Ben Nevis hill race runners at Red Burn

Scottish Hill Running

Some general info about what hill runners are up to in the Scottish hills.
If anyone has a story (preferably with photo’s) about any challenges or records set in the hills get in touch and we’ll publish it on the site.

360° Virtual Scottish race routes.

360° Virtual Scottish race and distance routes. Route maps, GPX files and general info.

Jasmin Paris sets new women's 24-Hour Munros Records

Over the weekend of 24th / 25th July 2021 – Jasmin Paris ran over 29 Munros, totalling nearly 27,000 feet of climbing in the Cairngorms to set an incredible new women’s record by completing 29 Munros in 24 Hours!

Jasmin Paris is no stranger to long distance record breaking having previously set the outright course record for the 268-mile Spine race in an incredible time of 83 hours, 12 minutes and 23 seconds.
Well done Jasmin and support crew.

Kim Collison Sets new 24hr Munro Record

On the weekend of 3rd/4th July 2021 Kim Collison set a new record by running 33 Munros in 24hrs!
The record that clocked up100 miles and 29,500ft of climbing was set in the Cairngorm mountains, Scotland.
Collison broke the record by adding the Munro Braeriach onto Sasha Chepelin 32 Munro record from last year.
Well done Kim and support crew – An outstanding bit of hill running!

Cairngorm Big 6 - New Women's Record

Total Distance – 41.1miles   Total Ascent – 14,172ft
Katie Henderson  – Deeside Runners – set’s new record.
Starting and finishing at Glenmore lodge Katie ran the following  tops in a clockwise direction – Cairn Gorm, Ben Avon, Beinn a Bhuird, Ben Macdui, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochan Uaine & Braeriach.
Katie set a new woman’s record for the Cairngorm big 6 in a time of 12hrs 44m 26s on 7th June 2021.
Katie ran the round Unsupported.
More can be read HERE
Below is a 3D flythrough of Katie’s run made from her GPX data.

Katie's Cairngorm Big Six 3D Fly Through

Alford Round Record Broken

On 15th May 2021 Kevin Mottram set a new record time of 14h 24m 0s for the Alford Round, a 57 mile running route in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with over 12000ft of ascent. His report of the round can be read HERE.

The record was subsequently broken again on the 5th June 2021 by Kevin Stephen with a very quick time of 12h 31m 09s
Kevin ran the round unsupported.
Below is a 3D flythrough of Kevin’s run using GPX data recorded on the day.

Kev Running in to Finish his round at Donview Forestry car park.

Kev Stephen Running

Kev halfway round starting the run up Craiglich.

Kev's Alford Round 3D Flythrough

Munro Round - New Self Powered Record Set

Donnie Campbell - Image taken from FKT Page.

 Donnie Campbell 31 days, 23 hours, 2 minutes, 1st August to 2nd September 2020.
All 282 Munros, self powered up them and between them, Hiking, Running, Kayaking and Cycling!

282 Munros
Distance – 1422 km
Vertical Gain – 126000 m

An absolutely incredible achievement.
Well done Donnie and support crew.
More Information about this mind boggling adventure is available HERE