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Gallery 2004

A selection of photos from Ythan Challenge 2004


They’re off! The 247 runners head off from The Meadows.

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With many thanks to the Press & Journal for letting us use the following six photographs.

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

Burn those quads … runners make their way up the first climb…

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

… to face the hay bales at the top.

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

Winner Rob Taylor by the old van near the riverbank.

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

Making light work of one of the bogs.

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

Cooling down in the river.

Picture by Jim Irvine, Press & Journal

Rob Taylor shows off the winner’s trophy 
- for the third year in a row!

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Rob Taylor checks out the new river section before going on to win
for the third year running.

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Three’s company…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Heading up-river…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Women’s winner Julie Giles (257) behind Elaine Whyte (299), who went on to finish second.

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Third-placed woman Donna Unwin (297) in among the men.

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Tough going…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Cooling off…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


The bogs were in fine form after recent torrential rain.

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Set for a soft landing…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Redefining the meaning of ‘squelchy’…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


The (in)famous Ythan Challenge hay bales were back again…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


… so were the tyres

Picture by Brenda Duncan


The steps back up to the Meadows 
are a wicked twist…

Picture by Brenda Duncan


Last runner Joan Irvine brings up the rear…