Final info - Skyline Scotland® 2021

15th Sep 2021

Be ready for race day!

Here is everything you need to know about Skyline Scotland® 2021

 

The Event Village 

The event village is outside the Ice Factor in the centre of Kinlochleven.

Here you will find registration, the start / finish line, the prize ceremony stage, the big screen TV, catering options and a host of exhibitors to meet!

 

Address:
The Ice Factor
Kinlochleven
PH50 4SF
Scotland

 

VIEW A FULL-SIZE MAP OF THE EVENT VILLAGE

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CLICK TO SEE THE FULL WEEKEND SCHEDULE

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Event parking

Event parking in the centre of Kinlochleven will cost £3 per car, per visit - payable by card on arrival. ​

Sorry, our arrangement with the landowner does not entitle us to permit overnight stays in this car park, so camper vans cannot be parked overnight.

See below for car park opening times - note that the car park will be locked overnight

 


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Key race timings

Friday 17th September 2021

17:00 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor opens

17:30 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Registration option #1 opens

21:30 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Registration option #1 closes

21:30 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor closes

 

Saturday 18th September 2021

06:00 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor opens / Info point opens

07:00 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Registration option #2 opens

08:30 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Registration option #2 closes

08:30 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Start pen opens for pre-race KIT CHECK

09:00-10:00 - 5km Registration open

09:00 - 10:00 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™ STARTS (please arrive 15 minutes before your start wave to go through KIT CHECK)

10:30 - 5km Race start

10:30 - Salomon Mamores VK™: Registration Open

11:00-19:00 - Showers open in the Leven centre

11:30 - Salomon Mamores VK™: First Start (please note: there will be a KIT CHECK just before the start)

Approx. 11:45 - 5km prize ceremony (medals for top three men and women)

13:30 - Salomon Mamores VK™: Registration Close

14:00 - Salomon Mamores VK™: Last Start

15:30 - Salomon Mamores VK™: Course Closes

Approx. 16:00 - Salomon Mamores VK™: Prize Ceremony

Approx. 16:00 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Prize Ceremony

19:00 - Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™: Course closes

20:30 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor closes

 

Sunday 19th September 2021

06:00 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor opens

06:30 - Info point in the Event Village opens

07:00 - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®: Start pen opens for KIT CHECK

07:00-09:00 - 18km registration open

07:00-10:00 - 10km registration open

07:15 - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®: All participants must be assembled in the start pen

07:30 - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®: Race Start

07:45 - Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™: Participants to be assembled in the start pen (please note: there will be a KIT CHECK here)

08:00 - Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™: Race Start

09:30 - 18km Race starts from 09:30 (please be there 15 minutes beforehand for KIT CHECK)

10:15 - 10km runners to gather in the start pen (there will be a KIT CHECK before the race start)

10:30 - 10km Race Start!

Approx. 12:00 - 10km prize ceremony (medals for the first three men and women) 

Approx. 12:00 - 18km prize ceremony (medals for the first three men and women)  

Approx. 16:30 - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®: Prize Ceremony

Approx. 16:30 - Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™: Prize Ceremony

20:00 - Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™: Course Closes

20:30 - Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®: Course Close

11:00-21:00 - Leven Centre open for showers

22:00 - Event car parking next to the Ice Factor closes

 

Salomon Ring of Steall - Start Line 10 - Copyright No Limits Photography
Ready for an exciting race start at Skyline Scotland® 2021? ©No Limits Photography


Covid-19 update 

Scotland have now moved out of the levels system and there are no restrictions on numbers to attend an outdoor free-standing event.  

Whilst we recognise that most legal restrictions have been lifted, we as event organisers have completed a risk assessment and have a duty of care to our staff, participants, and members of the public to minimise the spread of Covid-19 at the event.  

We ask that you follow the below guidance at Salomon Skyline Scotland 2021: 
 

Prior to event arrival   

  • Please consider completing a COVID test (either LFT or PCR) before you arrive at the event - FIND OUT MORE HERE
  • Remember the symptoms - continuous cough, fever or loss of taste/smell. The delta variant which is now most common has symptoms of headache/runny nose/sore throat. If you have these symptoms PLEASE DO NOT TURN UP AT THE EVENT.
  • If taking public transport, please consider facemasks and physical distancing.  
  • Please bring a facemask & hand sanitizer to the event. 

