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Ultra X 50 Scotland

Fort Augustus, UK

Sun 5th May 2024

Starting at 08:00

2 races

£104.00 - £115.00

Organiser's Description

Ultra X Scotland is an event that takes place in the Scottish Highlands, a mountainous region in northwest Scotland known for its stunning scenery and trails, with the Great Glen and Loch Ness at its centre. It offers two races: Ultra X 110 Scotland and Ultra X 50 Scotland.

Following a geological fault line formed more than 400 million years ago, the Great Glen runs arrow-straight from Fort William to Moray Firth. Surrounded by some of the UK’s highest mountains and filled with four immense lochs, including the mythical Loch Ness, the glen is a unique wilderness rich in Highland heritage.

Ultra X 50 Scotland by Asics (50km single-stage race) takes place on the second day (Sunday) of Ultra X Scotland. Both races are held under full Scottish Athletics permit (#11636) granted through the TRA.

Races

  • Individual Stage (50km)

    £115.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

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  • Individual Stage (50km)

    £104.00

    Serving and Non-Serving Military Personnel From Any Nation Are Eligible for a 20% Discount.

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

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  • Individual Stage (50km)

    £115.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Individual Stage (50km)

    £104.00

    Serving and Non-Serving Military Personnel From Any Nation Are Eligible for a 20% Discount.

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

The course takes runners along two of Scotland’s great trails, the South Loch Ness Trail and the Trail of the 7 Lochs, which weave through lowland wooded forests and over highland mountain trails, past waterfalls, idyllic lakes, and ancient castles, all the while offering stunning views over Loch Ness.

What's Included

INCLUDED:
1. Race entry
2. Fully marked course
3. Medical staff on course
4. Osteopathy staff on course
5. Drinking water at checkpoints on course
6. Ground assistance and full safety support
7. Digital copies of all images from event photographer
8. ITRA/UTMB points
9. Finisher’s medal

NOT INCLUDED:
1. Travel to the Highlands
2. Transfers from Inverness to the start line/from the finish line to Inverness (can be booked as an add-on at checkout)
3. Any accommodation
4. Personal food, kit and equipment (see kit list below)
5. Comprehensive insurance (to cover cancellations, loss of items, injury etc)
6. Training costs
7. Spending money
8. Transport home for runners who are disqualified or withdraw early

Itinerary

MORNING
Bus transfers from Inverness to the start line in Fort Augustus (approx 60 mins) will be departing at 07:00. Runners can deposit a drop bag at the start line, which will be available at the finish line. The 50km race will start at 09:00, one hour after the 125km race.

AFTERNOON
We anticipate runners completing the race in 4-12 hours. At the finish line, there will be food and drinks available to purchase. Bus transfers back to Inverness from the finsh line in Dores (approx 25 mins) will be departing throughout the afternoon.

Race Information pack

mandatory kit list

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