Strathpuffer 24 news RSS feed. http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/ Strathpuffer 24 - http://www.strathpuffer.com/ alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:32:37 +0000 You generous lot . . . Many thanks for all the donations from Competitors and spectators at this years Strathpuffer - from the Achilty Hotel parking collection and the usual exit enforcers we have received combined donations of just shy of £900 This will be split between Help for Heroes, Scottish Mountain Rescue Teams and Breakthrough Breast Cancer- Thank you http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/you-generous-lot--- http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/you-generous-lot--- clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy) Fri, 10 May 2013 14:19:56 +0100 PUFFER LITE 2013 Cancelled <p>After a lot of discussion we have very reluctantly decided to cancel the Puffer Lite this year. <br><br>To date we have a total of 41 individual entries. To break even on the event we needed 150 minimum. <br><br>With so many other events going on at this time of year the competition is fierce. At this stage we think it's highly unlikely we'll get that number. Although the winter Puffer has always had great support we've struggled with numbers for the Lite every year.<br> There will be an email sent via SportIdent to all those who have entered and it will explain what needs to be done to get a refund.</p> <p>We're really sorry to break the disappointing news but we do hope we'll see you at another event - there's always the Puffer in January 2014 18th/19th...Entries will open on November 5th.....</p> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-lite-2013-cancelled http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-lite-2013-cancelled clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy) Tue, 26 Jun 2012 22:57:24 +0100 Puffer Lite 2012 update. <P>Nearly there........</P> <P>The Midgies are limbering up for a good feast, so don't forget your Nets & Sprays!</P> <P>As we only have one Mix pair & one Female pair, & Two Mixed trios this year, we've decided to award the Winners as follows........</P> <P>Solo Male 1st, 2nd & 3rd</P> <P>Solo Female 1st, 2nd & 3rd</P> <P>Pairs 1st, 2nd & 3rd</P> <P>Trio 1st, 2nd & 3rd.</P> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-lite-2012-update http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-lite-2012-update alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Mon, 09 Jan 2012 21:25:30 +0000 Lost Property The following was found during the cleanup after the event:<div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Battery charger with Malcolm 62 taped to side with 1 battery inside</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Battery charger – Hope vision</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">BBB Silver frame glasses</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Bontrager pump</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Shimano DeoreLX pedal!!</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Jessops camera case with Integral memory stick inside</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">Pair SIDI Dragon2 cycling shoes</span><!--EndFragment--></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; "><br></span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">If any of this belongs to you please get in touch</span></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Arial; ">See you all in June for The Puffer Lite 2012 - entries open 1st February 2012</span></div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/lost-property http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/lost-property alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:27:11 +0000 The Doug Stewart Award for Youth Performance <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Revision>0</o:Revision> <o:TotalTime>0</o:TotalTime> <o:Pages>1</o:Pages> <o:Words>141</o:Words> <o:Characters>806</o:Characters> <o:Company>MacWilliams Consulting Limited</o:Company> <o:Lines>6</o:Lines> 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The award has been presented by John and Olivia Stewart, the parents of a long standing Puffer aficionado, Doug Stewart. Sadly Doug passed away early in 2011 after being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. <o:p></o:p></i></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Doug was a devotee of "The Puffer", it was more painful to miss it than to do it! His passion extended to other sports and he was enthusiastic about bringing kids into sport at an early age, challenging them to "be all they can be". It is with this passion, spirit and ethos that the award now comes into being. <o:p></o:p></i></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">This annual award is open to all competitors U-19 (born after 1/1/93) in Solo/Pairs/Quads. <span style="mso-spacerun:yes"></span>After taking into account the number of laps completed and the number of qualifying U-19 competitors in each team the winner – team or individual - will be agreed by the organisers.<o:p></o:p></i></p> <!