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List of Scottish ultra running races in 2022

Written by Fiona

January 04 2022

A list of the ultra running races taking place in Scotland in 2022. I will update as I receive more information.

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Tweed Valley Ultra. Credit: Nic Dawson/ EpicTrails
The Conic Canter. Credit: Nic Dawson/ EpicTrails
DateRaceDistanceNotes
Jan 29SLLC Ultra Run3 hrs and 6 hrs – run loopsEntries open
Feb 6Falkirk 33 mile ultra33 milesEntries closed for 2022
Feb 20Glentress 42k Trail Marathon42k (also 21k and 10k races)Entries open
April 3Self Transcendence 100k and 50k 100k and 50kEntries open
Mar 12Deeside Way Ultra (was D33)33 miles
Mar 19John Muir Way Ultra50k and 25k relayPreferred date. See link for updates.
Apr 9 to 10Ultra Tour of Arran60 miles over 2 daysEntries open
Apr 23Highland Fling53 miles (also 2022 National Ultra Trail Championships)Entries closed
May 7 – 8Ultra X 125 Scotland125k and 50k racesEntries open
May 7Formatine & Buchan Railway 12 Hour Ultra12 hours/ lapsEntries open
May 14Kintyre Way Ultra33 miles; solo & relayEntries open
May 14Cateran Ultra55 milesEntries open
May 14Moray Coastal Trail 5050 milesEntries open
May 20 to 22LochNess360° Ultra Marathon129kmEntries open
May 22 to 29Cape Wrath Ultra400km; 8 daysThere are places still available (Jan 2022)
May 27 to 29The Highland 180 Race180 milesEntries open
May 28 to 29West Highland Way Challenge Race96 miles
(Fort William to Milngavie)
Entries open
May 28 to 29West Highland Way & Ben Nevis Race106 milesEntries open
May 28 to 29Skye Trail Ultra74 milesEntries open
June 4Glen Lyon Ultra Marathon 202231 milesEntries open
June 4 to 5Blair Castle Trail Weekend30km and 60km (5k and 10k races too)Entries open
June 11Ultra Scotland 5050 milesEntries open (limited places)
June 11Ultra Scotland 100100 milesEntries open
June 11Lochalsh 3030 milesEntries open
June 12Moray Coastal Trail 5050kEntries open
June 11/12Saltire 24Laps. 12hr & 24hrEntries open
Jun 11Cairngorms Ultra Trail 62kmEntries open
June 19Ultra Trail Scotland45km & 26kmEntries open
Blair Castle Trail Weekend. Credit: Nic Dawson/ EpicTrails
Devil o’ the Highlands. Credit: Nic Dawson/ EpicTrails
Kintyre Way Ultra. Credit: Nic Dawson/ EpicTrails
Jun 18West Highland Way Race95 milesEntries full
June Angus Coastal Ultra80 miles (take 1 or 2 days; solo or team)Date tbc
June 25Moray Way 100100 miles (solo and new relay race)Entries open
June 25 to 28Orkney Backyard Ultra4.1667 miles on the hour, every hourEntries open
June 26Lairig Ghru Race42.7kEntries open
July 2Great Glen Ultra Marathon 71 milesEntries open
July 9 St Cuthbert’s Way Ultra100k & 45 milesEntries open
Jul 16 Run the Blades50k (& shorter races) over the weekendEntries open
Jul 23Clydestride40 milesDetails TBC
Jul 23The Highlander: Last One Standing4.167 miles on the hour, every hourEntries open
July 31John Lucas Memorial Round Strathaven 5050 miles & relayEntries open
Aug 6Devil o’ the Highlands42 milesEntries open
Aug 13Ultra GB Race Across Scotland215 milesEntries open
Aug 20The Speyside Way Ultras 35 or 65 milesEntries open
Aug 27 to 28Loch Ness 24Non-stop 7km laps in 24 hours. (Solo or teams)Entries open
Aug 27Drovers Ultra50km, 85kmEntries due to open
Sept 3Glenmore 24 & 1224 and 12 hoursEntries closed
Sep 4 Tiree Ultra35 milesEntries open (waiting list)
Sept River Ayr Way Ultra Marathon40 milesTBC (keep an eye on website)
Sept The Conic Canter38 milesDetails TBC
Sept 17 – 18Skyline Scotland racesVarious racesEntries open
Sept 17Ring of Steall Sky Race29kmEntries open
Sept 18Glen Coe Skyline52kmEntries open
Sept 18Ben Nevis Ultra52kmEntries open
Sept 22 – 29The Isles Ultra 185 miles (6 days)Entries open
Sept 24Ochil Ultra30 & 50 milesEntries open
Oct 1Dunoon Ultra55km & relayEntries open
Oct 2Moray Way 100 Mile 100 milesEntries open
Oct 8Bennachie Hill Ultra 31 milesEntries open
Oct 8Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultra56 milesEntries open
Oct Ultra Tour Edinburgh55kmDetails TBC
Oct 29Jedburgh 3 Peaks38 milesEntries set to open
Nov 4Golspie Backyard Ultra
Nov 5Glen Ogle 33 Ultra33 milesEntries open
Nov 20Tweed Valley Ultra50k and 65kEntries open
Nov 12Dava Way 50k50kmEntries open
Dec Shale Trail 50k 50km, plus other races 25km and 8kmDetails TBC
April 27, 2023The Highland Ultra125kmDetails TBC
Aug 2023Scurry2Bridges Run161km relay for teams of fourDetails TBC

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