News - Mon 22nd Oct 2018 - Skyline Scotland Returns September 2019 - Salomon Skyline Scotland®

Skyline Scotland Returns September 2019

22nd Oct 2018

The next edition of the well-established festival of mountain running will take place on 20th-22nd September 2019.

 

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3... 2... 1... GO! The start line of the Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace ©No Limits Photography

 

 

Four skyrunning races over three days.

Skyline Scotland 2019 competitors can look forward to racing on the same world-class courses as those used for the Skyrunning World Championships and Skyrunner® World Series editions in previous years. In 2019, the Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ will once again feature as the final race of the Golden Trail Series

 

 

How do I get a 2019 entry?

From past experience, we are adjusting the timescale for opening entries for the 2019 races:

  • Tuesday 15th January - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline® entries open
  • Tuesday 22nd January Salomon Glen Coe Skyline® entries close for vetting
  • Friday 1st February - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline® ballot drawn (if necessary) and invites sent out to successful candidates
  • Tuesday 5th February - All other races openSalomon Mamores VK™Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™, and Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™

Want a reminder for when entries open?

 

Organisers expect getting a place on the start line for the 2019 races to be even more contested than ever after the media impact of the World Championships in 2018 and praise from high-profile athletes such as the following:

 

“I love to do races like this. Scotland’s terrain is world-class and offers a unique place for mountain running.

“It’s technical, the track is beautiful, which is what I love when I’m racing.”

- Spain’s Kilian Jornet

 

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Kilian Jornet receives congratulations from the president of the ISF, Marino Giacometti ©No Limits Photography

 

“I love Scotland and I am so happy to be here racing in the mountains. I will return again and again, for sure.” 

- Norway’s Stian Angermund-Vik

 

“This year I am so happy to be back and to have won. Racing in the Scottish mountains is so much fun. It’s technical, muddy and the views are amazing.”

- USA’s Hillary Gerardi

 

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Hillary Gerardi rediscovered her love for skyrunning in Scotland in 2018 ©No Limits Photography

 

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