The Saltire 24 is a 24 hour ultra running event in the North East of Scotland. Now scheduled for Saturday 22nd of June - Sunday 23rd of June 2024. We invite you to celebrate midsummer by running through the beautiful Aberdeenshire scenery and testing your stamina!
This lapped endurance trail running event is set at the superb outdoor sports facility of Knockburn Sports Loch. It will have three race options: either 24 hours, starting at 10.00 on the Saturday of the event weekend and finishing at 10:00 on Sunday morning, 12 hours, starting at 10:00 on Saturday morning and finishing at 22:00 on Saturday evening and 6 hours, starting at 10:00 on Saturday morning and finishing at 16:00 on Saturday afternoon.
Participants will follow waymarked trails within the confines of the Knockburn estate. For teams: please note that only ONE team member will be running at any time. The lap distance is 4.2 miles, which means determined athletes can achieve to run 100 miles, a ‘century’, within 24 hours if they complete 1 lap per hour. Fixed and mobile safety marshals and medics will be located around the course. Limited serviced camping will be available for the duration of the event. Peripheral support will be available at the event base in the Sports Academy and there is access to the shower block next to the conference centre.
We are LGBTQ+ friendly. We are non-binary friendly. You can enter our race as female, male or non- binary. All event portaloos are gender neutral. The shower block facilities at Knockburn Loch say male / female and are open showers. Please use, if any, whichever gender side you feel comfortable with. Any questions, just drop us an email at email@example.com
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