--EndFragment--> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/the-doug-stewart-award-for-youth-performance http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/the-doug-stewart-award-for-youth-performance clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy) Thu, 17 Nov 2011 01:01:25 +0000 Scottish Hydro Sponsor Puffer! Our very favourite energy providers have kindly agreed to sponsor this year's Puffer......iIf there's anything left after we pay ourselves massive banker-style expenses we hope to extend and improve the trail system in the area. Could muddy puddles be a thing of the past? Not likely! http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/scottish-hydro-sponsor-puffer http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/scottish-hydro-sponsor-puffer alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:15:27 +0000 Entries open tomorrow . . . Remember Remember . . . . . Puffer entries open at 10.00 tomorrow morning (5th November 2011) at Sportident - there will be a link from the front page of this website - if you are entering solo or in a pair and you don't already have a sportident number it is advisable to register at www.sientries.co.uk/competitors/register_details.php in advance as this will speed up your entry process . . . entries will close at Midnight on 4th December 2011 which means you have just over 4 weeks to get your entry in - good luck http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/entries-open-tomorrow--- http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/entries-open-tomorrow--- clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy) Sat, 02 Apr 2011 16:27:24 +0100 Strathpuffer makes it into MBUK - Three page spread in the May issue - Out Now Great weearticle in MBUK this month about our favourite winter adventure. http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-makes-it-into-mbuk--three-page-spread-in-the-may-issue--out-now http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-makes-it-into-mbuk--three-page-spread-in-the-may-issue--out-now alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:16:40 +0000 Adventure Show Promo Simon Willis has produced this fantastic promo video for the Adventure Show which will be broadcast on 8th March 2011 at 7pm - if this is indicative of the full programme it should be brilliant!!<div><br></div><div><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/19323662?byline=0&portrait=0&color=f0000c" width="400" height="225" frameborder="0"></iframe><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/19323662">Strathpuffer 2011 on The Adventure Show</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/sunartmedia">Simon Willis</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p></div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/adventure-show-promo http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/adventure-show-promo alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:20:40 +0000 Alastair Humphreys <p>You may not have realised that you were in the presence of a round the world cyclist at this years Puffer.</p> <br> <p>At just 24 years old, Alastair Humphreys left England to cycle round the world. Completely alone with just his bike, a few maps and very limited supplies, he set out on a 46 000 mile journey which would take along the length of the Earth’s three great land-masses : Africa, the Americas and Eurasia.</p> <br> <p>Away from friends and family for four years, Alastair’s self-funded ride took him from the deserts of Sudan to a Siberian winter, from Albania to Zimbabwe, from the Dead Sea to Andean heights. Riding from England to South Africa, Alastair raced crossed the Atlantic by yacht, cycled from Patagonia to Alaska, crossed the Pacific by freighter, finally completing his expedition by cycling back to England from eastern Siberia.</p> <br> <p>Alastair is about to start a small tour talking about his experiences while circumnavigating the globe and you never know the Puffer may even get a wee mention...</p> <br> He will be appearing at: <br> <br> <p>Andover - The Lights - 9th February 2011 - Tickets Tel 01264 368368</p> <p>Dunkeld & Birnam Institute - 5th March 2011 - Tickets Tel 01350 727674</p> <p>Inverness - Eden Court - 19th March 2011 Tickets Tel 01463 234234</p> <br> <p>The Puffer team wholeheartedly recommend that you make an effort to go a see this top bloke and listen to his remarkable stories.</p> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/alastair-humphreys http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/alastair-humphreys alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Mon, 17 Jan 2011 23:35:20 +0000 No 6 – over and out <p class="MsoNormal">Well there we are<span style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </span>. . . . Puffer No 6 over and done with apart from a wee bit of tidying up and a few cuts, bruises and the odd broken bone to heal</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Another memorable event, it’s amazing how each year the Strathpuffer has a slightly different character, last year was snow this year it was definitely ice, ice baby.