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K2-4 Ultra Marathon 2020

26 Jun 2020 - 27 Jun 2020

Organiser's Description

K2-4 Ultra Marathon, Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

10pm 26th June 2020 until 10pm 27th June 2020

The K2-4 Trail Race is Scotland’s newest 24 hour ultra marathon. Runners have 24 hours to see how many loops of the 4km route around Dean Castle Country Park they can complete. We also offer a 12 hour race which can serve as a nice introduction to ultra running and also the 24 hour format. we are also including a team event for up to 8 runners.

There’s a base camp at the start/finish area for you and your support crew.

  • 24 hour ultra marathon along a 4km route through Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock
  • Your chance to discover Ayrshire's 'Hidden Gem'
  • Accommodation on site if required
  • Refreshments availble on site

for further information and course map contact info@eastayrshireleisure.com

Or for more exciting events and activities check out our website www.eastayrshireleisure.com

 

K2-4 Teams Friday 26th June - Saturday 27th June 2020

Teams of up to 8 competitors

The race loop is 4km loop. The majority of it is run on forest trails and estate roads. The course will be fully marked and so by the time darkness falls you’ll have no concerns about getting lost! You can of course visit Dean Castle Country Park anytime to familiarise yourself with it in advance.

Cold & hot water will be supplied for runners to use. Cold water will be available at the start/finish. Hot water will be available at the start/finish.

There is ample parking at the start/finish area. There will be limited space for those of you who wish to use camper vans etc, so if you intend to do this, please let us know ASAP. We also have onsite accommodation which can be booked in advance There will also be space on the start/finish straight for runners who wish to setup a small table to put food/drink on.

There will be toilets, showers and changing facilities available for the duration of the event.

Safety Info
Please come well prepared for this event as you would for any other endurance race.Please remember to dress for the expected weather.

We will have a number of first aiders onsite for the duration of the race, but please don’t underestimate the importance of a support crew no matter how experienced you are in running ultra races.

The race team will also be patrolling the course regularly on foot and bike, so don’t be afraid to ask for some company for a lap or two if you feel you need it.

Above all else, please keep an eye out for each other when on the course and let us know if you think someone is struggling or needs assistance.

Suggested Kit List

  • Head torch w/spare batteries. ** MANDATORY ITEM **
  • Full body waterproof clothing.
  • Hats, gloves,
  • Midge net and repellant (deet-based or Avon “Skin so Soft”) – more important for support crew than runners!
  • Tent with sleeping bag, mat etc.
  • Some warm layers, spare layers etc.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • Enough food to last the duration.
  • Sunglasses & sun-block.
  • Any current medication you may be taking.
  • Enough supplements, sports drinks, electrolytes etc to last the duration. Drinking water will be provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Anything else that will make your race more enjoyable….. within reason!!!!

The above kit is the bare minimum you are expected to have on the day and some of it is just our own recommendations from experience at ultra races. Equipment and food/drink requirements are a very individual thing for each athlete, so please be sure to test things out in training as its the only way to know what will work for you.

Please remember if you would like to book a bed or room on site, advance notice will be required

 For further details and maps, contact us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com

 

K2-4 Teams Friday 26th - Saturday 27th June 2020

Welcome to the newest 24 hour challenge race in Scotland! Only in it's 2nd year K2-4 race is a 4km loop through the grounds of Dean Castle Country Park.

The race route is run on forest trails and estate roads you will definitely be challenged over the 12 hour race but also love the scenic grounds of the estate. The race will take place between 10pm and 10pm on Friday the 26th - Saturday the 27th of June 2020. The course will be fully marked and so by the time darkness falls you’ll have no concerns about getting lost! You can of course visit Dean Castle Country Park anytime to familiarise yourself with it in advance.

Cold & hot water will be supplied for runners to use available in the athletes exclusive area within the visitors centre.

There is ample parking at the start/finish area. There will be limited space for those of you who wish to use camper vans etc, so if you intend to do this, please let us know ASAP. We also have onsite accommodation which can be booked in advance by calling 01563 554734. There is a dedicated camping area situated right beside the visitors centre athlete area.

There are toilets, showers and changing facilities available for the duration of the event.

How Far Can You Go???

