Info: This event is now full so all new entries will be placed on a pre-selection list.
£100.00 (without National Governing Body Membership)
To get a pre-selection list entry just enter as normal. No payment is required at this stage as there is no guarantee of being offered a place. If the Event Organiser is able to offer you a place they will send you an email inviting you to enter. You will then be asked to come back to this site and make your payment to confirm your entry. For more details please see our Pre-selection List Help.
Welcome to the 16th Highland Fling Race.
The 2024 race takes place on Saturday 27th April and is a point-to-point trail ultramarathon along the southern 53 miles (85 km) of Scotland’s iconic West Highland Way trail through the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park from Milngavie to Tyndrum.
*Event Buses places are limited and must be booked and paid for prior to race day. Buses will be made available to book following the allocation of the race places. All runners will be emailed when the buses are available. We advise booking them ASAP as seat numbers are limited.
750 places available on a first come first served basis
(a reserve list will be opened if the event sells out)
Entry fee £100.00 (£98.00 with UK Athletics governing body membership)
To qualify for the 2024 event, you must at some point in the past have completed an ultramarathon, a road marathon or a trail marathon. If your longest race is a road marathon, the finish time must be under 5 hours. If you have completed an ultramarathon on road or trail, any finish time is acceptable. If you have done a road marathon in over 5 hours BUT it was at the end of an Ironman, that's acceptable.
If you haven't already completed such an event then you have until 4th March 2024 to do so.
Long fell/hill races and very long distance walking events may be accepted at our discretion. Please note that GPS data such as Strava/Garmin/Suunto logs from training runs are not accepted.
IMPORTANT EVENT RULES
1) Runners are not allowed external support at any time. No support runners/pacers. Spectators are welcome at specific locations.
2) All runners must carry a waterproof jacket with a hood, an emergency foil blanket and charged/switched on mobile phone.
3) It is strictly FORBIDDEN for any participant to run in place of another runner. No one is allowed to run using another runner's race number.
4) No running poles. No dogs accompanying runners. No littering.
5) Limited earphone use allowed.
RUNNER AGE LIMIT
Minimum age for entrants is 20 years old (on race day).
2024 SCOTTISH ATHLETICS NATIONAL ULTRA TRAIL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Highland Fling has been chosen to host the 2024 Scottish Athletics National Ultra Trail Championships. For more information. please see the website www.highlandflingrace.org
We strongly advise that runners take out the offered XCOVER insurance during the entry process.
EVENT CHARITY PARTNER
Highland Fling Race
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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.