Saturday 6th July saw the running of The Great Glencoe Challenge, and DK were represented in the form of Chris Platts.

For some time now he has wanted to run a marathon, so which one do you choose?

Well never wanting an easy way out he went for “The Great Glencoe Challenge”. 

The route starts in Glencoe at the Clachaig Inn, up and over the infamous Devils Staircase on the West Highland Way, down through Kinlochleven and onto the finish in the beautiful Glen Nevis at Fort William.

26.2 miles and over 5000ft of climb.

Click here if you want to see the route

Run profile

He finished, but that is not all, he was the first runner home in an all-time record of 4hrs 52mins, the first time the run has been done in under 5hrs!

Official Results:

Fastest Time (Chris) 4:52:42 - Second Place 6:23:37, Average time 9:26:01


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