Ultra Scotland 100
Sat 7 Jun 2025 Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, UK

Ultra Scotland 100

Take on 100 historic miles across the beautiful Southern Upland Way - one of the greatest trails in the UK. Ultrarunners will tackle several ascents, pass through forests, valleys and by lochs.

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  • Sat 7 Jun 2025
Dalry Town Hall, Castle Douglas > Langlee Community Centre, Galashiels

Ultra Scotland 100

06:00

£189

Age 20 & over

  • 106 miles trail running + 4611 m ascent

Overview

Are you ready to be challenged, make friends, laugh and cry?

Starting at St John's Town of Dalry and finishing in Melrose, ultrarunners will take on some of the greatest trails in Britain including the ascent of Benbrake, Gateshaw Rig, Lowther Hill (701m) and Minch Moor.

The race also takes in wonderful trails at the Daer Reservoir, Three Brethren and St Mary’s loch.

A landmark race with GB Ultras support and live online tracking. The trail is way-marked as one of Scotland’s Great Trails and holds UTMB and ITRA mountain points.

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Highlights

  • Ultra running events on great trails
  • Explore the Southern Upland Way
  • Tackle some tough ascents
  • Benbrake, Gateshaw Rig, Lowther Hill and Minch Moor
  • Spectacular views throughout
  • Daer Reservoir and St Mary's Loch
  • Pay in instalments options
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze finisher medal

This event is part of Ultra Scotland 100/50.

Event video

  • Average fitness
  • Event village
  • Newcomers

Timetable

Friday

  • 17:30-21:00 | Race registration - bib number collection

Saturday

  • 04:30-05:45 | GB Race Tracker and bib number collection
  • 05:40 | Dropbags must be handed in at Race registration before this time

Mandatory kit

A list of mandatory and recommended kit will be available.

  • Bag transfer
  • Free parking
  • Mountains
  • Rural
  • Toilets

Event HQ

Dalry Town Hall
Saint John's Town of Dalry
Castle Douglas
Dumfries and Galloway
DG7 3SW
UK

Parking

There is parking available on the Earltoun Estate DG7 3SR behind St Johns Town of Dalry Village Hall.

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To gain access to the event field please follow the A713 Ayr Road past the Town Hall and past the fuel station to the next left turn approximately a quarter of a mile further along the road until the junction with the A762. Event parking access is available shortly after this turn.

Dropbags

100-mile runners can utilise a Dropbag facility to take a bag from the start to meet them at the finish line, eg. it might contain some fresh layers to change into.

A dropbag is permitted at Checkpoint 5 (55 miles) and also at Checkpoint 6 (71 miles). These are not the same dropbag.

  • Check points
  • Cut off time
  • Food stations
  • Hilly
  • Mass start
  • Point to point
  • Return transport
  • Toilets
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

Overview

Following the Southern Upland Way! Following one of Scotland’s great trails, the breathtaking Southern Upland Way. Unveiled in 1984 at Tibbie Shiels beside St Mary’s Loch, the route passes through the forests, valleys and over the mountains of southern Scotland. The route also shares tales of history gone by including the Killing Times. 

The SUW rangers team, working beside local authorities, landowners and volunteers, have helped to establish the trail as one of the best in the UK.

Map

route map
ULTRA SCOTLAND 100 ROUTE MAP
100 historic miles across the beautiful Southern Upland Way.

Cut off

38 hours.

Checkpoints

  • Checkpoint 1 | 8 Miles

    Stroanpatrick/Culmark, B729, DG7 3UE. NX64020 91703. Cut Off 8:56am Saturday. No support crews permitted.

  • Emergency Shelter | 18 Miles

    Chalk Memorial Bothy – Poleskeoch NS 68585 01850. No support crews permitted. 

  • Checkpoint 2 | 26 miles

    Sanquhar Town Hall, Church Road, DG4 6DF. NS 78075 10110. Cut off 3:32pm Saturday. 

  • Checkpoint 3 | 34 Miles

    Wanlockhead Community Centre, Church Street, ML12 6UT. NS87400 12950. Cut-off 6:28pm Saturday.

  • Checkpoint 4 | 40 Miles

    A702, Biggar, ML12 6TH. Large passing place. NS 93125 10035. Cut-off 8:40pm Saturday.

  • Checkpoint 5 | 55 Miles

    Moffat Rugby Club, The Holm, Moffat, DG10 9QJ. Cut off 0:00 AM Sunday.

  • Checkpoint 6

    Boston Memorial Hall, Scabcleuch, Ettrick, Selkirk, TD7 5JB.  Cut-off at CP6: 8:47 AM Sunday.

  • Checkpoint 7

    Traquair, Innerleithen, EH44 6PJ. Cut-off at CP7: 15:35 PM Sunday.

  • Checkpoint 8

    Fairnilee Hut, Beside the River Tweed, B7060, Approx. TD1 3PR. Cut-off at CP8: 18:58 PM Sunday.

  • GPS tracking
  • Map
  • Medal

Gold, silver, bronze

  • Top 100 Finishers earn Gold
  • 101-200 Placed Finishers earn Silver
  • And 201+ Finishers earn the beautiful Bronze Buckle

 

GB Race Tracker

Friends and family can watch the live online tracking.

Return transport

Optional coach travel back to St John’s Town of Dalry is available at a cost of £27.99.

Training runs

February and April.

All entrants are invited to join the team on training runs covering key sections of the Ultra Scotland 100 route prior to race day.

You can attend as many as you like, one day or both days of any given training weekend with the aim of learning the route and increasing confidence come race day.

You’ll also have the chance to meet other runners taking on the race. Training runs will have a small charge of £19.99 for one day or £34.99 for both days. Included are:

  • Fully guided recce run
  • Mandatory kit advice
  • Exclusive group messenger chat for recce and race prep
  • Limited edition buff
  • Meet the team
  • Gain trail experience and knowledge

  • Age 20 & over
  • 150 places
  • Entries open
  • Collect race pack
  • Enter online
  • Pay by instalments
  • Series discount
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Pay in instalments

You can choose to pay over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

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Entry fees

Entry fee

£189.00

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£99

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