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Ben Nevis Race

600 participants · Sat 4th Sep 2021 · Fort William
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About this event

Run from the foot of the highest mountain in the UK to the top, then back again.

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In 1895 when William Swan, a Fort William barber, set off on the first recorded timed ascent and descent of Britain’s tallest mountain he could not have envisaged the modern day Ben Nevis Race which now has a field of 600 runners accepting a challenge which is not for the unfit or faint-hearted.

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Sat 4th Sep 2021

Run 14km

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Logistics and schedule

Registration takes place from 10am and you must have your runners card(this will be posted out prior to the event) with you to collect your envelope with bib number, etc. All competitors will receive a t-shirt at registration.


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How to get there

87 Carn Dearg Rd, Fort William PH33 6QQ, UK

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