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GO! Festival Ayr 10k

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I slashed my PB by almost a minute in Ayr and got to finish it all off watching the most amazing plane-firework spectacle.
Why Ayr As I was sorting out my running calendar for the year, I realized I didn’t have any races planned in Scotland.
Not that I didn’t want to run in Scotland, but in the quest to see new places, most of those were south of the border.
However, the GO! Festival Ayr 10k was the first one I came across this side of the border that was a) in a place I’ve never been before and wanted to go, and b) had some unique selling points.
These points included a late afternoon start time (I don’t like morning running) and a firework and air display at night after the race. All for £20, which is cheap in the racing world.
To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from the display, but boy-oh-boy was I wrong to have to little faith. But we’ll get to that later. The journey No drama to report. I successfully changed trains in Glasgow. In all, it takes a little over 2 hours to get…