Have you heard about the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon, or the Quad? Now you can find out more at a Quad presentation evening.
Photography: Malcolm Cochrane
Multi-sport challenges are becoming increasingly popular. And the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon is one that attracts people looking for a big challenge. The event, which takes places on 12 July, 2014, includes:
- 1.35k swim in Loch Tay
- 24k run/walk over seven Munros, encompassing the Lawers and Ptarmigan ridges
- 11k kayak
- 54k road cycle around Loch Tay
- slicing of a melon with a sword to stop the clock
More about the Quad
The Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon (the Quad) is a great test of stamina, strength and fitness but it also rewards with fabulous Highlands scenery, a superb and friendly Â atmosphere and a â€œweekend you will never forgetâ€.
The race can be completed in teams of two or a relay team. Teams of two must complete the full course, together, from start to finish. Relay teams must have a minimum of two members completing each discipline.
Navigational skills are key to the event.
The Quad is an important fundraiser for two charities, Maryâ€™s Meals and Mercy Corp.
Special presentation evening
Or you can attend a special presentation evening this month. A short, after-work presentation will take place in Edinburgh at 17.30 on 26 November at Artemis Investment Management,Â 42 Melville Street, EH3 7HA.
During the presentation, the event’s founder, David Fox-Pitt, willÂ show a DVD of the Quad andÂ chat about the its unique ethos and fundraising, the route, kit, training and preparation. There is an open Q&A session at the end.
Mercy Corps and Mary’s Meals will also be there to offer you a taste of the dramatic impact the Quad’s fundraising has around the world.
Itâ€™s important to sign up for a place at the presentation as seats are limited.Â ContactÂ [email protected]. Light refreshments will be provided.