Kintyre Way Ultra

13 May 2023
Tayinloan, uk
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trail race
56 KM
1 day
160 Runners
Difficulty:    Advanced
ENTRY FEE:    48 gbp

The Kintyre Way is one of Scotland’s Great Trails and each year, the Kintyre Way Ultra takes place along one-third of its 100-mile length. In 2023, the route is from Tayinloan to Campbeltown via Carradale.

Trail running in glorious scenery with views over the sea to Arran, Islay, Jura and Gigha.

Full GPS tracking, so your friends can  watch your progress.
Drop-bags conveyed to the 2 intermediate checkpoints
Personal bag conveyed to the finish
Refreshments at the checkpoints
Showers at the finish
Hot soup, sandwich and a Danish pastry at the finish
A miniature of single malt whisky
Kids’ entertainment in the finish area
Free body massage

Option of relay entry for teams of 3

 

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.