Beyond the Tay Adventure Challenge 2017

Information and registration

23 September 2017

Welcome to this new and exciting event delivered by Beyond Adventure and Still Going Strong Events. We are delighted that you have chosen to be a part of this and are looking forward to hosting both adventure sports enthusiasts and those putting their toes in the water for the first time, the event offers opportunities for all to get involved. Aberfeldy and the Tay Valley has some of the best scenery in Scotland, particularly at this time of year in early autumn creating a stunning backdrop.

The Beyond the Tay Adventure Challenge is a circular 12km Run/Hike from the picturesque Highland Perthshire town of Aberfeldy to Kenmore followed by a 10km paddle back to Aberfeldy.


You can enter (minumum entry age is 16) as:

  • Solo -- £36
  • Pairs in Solo Craft -- £60 per pair
  • Pairs in Tandem Craft -- £60 per pair
  • Relay (one person for the land section and one person for the water section) -- £60 per team

A fee of 6% will be applied to each order to cover administration and card processing costs.

Allowable craft

All categories of paddlesport craft are allowable from racing kayaks through to paddleboards. The boats paddled down the river section of the event prescribe which category participants compete in. i.e. tandem crews must paddle an accepted doubles craft.


Prizes are awarded to:

  • Solo
    • 1st Male
    • 1st Female
    • 1st Male U18
    • 1st Female U18
  • Pairs in Solo Craft
  • Pairs in Tandem Craft
  • Relay

Key timings

Friday 22 September
Check in Opens 16:00- Closes 20:00 Beyond Adventure By the River
Saturday 23 September
Boat Drop Off Opens 06:00- Closes 08:30 Taymouth Marina
Check-in Opens 07:00 – Closes 08:30 Beyond Adventure By the River
Event Briefing to all athletes 08:45 Start Line Dewars Whisky Distillery
Event Starts 09:00 Dewars Whisky Distillery
Side Events Program Starts 11:00 Beyond Adventure By the River
Official Opening of Beyond Adventure by The River 17:00 Beyond Adventure By The River
Event Presentation 18:00 Beyond Adventure By The River
Side Events Program Close 18:30 Beyond Adventure By The River

Event Centre and Check-in

Event check-in is located at Beyond Adventure “By the River”, Riverside, Aberfeldy, Perthhsire PH15 2EB turn in at 40mph/derestricted speed sign leaving/arriving eastern side of Aberfeldy

Opening Times:

Friday, 22 September, 16:00 - 20:00

Saturday, 23 September, 07:00 - 08:30

Side Events Programme

Beyond The Tay Adventure Challenge is also delivering an exciting side events program which includes:

  • Come Try Paddle Sports sessions
  • Indoor Climbing Wall
  • Boat and Equipment second hand sale (participants can bring their own items to sell
  • Bouncy Castle
 Event information
23 September 2017
Registration is closed
22 km

Price per participant
Through Sep 21, 2017 £36.00 + fee
Fee: 6%
22 km

Price per team
Through Sep 21, 2017 £60.00 + fee
Fee: 6%
22 km

Price per team
Through Sep 21, 2017 £60.00 + fee
Fee: 6%

Still Going Strong Events

In case of questions about the event please contact Still Going Strong Events:

4 Orchard Brae, Kenmore Road, PH15 2BF, Aberfeldy

Any questions?