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Skye Sportives

Sky Sportives – Saturday 26th August 2017
ENTRIES OPEN TUESDAY 1st DECEMBER 10AM


The road follows the peninsula between the cliffs of the Quaraing and the Atlantic Ocean. Riders really will feel that they are on the edge of the world. As the route swings South the Cuillin Mountains are directly ahead. Mountains don’t get any more dramatic than this! At the Sligachan Hotel you rejoin a smooth newly surfaced road to sweep north back to the finish at Portree.

The Skye Mor and Skye Beag, will take riders around the wild and beautiful Trotternish Peninsula right at the Northern tip of Skye. The start and finish will be in Portree, and the local community are providing extremely enthusiastic support, ensuring a warm Highland welcome for all participants.  The course leaves Portree and heads north up the east coast of the island, passing The Old Man of Storr, a 160ft basalt pillar left standing alone after the volcano which produced it has long since weathered away. The road continues around the remote Trotternish peninsula with the wild Atlantic ocean on your right to Uig – gateway to the Western Isles – Riders really will feel that they are on the edge of the world. As the route swings South the Cuillin Mountains are directly ahead. Mountains don’t get any more dramatic than this! At the Sligachan Hotel you rejoin a smooth newly surfaced road to sweep north back to the finish at Portree.

 

Results – 2012

 

Results – 2011

 

Results – 2010

 

Skye Beag

Start/Finish: Portree
Start Time: 09.00 – 9.30
Length: 48mls / 78km
Ascent: 5166ft / 1610m
Route: From Portree North on the A855 to Staffin then on round the northern tip of Skye and round to Uig then back to Portree on the A87

Skye Mor

Start/Finish: Portree
Start Time: 09.00 – 09.30
Length: 95mls / 151km
Ascent: 5914 ft / 1802m
Route: From Portree North on the A855 to Staffin then on round the northern tip of Skye and round to Uig then back towards Portree on the A87. Right on the A850 to Dunvegan then the A863 to the Sligachan Hotel. Left on the A87 back to Portree

Please read the Skye Sportive ‘Event Rules and Entry’ page before entering online below –

 

 

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