Record Attempt NOW - Scotland's 10 Highest Mountains in 24hrs

Scottish International distance runners Donnie Campbell and Andrew Murray are, right now, trying to run Scotland's ten highest mountains in 24 hours. If I can - I'll tweet their progress alongside this page.

It's an audacious and challenging feat which, we believe, no one has even attempted it before.  From their press release:

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Andrew ran 78 consecutive ultra-marathons from Scotland to the Sahara, as well as a staggering 7 ultra-marathons, on 7 continents in under a week.  He has also won races at the North Pole, in outer Mongolia, Antarctica, the Sahara desert, and the Indonesian Jungle and run up Mt Kilimanjaro in 7 hours.  

Donnie is one of the UK’s foremost distance runners having completed a non-stop 184 mile run from Glasgow to Skye, as well as winning the Scottish 100km championships, and the Scottish Ultra on 2 occasions. 

The Adventure Show has camera operators high in the mountains, one camped overnight, to capture the attempt.  I'm one of the team, filming the pair as they drive between the mountain ranges with their support crew.  

They started at 4:00am and the order in which they are tackling the mountains is as follows: Ben Lawers, Aonach Mor, Aonach Beag, Carn Mhor Dearg, Ben Nevis, Cairngorm, Ben MacDui, Braeriach, Angels Peak, CairnToul.

If they succeed it might be too late for the morning newspapers.  So check back - particularly the twitter feed on the right - and I'll try to let you know how they get on.

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