When is race registration?
It's usually 16:00 - 20:00 the night before and 08:30 - 09:45 race day. Exact timings will be confirmed leading up to the event.

Where is the registration venue?
Registration is at the Race Start, which is at the Fingal Centre, Portree High School, Portree, IV51 9ET.

Do I need to bring anything to registration?
You must bring photo ID with you to register (absolutely no registrations will be accepted without ID).

Can someone register on my behalf?
If you need to get someone to register for you, please contact the race organiser to get a copy of our authorisation letter. This will need to be submitted with photocopied photographic ID.

The Course

What is the course route?
A map which shows the full route and elevation can be found on the race page.

Is the Course on closed roads?
The race is along closed roads, however emergency vehicles will still have access, so please keep to the left of the road at all times.

Can I wear headphones during the races?
Only ‘bone conductor’ head phones are permitted as per Scottish Athletics regulations.

Where are the course water stations?
We now ask our runners to carry their own water which can be refilled at water stations approx every 3 miles. For emergency purposes we have a supply of water in recyclable cups available on site and along the route.  Please dispose of all rubbish responsibly. 

How do I dispose of litter on the course?
Please drop all tetra packs/Gel wrappers etc on the verge within the drop zones and be mindful of hitting runners behind.

Are there Gels given out at water stations?
No Gels are provided on the course, so please bring along anything you need.

Is the Course exactly 13.2 miles?
Our course is measured and approved by Scottish Athletics.

Injuries or Race Withdrawals

Can I get a refund on my race entry?
There are no refunds, unless you purchase and comply with the terms of our ‘Cancellation Protection’.

Can I defer or transfer my entry?
There are no refunds, but it may be possible to transfers to another race or deferrals to next year.  Please refer to our terms of ‘Cancellation Protection’.

How do I pull out of the race after I have registered?
If you need to pull out of the race after you have registered, please ensure that you notify one of the ‘Skye Events’ team.

What happens if I cannot continue during the race?
A sweeper bus will follow the last runners and collect anyone who cannot continue. If you are feeling unwell or injure yourself during the race and need to retire but do not use the sweeper bus, please notify one of our course marshals. For safety reasons, do not leave the race without advising one of our team.

How long do I have to complete the course?
We have a 3 hours limit on the race. If you are over this time, you will be offered a lift by our sweeper bus. If you choose to continue that is fine, but you will no longer be running on closed roads and we cannot be held responsible for your safety. You should also be advised that the water stations will no longer be available.

The Venue

What is the venue address?
The event venue is Fingal Centre, Portree, IV51 9ET

What are the toilet provisions for the race?
There are plenty of toilets at the venue and outside. There are no toilets out on the course.

Is there a bag drop?
There is bag drop available, contents stored at your own risk.

Is there first Aid at the Venue?
First Aid is provided by the Medical Emergency Response Team situated outside the venue, adjacent to the Porta loo area.

Is there changing areas at the venue?
There are changing areas at the venue, but there is no locker space.  Bags can be stored at the bag drop [ref: above]. 

Car Parking

Can I park at the venue?
Parking is available at the venue for registration only. Full details about where to park can be found on our Travel Tips page.

Where can I park during the race?
Please use one of our designated car parks on race day, so as not to cause congestion in the village.

Fun Run 

Can I enter on the day?
Entries are can be made online and will close at 4pm the Friday before race day.

When is registration?
Registration is 15:00 - 20:00 the night before and 08:30 - 09:45 race day.

When does the Fun Run Start?
The race will start immediately behind the Half Marathon at 10:35.

How old do I children need to be to enter the race?
Children must be 5 years or older. Runners under 8 years must be accompanied by an Entered Adult.

When is Fun Run prize giving?
Prize giving will be held at 11:15.


Is it okay to spectate?
Spectators are a big part of our annual event and help us to create a fantastic atmosphere and are warmly welcomed.  

Are spectators allowed on the course?
Spectators are welcome along the course; any vehicles must be in situ pre-road closure and cannot be moved until the road re-opens.

Are bikes allowed on the course?
Sorry, but no push bikes other than those acting in an official capacity for Skye Events, are permitted on the course to avoid interference with the runners. 

Where is a good place to spectate?
We have marked out additional spectator areas, so there is plenty of room for everyone. We encourage everyone to continue to follow government guidance on how to stay safe and protect others. Please don't High 5 the runners as they approach the finish line.

Prize Giving

What time is prize giving?
Prize giving will take place between 13:30 and 3.00pm. 

Where is prize giving?
Prize giving location is to be confirmed.

What prizes are on offer?
The full list or prizes and categories can be found on the Prize Giving page.

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