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">Firstly some thanks:</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">To all our marshals without whom there would be no Strathpuffer. They turn out and work hard at all sorts of strange times and in all sorts of weather conditions and always with a smile and a positive attitude</p> <p class="MsoNormal">To our new friends from RAF Kinloss who helped out with loads of tasks in the three days prior to the event and throughout the whole 24 hours at the Haribo Hill Marshal station. I’m not sure how we would have got the Fire Road gritted for car parking without their help. Fantastic bunch of lads, a pleasure to work with.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">To all the companies we bring in to make the event happen – Sportident Timing, Red Poppy Catering, Heilan Loos, Brandon Hire Equipment Hire, Munros Waste Disposal, North of Scotland Marquees, Rescue Medics and Kenneth Stewart contractors – they all deliver every year above and beyond the call of duty</p> <p class="MsoNormal">To our sponsors USE Exposure, Cube, Hi Five, The Cooperative Membership, Bionicon, Craigdon Mountain Sports and Ride Sierra Nevada all of whom help with prizes and other support</p> <p class="MsoNormal">To Forestry Commission Scotland and The Highland Council for providing all the necessary permissions and other practical support</p><p class="MsoNormal">To the Mystic Shoes for bringing some fantastic live music to a draughty marquee in the middle of a forest and doing so with such irrepressible enthusiasm. It added a whole new element to the event.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">Accolades:</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">We salute all the entrants who took on this years Strathpuffer especially the prize winners – this years conditions were particularly challenging as evidenced by the steady stream of customers for Rescue Medics</p> <p class="MsoNormal">There are too many winners to mention individually – you all know who you are and how well you did</p> <p class="MsoNormal">We are always amazed by the resilience of the Strathpuffer riders – team members from Wavepower Wanderers and Howies Heroes did laps with a broken hand and Ben Thompson got back on his bike and completed his lap after a high speed off had thrown him into the trees. Ben needed a hospital check to ensure he hadn’t sustained some serious internal injuries on top of all the damage we could see</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">Results:</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">A full list of results can be found at:</p><p class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://lappedenduro.sportident.co.uk/home/event/publicresults.html?&eventid=544dc588-0ee8-4ba7-8598-c66919073dd1">http://lappedenduro.sportident.co.uk/home/event/publicresults.html?&eventid=544dc588-0ee8-4ba7-8598-c66919073dd1</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">Photos:</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Jon Brooke was out all day and up all night taking photos. The superb results of his labours can be seen at: <a href="http://www.rightplacerighttime.co.uk">www.rightplacerighttime.co.uk</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">Charity</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Our charity this year was the British Heart Foundation – a team led by “Monty” took part in this years Puffer, knocking out 23 laps and raising over £1000 to help this charity support people with dodgy tickers – if you are looking for a charity to support you could do far worse than BHF Scotland</p><p class="MsoNormal"><!--StartFragment--> </p><p>Furthermore, Peter & Susan Somerset deployed their inimitable fund raising tactics to separate you from nearly £700 for Scottish Mountain Rescue as you were departing. We will top this up and split it equally between the four teams that took part in this years event: Arrochar, Kintail, Aberdeen and Dundonnell</p> <!--EndFragment--> <p></p><p class="MsoNormal"><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><font class="Apple-style-span" color="#00A4E8">The Puffer Lite</font></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">If you can’t wait until next year to cycle these wonderful trails don’t forget we also do the 12 hour Puffer Lite in the summer. This years dates are the 25<sup>th</sup>/26<sup>th</sup> June and we can almost guarantee no ice. Entries open 1<sup>st</sup> February 10.00 am</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Same course, completely different event</p> <!--EndFragment--> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/no-6--over-and-out http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/no-6--over-and-out clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy) Mon, 17 Jan 2011 18:39:38 +0000 <description><P>We've got:</P> <P>A Walkie-Talkie</P> <P>A Cateye light</P> <P>A Headtorch</P> <P>A flask.....</P> <P>Call Steve on 07739084115 & describe to claim......