2024 Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Set in the scenic heart of Scotland, the Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile takes participants on a journey through some of the most spectacular landscapes the UK has to offer, including the iconic West Highland Way. With a substantial elevation gain of 2300m, runners will navigate through dense woodlands, open moorlands, and along the picturesque banks of Loch Lomond, facing the physical and mental challenges inherent in ultra-distance trail running. This race is celebrated not just for its demanding course, but also for the spirit of camaraderie and adventure that it fosters among participants. Ideal for seasoned ultra-runners and those looking to push their limits, the Highland Fling Ultra Trail offers a unique opportunity to experience the rugged beauty of Scotland's natural heritage, making it a must-do event on the ultra-running calendar.

Date: 

Sat
Apr 27
2024

Location: 

Alexandria, United Kingdom

Distance

85.3km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

2300

Number of participants: 

How to train for Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile: Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile training plans for every runner

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Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile FAQ: All you need to know about the Highland Fling Ultra Trail 53 Mile

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