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Start GR 504526
Finish GR 504526
The Trotternish Ridge Race this year, our 10th anniversary, will return to its classic route of Flodigary to Storr Lochs via Meal na Suiramach, Ben Edra and the Storr. As it is a SHR championship race this year entries have been increased to 150.
Anyone who has completed all 10 please let me know and you'll get a special prize. I'm fairly sure there are a few.
The distance is around 27km with approximately 2000m of ascent and descent.
The course will be unmarked and competitors are expected to make their way between unmanned checkpoints. Runners are expected to be competent with map and compass. The grid references will be released closer to the event as they are subject to SNH restrictions. Marshals will be on the course at CP 2 and 4. Water will be also be available at these points.
This is a Category A long race and competitors are required to have completed similar events or have relative experience in the last three years. Please get in touch with me if you're not sure if you meet the requirements.
The race will be run under Scottish Hill Runners kit requirements and all runners will be kit checked prior to the start. The organisers may insist that runners also carry a survival bag depending on weather conditions so please have one available.
Registration details will depend on current COVID restrictions but runners will receive details prior to the event. Probably /hopefully registering at Portree High School at 0900.
Runners will be transported by bus to the start and from the finish back to Portree.
There will be a prize giving ceremony and meal this year, restrictions allowing, at Skye .
Entry limit: 150
This event offers the option to purchase Booking Protect, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.