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Great Glen Ultra Marathon 2023

01 Jul 2023

Great Glen Ultra Marathon 2023 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Race Description:

Start: 1am Saturday 1st July 2023

The Great Glen Ultra Marathon is a stunning 73mile (114km) foot race between Fort William and Inverness following the Great Glen Way. The event is for solo runners and is designed to be unsupported with drop bags/checkpoint located at 6 points along the route. The route is fully marked with waymark and arrow signs.

The route starts at Corpach and follows the Caladonia Canal running past the famous Neptune Staircase and on passing, Loch Lochy, Loch Oich to Fort Augustas where you will head off up hill with stunning views of Loch Ness all the way to Drummnadrochit after which the final climb takes you over the hill and down into Inverness and finishing at Inverness Sports Centre with a lap of the 400m track just to complete your epic journey along the Great Glen Way.

Runners can either make their own way to Corpach or in most case runner find accomadation in Inverness and use the bus service on offer at an addtional cost. 

The bus leaves at 9.30pm on the Friday night from Inverness Sport Centre and travels to Kilmallie Hall for runners to registry and leave drop bags. Bus tickets can be purchased on Great Glen Ultra Marathon Bus Ticket page on Entry Central.

Runners are invited to the presentation/prize giving on the Sunday morning at the sports centre where all runners acheivements are recognised.

Deferrals/Refund Policy:

Runners are reminded that Rocket Events dont do deferrals. Deferrals will only come into play if there are travel restrictions or lockdowns in place due to covid 19.


  • 30 day cooling off period will apply, withdrawal in this period will result in a £15 administration fee being applied.
  • After 30 days a 50% refund will be offered up to 12 weeks before race day.
  • 0-12 weeks 0% refund will be offered.
  • No transfer of places between runners.
  • Full t&c can be found at 

These measures are being implemented to ensure runners are committed to running the events they have entered.


Covid 19:

Rocket Events/Great Glen Ultra Marathon will be run under a Scottish Athletics Race Licence which means we will be following all rules-protocol-processes and guidance for covid 19. You are asked not to enter the event if you are unwilling to follow the rules-protocol-processes that are in place on race day.

These rules are in place to protect all (Runners and Marshals).



20 May 2023 23:59£113.00£115.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 01/07/2023

01:00:00 - 22:00:00

Status: Closed

Total Places: 150

Places Available: ??



Bill Heirs

Kilmallie Community Hall Station Road Corpach Fort William PH33 7JH