Ultra Scotland 100


Join us in 2020 & take on 100 historic miles across the beautiful Southern Upland Way.  Starting at St John’s Town of Dalry and finishing in Melrose, ultrarunners will take on some of the greatest trails in Britain passing the Striding Arches of Benbrake & the Covenant’s memorial at Allan’s Cairn, before reaching Checkpoints at Sanquhar and Scotland’s highest village Wanlockhead with the brilliant ascent of Lowther Hill (701m).

The Race also takes in wonderful trails at the Daer Reservoir, the glorious Craigmichen Scar, St. Mary’s Loch, Minch Moor and the Three Brethren. A Landmark Race with GB Ultras support and Live Online Tracking via GB Race Tracker.  The trail is way-marked as one of Scotland’s Great Trails and is a UTMB Qualifying Race. 

Saturday 2nd May 2020

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GB ULTRAS 100 MILE GRAND SLAM


Take on ALL 4 of our 100 Milers for the Grand Slam Medal & Hall of Fame

FINISHERS ARE AWARDED 5 UTMB POINTS!

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In the lead up to the Race, we organise Free of Charge training runs covering the 100 Mile route section by section helping to build confidence and prepare runners for the upcoming Race.  Support teams are welcome throughout and pacers are permitted from 50 Miles onwards. 

Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female Finishers earn the two-tone ‘Ultra Scotland 100’ Buckle. Top 50 Finishers earn Gold. 51-100 Placed Finishers earn Silver. And 101+ Finishers earn the beautiful Bronze Buckle. All 100 Mile Buckles are awarded at the finish line and the trophies are awarded after the first finishers have completed the race.

Brilliant Support, Live Online GPS Tracking and the team will transport your dropbags (given to ourselves at Registration and awaiting your arrival at set Checkpoints) and Start line bag to the finish venue.  Optional Coach travel back to the Start is also available. 4907m of ascent.

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Ultra Scotland 100
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Full Race details


Southern Upland Way, St Johns Town of Dalry Town Hall, Ayr Road, DG7 3SW

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Optional Transport back to the Start Venue Available on Sign Up

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

Depending on the location, no more than one or two Support Crews members supporting an individual runner are permitted in a Village Hall at any one time, these 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.  Some of the Village Halls are medium sized Halls so to have 3 or 4 crew members for one runner limits the space.  Support crews must not take the food nor drink from the Village Hall except for their runner unless given permission to do so.  Support Crews must respect Event Staff and are not permitted into the kitchen area unless given permission to do so by the Checkpoint Manager.   Failure to do so will result in the Support crew being asked to leave the Venue and possible time implications or disqualification of the runner.  During night time periods or if it is obvious runners are sleeping at the Hall it is essential that Support crews respect runners and keep their voices quiet or they will be asked to leave the venue.

SUPPORT CREWS

Support Crews Permitted from Checkpoint 3 – Sanquhar Community Centre.

For those with a Support Crew, at Race Registration, we require a Name and Contact Number for your Support Crew.

All runners are permitted to have a Support Crew from Checkpoint 3 onwards (unless stated otherwise – please ensure that your Support Crew abides by the Rules of each CP).

Checkpoint 3 – 26 Miles. Sanquhar Community Centre, Station Road, Sanquhar, DG4 6BT.
Access Point – 31 Miles – Church Street, Wanlockhead, ML12 6XQ
Optional Support Crew Base – 34 Miles – Wanlockhead Inn – ML12 6UZ – Sunday 12pm – 9pm. (Pre Bookable) Camping Pods Available to hire for Support Crews over the weekend if there looking for somewhere to crash – hot food also available to purchase at the Inn – Community Centre Hall (CP) across the road.
Checkpoint 4 – 34 Miles. Wanlockhead Community Centre, Church Street, ML12 6UT. NS87400 12950. Cut-off 6.28pm Saturday. Maximum 2 Support Crew members. Respect other participants.
Resupply Point/Refuel – Moffat nearby– Fuel Garage and local shops, DG10 9EL – Fuel only 24 hours
Checkpoint 6 – 54 Miles. Beattock Village Hall, Craigielands Village, DG10 9QZ. NT07935 02295. Cut off 01:48am Sunday. Max 1 Support crew member at anyone time.  Support team member must be quiet on entering the Hall.
Resupply Point – 54 Miles – Old Stables Inn – Beattock – DG10 9QX.
Emergency Access Only – 65 Miles – Parking at Potburn, Over Phawhope Bothy. Passing Ettrick, A708, Selkirk, TD7 5JD.  Single track tarmac all the way to the Forestry Commission gate where you can see & walk over to the Bothy. Passing Places. Tarmac road. Runners also run down this road towards you for a good few miles during the Race, be mindful of this. EMERGENCY ACCESS ONLY!
Checkpoint 7 – 71 Miles – Boston Memorial Hall, Scabcleuch, Ettrick, Selkirk, TD7 5JB.
Access Point/Supplies – 76 Miles – The Glen Cafe, St Mary’s Loch, TD7 5LH. 10am – 5pm (Kitchen closes at 4pm).  There’s also a communal parking/picnic area a short walk away where Support Crews are permitted (opposite The Glen Cafe). Please note, No Support Crews permitted at Tibbie Shiels and sign states no camping in the picnic area.
Access Point – 79 Miles – End of St Mary’s Loch, Runners Crossing A708 Road – Approx Postcode TD7 5LF – limited passing bay’s on this end.
Access Point – 88 Miles – Traquair, Innerleithen EH44 6PJ – No camper vans permited.
Resupply Point – Off route – Co-op Innerleithen, EH44 6QZ, nr Traquair – Open 7am – 10pm
Checkpoint 8 – 96 Miles. Fairnilee Fishing Hut, Beside the River Tweed, B7060, Approx TD1 3PR/TD1 3PP. NT45875 32580. Max 1 Support Crew Member.
Access Point – 99 Miles – Galashiels Swimming Pool Car Park, Livingstone Place, Galashiels, TD1 1DQ – Various other Access Urban Points.
Resupply – just off route – Asda 24 hour, Galashiels – TD1 2AG (other options available, not necessarily 24 hour)
Resupply – just off route – Co-op Convenience Store, High Street, Melrose, TD6 9RU. Open from 7am – 10pm.

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