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Skyline Scotland 2019

Skyline Scotland 2019
11 January 2019

Glen Coe, Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd September 2019

Ellis Brigham have teamed up with Salomon Running to present 4 days of epic racing at the foot of the UK's highest mountain.

What is the Salomon Skyline Scotland?

Skyline Scotland™ will feature four of the highest-octane mountain running races in the UK on Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd September 2019. Will you be taking part or coming to Kinlochleven to soak up the race atmosphere and ring a cowbell to cheer on the skyrunners?

skyline Course


Salomon Mamores VK™ - Friday 20th September 2019
An incredible leg burning and lung-busting ascent from sea level to Munro summit. It will take place late afternoon. Entries not vetted.

Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™ - Friday 20th September 2019
A Brutal 52km race with considerable height gain, great variability in the terrain including river crossings, and an airy traverse of one of Scotland’s most famous ridges, the Càrn Mòr Dearg Arête, leading to the summit of Ben Nevis. Entries not vetted.

Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ - Saturday 21st September 2019
A variation of the classic 'Ring of Steall' ridge-walking route this 29km / 2,500m mountain race has spectacular views of Ben Nevis from the Mamores and includes short sections of easy scrambling. Entries not vetted.

Salomon Glen Coe Skyline™ - Sunday 22nd September 2019
Does this race need any introduction? 52km / ~4,750m of pure Skyrunning that includes the most challenging Scottish mountain terrain. Climbing experience required.

New for 2019 - Salomon Skyline Trail Races

Skyline Trail races course profile

The Trail Races use the same Start/Finish arena as the already established Salomon Skyline Scotland™ races, and the starting times are close too, allowing all participants to enjoy a similar level of atmosphere and event buzz! 

This also means that friends and family attending to watch participants of the established skyrunning events could run the Trail Races while they wait!  

Grey Mare's Trail Race - 5K - Saturday 21st September 2019

With super-steep ascents and zig-zagging rocky trails, could the Grey Mare’s Trail Race be Britain's toughest 5km? But don't forget to also lookup for the fantastic views of Loch Leven and the surrounding Munros.

Loch Eilde Mòr Trail Race - 10KSunday 22nd September 2019

This 10km will take you through gorgeous woodland to more remote territory and the lovely Loch Eilde Mór via some steep climbing. You will eventually be rewarded by tremendous views on the returning descent to the buzz of the Event Village at Kinlochleven.

Three Mealls Trail Race - 18K - Sunday 22nd September 2019

Feeling bold? Then go for the 18km Three Mealls Trail Race and enjoy the biggest hills, the widest views and the most memorable single-track running.

Skyline race

Skyline race

Find out more about the races, spectating opportunities, and what skyrunning is all about here.