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Trotternish Ridge Race - Saturday 4th June 2016

Entries Open
Monday 11th January 2016
Entries Close
Wednesday 1st June 2016
Entries so Far
47 Participants
Entry Fees
All charges for this event will be made in Pounds Sterling
Entry Fee   £15.00   

Start Flodigarry GR 463709 
Finish GR 504526

Over 18's only

17 miles 6000ft ascent approx.  The course is unmarked apart from the first two miles through the Quiraing and there are few paths. The race is over rough and steep terrain. Runners are expected to make their own way between six checkpoints, therefore runners must be competent with map and compass. The grid references for checkpoints will be released closer to the race as they are subject to SNH conditions.

Cat Long A Race

Limited to 75 runners due to SNH restrictions this year.

Registration from 9-10 at Portree High School

All competitors will be transferred to start of race from Portree and back from finish by courtesy coach.

All runners must have completed two AM races or have relevant experience.

All runners must carry full body cover including hat and gloves, must also carry relevant map, compass and whistle.

Water will be available at checkpoints 2 and 4 which will be manned.

There will be a flagged escape route from the ridge at CP 4.

 

There will be a prizegiving and refreshments at The Tongadale Hotel, Portree on the evening of the race.

Race organized by Skye and Lochalsh Running Club.

The race will be run under Scottish Hill Runners kit requirements and that the organisers may insist on participants carrying a survival bag depending on weather condition. All participants will receive an email with instructions closer to the event.

All enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Neil Turner
Email: neilsturner@btinternet.com
Telephone: 01470 532490


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