2018 The Long Run - West Highland Way / Great Glen

From the 11th to 16th June one runner will cover 173 miles in big effort to raise funds to support the children in Malawi through ECRAD.

Watch out for updates throughout the week.

 

ECRAD Long Run – Day 6

Day 6 – Drumnadrochit – Fort William Over 160 miles traveled and only 19 miles to  go. After a bit of porridge for breakfast it was time for Sue with Mandy, Anne and Debbie with company on this last leg – a sprint to the finish! The ever-present John with Sandy are the backup crew today waiting expectantly at the finish line. What a week it has been. It started off in bright sunshine on Monday , endured Storm Hector mid-week and and by Saturday afternoon, Sue completed the amazing 173 mile trek traversing the West Highland Way and Great Glen Way. Congratulations to Sue , John and all the supporters who accompanied Sue throughout the trip. Thank you to everyone who has supported Sue and team in their thoughts and prayers too. Support Sue

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Catchup with the Long Run Progress

Preparations Almost Complete

Preparations for the long run are almost complete. With less than a week a to go it is time for the hard training to finish and look forward to the 173 mile run through the beautiful surroundings of the West Highland Way and Great Glen. Sue is not going to be

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Sues Thoughts on the Run Ahead

Why are you running for ECRAD? I was introduced to ECRAD through Sandy and Debbie and I was moved by the work that was happening in this village through all the team involved with ECRAD. It eventually became a no-brainer to raise funds and share this work with a wider audience.

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 1

Day 1 – Milngavie to Rowardennan The ECRAD Long Run gets under way from Milngavie at the start of the West Highland Way. Only 170 odd miles to go for Sue. Accompanying Sue from the start, Scott, the minister of Maxwell Mearns Castle Church chose two wheels as his mode of travel

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 2

Day 2 – Rowardennan to Bridge of Orchy What would the running team meet on Day 2. This stage is the longest at approx 35 miles and expected to last over 10 hours. The midgies helped spur the team to a great start and chased them out of Rowardennan. The day

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 3

Day 3 – Bridge of Orchy to Lundavra Today would see the half-way mark passed on this epic trip and at days end, the West Highland Way would almost have been completed. Anne was supporting Sue throughout today. The first stage would take Anne and Sue up to the Glencoe Mountain

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 4

Day 4 – Lundavra to Laggan Locks Day 4 provided an early weather threat – with a couple of Sues supporters, due to be running later in the day, finding the wind was keeping them from opening the coffee shop door to get out. Not put off by such weather conditions

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 5

Day 5 – Laggan Locks to Drumnadrochit Weather much improved from  yesterday though still a strong wind blowing as the team set off. Though tired and fatigued Sue sets off with the wind at her back with Sandy and Debbie accompanying her throughout today. A long day ahead up through Fort

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ECRAD Long Run – Day 6

Day 6 – Drumnadrochit – Fort William Over 160 miles traveled and only 19 miles to  go. After a bit of porridge for breakfast it was time for Sue with Mandy, Anne and Debbie with company on this last leg – a sprint to the finish! The ever-present John with Sandy

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