</P></description> <link>http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/lost--found</link> <guid>http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/lost--found</guid> </item> <item> <author>clancy@strathpuffer.co.uk (Clancy)</author> <pubDate>Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:17:20 +0000</pubDate> <title>Whew it's over! Well, that's another one under the belt! And what a fine one it was too! We'll do a full report and thank-you list once we've scraped the last of the mud off......full results are at <A href="http://www.sportident.co.uk">www.sportident.co.uk</A> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/whew-its-over http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/whew-its-over steve@strathpuffer.co.uk (Steve) Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:43:35 +0000 Still Snowy..... <P>Wed 12 Jan...Just spent the day marking the course and digging snow! We had about 2 inches fall last night, but no thaw today. The forecast is for a thaw tomorrow but I'll believe it whenI see it! Plenty of snow on the course, but still rideable. Studded tyres will be a big advantage if the temperature stays at zero. Who knows?</P> <P>If you've got snow tyres on your vehicle, it will help access greatly. If you've got snow chains, bring them!</P> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/still-snowy http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/still-snowy steve@strathpuffer.co.uk (Steve) Sat, 08 Jan 2011 16:57:27 +0000 Highland Hotel.... We've just heard that the Highland Hotel in Strathpeffer may not now be open .... <A href="http://www.continbedandbreakfast.com">www.continbedandbreakfast.com</A>have space, and also Coul House Hotel.....also <A href="http://www.coulholidaycottages.com">www.coulholidaycottages.com</A> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/highland-hotel http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/highland-hotel alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Wed, 22 Dec 2010 18:51:09 +0000 Strathpuffer sets pulse racing The first BHF Scotland team is now on the starting list - these boys have run the West Highland Way so fitness shouldn't be an issue - just the darkness, cold, ice, snow, gales, mud and tiredness to cope with then... <div>They are raising much needed funds for the British Heart Foundation so please support them if you can.</div><br /> <div>You can find out more about the team at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/deilsonwheels">www.facebook.com/deilsonwheels</a> and they have a just giving page at <a href="http://www.justgiving.com/deils-on-wheels">www.justgiving.com/deils-on-wheels</a></div><br /> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-sets-pulse-racing http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-sets-pulse-racing alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Fri, 17 Dec 2010 15:06:39 +0000 mmmmm beer .... Fresh from the Black Isle Brewery is the latest Puffer Beer, pictured below in its natural environment:<div><br></div><div><img src="/assets/images/uploads/IMG_3917.jpg"></div><div><br></div><div>More snow today in Strathpeffer - Steve still has snow tyres . . . . .</div><div><br></div><div>Just over 4 weeks to go - see you all soon</div><div><br></div><div>The Strathpuffer Team</div><div><br></div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/mmmmm-beer- http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/mmmmm-beer- alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Mon, 15 Nov 2010 16:06:36 +0000 Appearing for one night only . . . Ever since the very first Puffer we have wanted to introduce some live music into the melting pot that makes the Strathpuffer so special. So for No 6 we have booked the fabulous Mystic Shoes to bring their very own brand of rock and roll to the forest - check them out at www.myspace.com/thebandmysticshoes - and be prepared for some dancing between laps from about 6pm to 10pm http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/appearing-for-one-night-only--- http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/appearing-for-one-night-only--- alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Wed, 03 Nov 2010 22:41:52 +0000 Hug a Hoodie <div><br></div><div>Strathpuffer Hoodies will be available for the first time at Puffer No 6 - stylish black with our new logo embroidered on the front and emblazoned over the back</div><div>These fashionable garments will be available at the discounted rate of £20 online when you enter or for £25 at the event</div><br><div style="text-align: center;"><img src="/assets/images/uploads/hoodie-front.png"><br><br><img src="/assets/images/uploads/hoodie-back.png"><br></div><div><br></div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/hug-a-hoodie http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/hug-a-hoodie alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Wed, 03 Nov 2010 22:05:08 +0000 Adventure Show back for more <div><br></div><div>We are delighted to confirm that the Adventure Show production team will be at the Puffer again in 2011. The actual format of of the show in terms of any participation by Adventure Show presenters is yet to be decided but we're sure they won't be able to resist getting involved in the muck and the bullets.