WHW Race Nutrition Webinar

Tuesday 10th May 2022

7pm to 8-15pm ish

A FREE webinar talking about nutrition plans and strategies

for anyone training for or competing in the 95 mile West Highland Way Race , or any other similar long endurance challenge.

We have brought together a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer their thoughts on what can get you to the start line in good shape and then to the finish line, well fuelled.


MERYL COOPER. GB Trail team member and 2021 GB ultra trail, champion .

Also a Lifestyle nutrition and ultra running coach. Meryl will talk on nutrition and how to best fuel in general in the weeks of hard training, and in the all important lead up to race weekend as well as the weekend itself.

James Waldie From one of our sponsors Active Root.

Active Root has become one of the drinks of choice of endurance athletes in many sports, not least ultra running. James, an experienced hill runner himself, will give a brief talk on the background to Active Root and how you can best use it to help improve your performance.

We also have two of this years competitors offering their own personal insights into how they are approaching this years event

Richie Cunningham An 8 time finisher and 2 time winner of the WHW. After an 8 year gap, Richie is back again and will share his experience on fuelling and also touch on how he is approaching his “Comeback to The Way”.

Alison (Ally) McGill Ally has run twice for Scotland at 100k. Most recently at the British Champs /ACP in Perth where she placed 5th in 8:02:34. A previous winner of the Devil o The highlands race .This will be her first race beyond 100k and she will share how she plans her nutrition and how it may change, moving up in distance.


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