Author: erwinvanvroenhoven

Our Plans for 2023 & 2024

The inaugural Kong Mountain Marathon on the Isle of Arran was brilliant! The weather was amazing and everything went well. The routes were on the tough side which suited some people, but made it difficult for others. We received great feedback and there are many learnings for future events. Thank you all for participating and […]

We can’t wait to see you on Arran

All the recceing is now done and we are in full preparations to finalise and print the maps and get everything else sorted for the 27/28th August race weekend. We can’t wait to show you the beautiful Isle of Arran and are hoping for decent weather, which of course is not a guarantee in Scotland. […]

New 2022 Date – 27/28th August

Following the deferral of the new Kong Mountain Marathon from 2020 to 2021, we have had numerous conversations with the landowners, National trust for Scotland and NatureScot.  The isle of Arran and specially our event area in the Arran Northern Mountains and Arran Moors is a unique geological and natural habitat. The area is internationally […]

Recce in Arran

Before more lock downs and Covid-19 restrictions came in force, we have been able to squeeze in a few recce trips to the Isle of Arran. The weather was not always kind; Goat fell with horizontal rain is interesting I can tell you… The landscape is spectacular as you can see in the photos. The […]

Location announced – Isle of Arran

We are excited to announce that the first Kong Mountain Marathon will be held next year on the 5th and 6th of June 2021 on the Isle of Arran. From experience we know that an island Mountain Marathon is everybody’s favourite. A great adventure that starts on the ferry from Ardrossan for a brilliant weekend […]