To make things more efficient, we are asking that you apply through SiEntries, the same way you would if you were entering an event. However, because almost 300 participants have transferred their entry from 2020 to the 2021 edition, we wanted to make these changes crystal clear. Running North was produced by Steve Ashworth Media in association with Summit Fever Media and Ourea Events. John and his trusty companion Moss embark on the Cape Wrath Trail, starting from Fort William and ending up in the far north of Scotland at Cape Wrath. Stretching approximately 230 miles (370 km) from the Highland hub of Fort William to the remote lighthouse of Cape Wrath, it is an unmarked and sometimes trailless route that passes through the wild and spectacular landscapes of northwestern Scotland. 335 talking about this. The race starts in Fort William on May 20 and finishes at the lighthouse on the cliffs of Cape Wrath, the UK’s most north-westerly mainland point, on May 27. You can see how it went in the video below. Item information. It captures the emotions, journey, and stunning landscapes experienced in this once in a lifetime 8-day ultra running race. But although I have kept running through the summer, it feels as if I need a kick start to really get ready for another big challenge. Read more about our participants past and present. At 17:31 on Thursday 13th December 2019, the pair reached Cape Wrath and thereby set a new winter FKT of 4 days, 9 hours, 43 minutes. These cut-offs will be generous as there is a fantastic amount of daylight in late May in the north of Scotland. But also, enjoy the moments of incredible camaraderie and friendship as together they keep pushing on to achieve their goal of arriving at Cape Wrath. Until now both events occurred biennially in May, with the Cape Wrath Ultra® in 2016 and 2018 (and 2020), and the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race® in 2017 and 2019. The 400km route is completed over 8 days and it offers a compelling ultra running challenge. Also known as the Campbell Lutyens Marathon, the Cape Wrath Challenge Marathon is extremely challenging.It is essential that every participant understands that this is quite unlike a normal road race. There will be strict cut-off times. Cape Wrath Ultra™ Event Director, Shane Ohly, describes in detail the clothing and equipment used during 15 day walk of the Cape Wrath Trail in September 2014. Buy $3.65. The Cape Wrath Ultra is an eight day event that will take competitors and ‘journeymen’ like myself through 400km of epic trails, mountains and world class coastal scenery. You’re probably aware that I’m hoping to raise money and awareness for the Rainbow Garden Hull when I finally get to run the Cape Wrath Ultra. I didn’t attempt to improve on my marathon PR in 2016 and 2017, but I did step up my ultra game. I will run 20 miles, and I will run 20 more. Until now both events occurred biennially in May, with the Cape Wrath Ultra® in 2016 and 2018 (and 2020), and the Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race® in 2017 and 2019. 9 Dec 2019. We have evolved the way in which we'd like people to apply to join the event team at the Cape Wrath Ultra this year. Ourea Events also organises the Dragon’s Back Race®, site ©2020 Cape Wrath Ultra® | photography ©Steve Ashworth / Jimmy Hyland / Rob Howard | video ©Steve Ashworth / SFM Films, Participants attending from overseas and Covid-19, Cape Wrath Ultra® 2021 - event format and rule changes/clarifications, Response to Covid-19 - 2020 event cancelled, 2021 entries open in May, 2020 race sold out, Running North - A short film about the Cape Wrath Ultra®, Cape Wrath trail winter fastest known time record (FKT) broken, More Emotion at the Cape Wrath Ultra 2018 Finish Line, Dan’s Bid to Raise £25k For Charity in Memory of Best Friend, Day 8: A Race Finish That Everyone Will Remember, Day 7: Closing in on the Cape Wrath Finish, Day 6: More Highs And Lows Across The Field, Day 6: Runners Head into the Magical Assynt Landscape. However, we are all aware that the guidance changes on an almost daily basis and therefore planning for what may or may not be allowed in 2021 is very challenging.