The Scottish Community Foundation would like to give their warmest thanks to all these teams who took part. We hope you have all recovered!


Survivors Results




The Scottish Community Foundation would like to thank the following for their kind support and assistance with this year's event. Please do not feel offended if you have helped and your name or company logo has not appeared here. We truly appreciate your contribution because without your support this event would not be possible. The organisers personally thank you for all your time and effort and this is extended, of course, to anyone else who might end up playing a large part behind the scenes during the weekend.

Headquarters 2nd Division
Headquarters 51 Highland Brigade
3 Flight Army Air Corps
205 Field Hospital
M R S Edinburgh
L-RAMC- Staunton
A special thank you to Major David Simpson and Colonel Michael Staunton
Manning check points 1-4:
71 Engineer Regiment
51st Highland Regiment
Scottish Transport Regiment
Tayforth Universities Officer Training Corps
61 (City of Edinburgh) Signal Squadron
Manning the finish: RNR HMS Scotia
Manning the water points: Scottish Scouts Association: the Lochaber, the Gordon and the Scottish HQ Scout Fellowship
Marquees: Field & Lawn
Landrovers: The Halo Trust, Pentland Landrover , Lix Toll Garage Ltd
Design of the medals: Hugo de Groot
Liquid stimulation: Red Bull
Midge repellent aerosols: Autan
Post event entertainment: Piperactive
Post event catering: King Boar Catering
Globalstar mobile satellite telephones: Vodafone Hire Solutions
Online registration and donation form design and service: Cedalion Ltd
Northern Constabulary, Strathclyde Police, Central Scotland Constabulary and local Councils: road signage

We are most grateful to Cameron McNeish, author and broadcaster, who has kindly agreed to officially start the Challenge as well as to welcome the walkers at the finish.

The Ferrymen
National Trust for Scotland
Murthly Estate Byres Sawmill
West Highland Way Management
St. Andrew's Ambulance Association
All those land owners, their factors and tenants allowing the use of their property
Start: Forest Enterprise - Lochaber Forest District and Glen Nevis Holiday Ltd
Kinlochleven High School: Douglas Kennedy
Glen Coe Ski Centre: Sandra MacIntyre
Bridge of Orchy Hotel: Lorraine Henry & Garry McKenna
Forest Enterprise - Lorne Forest District
A special thank you to Anne and Gordon Marshal at the Inveroran Hotel
Auch Estates
Strathfillan Wigwams: Tom & Rena Baillie
Finish: Mrs Richardson and Stuckendroin Farm: James Fisher
All those massaging sore feet
All our photographers and filmers
Contributing bag-pipers
West Highland Way Marathon Organiser: Dario Melaragni
Sports therapist: Christina Chaplin
Providing our briefings venue - The Reynolds Gallery: Jenny Reynolds
Sir Jimmy Savile
Customised map: Harvey
Nevis Radio
BBC Radio Scotland
The Scottish Field
Harper's & Queen
Financial News
The Scotsman and The Scotsman on Sunday
Daily Mail - City Diary
Caledonia Magazine

We would like to thank not only all the personal sponsors of the organisers and their support team who completed a full recce of the walk in March, but moreover all the personal and corporate donors who are giving so generously towards this year's challenge.

All volunteer marshals

Will Taunton-Burnett
Diana Pattinson
Emily Trustram Eve
Nicola Tait
Lt. Col. Sir Andrew Ogilvy-Wedderburn
Debbie Stark
Elaine Goldsmith
Sophie Milward
Pam Fauchon
Andrew Hamilton
Lizzie Foot
Caroline Fox
Nicola Hancock
Edward Stack
Archie & Annie Boyd
David Elkington
Norman McCandlish
Shona Macdonald
Catriona McDougall
Ron Hodgson
David Hedgecock
Elizabeth Playfair
Adam Bruce
Alison Petrie
Alison Macdonald
Edward Troughton
Sarah Oliver
Calum Wilson
Amy Cole
Tim Baines
Richard Goldby

Return to Challenge Menu