On the Day

As this is a charity event, we are not able to pay expenses and are very limited on our transport availability, so you would need to arrange your own transport, or perhaps share with another volunteer.  We do try and look after our volunteers as much as possible and there will be hot food and drinks available at Grantown-on-Spey, plus snacks at Lossiemouth High School as well as water. However, we do recommend you take enough food, snacks and drink to see you through the day.

Marshal Briefing

There will be a briefing for marshals approximately one month before the event where they will be allocated their checkpoints and receive an information pack, as well as radio training.  Radios will need to be collected from Outfit Moray the day before the event or from Grantown On Spey on the day.

Grantown On Spey

Once your role is over, those volunteering near Grantown-on-Spey are welcome to head there and grab some hot food and a drink before 4pm.  There are also toilets there and it’s a great opportunity to watch some of the hikers finish their challenge.  This checkpoint closes at 4pm.

Windswept Brewing Tap Room

Our finishers love nothing better than a cheering crowd at the finish line, so we encourage all our volunteers to come all to Windswept Brewing, once their role is completed.  It’s a great way to end a very busy and enjoyable day with a firepit, beer and hot food.

Volunteer Kit List

First and foremost, you need to be prepared for a day outdoors in Moray in May – so dress for snow and sunshine and have the following:

  • Warm clothes
  • Drinks and snacks to last the day
  • Chair
  • Umbrella/shelter
  • Fully charged mobile phone