They Came. They Ran. They had a Ceilidh. Imagine energetic dancing after running 35 gruelling miles. That’s what many of the 200 participants of the Ultra Marathon did in the evening. Music for the evening was provided by Tiree’s ‘Cornaig Ceilidh Band’. It is led by the award winning tutor Gordon Connell. And get the runners on […]Read more "They had a Ceilidh"
They Came. They Ran. They had a Ceilidh. “It was beautiful! It was brutal! It was Brutiful!” This was one response to this year’s Tiree Ultra-Marathon. The Tiree Ultra-Marathon is 35 miles long with a great reputation. What other Ultra-Marathon is run right round an island? It is not just any island! – It is the beautiful […]Read more "They Ran!"
They Came. They Ran. They had a Ceilidh. They came by land, sea and sky. They came to Tiree. The Tiree Ultra-Marathon is organised by Will Wright of Tiree Fitness. He is assisted by his wife Becky of Tiree’s Chocolates and Charms. He has an amazing Support Team from the island and beyond. In galleries mouse-over for […]Read more "They Came"
– Sunday 4th September – Saw over 200 runners take part in the Tiree Ultra Marathon. Runners from Tiree, Scotland, the UK and from around the globe took part. What amazing scenery they passed through as they ran right round our coastline. Along sandy beaches, across bogs and short stretches of road they ran. For […]Read more "Tiree Re-Run"
The Tiree Ultra Marathon is ultra in so many ways. For a start there is the beautiful island location. It is friendly and has a family atmosphere. It is competitive and yet supportive. Runners look out for each other. (In galleries mouse-over for captions and double click for larger photographs) From before dawn until after dusk […]Read more "Ultra Marathon 2016"
The Children’s Nursery Rhyme says, The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow, And what will poor robin do then, poor thing? He’ll sit in a barn and keep himself warm and hide his head under his wing, poor thing. It’s not that cold on the Isle of Tiree and snow is a […]Read more "The North Wind Doth Blow"