The Great Glen Ultra is one of Scotland’s toughest running challenges.
Starting from Neptune’s Staircase outside Fort William, the route follows a series of Glens along a geological fault-line to Inverness. You’ll run through some of the most stunning scenery that Scotland has to offer, whether down at the side of lochs & rivers, or climbing up through forests to the top of the hills which make the dramatic and vast glens.
The race takes place each July with a 1am start from Neptune’s Staircase.
Runners then have approx 22 hours to cover the 71 miles to Inverness where the race will finish at Inverness Athletics Stadium.
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The Great Glen Ultra is a qualifying race which gives points for every race of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc®, not just for the UTMB®.
The 2016 Great Glen will be a 3 point qualifier for the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc® series of races in 2017.