ABOUT

ROUTE

RACE ENTRY

THE CASTLE

CONTACT

Saturday the 29th of April 2017

ABOUT OUR RACE

The Dunvegan Castle 10k is a 6.2 mile road race based in Dunvegan on the stunning Island of Skye. It is a mixed terrain surface of main road and good off road trail. The race is run by Skye Events, a new organisation for promoting sports events on the Isle of Skye. The race starts at Dunvegan Castle, one of the worlds most iconic castles and a popular visitor attraction. The Fun Run registration starts from 10:00am for a 10:30am start. The 10k registration starts at 11:30am for a mid day start.

Dunvegan Castle 10k on the Isle of Skye in Scotland
Graham Watt race director of the Dunvegan Castle 10k
Skye Events race management and promotion on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

LOCATION

The Dunvegan Castle 10k is based in Dunvegan on the stunning Island of Skye. The backdrop to the race is the stunning MacLeods tables, a series of mountains with a unique and beautiful appearance. The race also starts at the iconic Dunvegan Castle, a global tourist attraction.

RACE DIRECTOR

The Dunvegan Castle 10k race director is Graham Watt who works with Skye Events. Graham has ambitions to grow the event to attract a larger group of runners and enhance the event with refinements each year. For any race specific questions, please email Graham at:

 

graham@skye-events.co.uk

SKYE EVENTS

Skye Events are an organisation who aim to manage, develop, promote and enhance sports events around the Isle of Skye. Skye Events have recently taken over the management of the Dunvegan Castle 10k with ambitions to increase the size of the event and also offer more professional services to participants.

RACE ROUTE

The race starts beside the iconic Dunvegan Castle leading towards an off road trail ascending upwards to the summit of the first hill. Once at the trail the race drops down again until it joins the main road from where it is a fast downhill 5k ending through Dunvegan Village and back to the Castle car park. At the finish their will be food and drink as-well as bathroom facilities.

Dunvegan Castle 10k route map running race on Skye
Dunvegen Castle 10k Running race on the isle of Skye route profile

HOW TO ENTER

Entry for the Dunvegan Castle 10k this year is on-line via the Sportsystems Entry System. Please click the button below to enter the race. The price for this years event is £15. Their is also a 2K Fun Run available which may be entered on the day for a cost of £8 for adults and £4 per junior Ages 5+ (under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.)

contact the Dunvegan Castle 10k

RAISING FUNDS FOR THE DUNVEGAN MINIBUS

The Dunvegan Castle 10k are delighted to announce that a significant donation will be made to the Dunvegan Minibus fund from funds generated from the event. The Minibus is a huge asset to the local community and is used regularly.

ABOUT DUNVEGAN CASTLE

We are delighted that Dunvegan Castle is the main sponsor for this scenic 10K. Dunvegan Castle is over 800 years old and is still home to the Chief of the clan MacLeod. The Castle attracts many thousands of visitors each year, from all over the world, many of whom come to the island especially to visit their ancestral home.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this years event or would like further information, please contact our race director Graham Watt on the following details or by clicking the button below:

 

Email: graham@skye-events.co.uk

Proudly sponsored by

therapy studio isle of skye logo Dunvegan Castle logo race sponsor Old School restaurant logo

Event Management by www.skye-events.co.uk

Website design by www.hughcampbellmarketing.co.uk

Photography by William Urquhart and Hugh Campbell