Registration  

  • It will be mandatory to wear a facemask inside the registration marquee. 

At the event  

  • It will be mandatory to wear a facemask inside the Ice Factor and in the start pen.  
  • Where possible please maintain a physical social distance of 1m. Refrain from physical contact with fellow participants and event team. 
  • When physical social distancing of 1m is not possible we recommend wearing a facemask. 
  • Use the hand sanitiser stations available for personal hygiene.  
  • Proximity, Location and Duration - remember if you're inside an enclosed venue, cut the time spent inside short.   
  • If you at any point show symptoms or signs of Covid-19 inform a member of the event medical team immediately.  

 

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Please be ready to wear a facemask inside the registration marquee ©No Limits Photography


Registration and kit

What do you need to bring to registration?

Everyone should bring the following to race registration:

  • Photo ID, for example a driving licence would be ideal
  • A facemask
  • Your race number! (this has been emailed to you but it can also be found on the Entry lists below)

All participants in the following races must bring their running rucksack to race registration so that we can attach the GPS Tracker:

  • Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace™
  • Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra™
  • Salomon Glen Coe Skyline®

Entry lists (find your race number and see who else is running)

 

Will there be a kit check? - IMPORTANT

YES - There will be a KIT CHECK just before the start for every race except the 5km!

 

Please find the mandatory kit lists below: 

  • Salomon Mamores VK kit requirements can be found here
  • Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra kit requirements can be found here
  • Salomon Glen Coe Skyline® kit requirements can be found here
  • Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace kit requirements can be found here
     
  • Grey Mares 5K kit requirements can be found here
  • Loch Eilde 10K Mòr kit requirements can be found here
  • Three Mealls 18K kit requirements can be found here

 

GPS Tracking links

Follow the main skyrunning races in real time with GPS Tracking:

 

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Attaching a GPS Tracker at Skyline Scotland® race registration ©No Limits Photography


What else is going on at the event village?

Please do hang around and chill out with us at the event village all weekend.

There will be live music from a local Ceilidh band, a range of catering options on offer and top outdoor brands to meet - all going on outside the Ice Factor in the centre of Kinlochleven. 

Maybe you will want to try the free orienteering course from Scottish orienteering, enjoy a special Skyline Scotland beer, or listen to local record breaking fell runner Finlay Wild talk about his recent Ramsay Round record - part of the Skyline Sessions (see below). 

READ MORE ABOUT THE EVENT VILLAGE HERE

 

Skyline Sessions

Join us for these free to attend Q&A sessions in the Skyline Sessions tent, just outside the entrance to the Ice Factor in the centre of Kinlochleven. Meet some of your favourite athletes as well as some local adventure heroes.

Our 2021 programme includes the following:

Saturday 18th September

  • 11am - Sarah Dunn from Scottish Orienteering, talking about the opportunities orienteering offers
  • 12noon - Ian Stewart from Trail Running Scotland, talking about linking up the 58 Munros in the Cairngorms national park
  • 1pm - Keri Wallace, Co-Director of Girls on Hills, talking about her role in the Black Trail Runners’ Ramsay Round Challenge
  • 2pm - Anna Paxton, Co-director at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival and producer at Salt Street Productions
  • 3pm - Donnie Campbell, talking about his continuous self-propelled Munro Round in just 31 days, 23 hours and 2 minutes
  • 4pm - Georgia Tindley, talking about her experiences as a GB mountain, trail and sky runner
  • 5pm - Alasdair Meldrum, talking about his recent participation in the Cape Wrath Ultra


Sunday 19th September

  • 12noon - Chris Smithard, talking about his experiences as a GB orienteer and mountain runner
  • 1pm - Finlay Wild, local record breaking fell runner, talking about his recent fast Bob Graham Round and Ramsay Round record!
  • 2pm - Ross Brannigan, talking about his work with the John Muir Trust
     

Are there other activities going on?

YES! 

There will be loads going on including guided spectator walks, yoga sessions, and running workshops from Girls on Hills and Trail Running Scotland. We will also be hosting a Scottish Urban Orienteering League race.

SEE SCHEDULE + BOOK EXTRA ACTIVITIES HERE

 

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Come and hang out with us at the event village all weekend ©No Limits Photography

 

 

​We look forward to seeing you soon in Scotland!

 

 

 

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