A unique week of running events in Durness, the most North Westerly community on mainland Britain


Experience running in some of the UK’s last remaining wilderness.

Whether you enjoy road running, trail running, competitive or recreational, we offer a full week of events suitable for all abilities


The highlights of the week are the Marathon and Team Event. The marathon route will take you to the most North Westerly tip of mainland Britain through an area of outstanding natural beauty. Ferry crossings and some 2,500 feet of climbing make this one of the most unique courses in the UK

Middle Beat Fishing

Cape Wrath Challenge


Governing Body Durness Active Health (SCIO)

Scottish Charity SC044267

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Cape Wrath Challenge First Male Alexander Storey in a time of 3:14:16

Cape Wrath Challenge First Female Tess Quinton in a time of 3:46:23

2015 RESULTS AVAILABLE HERE

Click here to see photos from the 2015 event

Telegraph online travel section names the Cape Wrath Challenge as one of the great running events around the world - see the article here

RUN THE CAPE
2016 - The 15th Cape Wrath Challenge
May 15th - 21st
Online registration opens in October 2015