It is the racing event everyone wants to be part of. Entries for last year’s MOK half marathon and 10k in Campbeltown were snapped up within 24 hours.
There are some extra places this year, but those wanting to take part in the Sunday, May 24 event are urged to be on the starting line when entries open online on January 2.
Elaine McGeachy, one of the MOKRUN organisers, said: ‘We expect entries to be snapped up just as fast as last year. There will also be no reserve list, so there
Lochgilphead High School’s senior boys retained their title in the MAKI (Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay) Schools Football Tournament.
But, in an event typically dominated by Lochgilphead and Campbeltown students the four trophies available for juniors, seniors, boys and girls headed home in different directions.
For the full story see the Argyllshire Advertiser, October 31 2014, also available online at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
After five hours of competition from 120 athletes, Mid Argyll Athletics Club lifted four titles out of a possible 12 in the club’s annual open sports day.
At Lochgilphead Joint Campus in perfect weather, it was Kintyre athletes who were most successful, winning six out of the 12 age categories, with the Oban area taking two.
For more photos and a run-down of prizewinners see the Argyllshire Advertiser, June 20 2014. Also on line at www.argyllshireadvertiser.co.uk/digital
A father is to claim ‘the island’ of Kintyre as his own and raise funds for a community project when he kayaks his way around the peninsula – including dragging his vessel overland in the process.
Dave McBride, of Kayak Majik, will paddle the 100 miles around the Kintyre Peninsula on June 25 to coincide with the start of the first ever Loch Fyne Fest.
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