Ultra Scotland 100 Mile

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£167.00 - £169.00
About
Set yourself up for the ultimate running challenge. The Ultra Scotland 100 Mile point-to-point race will see runners traversing the picturesque Southern Upland Way from St John's Town to Melrose. Take in breathtaking trails as you battle your way along the hilly course.
Participants
106 miles
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Calendar
Sat, 10 Jun 2023
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Saint John's Town of Dalry, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Dalry Town Hall, St John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas DG7 3SW, UK
Start times
Sat, 10 Jun 2023
106 miles:
5:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Ultra Scotland 100 Mile
106 miles
Distance
106mi
£167.00 - £169.00
Route information
Take on this amazing 100 mile Ultra across the Southern Upland Way. This Ultra will surely rest you with lots of climbs and descents throughout. You will even climb to Scotlands highest village in Wanlockhead where you encounter sharp ascents such as the 701 metres climb up Lowther Hill. Enjoy the great trails around the Daer Reservoir and take in fantastic scenery throughout the course.
Checkpoint Locations:
  • Checkpoint 1 – 8 Miles – Stroanpatrick/Culmark, B729, DG7 3UE
  • Emergency Shelter – 18 Miles – Chalk Memorial Bothy – Poleskeoch NS68585 01850
  • Checkpoint 2 – 26 Miles - Sanquhar Town Hall. NS 78075 10110
  • Checkpoint 3 – 34 Miles - Wanlockhead Community Centre, Church Street, ML12 6UT. NS87400 12950
  • Checkpoint 4 – 40 Miles. A702, Biggar, ML12 6TH – Large passing place. NS 93125 10035
  • Checkpoint 5 – 55 Miles - Upper Annandale Football Club, Annanside, Moffat, DG10 9HB
  • Emergency Shelter/Additional Water – 65 Miles – Over Phawhope Bothy. NT18180 08145
  • Checkpoint 6 – 71 Miles. Boston Memorial Hall, Scabcleuch, Ettrick, Selkirk, TD7 5JB. NT26615 14473
  • Support Access Point – 76 Miles – The Glen Cafe, St Mary’s Loch, TD7 5LH. NT23753 20382
  • Checkpoint 7 – 90 Miles – Innerleithen Trail Car Park, B709, Traquair, Innerleithen EH44 6PW
  • Finish - 100 Miles - Langlee Community Centre, Marigold Drive, Galashiels, TD1 2LP
What's included
  • Finisher's Ultra Scotland 100 Mile Buckle
  • Bag Drop's along the route
  • Live Online GPS tracking
  • Way-marked route following one of Scotland's Great Trails, the Southern Upland Way
  • Historic route
  • Fantastic support from the GB Ultras team
  • UTMB Qualifying Race
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Finisher's Buckle
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Train
How to get there
Dalry Town Hall, St John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas DG7 3SW, UK
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Coach Transfer
There will be an optional coach transfer back to the start (the Darly Town Hall in St John's Town). The transfer costs £27.99. It will leave at 20:00 on Sunday and arrives at the Town Hall at 23:00.
Event day logistics
Saturday
05:00 Registration opens
05:30 Registration closes
05:30 - 06:00 Ultra Scotland 100 mile start window
08:56 Checkpoint 1 cut-off time
15:32 Checkpoint 2 cut-off time
18:28 Checkpoint 3 cut-off time
20:40 Checkpoint 4 cut-off time
Sunday
00:00 Checkpoint 5 cut-off time
08:02 Checkpoint 6 cut-off time
10:00 Kitchen opens at The Glen Café
14:16 Checkpoint 7 cut-off time
16:00 Kitchen Closes at The Glen Café
17:30 Race cut-off time
20:00 Optional Coach transfer leaves
23:00 Coach transfer arrives in Darly
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 20 years of age or older to compete.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Entrants must have completed at least a 50 mile Ultra prior to race day
  • Entrants must be in good health
Bag Drop
  • Runners can access their Bag drops at checkpoints 6, 7 and the finish
  • They will be transported to the finish line for runners to collect at Tweedbank Athletics and Sports Centre
  • Checkpoint 6 and 7: Maximum bag size 40cm x 35cm x 40cm bag
  • Finish line: Medium Holdall permitted
Support Teams
Support teams are permitted from Checkpoint 3 onwards and runners are allowed pacers from the 50 mile mark onwards. Support teams are asked to please abide by the following rules:
  • Checkpoint 5 - 56miles: Only 1 support crew member at any time
  • Checkpoint 7 - No camper vans permitted
  • Resupply Point - Co-op Innerleithen, EH44 6QZ, nr Traquair off route - open 7am - 10pm
  • Resupply – just off route – Asda 24 hour, Galashiels – TD1 2AG (other options available, not necessarily 24 hours)
  • Resupply – just off route – Co-op Convenience Store, High Street, Melrose, TD6 9RU. Open from 7 am – 10 pm
Safety
  • All runners experiencing difficulty must inform Checkpoint Marshals
  • All runners must have Race HQ mobile phone numbers stored on their phone
  • Phones must only be used in emergency situations to conserve batteries
  • Participants who lose time helping a fallen participant may claim back their time, subject to the Race Directors discretion
  • There will be live tracking available for the event with updates on participants positions every 2 minutes
  • On GPS tracker there is an SOS button which can be pressed to immediately alert the Race Director and HQ
  • In the event of a medical emergency call 999
Backpack
Kit List
Mandatory Kit
  • Harvey Maps: Southern Upland Way (Hard copy)
  • Waterproof coat with sealed seams minimum 10,000mm
  • Base Plate Compass
  • Base layer long-sleeved (Separate from Start Kit in a dry bag) in your pack.
  • Water bottle or bladder minimum 1-litre capacity
  • Fully charged mobile phone
  • Survival/thermal bag or Bivi Bag
  • Headtorch minimum 75 Lumens
  • Back up light source minimum 25 Lumens (Not your Phone)
  • Emergency Rations min of 500 calories
  • Whistle
  • GPS Tracker (property of GB Race Tracker).
Recommended Kit
  • Electrolytes – S-caps
  • Hat & Gloves
  • First aid kit
  • Cup
FAQs
How much is the coach transfer back to the start in the Ultra Scotland 100 Mile?
The coach transfer costs £19.99 and will drop you off safely back to the start at Darly Town Hall in St Johns.
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What time does the Ultra Scotland 100 Mile start?
The race starts at 5:30am, please make sure to arrive between 5:00am and 5:30am to register.
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What is the eligibility criteria for the Ultra Scotland 100 Mile?
All entrants must be over the age of 20 to enter, be in good health, and must have run a 50 mile Ultra prior to this race.
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