Half Marathon & 10k 2018

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Half Marathon and 10k Races Saturday 4th August 2018

Saturday 4th August 

Half Marathon & 10k sign in and pick up race number: 11.30am to 1pm at Craignure Hall, Craignure
Race briefing: 1.15pm
Races start: 1.30pm – Half Marathon starts at The Isle of Mull Hotel Car park, Craignure 1.30pm
– 10k starts at Fishnish Road end on A849 1.40pm (courtesy bus to the start)
Adult Prizegiving: 5pm
Entry Price: £24 Scottish Athletics Members
£26 Non members

Under UKA rules, road runners must be 15 or over on the day of the race to run 10K, and 17 or over on the day of the race to run a Half Marathon.

  1. Ferry leaves from Oban – see www.calmac.co.uk for times.  Foot passengers need to be on at least 10 mins before departure and do not need to book a ticket in advance. If you are bringing a vehicle, you do need to book in advance.
  2. On arrival at Craignure you will be directed to the Craignure Hall from the ferry –  it is a 5 minute walk.
  3. If you are staying on the island the night before, we will put on a courtesy bus from Salen to Craignure, so you can leave your car in Salen (preferably NOT in the Salen Hotel Car Park, as this is where the event finishes). You will be directed to suitable parking spaces. West Coast Motors bus leaves from outside the Salen Hotel at 12.15am. Please look at the map to see if you need to use this bus as spaces are limited. If you are arriving on the ferry on Saturday morning, you will not need this bus.
  4. At the Craignure Hall, you will find your running number on the board inside the hall – please go to the correct table to sign in and collect your chipped running number..
  5. Remember to get your T-shirt before the race! Extra t shirts can be purchased for £8 each.
  6. Ladies changing is on the stage behind the curtains; Mens changing is in the first meeting room in the corridor past the indoor toilets. Please follow the signs.

Race briefing at 1.15pm in the Craignure Hall

  1. You can leave your kit bag on one of the buses as directed, which will go to the finish of the race in Salen.
  2. Spectators can travel from Craignure Hall to the finish line at the Salen Hotel in one of the courtesy buses.
  3. All Half Marathon entrants will walk to the start of the race at 1.30 at the Isle of Mull Hotel, as directed at briefing.
  4. All 10k entrants and spectators will take the bus as directed at briefing.
  5. Please attend the briefing at 1.15am.
  6. There are water and 1st Aid stops every 3 miles along the route (4 for half marathon and 2 for 10k), and at the finish. There will also be cups of dioralyte, available at the 2nd, 3rd and 4th water stop

    FINISH

  7. The finishing line is at the Salen Hotel Car Park in Salen.
  8. Luggage will be in the West Coast Motors Coach beyond the finish line.
  9. There will be 1 male and 1 female green tent for you to change in at the side of the hotel.
  10. Please note: there are NO shower facilities in the Salen Hotel for your use or ANY rooms or toilets upstairs as in previous years. We would ask that you do respect this.

SALEN HOTEL POP-UP CAFE

Has great food and refreshments available all day, serving delicious soups, paninis, toasties, delicious tobermory smoked salmon wraps and their home made burgers, as well as teas, coffees and tasty home baking! Bar open all day too! BBQ outside if the weather permits!

  1. Prize Giving will be at 5pm, once all the results have been gathered.
  2. West Coast Motors courtesy buses will leave Salen for Craignure at 6.15pm for the 7.15pm ferry sailing from Craignure to Oban.
  3. Race results and photos will be published on www.mullrunners.com by the next day after the race.

We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday 4th August.

Half Marathon Committee

Jackie: 01688 302075/07882 519230 or
Babs: 01680 300 501/07917 073419