A 30 OR 50-MILE ULTRA

THE OCHIL ULTRA

ABOUT THE EVENT

A real challenge from the Wee Run Events team.

Long ultra of 50 miles from Central Perth to sportscotland institute of sport - this is a qualifying ultra for the West Highland Way Race

Short ultra of 30 miles from Auchterarder to Stirling - a GREAT distance to tackle if you've never done an ultra before

We welcome ALL runners, from ALL backgrounds and ALL genders. We are an LGBTQIA+ friendly event - in fact we're friendly FULL STOP! You can run as M or F or NB and we welcome you to sign up and run as the gender of your choice.

Don't feel ready to tackle an ultra solo as yet? Then do the 50 miles as a team!

Both routes use the Core Path Network giving stunning views across central Scotland - selfies are very much welcomed!

Scottish Natural Heritage Promote the use of the Core Path network details can be found on their website.

Image: Scottish Natural Heritage

DETAILS

  • End to End on the Ochils
  • Marked Route
  • Water at checkpoints
  • Drop-off bags conveyed to checkpoints (approx every 10 miles)
  • Chip Timing
  • GPS Tracking
  • Start at Lower South Inch at 7am (Long)
  • Start in Primrose Park, AFC, Auchterarder at 9am (Short)
  • Finish at sportscotland institute of sport, Stirling
  • Courses close at 10pm
  • Registration at Lower South Inch, Perth (6am Long)
  • Registration at Primrose Park, AFC, Auchterarder (8am Short)
  • Bus to the start from Stirling University (5am Long, 7am Short)
  • Prizes for the winners (1st Male/Female/NB 50 miles, 1st Male/Female/NB 30 miles, 1st Team)
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Professional Photographers at the finish and out on the course
  • Food and Refreshments available at the finish
  • Toilets at the finish
  • Sports Massage at the finish

T-Shirts

T-shirts are not included in our entry price as we are aware that many people have wardrobes overflowing with t-shirts that they don't want, don't like and will end up in a landfill - BUT we do offer T-shirts at an additional cost which you can purchase on entry.

BIG THANKS!

TO OUR SPONSORS!

100 Mile Ultra

NEW! THE OCHIL 100

Run from Stirling University to Perth and back again!

BACK FOR 2024

The Ochil 100.

Run from Stirling to Perth and then right back again.

End to end to end on the Ochils.

This is a limited entry for runners who wish to attempt it AND who fit the qualifying criteria.

You must have successfully completed a 50 mile (or higher) ultra in the past (Ochil 50 miles qualifies) and you must have completed it in 12 hours or less. This means your average pace works out as 4.17 miles per hour (or higher!).

The Ochil 100 is an advanced ultra recommended for experienced ultra runners. You must have a support crew to help you - particularly on the first 50 miles. We will have a checkpoint around 25 miles on the first half, but your support crew will be expected to help you fuel up and keep you hydrated on the first 50 miles. The checkpoints on the second half are the same as the 50 mile ultra (a total of 6 checkpoints)

Your support crew can meet up with you along the route - we can help you to plan but please note there are places where vehicles ARE NOT ALLOWED as there is little to no access and we do not want to pee off the land owners!

Full conditions of entry can be viewed here.

International applicants - please contact us if you need help getting a support crew together.

THE OCHIL ULTRA

ENTER NOW!

OCHIL 100 COUNTDOWN

DETAILS

  • Marked Route
  • Chip Timing
  • GPS Tracking
  • Start and Finish at sportscotland institute of sport, Stirling (6pm 27th September)
  • Prizes for the winners (1st Male/Female/NB)
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Food and Refreshments available at the finish
  • Toilets available at the finish

Limited Ochil 100 T-shirts are included in our entry price as this is a special event (Second ever!).

A STUNNING ULTRA THROUGH THE OCHILS

THE ROUTE

VIEW THE ROUTE

30 Mile Route

50 Mile Route

SAVE THE DATE!

COUNTDOWN

THE NEXT OCHIL ULTRA IS 28TH SEPTEMBER 2024

ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Choose from:

A 50-mile Ultra along the Ochils from Perth to Stirling.

Do this solo or in a team as a relay race!

Or A 30-mile Ultra from Auchterarder to Stirling.

SECOND EVER Ochil Double - 100 miles from Stirling to Perth and back again!

OPEN NOW

Wee Run Events Needs YOU!

Not quite ready? Or having a break? We'd love you to volunteer! Volunteers get:

FREE entry to the following year's Ochil Ultra

Lunch provided

Volunteer T-shirt

The appreciation and awe of every runner!

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INCLUDED IN YOUR ENTRY

Online entry

Prizes for the winners

Medal for Every Finisher

Medic Team

Water stations on course

Professional Photographers

Chip timing

Live Results Online

Bus to the Start

GPS Tracking

Insurance for participants

Parking Available

Fully marked and marshalled trail routes

Refreshments available at the finish

PHOTOS!

PHOTOS FROM 2023

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PHOTOS!

IMAGES FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

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ESSENTIAL AND RECOMMENDED ITEMS

KIT LIST

COMPULSORY 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 (Supplied on your Route Book)

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)
WEE RUN EVENTS

ABOUT US

WE RUN EVENTS YOU LOVE TO RUN

Wee Run Events organises the Ochil Ultra.

With over 40 years' event experience we pride ourselves on creating and delivering events that are fun and challenging.

Wee Run Events also provides chip timing services, race consultancy and entry portal software.

Wee can help!

 

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