Saturday, 21 March 2015

jogscotland challenge series- arran expedition. it would appear there are scones at the end..

if you fancy a slightly different 5k, why not escape to an island to do one. let the train take the strain & make a weekend of it...


: Saturday 20th June 2015.  The Fun Run begins at 12:30pm.

Registration:  REGISTRATION OPENS ON 21 FEB 2015. To register for our event please go to Qbuster

Bib collection: From Brodick Castle Registration area on Friday 19 June between 18:00 – 20:00pm or Saturday 20 June from 10:30 – 12pm 

Race day:

12:25 Pre race warm up with JOGSCOTTY

12:29 DJ countdown

12:30 Horn sounds start of race

Course: A circuit road race following the castle drive out and back gate to gate.  An undulating scenic course which is perfect for fun runners, first timers, old timers and personal bests alike.   Keep to the LEFT. The course is marked in Ks. There will be one water station on the route at 3km.

Goodie Bags: A Goodie bag and medal will be awarded to all finishers and complimentary cup of tea and extremely delicious castle cream scone will be available at the end of the finish area!

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the first male, first female & oldest runner to cross the line.

Rules: The rules are stated below.  The word of the Race Marshall is final!

Facilities: Changing facilities, toilets, and baggage storage are available at the Registration Marquee located at the Castle car park.  

Spectator services:  at the registration area there will be a DJ as well as stalls  and marquees.  The Castle CafĂ© will be open for refreshments.

Ferry: Competitors travelling to Arran on the day will need to catch the 0945 ferry from Ardrossan to Brodick, and can return on the 16:40 or 19:20 ferries.  For further information contact Caledonian McBrayne  on 0800 066 5000 or go to

On foot:  Brodick Castle is approx 35mins walk from Brodick Pier through the village – follow the signs.

Parking: The castle car park will be closed however parking will be available at Claddach car park a minutes few walk from the Castle

Accommodation: If you intend to stay on the island overnight accommodation info can be found here:

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