Charlie Ramsay Round

Summary

Round

Type

Clockwise / Anti-clockwise

Direction

Mountains

Terrain

Map and Compass

Navigation

Unpredictable

CONDITIONS

24 Hour

Max Time

58 Miles

93 KM
Distance

23

Summits

28,500 Feet

8,686 Metres
Ascent

28,500 Feet

8,686 Metres
Descent

170

Finishers

Fort William, Scotland

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The Ramsay Round, also known as the Charlie Ramsay Round, is a long distance hill running challenge near Fort William, Scotland. The route is a circuit of 58 miles, taking in 24 summits with a total climb of around 28,500 feet. Ben NevisGreat Britain's highest peak, is included in the route along with 22 other Munros. Originally, all 24 summits on the Ramsay Round were Munros, but Sgorr an Iubhair was declassified as a Munro in 1997. The route was devised by Charlie Ramsay as an extension to an existing 24-hour walking route, and first completed by Ramsay on 9 July 1978.

Charlie's completion created Scotland's Classic Mountain Marathon. The aim is for participants to complete the route, on foot, within 24 hours. Runners must start and finish at the Glen Nevis Youth Hostel, and may run the route in either a clockwise or anticlockwise direction.

Until June 2015, the fastest time recorded was that of Adrian Belton from Baslow in Derbyshire. He recorded a time of 18 hours 23 mins.

On 12 June 2015, this record was broken by Jez Bragg with a new time of 18 hours 12 minutes. Soon after, on 5 July 2015, the record was lowered again, this time by Jon Ascroft in a time of 16 hours 59 minutes.

On Saturday 18 June 2016, Jasmin Paris set a new record for the Ramsay Round, knocking 46 minutes from the previous fastest round to set a new time of 16 hours 13 minutes. Previously the fastest ladies' time was that of Nicky Spinks who on 31 May 2014 recorded a time of 19 hours 39 minutes for a clockwise round, breaking the previous record set by Helene Diamantides.

Es Tresidder set a new record on 6 July 2019, running the Round in a time of 16 hours 12 minutes.[1]

(Taken from Wikipedia)

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