Ochil Ultra

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This challenging but memorable Ultra takes place entirely on the Ochil Hills providing stunning views of Central Scotland. The 50 and 30 mile routes on offer are both hilly and will provide a stern test to participants. Come along for a cracking challenge in wonderful surroundings.
Participants
30 Miles, and 50 Miles
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Calendar
Sat 25th Sep 2021
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Based on location

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Start times
50 Miles:
7:00am |
30 Miles:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Ochil Ultra
30 Miles
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30mi
£53.00 - £60.00
50 Miles
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50mi
£53.00 - £60.00
Route information
50 Mile
The Long Ultra on offer takes runners 50 miles from Central Perth to Stirling University.
30 Mile
The Short Ultra on offer takes runners 30 miles from Auchterarder to Stirling University. The exact start location will be confirmed closer to the event.
Both races take place entirely along the Ochils, and will take in stunning views across Central Scotland. The Core Path Network that is used on both routes creates a tough but memorable challenge across the mixed terrain.
What's included
  • Prizes for the winners
  • Souvenirs for all finishers
  • Marked and Marshalled Route
  • Water at checkpoints
  • Drop-off bags conveyed to checkpoints (approx every 10 miles)
  • Chip Timing
  • GPS Tracking
  • Food, drink, sports massage and more at the finish
  • Transport to Start will be available (price TBC)
  • Parking
  • Event facilities including toilets
  • Event t-shirt
Train
How to get there
S Inch Park, Perth PH2, UK
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Race Start
50 Mile - Starts at South Inch Pavillion Central Perth
30 Mile - Starts in Auchetrarder
Race Finish
Both races finish at Stirling University
Race Transport
Transport to the start will be available for £5, please select this option when booking if you wish to take the bus. Details will be confirmed closer to the event.
Event day logistics
07:00 50 Mile Race Starts (South Inch Pavillion, Central Perth)
09:00 30 Mile Race Starts (Auchetrarder)
21:00 Courses Close
Registration Details
Details will be sent out two weeks before the event to allow for any late changes.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 20 years old to take part in either distance.
Mandatory Kit
  • Head torch (can be left at CP4 in your drop bag)
  • Whistle
  • Mobile phone (fully charged)
  • Emergency blanket
  • Emergency Food and Drink
  • All runners will be issued with a GPS tracker which must be carried (relay runners should pass this as a baton)
  • Emergency Contact information on your route notes
The following is also recommended:
  • Waterproofs may be compulsory if the weather is inclement as some of the course is over high tops and can be exposed
  • A map of the route is recommended
  • First aid kit
  • Spare clothes especially socks as there are wet sections (can be left in your drop bags)
Drop bags
You are responsible for your own drop bags before and after the race. Wee Run Events takes no responsibility for loss or damage to your drop bags whilst it is being conveyed to checkpoints and during the race.
You are recommended to pack the items you need at each checkpoint in a plastic sealable freezer bags, or similar. Do not pack in expensive bags or something that you would be devastated to lose.
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Wee Run Events
Wee Run events is a community interest company dedicated to providing fun and challenging events of different types and distances. We are a not for profit company based in the central belt of Scotland. We have over 40 years of event experience.
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FAQ's
Will there be any transport provided taking me to the start at the Ochil Ultra?
There will be bus transport taking participants to the start for £5, details will be confirmed closer to the event.
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Can I have bags taken to checkpoints at the Ochil Ultra?
Yes there will be system in place where bags are dropped off at the checkpoints for you.
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Will there be parking on-site at the Ochil Ultra?
Yes there will free parking available all day.
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What are the age restrictions for the Ochil Ultra?
You must be at least 20 years old to take part in either distance.
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Will the course be marked at the Ochil Ultra?
Yes the course will be fully marked and marshalled
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Will there be food and drink available at the Ochil Ultra?
There will be water stations on the course, and there will be food and drink available at the finish.
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