Suggested Kit List

  • Head torch w/spare batteries. ** MANDATORY ITEM **
  • Full body waterproof clothing.
  • Hats, gloves,
  • Midge net and repellant (deet-based or Avon “Skin so Soft”) – more important for support crew than runners!
  • Tent with sleeping bag, mat etc.
  • Some warm layers, spare layers etc.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • Enough food to last the duration.
  • Sunglasses & sun-block.
  • Any current medication you may be taking.
  • Enough supplements, sports drinks, electrolytes etc to last the duration. Drinking water will be provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Anything else that will make your race more enjoyable….. within reason!!!!

The above kit is the bare minimum you are expected to have on the day and some of it is just our own recommendations from experience at ultra races. Equipment and food/drink requirements are a very individual thing for each athlete, so please be sure to test things out in training as its the only way to know what will work for you.

Please remember if you would like to book a bed or room on site, advance notice will be required

 For further details and maps, contact us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com

 

K2-4 Individuals Friday 26th June - Saturday 27th June 2020

Welcome to the newest 24 hour challenge race in Scotland! Only in it's 2nd year K2-4 race is a 4km loop through the grounds of Dean Castle Country Park.

The race route is run on forest trails and estate roads you will definitely be challenged over the 12 hour race but also love the scenic grounds of the estate. The race will take place between 10pm and 10pm on Friday the 26th - Saturady the 27th of June 2020. The course will be fully marked and so by the time darkness falls you’ll have no concerns about getting lost! You can of course visit Dean Castle Country Park anytime to familiarise yourself with it in advance.

Cold & hot water will be supplied for runners to use available in the athletes exclusive area within the visitors centre.

There is ample parking at the start/finish area. There will be limited space for those of you who wish to use camper vans etc, so if you intend to do this, please let us know ASAP. We also have onsite accommodation which can be booked in advance by calling 01563 554734. There is a dedicated camping area situated right beside the visitors centre athlete area.

There are toilets, showers and changing facilities available for the duration of the event.

How Far Can You Go???

Safety Info
Please come well prepared for this event as you would for any other endurance race.Please remember to dress for the expected weather.

We will have a number of first aiders onsite for the duration of the race, but please don’t underestimate the importance of a support crew no matter how experienced you are in running ultra races.

The race team will also be patrolling the course regularly on foot and bike, so don’t be afraid to ask for some company for a lap or two if you feel you need it.

Above all else, please keep an eye out for each other when on the course and let us know if you think someone is struggling or needs assistance.

Suggested Kit List

  • Head torch w/spare batteries. ** MANDATORY ITEM **
  • Full body waterproof clothing.
  • Hats, gloves,
  • Midge net and repellant (deet-based or Avon “Skin so Soft”) – more important for support crew than runners!
  • Tent with sleeping bag, mat etc.
  • Some warm layers, spare layers etc.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • Enough food to last the duration.
  • Sunglasses & sun-block.
  • Any current medication you may be taking.
  • Enough supplements, sports drinks, electrolytes etc to last the duration. Drinking water will be provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Anything else that will make your race more enjoyable….. within reason!!!!

The above kit is the bare minimum you are expected to have on the day and some of it is just our own recommendations from experience at ultra races. Equipment and food/drink requirements are a very individual thing for each athlete, so please be sure to test things out in training as its the only way to know what will work for you.

Please remember if you would like to book a bed or room on site, advance notice will be required

 For further details and maps contact us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com

K12 Individuals - Day 27th June 2020

Welcome to the newest 12 hour challenge race in Scotland! Only in it's 2nd year K12 race is a 4km loop through the grounds of Dean Castle Country Park.

The race route is run on forest trails and estate roads you will definitely be challenged over the 12 hour race but also love the scenic grounds of the estate. The race will take place between 10am and 10pm on Saturady the 27th of June 2020. The course will be fully marked and so by the time darkness falls you’ll have no concerns about getting lost! You can of course visit Dean Castle Country Park anytime to familiarise yourself with it in advance.

Cold & hot water will be supplied for runners to use available in the athletes exclusive area within the visitors centre.

There is ample parking at the start/finish area. There will be limited space for those of you who wish to use camper vans etc, so if you intend to do this, please let us know ASAP. We also have onsite accommodation which can be booked in advance by calling 01563 554734. There is a dedicated camping area situated right beside the visitors centre athlete area.

There are toilets, showers and changing facilities available for the duration of the event.

Safety Info
Please come well prepared for this event as you would for any other endurance race. Please remember to dress for the expected weather.

We will have a number of first aiders onsite for the duration of the race, but please don’t underestimate the importance of a support crew no matter how experienced you are in running ultra races.