</div><div>So let us know if you have any interesting stories around your involvement in the Puffer and don't forget to smile for the camera</div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/adventure-show-back-for-more http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/adventure-show-back-for-more alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Tue, 02 Nov 2010 21:45:44 +0000 Entries for 2011 open very soon!! <div><br></div><div>Entries for Strathpuffer No 6 will open at 10.00 am on 5th November 2010 and will close at midnight on 31st December 2010</div><div><br></div><div>The link for entries will be on the home page of this site on Friday</div><div><br></div><div>See you in January</div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/entries-for-2011-open-very-soon http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/entries-for-2011-open-very-soon alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Mon, 01 Nov 2010 22:07:56 +0000 New for 2011 - Strathpuffer Cycle Jerseys <div><br></div><div><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 16px; "><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">Fashion news - see below our fab new cycle shirt from the brilliant people at www.thecyclejersey.com</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><br></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">These wonderful garments are available when you register for Puffer No 6 for the bargain price of £35 or at the event for £40</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><br></div></span></div><div><img src="/assets/images/uploads/tcj-strathpuffer-jersey.jpg"></div> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/new-for-2011--strathpuffer-cycle-jerseys http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/new-for-2011--strathpuffer-cycle-jerseys alasdair@strathpuffer.co.uk (Alasdair) Mon, 01 Nov 2010 18:48:05 +0000 The sixth Strathpuffer will take place on 15th/16th January 2011 <span style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(0, 164, 232);">The sixth Strathpuffer will take place on 15th/16th January 2011</span><br><br>Entries for solos, pairs and quads will open at 10.00 am on 5th November 2010 and close at midnight on 31st December 2010<br><br>The link for entries will appear on this website in due course. In the meantime, enjoy the warmth of the sun while you can because you know it can’t last and when it’s gone it's time for No. 6 -- Hooray !!<br><br>The Strathpuffer Team http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/the-sixth-strathpuffer-will-take-place-on-15th16th-january-2011 http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/the-sixth-strathpuffer-will-take-place-on-15th16th-january-2011 admin@strathpuffer.co.uk (admin) Sat, 14 Aug 2010 15:53:11 +0100 Strathpuffer 2011 or put another way 'Puffer no.6 Well there's a lot of you out there desperate to know the what, when, who, why and how for the 2011 event.<br><br>We're having a meeting shortly to confirm dates -which will be one of the two middle weekends in January - that's either 15th/16th or 22nd/23rd.<br><br>Those of you who are registered with Sportident will receive an email to say when entries open. Frankly this is the simplest way for us to deal with the volume of interested mad'uns. We've put a few enquiries on a mailing list and we will let them know too but really if ya wanna do it you're gonna have sign up with SportIdent anyway...<br><br>So keep an eye out in the next few weeks to find out when we're open for entries. Usually it's early November. Enjoy the rest of the summer ! cheers http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-2011-or-put-another-way-puffer-no6 http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-2011-or-put-another-way-puffer-no6 admin@strathpuffer.co.uk (admin) Sun, 03 Jan 2010 13:02:16 +0000 Puffer route - January 3rd <img src="/assets/images/uploads/IMG_0921.JPG"> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-route--january-3rd http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/puffer-route--january-3rd admin@strathpuffer.co.uk (admin) Sun, 03 Jan 2010 13:01:25 +0000 Bridge of Thighs in the Snow January 3rd <img src="/assets/images/uploads/IMG_0938.JPG"> http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/bridge-of-thighs-in-the-snow-january-3rd http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/bridge-of-thighs-in-the-snow-january-3rd admin@strathpuffer.co.uk (admin) Wed, 09 Sep 2009 13:06:59 +0100 Strathpuffer 24 <span style="font-weight: bold;">Strathpuffer24</span><br><br>Thathar a’ creidsinn gu bheil an Strathpuffer24 an aon rèis rothar beinne 24-uair a thèid a chumail a gheamhradh air aghaidh an t-saoghail. Ann an ceann a tuath na h-Alba tha sin a’ ciallachadh 17 uairean de dhorchadas!<br><br>Thèid an tachartas a chumail ann an coilltean faisg air Srath Pheofair, 6 mìle an iar air Inbhir Pheofharain. Tha an cùrsa 11cm a dh’fhaid agus tha e a’ gabhail a-steach an dà chuid rathaidean leathann na coille agus slighean caol tro fhearann cas agus dùbhlanach. ’S iad Strathpuffer Earr., buidheann dhealasach de luchd-rothair, a bhios ga chur air dòigh, agus tha e a’ faighinn taic bho iomadh gnìomhachas ionadail is urraidhean. Tha an rèis a’ faighinn mòr-mholadh agusthaa-nis a’ tarraing àire luchd-rothair bho air feadh an àite. Bho chionn goirid, chaidh ainmeachadh mar an tachartas as fheàrr san RA leis an deasaiche aig irisean-rothair nàiseanta. Rinn an tachartas an t-uabhas gus spòrs rothar-beinne a thoirt air adhart san sgìre. http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-24 http://www.strathpuffer.co.uk/news/entry/strathpuffer-24