Forth Ultra

20 April 2024
Edinburgh - Falkirk, uk
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road race
69 KM
1 day
400 Runners
Difficulty:    Intermediate
ENTRY FEE:    69 gbp

Welcome to the Forth Ultra and Team Relay – https://www.entrycentral.com/forthultra

Saturday 20th April 2024

Solos, Pairs, and Relay Teams of 4

The Scurry2Bridges team is proud to present the Forth Ultra. A 43 mile / 69km circular ultramarathon around the Firth of Forth estuary. Crossing 2 iconic Forth Bridges and connecting two well-known Scottish trails the Fife Coastal Path and the John Muir Way.

Event Information​

​Distance:  43 miles / 69 km 
Total Ascent and Descent 1716ft / 1716ft
Time Limit: 11 hours
Enter as an individual or in a relay team of 2 or 4 (self-driven)
Circular route – waymarked route (no navigation required) 
Mixed terrain – 85% road 15% trail
4 stages  – 3 checkpoints with water/snack stations and the finish
Finishers Medal, Race t-shirt, Tribe bars, Active Root and more
 

The Route –  https://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_5480962.html

Starting in the Helix Park, running past the Kelpies, over the Kincardine bridge, and following the scenic Fife coastal path towards the Forth Road bridge. Then crossing over the Forth to follow the John Muir Way to Boness before running through Kinneil estate and back towards the finish in Falkirk.

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