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Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

29/05/2017 21:02
  The annual Marathon trail event, consisting of a 10 mile section from Sandhead to Stranraer and for the hardier competitor a 26+ mile marathon distance from the Mull of Galloway, passes through some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery. Many Rotarians and friends helped with the preparation...

New Leaflet funded by The Galloway Association of Glasgow

10/04/2017 21:57
A new leaflet has been printed which will replace the separte leaflets for the Mull of Galloway Trail and the Loch Ryan Coastal Path. The route from the Mull of Galloway to Glenapp is described in both directions. This combined leaflet for the trail and the coastal path is illustrated with...

Visit by Irish Councillors and Social Partners

21/10/2016 21:00
At the AGM of the International Appalachian Trail in Strabane in September 2016 Officials and Councillors from Donegal and the Northern Ireland Councils advised Tom Stevenson, who was representing the Mull of Galloway Trail, that they intended to visit the west coast of Scotland to learn about the...

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

11/06/2016 21:07
  The Rotary Club of Stranraer held the fourth annual MarathonTrail race on Saturday 11 June with entries again being higher than the previous year. 20 runners were taken by bus to start from the Mull of Galloway with a further 38 walkers/runners starting from Sandhead. The trail was in good...

Project Manager awarded the BEM

03/01/2016 15:14
Tom Stevenson, Project Manager, Mull of Galloway Trail was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for voluntary services to Walkers in the West of Scotland in the New Year 2016 Honours List. The photo below was taken at the information board adjacent to the Tourist Information Office in...

New Rhins Coastal Path

02/09/2015 10:00
Plans are well advanced for the creation of a new Rhins Coastal Path which will follow the North Rhins coastline joining up with the Southern Upland Way adjacent to Killantringan Lighthouse. Following the Southern Upland Way to Portpatrick the new route will continue southwards on the West Rhins...

Long Distance Walkers on the Trail

09/07/2015 10:00
The Mull of Galloway Trail continues to attract long distance walkers to the area coming as far as from Toronto. At the end of May, Craig McCabe flew from Toronto to Glasgow and after travelling by train to Stranraer he was taken by Rotarians Alistair McCulloch and Tom Stevenson to East Muntlock...

Macmillan Cancer Suport Mull of Galloway Challange

02/07/2015 17:55
The Mull of Galloway Challenge issued by the Macmillan Cancer Support Stranraer committee was once again well supported.  The Mull of Galloway Trail, some 25 miles in length stretches from the Mull of Galloway to Stranraer and for the majority of the way follows the shoreline of Luce...

Stranraer Rotary Mull of Galloway Marathon Trail

31/05/2015 00:00
  The Mull of Galloway Trail is one of the few routes that occur at marathon length, making it an ultimate challenge for many trail runners. Stranraer Rotary has run the event for the last three years, with increasing popularity. 27 participants were delivered by bus to start from the Mull of...

Champion of Change Award

05/07/2014 15:33
Tom Stevenson of Stranraer Rotary Club was one of twelve Rotarians from throughout Britain and Ireland who were recently personally thanked by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in a reception in Whitehall. Presenting the first ever Champions of Change Awards, Mr. Clegg spoke of the "extraordinary...
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