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Tiree Ultramarathon 2016

The Land Below the Waves

Please note: this event is now full and the waiting list is closed. We have to keep a limit on the number of runners for many reasons, so if you don’t manage to make the event this year, look out for details of the 2017 event and we’d love to see you on Tiree then.

Event date: Sunday 4th September 2016

Distance: 35 miles

Entry fee: Individual entry from £35. All pricing details are on the Entry Central website

Event HQ: An Talla, Community Hall at Crossapol

Race start time: 8am on Sorobaidh Beach, a short walk from the hall

11 miles long, 6 miles wide, famed for it’s white sandy beaches, blue skies, unspoilt landscape, and no midges! Tiree’s coastline is rugged, beautifully carved, and adorned with long stretches of firm sandy beach. The complete circumference takes in 35 miles of the finest Hebridean scenery. And that is the Tiree Ultramarathon – The Land Below the Waves.

Event Essentials

  • It’s a 35 mile run around the whole island
  • You’ll be following a series of checkpoints with simple navigation in between
  • Route arrows and our amazing team of marshals will guide your progress
  • Event date is Sunday 4th September 2016 start time 8am
  • Laminated course maps, tech t-shirt, medal and goodie bag for everyone
  • Prize giving and ceilidh on Sunday evening
  • Enter as an individual or in a relay team of 2 or 4

Tiree Ultra briefing notes

View the Ultramarathon Course

Travel & Accommodation info

Join the Tiree Ultra Facebook group

Sponsored by Cohesion Medical – investing in sustainable communities and grass roots development, with an ethos of social responsibility and to ‘do good not greed‘. Thanks to Euan and his team for being part of the ultramarathon family.

“Superb from start to finish – can’t stop grinning! Love Tiree!”

“Thank you for an amazing weekend, loved it & looking forward to coming back next year!!”

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Previous Results

Tiree Ultra 2015 Finish Times

Tiree Ultra 2014 finish times


You can also read the blogs from runners at the 2014 event here:

Peter Buchanan’s Best Part of the Day blog

Anita’s slideshow

Congratulations to all the runners, and thank you for making it such a special weekend. The comments and feedback on the facebook page have been overwhelming, and it’s lovely to have been able to provide the opportunity for everyone to experience Tiree at it’s very best. Hope to see you all again on Tiree. Happy running!

“We just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who made the weekend so amazing, the island, the route, the marshals, the fellow runners……. It was all just perfect. We couldn’t have had a better weekend, and now we are just a bit sad it is over……. till next year anyway!!”

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