The Highlander - Escape the Redcoats

duathlon2"The Highlander - Escape the Redcoats" is a duathlon which starts and finishes at the Highland Folk Museum Newtonmore. Entrants will follow a course consisting of a 39 mile cycle on a combination of rural roads and paved cycle paths. Following the transition at Cluny Castle, entrants will undertake a 6 mile run through Glen Banchor before returning to Cluny and cycling the last 6 miles back to Newtonmore.

Sunday 17th of July starting at the Highland Folk Museum at 0930 hours.

The event has been fully supported by The Cairngorm National Park, Highland Regional Council and is being hosted by the Highland Folk Museum.

This is a unique opportunity to take part in an event set in the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands. The route will take you through the stunning Badenoch valley located within the Cairngorm National Park. The run section has unparalleded access to a Highland estate allowing competitors the opportunity to race where no competitor has raced before!

If you have any questions prior to signing up, please e-mail the event organisers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Entrant fee includes event t-shirt, medal, hot meal and drink.

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