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Highland CrossThe Highland Cross

The Highland Cross is a  50-mile duathlon (20 miles on foot, 30 miles on bike) traversing the spectacular Scottish Highlands coast to coast, west to east from Kintail through Glen Affric and Strathglass to Beauly.

 

Entry to the Highland Cross is by invitation only for 250 teams of 3 (750 persons) of all athletic abilities; walkers, joggers, runners and cyclists.

 

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HIGHLAND CROSS 2015 Saturday 20th June

11.00am - 1st September 2014 

SORRY THE LIST TO RECEIVE APPLICATION FORMS FOR HIGHLAND CROSS 2015 IS NOW CLOSED.

From the replies received from 2014 competitors, unsuccessful applications from previous years and new applications, we are hugely oversubscribed.  We already have over 340 requests for the 250 teams available and we find that most application forms are completed and returned to us.

All applications received up to 11.00am today will be added to the list and are being acknowledged.

The Organisers apologise to anyone who wished to add their name to the list but can only suggest that if they are interested in Highland Cross 2016, they mark 1st September 2015 in their diary as the date to register for an application form for 2016.

 

 

Highland Cross 2015

Highland Cross 2015 will take place on Saturday 20 June 2015.  The 2014 entrants have had a chance to register during August and the list to register for an application form opens to the public on Monday 1st September 2014.  On past experience, this list will be well oversubscribed by lunchtime on the opening day, so e-mail us early on the morning of 1st September if you wish to be on that list.  The list will close at the discretion of the Organisers.

 

Highland Cross 2014

Highland Cross 2014 took place on Saturday 21 June 2014.  See the full results here and see a BBC TV news item of the event here.

 

Highland Cross

Second placed Gordon Lennox (left) with Highland Cross 2014 winner Joe Symonds (right)

 

If any competitors have forgotten to collect belongings after this years event, please contact James Campbell, Beauly on 01463 782239. 

 

Individual competitor photographs taken out on the course by Robin McConnell are now available to buy via www.21cphotos.com/buy.php.

 

Photographer David Stewart has also provided images of competitors at the Athnamulloch Bridge.  These can be found at www.picasaweb.google.com/sea.kayaking.scotland/EventHighlandCross2014.  Competitors are requested to make a small donation to Highland Cross if they wish to use any of the high resolution pictures. 

 

The selected charities for Highland Cross 2014 are:

  • Beauly and District Care Project

  • Cheshire House Inverness

  • Shopmobility Highland 

  • Blythswood Care

  • Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

  • Skye and Lochalsh Young Carers

Click here to read more about the selected charities.

 

Another event taking place in 2014 is the Highland Hospice "Skye's the Limit" on Saturday 20 September 2014.  Further information is available at www.highlandhospice.org.uk/skyesthelimit

 

 

Highland Cross have signed up with JustGiving to enable competitors to set up their own sponsorship page.  To make a donation or to create your own page to raise money visit www.justgiving.com/highlandcross.