Altra West Highland Way, ULTRA Training and Inspiration Evening
Monday 8 th March 2021 7.00pm-8.30pm(ish)
FREE via Zoom link.
Our usual evening in Scotland is going virtual this year.
An annual informal evening of Ultra running advice and inspiration for
anyone or their support crew tackling this iconic epic challenge for the
first or tenth time. Also invaluable information for anyone taking on their
own 100mile or shorter ultra challenge in 2021.
As usual, we aim to provide information and inspiration to help send
you home, with some new ideas to help you prepare better for whatever
challenges you have ahead.
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Event co-ordinated by Run and Become with the West Highland Way
Race and ALTRA UK.
Full line up of speakers and topics include:
GB trail international, 2017 race winner and current course record holder with
13 hours 41minutes 8 seconds. Rob will talk about his own running and
preparation for races and also about that record breaking run in 2017.
BRIAN BECKSTEAD By live link form USA
Brian is one of the founders of ALTRA running shoes, the title sponsor of the
West Highland Way race. He is also an accomplished 100mile racer too.
Brian will tell the interesting story of how Altra shoes has evolved from a small
idea into one of the fastest growing shoe brands not only amongst ultra
runners but the wider running community.
UK 100km champion in 2019, in a time of 6:44:18. Third behind Jim
Walmsley at Sweden’s UltraVasen 90km Trail race the same year.
Ambassador for ALTRA UK.
Charlie will talk about his own preparation and racing and offer some tips from
his own training he has learnt along the way.
IAN BEATTIE , Race Director of the West Highland Way will also give a brief
general update of 2021 race plans
WEST HIGHLAND WAY QUESTION TIME
Your chance to get involved
There will be a chat box on the evening’s screen, for you to ask any
questions, or you will be able to send any questions of a general nature about
ultra training beforehand, We will try and answer or respond to as many as we
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