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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

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Rob Roy

Hike details

Date: 29 Aug 2020 Registration Fee: £25
Location:
McLaren Community Leisure Centre, Callander
Min. fundraising pledge: £250
Distance: 26 miles Terrain:Mostly flat
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Distance: 26 miles Terrain: Mostly flat

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Hike 26 miles along the Rob Roy Way, following in the footsteps of Rob Roy MacGregor, a famous figure in Scottish Folklore. The route will take you through the wild Trossachs National Park, giving beautiful views over lochs and the mountainous Scottish Highlands.

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The Mighty Hike experience

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As a Mighty Hiker you'll receive:

As a Mighty Hiker you'll receive:

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Free Macmillan walking top

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A clearly marked route

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Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks

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Medical assistance

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Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish

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Finisher's medal and bubbly

Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.

Mighty Hikers' stories

It was a tremendous event and the memories that will stay with us for ever. The event on the day was ran impeccably and the atmosphere and camaraderie brilliant. All the staff and volunteers were amazing and so cheerful and a true credit to the event.

Ronan Gilchrist, Rob Roy 2018 hiker

Ronan Gilchrist, Rob Roy hiker, 2018

Logistics

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Registration

How much is the registration fee?

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The registration fee is £25 which you pay online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.

How much do I have to raise?

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We ask you to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Don’t worry we’re here to help, visit our fundraising zone for inspiration.

When do I have to sign up by?

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The deadline to register for the Rob Roy Mighty Hike is midnight on Friday 14 August or when the event sells out.

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Team Registration

Is there a discount for teams?

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There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.

How do I register a team?

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  1. Appoint a Team Captain who will complete the first online registration. N.B. the Team Captain will receive essential information about your team registration so must be someone who can easily access their emails and is happy to coordinate the team.
  2. Make sure the Team Captain has a list of all the names and email addresses of the people in the team before registering. Once the Team Captain has completed the first online registration, each team member will receive an invitation email to complete their own online registration.
  3. The Team Captain can pay the registration fee for as many members of the team as they like or just themselves. If the Team Captain doesn’t pay your registration fee you will be asked to pay this when you complete your own registration form.
  4. On the booking form, the Team Captain will choose the start time which will be reserved for the whole team.
  5. The Team Captain will also choose their parking and shuttle arrangements; however, this does not apply to the whole team. Each team member will be asked to choose their personal parking and shuttle arrangements upon registration.
  6. Once the Team Captain has completed the team registration, all members of the team will receive an invitation email with a link to their own registration form.
  7. Please complete your registration and booking form as soon as possible. We will hold your team start time but parking is allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
  8. The Team Captain will receive a confirmation email each time a member of the team completes their registration, which will allow you to monitor who has and has not joined the team.

How do I add more members to my team?

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The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.

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Location

Where does the hike start?

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The hike starts at McLaren Community Leisure Centre, Mollands Road, Callander, FK17 8JP. See in on this Google map.

Where does the hike finish?

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The hike finishes at Breadalbane Park, Killin, Killin, Stirling FK21, UK. See it on this Google map.

What is the route?

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See the route on this Google map.

 

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Transport

What parking is available?

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Parking is available in a satellite car park located at the Scottish Antique and Art Centre, Carse Of Cambus Cottage, Buchany, Doune, FK16 6HG or Strathalan Games Park 7 Airthrey Ave, Bridge of Allan, Stirling, FK9 4QY. You can book this through the registration form.

You will automatically be booked onto a complimentary shuttle from the car park to the start at McLaren Community Leisure Centre. Shuttle buses from the Doune car park will be running from 5.45am until 8.45am (15-minute drive). Shuttle buses from the Bridge of Allan car park will be running from 5.30am until 8.20am (35-minute drive).

Complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish line back to the start at McLaren Community Leisure Centre, Buchany, Doune FK16 (40min drive approx) then on to the car park at the Scottish Antique and Art Centre (55min drive approx) and then to the car park at Bridge of Allan (65min drive approx) from 4pm until 10pm.

Can I get there by public transport?

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It is a 13-minute taxi ride from Dunblane Station to the satellite car park at Scottish Antique and Art Centre. Complimentary shuttle buses will also run to Crianlarich station from 4pm until 10pm (20-minute drive).

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Timetable

What time does the hike start?

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The hike will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 9.50am.

What time does registration open?

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Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the evening of Friday 28 August and will re-open between 5.50am and 8.50am on Saturday 29 August.

What time should I arrive in the morning?

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We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.

How long does it take to complete the hike?

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We estimate that the fastest walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm. Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.

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Registration

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Team Registration

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Location

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Transport

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Timetable

Got Questions?

If you need more info, check out the FAQs on the About page,

email hiking@macmillan.org.uk

or call us on

0300 1000 200

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