Ron Hill West Highland Way Training and Inspiration night
16 Jan 18
Ron Hill West Highland Way Training and Inspiration Evening
Tuesday 16 th January 2018 – 7.00pm-9.00pm(ish)
Tollbooth Arts centre, Jail Wynd, Stirling FK8 1DE
An informal evening of advice and inspiration for anyone or their support crew tackling this iconic epic challenge for the first or tenth time or any similar or shorter ultra challenge like the Highland Fling, Devil o' the Highlands etc
As always , we aim to provide a full 2 hours of information and inspiration to help send you home, with some new ideas to help you prepare better for whatever challenges you have ahead.
Full line up of speakers still being finalsed but so far include
A genuine West Highland Way legend and the only 4 time winner from 7 finishes. Dave set the course record at 15.26.20 in 1989. A time that stood for 24 years until a certain Paul Giblin came on the scene. He is a true lover of the outdoors. As well as his successful ultra running, Dave is also a competent climber and in recent years has completed complete rounds of the Munro’s Corbett’s, Graham’s and Donald’s, every peak over 2,000 feet in Scotland.
In conversation, he will talk about how he trained, how he tackled the race, and thoughts on how ultra running has changed over the years.
SEAN STONE; Ultra running: What could possibly go wrong…?
Sean has been part of the Race medical team for 10 years.He will take you through a selection of the potential medical problems and hazards that may impact on your ability to complete the distance.Sean is well placed to advise on what warning signals to look out for when running distances of 50 miles plus, and the common injuries and medical pitfalls to avoid.
WEST HIGHLANDWAY QUESTION TIME.
Whether you are aiming to Compete or Complete,our ever popular Question Time is your your chance to ask our panel of experienced ultra runners about anything from Training to Trainers; Support crew to Schedules; From Race prep to Race food. Our panel will include.
LYNNE ALLEN 2017 Champion who made a huge breakthrough to record 18.48.31 in her 1st WHW, the 5th fastest lady.
JAMIE AARONS 2015 Womans Champion.Finisher of the Tor des Geants and Goretex Trans Alpine race
TIM DOWNIE The ever enthusiastic Tim has a wealth of down to earth experience with multiple finishes in all Scotland's major ultra's.
CARRIE CRAIG 2nd lady in 2017 19.13.39 and 3 time finisher
A N OTHER TO BE CONFIRMED