2018 Daily Highlight Videos
Daily highlight videos released each evening during the 2018 event:
Day 1 - Fort William to Glenfinnan: "Through Ardgour, the adventure begins"
Smiley, happy and upbeat participants enjoy the prologue to the 2018 Cape Wrath Ultra™! See the magical landscape of the Highlands of Scotland and don't miss the '#CapeWrathUltra Diaries' (behind the scenes)Posted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Sunday, 20 May 2018
Day 2 - Glenfinnan to Kinloch Hourn: "Through Knoydart! Our first true wilderness"
The first wilderness into Knoydart beckoned today with clag and rain challenging the participants. Two days down, only six to go! Behind the scenes: What is Ultra Mail? #CapeWrathUltraPosted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Monday, 21 May 2018
Day 3 – Kinloch Hourn to Achnashellach: "Through Kintail! Remote and stunning"
Departing from the edge of Knoydart, participants passed through the large mountain and glen groups of Kintail, the wide straths characteristic of Wester Ross and then the Falls of Glomach Behind the scenes: The Cape Wrath convoyPosted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Day 4 - Achnashellach to Kinlochewe: "Torridon! Grand mountains and high passes"
We're halfway! Today, the loftiest mountains and the furthest from the western seaboard of Scotland. Of the original 177 starters, there were still 150 runners who started day 4 this morning from Achnashellach headed for Kinlochewe in Torridon. Behind the scenes: The medical teamPosted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Day 5 - Kinlochewe to Inverbroom: "Through Fisherfield! Total wilderness and isolation"
44km through Fisherfield’s mountains today for the participants who were rewarded with isolated mountain glens and truly spectacular mountain scenery. Behind the scenes: An army marches on its stomachPosted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Thursday, 24 May 2018
Day 6 - Inverbroom to Inchnadamph: "Into Assynt! Escalating commitment"
The longest day! Into some very remote and rough high ground, preceded by journeys through glens and through prime Salmon-fishing country. Those that complete this day are highly likely to cross the finish line at Cape Wrath...Posted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Friday, 25 May 2018
Day 7 - Inchnadamph to Kinlochbervie: "Beyond Assynt! Spectacular and remote landscapes"
61km | 1,600m - the penultimate day - a great contrast of moor, mountain, and deep inaccessible sea lochs, and a finish leg with achingly beautiful seaward views Behind the scenes: The media teamPosted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Saturday, 26 May 2018
Day 8 - Kinlochbervie to Cape Wrath: "Sandwood Bay! The North Atlantic"
The final leg along the glorious beach of Sandwood Bay, to The Atlantic Sea proper and on to Cape Wrath and the Lighthouse - 110 finishers of the full 2018 course - the identical 62% finish rate from 2016! Thanks for watching these videos, and for your support on Ultra Mail™ and live GPS tracking dot watching over the past 8 days. More photos, news, video to follow - watch this space...Posted by Cape Wrath Ultra on Sunday, 27 May 2018