Info: New entries for this event closed on Thursday 23rd September 2021.
A Category 'A' Long hill race covering 16 miles and 6200 feet of ascent in the Pentland Hills south of Edinburgh.
Registration at the upper car park, Hillend Ski road, from 9:00am. Race start time is 11:00am.
ANY ASPECT OF THE RACE MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE if the Covid19 situation demands. The race is run under Scottish Athletics Covid19 Framework and Guidance. There will likely be updates to the instructions and rules until just prior to the race. Please don't assume the locations and timing will be the same as in previous years.
Taking part in this race is a serious undertaking. As a rule of thumb, your finish time will be comparable to your road marathon time. The race route includes steep ascents and descents, on loose and rough ground, and sections of difficult open moorland. The course is mostly unmarked, you are expected to be able to navigate in low visibility conditions.
Entries are online only, and will remain open until Sunday 3rd October. If the race has filled, then a waiting list will be made available. There will not be any entries on the day.
Withdrawals can be made by notifying the race director at any time up until midday on Sunday 3rd October. We will endeavour to refund your entry fee, minus our unavoidable administrative costs, but this cannot be guaranteed.
Substitutions can be made on the SiEntries site up until midday on Wednesday 6th October.
The entry fee is £12. This includes £2 which will be donated to the Pentland Hills Regional Park for path maintenance and other improvements.
Please read and understand the following rules and conditions of entry.
Race Rules - general
Race Rules - Retirement Procedure
If you must retire from the race, you must do so in a safe manner. All registered runners who fail to finish MUST hand their race number in at the finish line
Note that the above are Mandatory Safety Rules, supplemental to those given by Scottish Hill Runners safety policy. Both sets of rules apply. The rules are for both your safety and the race organisers. It is the competitors responsibility to understand and accept the rules. Any questions should be directed to the race organiser.
Other Race Information
Please read the Official Race Page for more information including a course description and a printable race map.
Data Protection Legislation
CHRC will use information provided to us by SiEntries for the sole purpose of the organisation and safe running of the Pentland Skyline Race. CHRC will retain and make public the following results information indefinitely (subject to your legal right to request erasure, correction etc) : Your name, gender, age group, club, race times and race finish positions. All other personal information in CHRC possession will be erased within 3 months of the race date.
This event offers the option to purchase upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.