Ultra Great Britain

8 August 2020
Portpatrick, Scotland, UK (Scotland)
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trail race
346 KM
4 days
200 Runners
ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 346KM
Difficulty:    Expert
ENTRY FEE:    399 GBP

The Race Across Scotland 2020: The Remarkable & Unique 215 mile (346km) Coast to Coast Ultra-Marathon following the Beautiful ‘Southern Upland Way’ with support across Scotland (5th Edition).

An International field of runners take on this breathtaking Scottish National trail taking them from the beautiful coastline of Portpatrick, over the mountains, along the valleys, through the beautiful forests of the Southern Uplands and along trails steeped in history.  With Live Online GPS Tracking via GB Race Tracker and up to 100 hours to complete this ‘landmark’ single stage race, ultrarunners will be pushed to their absolute limit in the 215 Mile #RaceAcrossScotland!

Village Halls’ across Scotland unite to support runners taking on the ADVENTURE & CHALLENGE of a lifetime.

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

Live Tracking & Outstanding Support from the #GBUltras team over up to 4 days! The trail is way-marked as one of Scotland’s Great Trails!

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An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

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Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

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Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

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Increase of up to 1000 metres

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

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Very little change < 500 metres

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.