The Race Across Scotland 2018

The Race Across Scotland 2018: A Unique 214 mile (345km) Ultra-Marathon following the Southern Upland Way from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath. A stunning marked trail reflecting back to us the turbulent history between Scotland and England.

The voices and the lessons of the Killing Times in the 1600’s echo in the Forests, the Valleys, and high on the Mountains along the Way.

Post-Race Award Ceremony at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

18th – 22nd August 2018



Instalment Option

With 7648m of ascent the route is Scotland’s only official Coast-to-Coast. Village Halls across Scotland unite to support runners taking on the challenge with Live Online GPS tracking of those taking on the challenge of a lifetime.

A 100 hour cut off welcomes all into the event, with cut-offs at each Village Hall. It is technically a non-stop event but limited rest is permitted and medical support is available at Village Halls en route.

Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Finishers earn an outstanding two-tone 214 Mile ‘Ultra Great Britain’ Buckle. Top 25 Finishers earn Gold. 26-50 Placed Finishers earn Silver. And 51+ Finishers earn the beautiful Bronze Buckle.

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Ultra Great Britain Scotland 2018

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Full Race details

Southern Upland Way, North of Portpatrick Harbour, Portpatrick, Stranraer, DG9 8AN.

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Runners can now have their own Support Team/Crew to Support their Race.

Support Crews must not impede Village Halls nor other Runners and further Info will be provided to Crews closer to the event indicating where the Crews are permitted.

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