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Saturday 23rd April 2022

Entries Open
Friday 17th September 2021 at 11:00
Entries Close
Saturday 9th April 2022
Entry Fees

£80.00 (without National Governing Body Membership)
£78.00 (with National Governing Body Membership)

Race Director - John Duncan
01505 503216

Welcome to the 15th Highland Fling Race.

The 2022 race takes place on Saturday 23rd April and is a point-to-point trail ultramarathon along the southern 53 miles (85km) of Scotland’s iconic West Highland Way trail through the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park from Milngavie to Tyndrum. 

The 2022 event will be the 15th edition of the Fling.  The race has grown in popularity throughout the UK and beyond with approx. 25% of runners travelling from outside Scotland.  


  • Distance: 53 miles (85 km)
  • Ascent 2300m / Decent 2100m
  • Terrain: 90% trail / 10% road
  • Full route is waymarked (no navigation required)
  • Chip-timed
  • There is a drop bag system in operation
  • Free Luggage transport from start to race finish
  • Event Buses* available pre-race to the start from Tyndrum and Glasgow, and post-race back to the start in Milngavie from the finish (extra cost)

*Event Buses places are limited must be booked and paid for prior to race day.  Buses will be made available to book following the allocation of the 500 race places.  All runners will be emailed when the buses are available.  We advise booking them ASAP as seat numbers are limited.


All Entrants £80.00 (£78.00 with UK Athletics governing body membership)

500 places (a reserve list will be maintained)

We are LGBT friendly. We are also QIA+ and non-binary friendly. You can enter our race as female, male or non-binary. If you are transgender, we are happy for you to enter and run in the gender category you identify with. All event portable toilets and showers are gender neutral.

We are fully committed to upholding all principles of the Scottish LGBT Sports Charter and aim to be as inclusive as possible. The organisers have a zero tolerance policy to any form of discrimination. ‚Äč


1) Runners are not allowed external support at any time. No support runners/pacers. Spectators may be welcome at specific locations (this will be confirmed at a later date)
2) All runners must carry 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 runners race number.
4) No running poles. No Dogs accompanying runners.  No littering
5) Limited earphone use allowed.


We are pleased to be supporting the Equality Network & Scottish Trans Alliance this year. The Equality Network works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) equality and human rights in Scotland. Scottish Trans Alliance works to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. They strive for everyone in Scotland to be safe and valued whatever their gender identity and gender reassignment status and to have full freedom in their gender expression.
Both organisations work to improve equality and strive to be inclusive and open in their work, to challenge discrimination and to consult, involve and inform the individuals and the communities for which we work.


Many thanks

Johnny Duncan

Race Director

Highland Fling Race


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