayrshireleisure.com/index.php?a=landing&id=3&sid=128&mid=150
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