Salomon Skyline Scotland® to tempt mountain runners with extensive programme for 2020

Salomon Skyline Scotland® returns for 2020, condensed into two days of action, but bigger than before. 2019 saw the addition of 3 trail races, offering shorter distances without the need for a head for heights, targeted to a broader range of runners. There’s no hiding that Skyline Scotland has been part of my life for…

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Salomon Announces New UK Series for 2020 – The Golden Trail National Series

Following on from the global success of the Golden Trail World Series which culminated in elite athletes from around the world competing in the final in Nepal, 2020 sees the launch of a UK series. The objective of the UK series will be the same, to bring together the best athletes on the national circuit…

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Salomon Skyline Scotland – Swapping a bib number for a camera

There’s no hiding it or denying it, I’m a fan of the Skyline Scotland weekend. The past two years have seen me run the Ring of Steall Skyrace, I’ve stood beside the Ice Factor watching the start of the Mamores VK and Glencoe Skyline, witnessed the finish of the Ben Nevis Ultra. I’d be lying…

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Reach for the Sky – Snowdon Skyline – The Interview

UK Skyrunning has seen some changes this year, new races in Ireland, Wales and new routes in the Lake District …. if anyone was getting tired of the UK Series, they can’t complain, as their options this year really are wide open! Ahead of the inaugural Snowdon Skyline, I caught up with RD Michael Jones for a…

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Ring of Steall – Take 2

It’s time to take on the course again. This could well be the first race I’ve run for a second time. I ran the Ring of Steall in 2017 and despite loving the mountains, I struggled. My legs weren’t mountain fit and I soon realised, mentally, I wasn’t willing to let my legs go free…

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