Event of the Week

The River Ayr Way Challenge

Sat 16 Sep 2017, 9am start

This annual 40 mile ultra-marathon, often referred to as the RAW Challenge, is part of the Scottish Ultra Marathon series and attracts runners from all over the country.

The River Ayr Way is Scotland’s first source to sea path network. It passes through some of Ayrshire’s most spectacular and varied scenery with an abundance of wildlife and runs from its source at Glenbuck Loch to the sea at Ayr. It officially opened in 2006 and has attracted ultra-runners ever since.

What to expect:
•    Running conditions: Mostly off road – some small sections on quiet roads and last five miles on tarmac. Some sections are muddy underfoot. Race finishes at Dam Park track in Ayr
•    Checkpoints every five miles with water, food and fruit
•    Bag drop to checkpoints available
•    Transport to the start of the race
•    Rucksacks transported  to the finish
•    A much coveted goody bag!

If 40 miles doesn’t appeal, there is a relay option which can be done in teams of three. Entry to the relay is priced at £50 per team.

Entries close on 9 September.
Enter online at entrycentral.com or visit eastayrshireleisure.com for more info.


e: info@eastayrshireleisure.com
Facebook: East Ayrshire Leisure & River Ayr Way (RAW) fan page