The course was laid out. The race marshals were organised. Those carrying out the registration were on the ready. The goody bags and t-shirts were prepared for the entrants. There was even a queue for those requiring tickets for the ceilidh. The planes carrying runners had landed. Most important, the ferry had arrived on time. […]Read more "‘Good For Go’"
On your marks! Get ready! Wait for it! Go is at 2:00pm, Saturday 5th May, 2018. The race event is the Tiree 10K and Half-Marathon. It appeared as if external circumstances were conspiring against it. First of all the MV Clansman required extensive unplanned for repairs. And for several months now the ferry service has […]Read more "Ready! Steady!"
The date was the the 29th of April. The event was the Tiree 10K and Half Marathon. The location was the beautiful Isle of Tiree, Scotland. But, there is more to Tiree than simply providing a backdrop. It’s not a sales pitch. It’s not an advertising slogan. There is more to Tiree than providing a […]Read more "More Than"
Enjoy a flavour of the Bank Holiday Weekend on Tiree. The occasion is the 2017 Tiree 10K and Half Marathon. This event is 12 years old and draws runners from all over. The Aperitif The journey to the Isle of Tiree is in itself an aperitif. Travel by ferry from Oban and you pass through […]Read more "An Exciting Flavour"
Saturday 29th April 2017 is the big day. Walkers, runners and supporters have started arriving. They are coming by ferry, scheduled and chartered air flights. Today’s ferry was exceptionally busy with cyclists and foot passengers. It’s Friday and the weather today has been remarkably calm. For Tiree it is warm, bright and still. What a welcome! The sun […]Read more "It’s the 10K and Half Marathon"
‘Running with The Waves’ includes the 10K, Half-Marathon and Ultra-Marathon. Saturday the 30th April 2016 was an ideal day for the 10K and Half-Marathon, with blue sky and a moderate breeze. Later in the year, Sunday 4th September, Tiree Fitness hosts the Ultra-Marathon. Runners and their support teams have been arriving over the past few days. […]Read more "Running With The Waves"
Yesterday, Tiree Topped the Met-Office’s Extremes (Data issued 00:02 on Fri 29 Apr 2016) For Strathclyde: Lowest maximum temperature – Tiree 4.9 °C Highest precipitation – Tiree 25.4 mm Sunniest – Tiree 4.5 hours and for the UK Highest precipitation – Tiree 25.4 mm (Mouse-over for captions, double-click for larger pictures) What a stark contrast. Blue […]Read more "Tiree’s Silvery Seas"