Registration opens for Islay’s Single Malt Marathon


Islay’s Single Malt Marathon, rated one of the most scenic in the UK, is now open for registration with only 100 spaces available.

The first Isay Marathon was held last year – a point-to-point 26.2 mile challenge taking in the rugged beauty of the island.

This year’s marathon will be held on September 20th and is open to anyone looking for a challenge.


A carving of one of Islay medieval Lords of the Isles


Along the unique route runners will enjoy whitewashed seaside villages, rugged rock-strewn beaches, a shimmering loch and a ramble through the moors.

The marathon will be limited to the first 100 to register. Once that number is reached, a wait list will be created for 20 more runners.

Each finisher received a most interesting medal – handcrafted by an islander while a ceilidh will be held the evening after the marathon.

The register visit