Half Marathon 2017

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Start & Registration for Half Marathon and 10k Races on Sunday 6th August 2017:

1.     Ferry leaves Oban at 10.05am. Foot passengers need to be on at least 10 mins before departure. You do not need to book a ticket in advance if you are on foot www.calmac.co.uk
2.    On arrival at Craignure you will be directed to the changing/registration point at Craignure Hall from the ferry – it is a 5 minute walk.
3.     If you are staying on the island the night before, we have 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 10.45am.
4.     At the registration at Craignure Hall, you will find your running number on the board inside the hall – please go to the correct table to collect your running number and pins. Please fill in your details on the back of the running number and attach to your front.
5.    Remember to get your T-shirt before the race! Extra t shirts can be purchased for £10 each.
6.    Ladies changing is on the stage behind the curtains; Men’s changing is in the first meeting room in the corridor past the indoor toilets. Please follow the signs.

Race briefing at 11.45am in the Craignure Hall.

7.    You can leave your kit bag on one of the buses as directed, which will go to the finish of the race in Salen.
8.    All Half Marathon entrants will walk to the start of the race at 12.15 midday outside the Isle of Mull Hotel, as directed at briefing.
9.   All 10k entrants and spectators will take the buses as directed at briefing.
10.   There will be a portaloo at the start of the 10k at the Fishnish Road end.
Race will start at 12.15 approx.
11. 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 stops.


12.    The finishing line is at the Salen Hotel Car Park in Salen.
13.    Luggage will be in the West Coast Motors Coach beyond the finish line.
14.    There will be 1 male and 1 female green tent for you to change in at the side of the hotel.
15.     Portaloos will be outside the Hotel near the changing facilities, plus toilets inside the hotel bars.
16.     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.
17.     West Coast Motors courtesy buses will leave Salen after prize giving to be in time for 5.10pm ferry sailing from Craignure to Oban.


has great food and refreshments available all day, serving delicious soups, paninis 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!

18.    Prize Giving will be at about 3pm, once all the results have been gathered.
19.     Live Feed Race results will be published on www.mullrunners.com

Half Marathon Committee

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