On The Day Details
Skye Mor and Beag Information
When in Portree
Please treat the town ofPortreewith respect. This event could not take place without the support of local people and they have been extremely helpful.
Open between 7.30 and 8.45 on Saturday morning
Parking and Registration will take place at the High School. Turn left soon after you enter Portree. It will be sign posted. There will be marshals to direct you for parking.
At registration you will be required to sign a disclaimer for event insurance. You will then get your number and a route card. Attach the number to the handlebars of your bike so it is easily accessible.
You will then get your electronic dibber for timing.
Starts are between 9.00 and 9.30.
Your number will be scanned to record your start time and off you go.
When deciding what time to go note that:
There is a cut off time of 14.00 at the junction of the A87 and A850 where the Skye Beag and Skye Mor routes split. (You need to average more than 10mph to arrive before the cut off). If you arrive at this junction after 14.00 you will be directed onto the Skye Beag route and will not be allowed to continue on the Skye Mor route.
The finish for both courses will close at 19.00. You must arrive at the finish before this time.
On the Course
All roads are open to traffic so ride with care. Please allow other traffic to pass. You must follow the Highway Code.
The Red Cross are providing first aid cover and there will be a broom wagon sweeping up at the back.
Food & Drink
There will be four stations for food & water at
Staffin – Beag and Mor route
Uig – Beag and Mor route
Dunvegen – Mor route
Sligachan Hotel – Mor route
They will provide bananas and tray bakes with water. Be careful when entering and exiting these stops. Look out for those behind you and for other traffic.
YOU MUST ALSO ENSURE THAT YOU START WITH SUFFICIENT DRINKS ON BOARD AND SOME FOOD IN YOUR BACK POCKET!
IF YOU RETIRE FROM THE EVENT YOU MUST TELL A MARSHALL.
Your number will be scanned to record your time.
There will be hot food, tea/coffee free at the finish.
Professional sports massage will be available for donations to charity.
Have a great event and a safe journey home!