The Beaches, Bays And Cliffs Marathon!
Ultramarathons in Scotland
A Unique 215 mile (346km) Ultra-Marathon following the Southern Upland Way from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath. A stunning marked trail reflecting back to us the turbulent history between Scotland and England. The voices and the lessons of the Killing Times in the 1600s echo in the Forests, the Valleys, and high on the Mountains along the Way.
The La Sportiva Grand Tour of Skiddaw is an approximately 44 mile fully waymarked ultra trail race taking in the beautiful Northern Lake District with a climb up the mighty Skiddaw at the approximate halfway point, giving a total of 7136 feet of ascent.
A true adventure race, this one is not for the faint hearted. Featuring 105 miles of gruelling highland terrain, competitors must run, trek, cycle and kayak to reach the finish. A huge undertaking for all who choose to face it, you can either go for the one day or two day challenge - most go for two to make things more manageable! This race is situated in a truly breathtaking setting, sure to live long in the memory of all who face it.
The River Ayr Way was opened in 2006 and is now attracting around 100,000 people to walk it each year. We have a number of events along the River Ayr Way throughout the year but the River Ayr Way Challenge is the most popular and by far the most challenging event.
Each year, many of the participants choose to take part in the Challenge as a sponsored event and you are welcome to raise sponsorship for a charity of your choice.
THERE IS NOWHERE QUITE LIKE THE HILLS OF DONEGAL
62KM FULL & 43KM SPRINT ADVENTURE RACE IN A LANDSCAPE MADE FOR ADVENTURE
Expect rain and wind, sunshine and waves, expect the elements and rise to your challenge at Gaelforce North 2018.
TRAIL AND MOUNTAIN RUNNING OR WALKING, CYCLING AND KAYAKING
The route takes you from the jagged peaks of Glenveagh National Park via the bog and scree of Mount Errigal to the sweeping sandy beaches of Bunbeg. The terrain includes rough tracks, mountain scree, trails, sealed roads, shimmering lakes and sand dunes.
This is the friendliest and most beautiful Ultra marathon in the North of England.
A real challenge from the Wee Run Events team.
Long ultra of 50 miles from Stirling University to Central Perth.
Short ultra of 30 miles from Glen Devon to Central Perth.
Don't feel ready to tackle an ultra solo as yet? Then do the 50 miles as a team!
Both routes use the Core Path Network giving stunning views across central Scotland.
Dunoon Presents Ultra Marathon and Relay - Starting at 9am from the beautiful surroundings of Benmore Gardens (coach transfer from Dunoon pier included) on Saturday 5th Oct.
Let Open Adventure set you on your journey across the beautiful Lake District!
Soak up your surroundings as you travel from Caldbeck, on the northern edge of the Lakes, to Cartmel, in the south. Your route will take in the summits of Blencathra, Helvellyn and Fairfield before descending to Ambleside and following the western shore of Windermere.
Dawn breaks and in the crisp autumn air of Scotlands Capital a quite remarkable event gets underway. Enveloped within the beating heart of this most famous of cities, the runners of the Ultra Tour of Edinburgh set off with a Braveheart charge down the most famous street in Scotland the Royal Mile. Their course then weaves 57km through streets, alleyways, onto hills, up crags, past monuments, museums, seats of Royalty, Government and up and down 3000 feet of ascent and descent.
The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh is unique. Many events claim to be. But this one is an Ultra Run in a city a city like no other. Rat Race is the UKs best known adventure sports outfit and our company was forged on the streets of Edinburgh in 2004 with the staging there of our first ever event. It is to our spiritual home that we bring a superlatively doable Ultra. 57km on foot is no mean feat but for all those out there who think they can go that extra mile, you can. And what better place to do so than somewhere so hauntingly beautiful, rugged, gnarled and famous in equal measure.
Fifty years and over 100,000 entries later, the Original Mountain Marathon continues to go from strength to strength as an icon of the UKs outdoor and running community.
The Original Mountain Marathon was created to give competitors an opportunity to test their abilities in the mountains. All within a safety net created by the most experienced event team in the UK.
50 years of the OMM: The UKs biggest mountain race has shaped the UK outdoor community for 50 years. Since 1968 the UKs greatest running legends, product creators & influential people have stood on the start line.
Teams of two receive a map with a series of checkpoints they must visit over the two days. Competitors must carry everything they need for the two days including an overnight wild camp at the end of day one. There are seven course options of varying distance and ascent to choose from.
The only linear course in the CTS series, running here will nourish your soul like nowhere else on earth. The Northumberland coastline boasts some of the most dramatic coastal scenery in the UK and is best known for its sweeping sandy beaches, rolling dunes, high rocky cliffs, and isolated islands. This striking landscape is steeped in history and there are few sights on earth that compare with Bamburgh Castle and its expansive and exposed bayside setting.
A host of conservation sites, including two National Nature Reserves, testify to the great variety of wildlife and habitats found in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Once here, you will feel as far removed from the pressures of modern life as it is possible to be, so lace those trail shoes tight, take a deep breath and tune into the wind and waves as you let the stunning widescreen panorama unfold!
Staged by the same team that brought you the inspirational Berghaus Dragon's Back Race, the Cape Wrath Ultra is a once in a lifetime, 8-day expedition race weaving 400km through the Highlands of Scotland. Starting in Fort William, the race takes participants on an incredible journey linking ancient footpaths and remote tracks to the furthest northwesterly point of the British Isles, Cape Wrath. With towering mountains on one side and the crashing ocean on the other, the Cape Wrath Ultra travels through stunning scenery and remote wilderness with every step north. Winding through the beautiful lochs, glens and mountains of the Scottish Highlands, the Cape Wrath Ultra is an ultra-running expedition through some of the world's most inspirational landscapes, including Morar, Knoydart, Kintail, Torridon, Assynt and Sutherland. As a supported ultra-running expedition, participants equipment is transported each day with tented accommodation and meals provided at the overnight camps.
11 miles long, 6 miles wide, famed for its white sandy beaches, blue skies, unspoilt landscape, and no midges! Tirees coastline is rugged, beautifully carved, and adorned with long stretches of firm sandy beach. The complete circumference takes in 35 miles of the finest Hebridean scenery. And that is the Tiree Ultramarathon The Land Below the Waves.
The Salomon Glen Coe Skyline follows in the finest tradition of the most prestigious Skyrunning races, fusing mountain running and alpinism in a pure test of speed, endurance and skill on an uncompromising, world-class course.
Jedburgh Running Festival returns to the Borders on 29-30 October, featuring an ultra, half marathon, 10k and Canicross 7.5K. The Three Peaks Ultra option is already sold out, but you can still enter the half marathon, 10K, or Canicross event.
An incredible challenge, an incredible journey: a run from John O' Groats to Lands End - 860 miles over 17 days. That's averaging 50 miles each day! The 2XU JOGLE follows a classic route, all on road; it's incredibly demanding and athletes will need all their fitness and resolve to complete it.
LATEST NEWS FOR the 2018 race The 1st place finisher gets to drive away one of our G4 Landrovers for 10 months (or 10,000 miles whichever is the sooner). Ts & Cs apply.
Take on the challenge of this incredible journey, covering 860 miles (1384km) over 17 days. Thats averaging 50 miles (81km) each day!
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