Awesome Results – Well Done Everyone

As race day approached we watched the weather forecast change almost hourly. One thing was clear – you were going to get wet and cold at some point during the day. It was just a question of where and when.

The first section along the various beaches proved extraordinarily tough with headwinds and heavy rain. Never has the climb up to Clachan caused so much pain!

The normally glorious views of Arran from the middle section were hidden today with some runners experiencing very low visibility and just having to slog it out, while the Col de Skipness broke a few hearts but not spirits with a high percentage of finishers, considering the conditions.

Congratulations to everyone who toughed it out and especially to the men’s winner Nicholas Gemmell on his birthday. A new women’s record was set by Alex Kane who pronounced the race ‘so much fun’ and the prizes ‘all my favourite things!’.

Pictured are Nicholas Gemmell and Mark Webster, both sharing a birthday today.

Men’s Solo Sponsored by Kilkerran Single Malt
1 Nicholas Gemmell 04:15:36
2 Stephen Ross 04:35:00
3 Alasdair Maciver 04:42:08
Women’s Solo sponsored by Beinn an Tuirc
1 Alexandra Kane 05:08:26
2 Laura MacDonald 05:19:20
3 Maria Mott 05:46:01
vet50+ sponsored by Loch Fyne Whiskies
1 MSV Angus Robertson 04:57:12
1 FSV Lesley McKerral07:02:47
Relay Teams sponsored by Fyne Ales
1 Relay Short Shorts (Frances Wardle, Tim Martin, Allan Waters) 04:20:26
2 Frigate Bound (Colin MacFarlane, Tom Carbro, Stuart Oates) 04:29:39
3 Auld Alliance (Benjamin Cottin, Steven Alexander, Sean Reid) 05:09:58

Solo Race with split times here.
Relay Times here

You can still access the Geotracks site to replay your route here.

We are pleased to pass on thanks to the over 60 people behind the scenes who made the event possible.

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2021 Final Details

This page should give you all the information about this year’s Ultra in one place. It is being updated as information falls into place. I’ve left last year’s results link for now for your entertainment.

The Final Details are here.

Obligatory Kit for All Runners

COVID Questions. We will not ask all of you every question but your appearance at registration assumes you can answer these satisfactorily.

We’ll have a zoom meeting on Tuesday 4th May at 7.30pm to enable you to ask any further questions. Here’s the Zoom link –
You are invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Kintyre Way Ultra

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4833820244?pwd=SDk3VlNHOGVOZVBCS2trejQxWWZpZz09

Meeting ID: 483 382 0244
Passcode: kintyreway

Your Number and Start Time, as well as which bus you’re on (if applicable) is here. Buses leave at 8.20 and 9.40.
Relay teams have designated start times too this year as there are 13 teams!

The tracking link for the event, to enable friends and fans to keep an eye on you, is here.

We advise folk to use wifi to load the page initially if possible to save a slow update when on mobile data.

The results for the Solo race are here
And for the Relay here

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