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18/08/2006 at 08:04
As a Scotsman I have not raced North of the border since I was 17
18/08/2006 at 08:25
just discovered a marathon long distance walk in my area on 23 September, could use that for training.
18/08/2006 at 08:40
ed. can you tell me their names? I know there is a West Highland Way Race, which I haven't the experience or desire to do. There was a Speyside Way 50k but not this year don't know if its going to be back next year. There is another 50k race in Fife but you have to have a sub 4 hour marathon to do it. Any more?
18/08/2006 at 08:46
ah that's good.. sub 4hr qualifying. My 2 marathons have been 4:40 and 6:30 so I don't have to go to Fife now ;-)

18/08/2006 at 09:47
there's a triple crown:

"The Highland Fling" - Milngavie to Tyndrum - April 28th 2007
"The West Highland Way Race" - Milngavie to Fort William - June 24th
"The Devil O' The Highlands" - Tyndrum to Fort William - August 5th Cancelled for 2006, hopes to run in 2007
18/08/2006 at 09:49
50K in fife WHEN ????
18/08/2006 at 10:05
Ooooh - Tyndrum to Fort William? So that'd be over Rannoch Moor and through Glen Coe? With a warm bed and fry-up at the end.

Hmmmmm. (strokes chin in an 'interested' manner)
18/08/2006 at 10:09
43 miles. "You have 12 hours to finish the race and there are manned checkpoints throughout that you must reach."

Sounds rather similar to another event.

Could I do two in two months? Hmmmm.
18/08/2006 at 10:27
Cheers Gobi - suppose I should put those intervals back into the training sessions.

I guess many of you know this already, but a great source of ultra racr info is the Trail Runners Association race listing which has listings of 100s of events through out the year. Most are off road and ultra-distance. Membership is only a tenner a year and for those not in clubs it counts as UKA affiliation and so saves you £2 per race.

TRA web site
18/08/2006 at 10:43
theres a 50k this weekend in Scotland isnt there
18/08/2006 at 12:33
Gobi Fife AC 50km Road race was held on May 14th this year. I know nothing about it but Katypie wanted to do it but didn't have the required sub 4 hour time and they are fairly strict about it I think. I don't know if there is a website or not.
18/08/2006 at 12:35
Ed they look like very nice races to do but also a bit tough for maybe my first ultra and I do like road races.
18/08/2006 at 13:15

ah yes the scottish champs I thought there was another one for a second

no worried flanker

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