The race team will also be patrolling the course regularly on foot and bike, so don’t be afraid to ask for some company for a lap or two if you feel you need it.

Above all else, please keep an eye out for each other when on the course and let us know if you think someone is struggling or needs assistance.

Suggested Kit List

  • Head torch w/spare batteries. ** MANDATORY ITEM **
  • Full body waterproof clothing.
  • Hats, gloves,
  • Midge net and repellant (deet-based or Avon “Skin so Soft”) – more important for support crew than runners!
  • Tent with sleeping bag, mat etc.
  • Some warm layers, spare layers etc.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • Enough food to last the duration.
  • Sunglasses & sun-block.
  • Any current medication you may be taking.
  • Enough supplements, sports drinks, electrolytes etc to last the duration. Drinking water will be provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Anything else that will make your race more enjoyable….. within reason!!!!

The above kit is the bare minimum you are expected to have on the day and some of it is just our own recommendations from experience at ultra races. Equipment and food/drink requirements are a very individual thing for each athlete, so please be sure to test things out in training as its the only way to know what will work for you.

Please remember if you would like to book a bed or room on site, advance notice will be required

 Further details and maps contact us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com

 

K12 Individuals - Night 26th - 27th June 2020

Welcome to the newest 12 hour challenge race in Scotland! Only in it's 2nd year K12 race is a 4km loop through the grounds of Dean Castle Country Park.

The race route is run on forest trails and estate roads you will definitely be challenged over the 12 hour race but also love the scenic grounds of the estate. The race will take place between 10am and 10pm on Saturday the 27th of June 2020. The course will be fully marked so by the time darkness falls you’ll have no concerns about getting lost! You can of course visit Dean Castle Country Park anytime to familiarise yourself with it in advance.

Cold & hot water will be supplied for runners to use available in the athletes exclusive area within the visitors centre.

There is ample parking at the start/finish area. There will be limited space for those of you who wish to use camper vans etc, so if you intend to do this, please let us know ASAP. We also have onsite accommodation which can be booked in advance by calling 01563 554734. There is a dedicated camping area situated right beside the visitors centre athlete area.

There are toilets, showers and changing facilities available for the duration of the event.

Safety Info
Please come well prepared for this event as you would for any other endurance race. Please remember to dress for the expected weather.

We will have a number of first aiders onsite for the duration of the race, but please don’t underestimate the importance of a support crew no matter how experienced you are in running ultra races.

The race team will also be patrolling the course regularly on foot and bike, so don’t be afraid to ask for some company for a lap or two if you feel you need it.

Above all else, please keep an eye out for each other when on the course and let us know if you think someone is struggling or needs assistance.

Suggested Kit List

  • Head torch w/spare batteries. ** MANDATORY ITEM **
  • Full body waterproof clothing.
  • Hats, gloves,
  • Midge net and repellant (deet-based or Avon “Skin so Soft”) – more important for support crew than runners!
  • Tent with sleeping bag, mat etc.
  • Some warm layers, spare layers etc.
  • Basic first aid kit.
  • Enough food to last the duration.
  • Sunglasses & sun-block.
  • Any current medication you may be taking.
  • Enough supplements, sports drinks, electrolytes etc to last the duration. Drinking water will be provided.
  • Mobile phone.
  • Anything else that will make your race more enjoyable….. within reason!!!!

The above kit is the bare minimum you are expected to have on the day and some of it is just our own recommendations from experience at ultra races. Equipment and food/drink requirements are a very individual thing for each athlete, so please be sure to test things out in training as its the only way to know what will work for you.

Please remember if you would like to book a bed or room on site, advance notice will be required

 Further details and maps contact us at info@eastayrshireleisure.com

Prices

Until
31 May 2020£400.00
Until
31 May 2020£200.00
UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2020£50.00£52.00
31 May 2020£53.00£55.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA WA EA

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2020£35.00£37.00
31 May 2020£38.00£40.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA WA EA

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2020£35.00£37.00
31 May 2020£38.00£40.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA WA EA

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Closing Date: 31 May 2020

Places Available/Total: ??/300

Status: Open

EventDate
K2-4 Team Event Up to 8 People 202026 Jun 2020
K2-4 Team Event Up to 4 People 202026 Jun 2020
K2-4 Individuals 202026 Jun 2020
K12 Individuals Day 10am - 10pm 202027 Jun 2020
K12 Individuals Night 10pm - 10am 202026 Jun 2020
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24 and 12 hour ultra marathon at Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock