3 talking about this. As this follows along the West Highland Way, you’re almost entirely off road, so you’re sure to see some varied terrain and … The race route follows the first 53 miles of the West Highland Way footpath from Milngavie to Tyndrum. A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. The race route follows the first 53 miles of the West Highland Way footpath from Milngavie to Tyndrum. There are 4 checkpoints along the race route where you can leave drop bags with extra food for your race. For a few years there was a staggered start with women and over 50’s men starting at 6am and the rest of the field at 7am. Routes; Join; Select Page. 2018 Results. Nearby gyms & sports facilities. Slight differences in the route and format have been tried over the years but, after the 2019 race, a total of 1,429 people (affectionately known as ‘The Family’) have successfully completed the full race at least once. For your own personal race notes, please use your race portfolio! 01505 503216. Phone. Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 22nd November 2017. Entries Open . Welcolme to the 14th Highland Fling Race. This will be clearly signposted and a marshal will be at the junction. Highland Fling Race information: location, start time, distance and more. The trail sections vary greatly in nature, going from smooth hard-packed man-made paths, to undulating runnable sections, to technical rock and tree root dominated terrain where you will need to use your hands as often as your feet. 53 miles of the West Highland Way to Tyndrum. A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. Highland Fling Race… The Fling started in 2006 as a low key training run for the West Highland Way race, with fewer than 20 runners taking part. Entries so Far. 3 en parlent. 2019 Results. Course Records. The West Highland Way winds through the scenic countryside of Scotland. Info: New entries for this event closed on Wednesday 31st January 2018. The West Highland Way Race is an annual 153 km (95 mi) race along the full south–north distance of the West Highland Way. I wondered if the snow topped peaks behind that were Ben Vorlich or Ben Lui. I felt strong and ready to test my strength and endurance in trying for a sub-20 hour West Highland Way, but I'd always maintained a healthy respect for the 96 mile route after my first attempt at it in 2012. For the race, the organisers will put up additional arrows in potential ‘problem spots’ to assist runners with navigation. A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. The Fling was a mountain bike marathon for all. The route is signposted by WHW marker posts. Male. Now in its 8th year the Hoka Highland Fling Ultra, is a trail race over the southern 53 miles of the famous West Highland Way Path., starting in Milngavie (close to Glasgow) and finishing in the scenic village of Tyndrum. Boydstone Farm Stables Boydstone Farm, Lochwinnoch . The trail sections vary greatly in nature, going from smooth hard-packed man-made paths, to undulating runnable sections, to technical rock and tree root dominated terrain where you will need to use your hands as often as your feet. Welcome to the 15th Highland Fling Race. Status Subject Created By Replies Views Last Post : new: Some race photos: Tim: 14: 975: by Tim May 4, 2009 10:24:41 GMT Highland Fling was a leading performer in the years 1947 and 1948. I’m still in a state of shock that I completed the 53 miles of the Highland Fling race because I nearly didn’t make it to the start line. A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. Entering the 2014 Fling was a no-brainer, I loved the race back in 2012, I had unfinished business from 2013, and it would make a prefect build up race for my A race of the year - the 95 mile West Highland Way Race (WHWR) in June. Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th February 2018 . The Highland Fling is a 53 mile trail race which takes place every year in April. 1 Comment. Slight differences in the route and format have been tried over the years but, after the 2019 race, a total of 1,429 people (affectionately known as ‘The Family’) have successfully completed the full race at least once. Entries Close. Update on entries from Ian Beattie, Race Director. Pro Features (in addition) Unlimited 1:50k & 1:25k OS Maps on this website. He won the 1948 New Zealand Trotting Cup with a handicap of 60 yards. The West Highland Way Challenge Race is a younger, alternative race which also covers the full route. Highland Fling Race 25 avril 2020 (samedi) - 06:00 Temps maximum autorisé: 15:00 heure(s). Highland Fling Ultra Marathon. Welcome to the Altra West Highland Way Race. The times used are averaged from the 2012 race results, which was sunny & warm. A mile or so after Rowardennan, the race route will deviate slightly from the official WHW low path and will 'take the high road'. I felt quite relaxed and ready to go. Beth Pascall (2016) 7:52:55. West Highland Way Race. During the 53 miles runners will climb a total of 7500 feet/2300m and descend 6900 feet/2100 m. 12.6 miles Drymen 19.8 miles Balmaha 27.2 miles Rowardennan 34.4 miles Inversnaid 40.9 miles Beinglas47.5 miles Bogle Glen, 53 mile Ultra Trail Marathon through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland, UK. During the 53 miles runners will climb a total of 7500 feet/2300m and descend 6900 feet/2100 m. 12.6 miles Drymen 19.8 miles Balmaha 27.2 miles Rowardennan 34.4 miles Inversnaid 40.9 miles Beinglas47.5 miles Bogle Glen, 53 mile Ultra Trail Marathon through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland, UK. The Highland Fling start was no different but I think I was equally surprised to find Andy Johns there. The Highland Fling Race is the biggest annual ultramarathon gathering in Scotland. The Highland Fling Race then followed in 2006 and the West Highland Way Challenge Race … On Saturday 29th April at 5am, approximately 700 runners gathered at Milngavie railway station to the North of Glasgow ready to start the 2017 Highland Fling Ultramarathon. That’s because it offers a well-marked trail and a fast running surface. All … Official Race Website All Runkeeper users participating: Now in its 8th year the Hoka Highland Fling Ultra, is a trail race over the southern 53 miles of the famous West Highland Way Path., starting in Milngavie (close to Glasgow) and finishing in the scenic village of Tyndrum. We would recommend trail shoes, especially if there has been lots of rain leading up to race day, although many runners have successfully completed the event wearing road shoes. For the race, the organisers will put up additional arrows in potential ‘problem spots’ to assist runners with navigation. The route then runs along the edge of the Loch for another 7 miles or so – this was an amazing section, the scenery was breath-taking. We have considered the situation carefully over the last few months, and as of now there are still many uncertainties about what the situation will be next spring. Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th February 2018 . Entry Fees. Shop. This is not the same as the route used by the Highland Fling race, which follows the ‘high’ path. Route Details; Results; About the Fling Team; Become Involved; FAQ; Shop; 2019 Race Report; Videos; Photos; News; Contact; 53 mile Ultra Trail Marathon through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland, UK. So watching your GPS watch pace will always leave you wondering what is going on. The Highland Fling is a difficult race to understand pacing wise as it is a fast start and gradually various obstacles such as Conic Hill, the rough section after Inversnaid or the Crianlarich roller coaster appear. Entry Fees. Pricing - This 10-day escorted tour of Scotlands highlands starts with two nights and sightseeing in Edinburgh before crossing Forth Road Bridge to St. Andrewsthe home of golf. 30 Participants. Since then it has grown and grown, and this year, its 15th anniversary, there will be approximately 800 runners taking part. Highland Fling Race: Training Camp 2. The Highland Fling is a 53 mile trail race which takes place every year in April. Ten hardy (or just plain crazy) harriers gathered on the start line of the 13 th Highland Fling Race, a 53 mile ultra along the first half of the West Highland Way, from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Notice: Coronavirus and SiEntries ... February's route is to run out-and-back from Beinglas checkpoint south along the Fling route (the technical lochside section). Highland Fling route Pre-Race Logistics The race is a point-to-point, so it requires a few extra transportation logistics, and the race director does a great job of providing options/suggestions. Highland Fling Race: 2020 Announcement (11/3/2020) Due to the current situation with COVID19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel this year’s Highland Fling, due to take place on the 25th April 2020, and also the Highland Fling training camp due to take place on the weekend of the 27th-29th March 2020. “The ménage a trois of mountain biking; a Flinging Threesome offers a relay style opportunity with one rider doing each of the 3 stages that make up a Full Fling, transitioning at Bill O’Reilly Oval in Wingello village. The 2020 race takes place on Saturday 25 th April and is a point-to-point trail ultramarathon along the southern 53 miles (85km) of Scotland’s iconic West Highland Way trail through the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Route Details. The annual Highland Fling Race is a 53 mile multi-terrain ultra run along the West Highland Way from Milngavie ending at Tyndrum, right outside By The Way. Curves Beith 2 Kings Road, Beith . Fling Bling! Notice: Coronavirus and SiEntries - for more information please see our Help Topic. 2021 EVENT CANCELLED. The Highland Fling 2012 race pace/splits calculator This is a pace and splits calculator for the 53 mile Highland Fling ultramarathon, run every year on the first half of the West Highland Way in Scotland, from the outskirts of Glasgow (Milngavie) past Loch Lomond to Tyndrum. Highland Fling Race 2013 – Race Report. Highland Fling Race: Announcement (10/9/2020) First of all, we would like to thank everyone again for their support and understanding back in early March when we decided to cancel the 2020 event. The route is signposted by WHW marker posts. A few of us had met up the evening before in the Burnbrae Inn, Milngavie, to register for the race and grab some food. 8 talking about this. Participants will cover around 85km in distance, 90% of which will be on the trail, and the remainder on a surfaced road. The Highland Fling Race then followed in 2006 and the West Highland Way Challenge Race … View all races for Apr 2020 2020 EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS Stuart Gray SES Beith KA15 1EL . Highland Fling Race . by Linda Sinclair | May 3, 2017 | Race Reports. The race starts in Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, then rapidly heads out into the countryside. It offered a scenic and challenging route through forests and farmland in the Southern Highlands of NSW, hammering singletrack, forest tracks, dirt road and less than 2km of blacktop. For the race, the organisers will put up additional arrows in potential ‘problem spots’ to assist runners with navigation. The remainder were 2nd, 3rd, 4th and even 12th timers!… STAY SAFE EVERYONE. Route into Kinlochleven: This year we will again be using the alternative route in to Kinlochleven. ... popped the question on the shores of Loch Lomond on the West Highland … Of this number, roughly half were first time 'flingers'. This will be clearly signposted and a marshal will be at the junction. I'd run a decent Fling, a hard fought 8.54 finish not without one or two mistakes. As we all know though, these are anything but normal times. 8 years ago. A shorter 53-mile Highland Fling race was also launched for ultra-marathon fans in 2006, from Milngavie to Tyndrum. I set up this blog (Oct 06) to record my training and thoughts in preparing for the 2007 WHW Race – a 95 mile ultra race from Milngavie to Fort William. The Highland Fling has catered for those who want to share their race experiences with others – if not in a paired setting, but in a relay format. Friday 24th to Sunday 26th November 2017 . The West Highland Way is Scotlands first long distance route, and remains it's most popular. 3 talking about this. The race has grown from 70 in 2007 which was my first year (and the 2 nd Fling) to around 800 now but commendably the race as it has grown has not lost that friendly feel. 2021 EVENT CANCELLED. We would recommend trail shoes, especially if there has been lots of rain leading up to race day, although many runners have successfully completed the event wearing road shoes. The route is signposted by WHW marker posts. Taking place each year in April, the Highland Fling is a 53-mile race following the West Highland Way trail. The Highland Fling Race is a grueling 53 mile timed race along Scotland’s premier long distance route, the West Highland Way. On Saturday 28th of April, a strong field of 1000 ultra-runners will take the start of the 53 miles race in Milngavie. L'info trafic Highland Fling avec ViaMichelin : bouchons Highland Fling, accidents Highland Fling, travaux et ralentissements Highland Fling Tuesday 24th October 2017. The first views after Carbeth were breathtaking. Book a place for upcoming events, read reviews and ratings of past events. The route is signposted by WHW marker posts. News. The Highland Fling is one of the oldest marathon races in Australia, having run since 2005 in the Southern Highlands. 2021 EVENT CANCELLED. Wednesday 22nd November 2017. National Ultra Trail Championships. Footage from my camera during the Highland Fling Race, 28th April 2018.A journey from Milngavie to Tyndrum along the West Highland Way. The race route follows the first 53 miles of the West Highland Way footpath from Milngavie to Tyndrum, along Loch Lomond and through The … This would be my 8 th Highland Fling but my first since 2013. The West Highland Way stretches 96 miles (154 Km) from Milngavie to Fort William, taking in a huge variety of scenery along the way, from countryside parks to loch-shores and open moorlands to steep mountains. Find out more about Highland Fling on 25th Apr 2020 including route, elevation, and reviews by other runners ... Race Noticeboard Report cancellations, route changes, lift shares, meetups etc here to notify others on the entrant list. 2017 was the 13th running of The Highland Fling, Australia’s MTB Marathon Championship. The event continues to grow and is expected to be the most popular UK Ultramarathon in 2013 and the route is almost entirely on trails and thus traffic-free. Female. The route follows the West Highland Way, Scotland’s oldest official long distance footpath, through the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The Highland Fling. The race will start at exactly 1.00am on Saturday 20 June from the start of the West Highland Way, at the bridge beside Milngavie station. The race route follows the first 53 miles of the West Highland Way footpath from Milngavie to Tyndrum. For the race, the organisers will put up additional arrows in potential ‘problem spots’ to assist runners with navigation. Event Organiser - John Duncan. Curves Beith 2 Kings Road, Beith . Entries Open. A shorter 53-mile Highland Fling race was launched for ultra-marathon fans in 2006, from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Results . The Final Fling was Flung on Sunday 12th November 2017. Entries Close. Beith Golf Club, Ayrshire Threepwood Rd, Beith . A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. The Highland Fling 2012 race pace/splits calculator This is a pace and splits calculator for the 53 mile Highland Fling ultramarathon, run every year on the first half of the West Highland Way in Scotland, from the outskirts of Glasgow (Milngavie) past Loch Lomond to Tyndrum. OS maps for the whole GB online (this is a separate agreement to your mobile maps). He is notable in that he won two New Zealand Trotting Cup races, the richest harness race, and sometimes the richest horse race in New Zealand. Rob Sinclair (2017) 6:41:13. The trail is divided between Loch Lomond National Park, open countryside, and in the forest surrounded by streams. 2020 National Ultra Trail Championship / Elite Entries . The turn off for the low route is just less than 2 miles north of Rowardennan, and one third of a mile after the gate at Ptarmigan Lodge. Beith Saracen Rangers Supporters Club Beith KA15 1AD . Wednesday 31st January 2018. The 2019 race takes place on Saturday 27 th April and is a point-to-point trail ultramarathon along the southern 53 miles (85km) of Scotland’s iconic West Highland Way trail through the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Route Details; Results; About the Fling Team; Become Involved; FAQ; Shop; 2019 Race Report ; Videos; Photos; News; Contact; 53 mile Ultra Trail Marathon through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland, UK. Route Details; Results; About the Fling Team ; Become Involved; FAQ; Shop; 2019 Race Report; Videos; Photos; News; Contact; 53 mile Ultra Trail Marathon through Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland, UK. The race route follows the first 53 miles of the West Highland Way footpath from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Curves Beith Scotland 2 Kings Road, Beith . We have considered the situation carefully over the last few months, and as of now there are still many uncertainties about what the situation will be next spring. A 53 mile Trail Race through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park along the West Highland Way. MMDC 1 wee Close, Beith . Thursday 7th December 2017. Email. The birth of the Highland Fling. The Highland Fling Saturday also saw the start of the 14th Highland Fling, a 53 mile trail race that takes place every year in April. Course à pied 85 kilomètres 2 300 mètres 3 Points ITRA Trail UTMB Solo Course caritative 5 Ravitaillements Au plus, 1000 participants peuvent prendre part à la course. The race has been run in its current form since 1991. Welcome to the 15th Highland Fling Race. The event takes place every year in April. The Highland Fling will test all who take on the challenge.” In a few days I will be heading south from my tropical Peregian Beach Studio to a not-so-tropical Bundanoon (forecast in the vicinity of 7-8C overnight reaching a perfect racing temperature of 19C for Sunday, race day) for my inaugural Highland Fling. I’ve been involved with the Highland Fling Race for the past 3 years, but this was the first time I’d actually be running it. Participants will cover around 85km in distance, 90% of which will be on the trail, and the remainder on a surfaced road. Saturday 28 April, 2018. 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