2018 Thanks

Our main sponsor is the REAL FOOD CAFE. Sarah Heward of the RFC has been amazingly supportive. She donated bananas, water, goody bags, flapjacks, meal vouchers and travel mugs as race prizes and 4 years worth of race numbers.

Thank you too to local photographer Michael Macgregor for donating his stunning calendars.

Thanks to Ardnamurchan Distillery for donating whisky as course record/spot prizes.

Thanks to Iain Houston for making and donating ale to the race.

Thanks to Jill Gosney of the Ardsheallach for donating the soup to the race.

Thanks to the Kinlochmoidart Show for lending us their fantastic marquee and to Donald and Nino for lending us the flooring which made a big difference.

Thanks to the Strontian hall, Acharacle Community Company, and the Shielbridge hall for lending us tables and chairs.

A massive shout out to the Shettleston Squad who donated baking and sandwiches and for managing registration and T shirt stall and for taking down the marquee.

Thanks to Angela Mudge and the SHR team for your help and guidance and for letting us host the championship and do.

Thanks to Fiona Beattie from Active Schools Arnamurchan for promoting the fun run in the local schools. Thanks too to Rosie and Malcolm who work so hard for Ewen’s room and for their continued support of the race. We are honoured to be raising funds for these two groups.

Special thanks to Peter Sinclair and Joke Sinclair for use of their land and all their help setting up the event.

Thanks to Rory Sinclair and Karin Schuler for helping organising the race and for the use of the campsite as a venue. They also played music after the meal. Thanks to Izzy Buchan who played with them.

Thanks to Sue Jackson for managing the fun run.

Thanks to Andrew Sinclair of Resipole Studios for artwork and graphics.

Thanks to Claire Houston-Perrie for making an amazing dinner, enjoyed heartily by all.

Thanks to Acharacle bakery for their donation.

Thanks to Mary Lamont for her baking donation.

Thanks to Hugh from Ewen’s Room for being there with the stall.

Thanks to Kerrie for starting the race with the traditional french horn.

Thanks to our very very special team of volunteers for all their efforts. See below:

The venue set up team and all round superstars: Iain and Lisa Houston; Barry Hodgson and Sue White; David and Linda Eynon; the Sinclairs; Nigel; campsite wardens – Stuart Brettell and Bil Bevis.

The course markers: Iain Houston, Peter Sinclair, Barry Hodgson and Sue White.

The hill marshals: Angus and Iain Mackay’s – summit; Bealach – Anne and Jim Jackson; Midway plateau – Craig Burton and David Jaberoo; Top of woods – Barry, Sue and Iain H; into woods – Fiona Sinclair and Ilanora Sharp; style – Ann Burton and Gordon Allan; Fun run course – Joke and Peter Sinclair.

Race HQ: Lisa (the juggernaut) Houston, The Eynons, Daniel Bradford, Elizabeth Briant, Karin and Rory, Maureen Maybank, Tom Jackson, the campsite wardens.

First aider: Tjarda Midwood.

All the snappers: Gordon Allan, Illanora Sharp, Angus MacKay, Iain Houston, Linda Eynon and Jeff Forrester.

Cristina and Alex for helping to tidy up on Sunday.

Last but not least thanks to all the runners for coming and supporting our event. It’s a joy to see so many brave the bog and rock of the hill. You have helped us raise a lot of money for two fantastic causes and had a lot of fun doing it!

Thanks on behalf of the Resipol team,

David Houston

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