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Fort William Marathon 2015

Phew - done!
Phew – done!
Fiona Mackenzie177FV5004:39:29

Fi took a trip to Fort William for the inaugural Fort William Marathon, a multi-terrain event, taking in canal path, forest trail, a bit of road and a whole lot of scenery!

Fiona said : “Unusually- it was a bright & gently breezy day for the first fort william marathon- which Lucja & Dion were doing as a training run for bigger things & I was doing as a ‘race’ mostly against myself.

The course is varied in terrain & views, ascent & descent. Well marshalled, great support [sometimes by people I knew!] enough water to drink, often enough, some people around & about to chat with, if you got bored. Amazing organisation from 2 people & their band of helpers.

Pasta party was up to the Snowgoose at Aonach Mor, for really nice grub, fab views & a wee band playing ceilidh tunes.

At the end, I was announced, medalled, & given my goodie bag which did indeed contain whisky. This marathon is so far away from a big city marathon, that even though it was really tough [for me] it didn’t kill me & i do feel stronger as a result.

Highly recommended- if you wanted something slightly different.”

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