Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultra
2023 see's the Return of the brilliant Scottish race G2E Ultra® starting in Glasgow from the 'Hyper-Modern' Riverside Museum beside the Victorian Tall Ship Glenlee!
G2E Ultra® has live online GPS tracking from GB Race Tracker, a well marked route, great NEW venues & brilliant support at checkpoints along the journey, the G2E Ultra® is a great, flat, fast-paced race, ideal for a personal best at the distance!
A great opportunity to extend the stay, bring the family and explore two great cities before and after the event. The route also passes the Falkirk Wheel and the Antonine Wall, the Northernmost point of the Roman Empire (Vallum Antonini - dating back to AD 142).
Saturday 7th October 2023
Watch the Race Live with GB Race Tracker
You can now watch the entire race unfold live thanks to the live tracking we use for this event
Following the River Kelvin, Sustrans Route 754, the Forth and Clyde Canal, the Union Canals, and the Water of Leith from Glasgow to Edinburgh. Glasgow with its vibrant culture is home to 41% of Scotland's population and Edinburgh, Scotland's Capital, with its 'Old Town & New Town' and 'Royal Mile' a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is famed for its Castle, Holyrood, Scottish Parliament & Artur's Seat.
Top 100 finishers earn a Gold G2E Ultra® Medal, 101-200 finishers earn a Silver G2E Ultra® Medal and 201+ finishers earn the Bronze G2E Ultra® Medal. There are additional Bespoke GB Ultras Trophies for the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female finishers.
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Mens PB - Marco Consani - 6 Hours 19 Minutes (2014 - 54 Miles)
Ladies PB - Lucy Colquhoun - 6 Hours 50 Minutes (2009*)
New Course Mens PB - Martin Heggie - 7 Hours 6 Minutes 26 Seconds (2022)
New Course Ladies PB - Jessica Haney - 8 Hours 30 Minutes 47 Seconds (2022)
EVENT INSTRUCTIONS BRIEF
Full Race details
- Qualifying Criteria
- Start, Registration, Event Schedule & Finish Venue
- Mandatory Kit
- Start to Finish Bag Transport
Pre-Race Registration - Friday 6th October 2023
5.30pm – 9.00pm Race Registration - Bib No Collection
Race Day - Saturday 7th October 2023
4.15am – 5.45am GB Race Tracker & Bib No Collection.
6.00am - Race Mass Start.
START VENUE: Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Rd, Glasgow, G3 8RS.
RIVERSIDE MUSUEM: Glasgow's award-winning transport museum. With over 3,000 objects on display there's everything from skateboards to locomotives, paintings to prams and cars to a Stormtrooper.
Get hands on with our interactive displays. Walk through Glasgow streets and visit the shops, bar and subway. Climb aboard a train, tram or bus and get a real feel for old public transport. Discover Glasgow's rich shipbuilding history, explore the car and motorbike walls.
There are over 90 large touch screens panels full of images, memories and films that tell the fascinating stories behind the objects. There really is something for all ages to enjoy at the Riverside Museum.
More details on the Riverside Museum can be found at https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/venues/riverside-museum
FINISH VENUE: Edinburgh Athletics Track (Saughton Sports Complex) - Stevenson Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3BQ.
CHANGING ROOMS & SHOWERS: Separate Male and Female changing rooms are available at the finish venue, along with communal shower facilities.
PARKING: Please note parking is available to the rear of Saughton Sports Complex beside Saughton Rose Gardens, Balgreen Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3BQ. Please do not block access to the rear entrance to the finish venue/athletics track for the medical and event team.
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