Thursday, April 21, 2005

Two Bridges Challenge

The following has been sent to the club:

Dear Club Secretary,

I would be grateful if you could bring the Two Bridges Challenge
ultra-distance race to the attention of your athletes?

Two Bridges Challenge - Saturday 27th August - Rosyth

The Two Bridges Challenge is an exciting and demanding multi terrain
ultra race over approximately 35-miles crossing the Forth Road Bridge
twice and covering beautiful and stunning scenery along the West
Lothian coast through the grounds of Hopetoun House, and along the
Fife Coastal Path.

The race starts and finishes at the Civil Service Club in Rosyth. The
terrain is mixed with approximately 12 miles of trail, 9 miles of
track and 14 miles of road. There are access points over the whole
route to support runners, but apart from the road sections the rest of
the course is not suitable for runners support cyclists or motor
vehicles.

The route is: Civil Service Sports Centre Rosyth - Ferry Toll Road -
Forth Bridge West Side - Port Edgar - Hopetoun House Grounds - Coastal
path through the Hopetoun Estate - Blackness Castle - Coastal path
back through the Hopetoun Estate - Hopetoun House Grounds - Port Edgar
- Forth Bridge East Side - Inverkeithing - Coastal path to Dalgety Bay
- Aberdour - Coastal path back to Dalgety Bay - Inverkeithing -
Coastal path to North Queensferry - Ferry Toll Road - Civil Service
Sports Centre Rosyth.

After race meal, great prizes, disco dance in the evening, buffet
supper and superb hospitality. Free camping available on site.

For more details follow this link www.twobridgesrace.org

Stephen Newsom