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About Skyrunninguk

The principal aim of Skyrunning UK is the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of Skyrunning activities on a UK basis via the Skyrunner UK & Ireland Series.

Seven Sisters Skyline 2021 Preview

The 2021 edition of the Seven Sisters Skyline will see 200 participants take to the start line on Ireland’s most demanding mountain running route. Continue reading

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Lakes Sky Ultra and Pinnacle Ridge 2021 Summary

Lake District Sky Trails hosted 2 sky races this weekend, one in the Ultra category and one in the Extreme. Both races had small fields, undoubtedly due to the difficulty in training for such hard races over the past 12 months. Continue reading

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Big Weekend Ahead – Lakes Sky Ultra, Pinnacle Ridge Extreme and the Gaelforce Sky Run July 10th

The Coronavirus Pandemic has brought a great deal of disruption over the past 12-18 months resulting in the cancellation or postponement of many events. Unfortunately, date clashes have been inevitable and this coming weekend, July 10, we see three events in the Syrunner UK & Ireleand Series taking place – Lakes Sky Ultra, Pinnacle Ridge Extreme and the Gaelforce Sky Run. Continue reading

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Scafell Sky Race 2021 Summary

Lake District to pit themselves against the gruelling 40km and 3000m course of the Scafell Sky Race. Continue reading

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Scafell Sky Race 2021 – IS A GO!

“With sections of scree and light scrambling thrown in, Scafell Sky Race is a serious test of nerve, skill and endurance. Entries are vetted for race & mountain experience and so to take on this challenge you should be confident moving solo across highly technical mountain terrain.” – Charlie Sproson, RD lakesskytrail.com Continue reading

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Mourne Skyline MTR 2020 Preview

The 2020 Skyrunner UK & Ireland season concludes this coming weekend with the Mourne Skyline MTR. It has not been a normal year with races cancelled worldwide. It has been a tough year for all. Race directors, Ryan and Justin Maxwell have been with the UK … Continue reading

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Seven Sisters Skyline 2020 Summary

Seven Sisters Skyline AUG 15. Download report and images here The sun was shining inDunlewey, Co. Donegal last Saturday for the Seven Sisters Skyline race, a 52k mountain run starting at the foot of Mount Errigal and part of the … Continue reading

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Arran Skyline – Cancellation of 2020 event.

Ultra Trail Scotland Arran Skyline – Cancellation of our 2020 event. Due to COVID-19 we have unfortunately taken the decision to cancel this year’s event on the 21st of June. We appreciate this will not come as a shock given … Continue reading

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Scafell Sky Race 2020 Cancelled

It is with great regret that the Scafell Sky Race has been forced to cancel the 2020 edition. A statement has been provided by race director, Charles Sproson HERE We appreciate that we are all experiencing a difficult time as … Continue reading

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Snowdon Skyline 2020 CANCELLED

Due to the ongoing situation globally with the novel virus, Covid-19, it is with regret that that the 2020 edition of SNOWDON SKYLINE has been cancelled for 2020. Race director, Michael Jones commented on his race website, “Initially I had … Continue reading

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