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, off road, 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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John Walker


The Cape Wrath Challenge was sad to learn that John Walker passed away on Thursday 20th June. John had been an enthusiastic supporter and co-sponsor of the Cape Wrath Challenge event for many years and will be greatly missed by the organisers and many competitors who had come to know him


Our condolences go out to John’s family and many friends.

2015 Cape Wrath Challenge
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