Tweed valley ultra 17 November 2019

Route details:
Route Stats:
65k:Ascent: 1574m/5164
50k:Ascent: 1145m/3757

I have done a couple of other High terrain events and they are always well organised with great support. They often also provide a collapsible reusable cup which I think is a great idea. The start/finish was at Glentress and Andy and I had a few moments to chat before we set off. We were treated to a wonderfully still day for the race, there was low cloud for much of the route so little scenery to be seen in the first half. Once up in the hills and out of the forest we enjoyed superb views and spectacular cloud inversion.

Once up at the Three Brethren there was a nice drop back down to Traquair forest. Followed by a welcome break of some flat by the river. Leaving a sting in the tail as we went back up along the start of the route through Glentress, where I bumped into Tim who was running with a friend. All in a very enjoyable and challenging route.

Sadie Kemp 07:25:32
Andy Briggs 09:17:18

Tim Doyle 06:59:25

Full results:

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One comment on Tweed valley ultra 17 November 2019

  1. Jan Dawson says:

    Well done all! Especially Sadie, on both the Ladies and F40 leaderboards in the top 5! Superb running. Looks like you got much better weather than Tracy and I down the road in Wooler 🙂

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