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List of Scottish Ultra Marathons

Written by Fiona

November 05 2018

Looking for an ultra running race in Scotland? Here’s a list of the races and websites for 2019. Many websites allow you to register interest so you will be alerted to when entries open.

Date Website Distance
? Mad Hatters’ Adventures into Wonderland Marathon 28 miles and 40 miles Date TBC
Feb-03 Falkirk 8 hour 8-hour solo or relay
March 15-16 D33 & D99 – Deeside Way Ultra 33 miles/99 miles
Mar-24 Self Transcendence 100k and 50k 100k/50k British 100k champs and 50k Scottish champs
Mar ? G2E Ultra marathon 55 miles Returns 2020.
Mar-30 John Muir Way Ultra 50k & 25k
Apr-27 Highland Fling 53 miles
May-04 Glen Lyon Ultra 31 miles
May-11 Kintyre Way Ultra 32 miles Updated edition in 2019
May ? Selkirk Ultra 42km on hold for 2019
May-11 Cateran Ultra 55 miles
May 24 to 31 Cape Wrath Ultra 400k/8 days Next race in 2020.
May-25 Skye Trail Ultra 74 miles
June 8-9 Lochalsh 30 30 miles
June 8-9 Scottish Mountain Marathon 40-70km linear courses. Score courses also available
Jun-15 Ultra Trail Scotland 45k/26k
Jun-22 WHW Race 95 miles
Jun-28 Kilmarnock 24 & 12 As far as possible
Jun-30 Lairig Ghru Race 42.7k
Jun-29  St Cuthbert’s Way Ultra 100k/45 miles
July ?  Great Glen Ultra 71 miles
Jul-13  Edinburgh 24hr & 12hr Laps
Jul-13 John Lucas Memorial Ultra 40 miles
July 20


Ben Vorlich Ultra

Run the Blades

37 miles



Aug 10

 Devil o’ the Highlands

Thieves Road Ultra

43 miles

40 miles

Aug 24  Speyside Way Race 37 miles
Aug 17 to 21  Ultra GB Race Across Scotland 215 miles.
Sep-07 Glenmore 24 & 12 As far as you can run
Sep-08  Tiree Ultra 35 miles
Sept ? River Ayr Way Challlenge 40 miles
Sept 28 to 29 ROC Mountain Marathon 40 to 70k courses Score courses also available
Sept 20 to 22 Skyline Scotland (including Mamores VK, Ben Nevis Ultra, Ring of Steall and Glen Coe Skyline) 5k to 52km
Sept 28 Ochil Ultra 30/50 miles
Oct 5 Dunoon Ultra 55km
Oct ? Cowal Way Ultra 50km 2019 date TBC
Oct 12


Bennachie Hill Ultra Marathon

Ultra Tour Edinburgh



Oct-26 Jedburgh 3 Peaks 38 miles
Nov-03 SL Super Race Series – 6 Hour Ultra Run As far as poss…
Nov ? Glen Ogle 33 33 miles 2019 date TBC
Nov-17 Tweed Valley Ultra 50k and 65k
Dec ? Foxtrail Nocturnal 5km loop 2019 date TBC
Any time Ramsay’s Round 56 miles

Ultra running in Scotland

Perhaps you are interested in finding out more about some of the ultra events.

Skyline Scotland: Ultra running pair do the four

My favourite ultra running pack

My first ultra: Running the Ochil Ultra 50k

Dunoon Ultra 2017 winner race report

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