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River Ayr Way Ultra Marathon

10 Sep 2022

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

Organiser's Description

River Ayr Way Ultra and Relay            Saturday 10th September 2022

  • 40 mile ultra marathon through some of Ayrshire's most spectacular scenery
  • your chance to discover a little-known corner of Scotland
  •  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

Detailed MAPS and lots more useful stuff at the following link

 

https://eastayrshireleisure.com/countryside-outdoor/the-river-ayr-way/

 

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

 

River Ayr Way Relay

Dam Park Stadium or Alternative new Stadium will be open from 7am on the day. Please note that the facilities provide only male and female designated changing, toilet and showering facilities.
Please park at the Ayrshire College or Ayr Academy 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 ** Please note this year there will be a charge of £5 per person for the bus to Glenbuck which is payable on the morning of the race
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

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 10th September, 7.30 to 8.45 at Glenbuck Loch

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

 

River Ayr Way Ultra

Glenbuck Loch to Dam Park, Ayr

Distance: 40 miles

Max Time: 10 hours

Before the race

Dam Park Stadium or Alternative New Stadium will be open from 7am on the day. Please note that the facilities provide only male and female designated changing, toilet and showering facilities.
Please park at the Ayrshire College or Ayr academy car park
Buses depart at 7.30am from Ayrshire College Car Park or Ayr Academy CP and Dean Castle Country Park, please make sure you have booked a seat ** Please note this year there will be a charge of £5 per person for the bus to Glenbuck which is payable on the morning of the race
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 or new Stadium Race Track where you will be expected to do a lap of the track before completing the race.

After the race

Dam Park or alternative showers will be open until 8pm. Stadium only provides male and female designated toilets, changing rooms and showers.
Minibus back to Kilmarnock from Dam Park or alternative New Stadium, although there may be a waiting time for this bus depending on numbers.

Race Rules

No pacers, muling or support runners

No running with dogs

No running aids

No littering

 

Check-in: Saturday 10th September 8:00am to 8:45am at Glenbuck Loch

Start of race  9:00am

 

Prices

Until
10 Aug 2022 23:59£60.00
UntilDiscounted*Standard
10 Aug 2022 23:59£30.00£32.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

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

Dates and Status

Date: 10 Sep 2022

Closing Date: 10 Aug 2022 23:59

Status: Closed

EventAvailable/Total
River Ayr Way Ultra Marathon Relay??/25
River Ayr Way Ultra Marathon 2022??/200
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Organiser

Ultra Marathon from Glenbuck Loch near Muirkirk, East Ayrshire to Dam Park, Ayr, South Ayrshire