Welcome to the ALTRA West Highland Way Race
Message from Race Director ...
The West Highland Way Race is one of the world’s longest established ultra-marathons, first taking place in 1985 on the long distance trail between Milngavie (just north of Glasgow) and Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.
Since then it has developed a worldwide reputation as one of the ‘classic’ ultra-marathon races, attracting runners to Scotland from all over the world. Entry is limited to 265 runners each year, with the relatively small size of the field helping to preserve the friendly nature of the event.
2020 will see the 36th running of this great race. It would be my pleasure to welcome you in the future.
Ian Beattie - Race Director
Here is a breakdown of the 300 entries for the 2020 West Highland Way Race. In summary we have 80 female and 220 male runners. 117 runners (24 female and 93 male) have finished the race at least once before. 183 runners (56 female and 183 male) have not finished a West Highland way Race […]
Training Inspiration Night – Wednesday 26th February 2020 STIRLING Wednesday 26th February 2020 7:00pm – 9:00pm Tollbooth Arts Centre, Jail Wynd, Stirling FK8 1DE £5 An annual informal evening of advice and inspiration. This evening is for anyone – or their support crew – tackling this iconic 95-mile challenge, for the first or tenth time. Also […]
We had over 70 runners for our Training Run on Saturday 25th January 2020. A good number of runners ran the full 30 miles from Balmaha to Inversnaid and back while others opted to turn earlier. Race Director, Ian Beattie, whose birthday was on the Friday wrote A big thank you to everyone for all […]
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