HIGHLAND CROSS - the unique coast to coast midsummer charity duathlon




Highland Cross

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.


Highland Cross exists to raise money for causes that benefit the people of Highland, disadvantaged by disability, ill health or social need.


Entry to the Highland Cross is by invitation only for 265 teams of 3 (795 persons) of all athletic abilities; walkers, joggers, runners and cyclists. Teams must pledge to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship for the charities nominated by Highland Cross.


Charities interested in becoming beneficiaries from Highland Cross should consult the "Charities" page and fully examine the funding conditions before applying.


Highland Cross Latest News

Highland Cross 2022 - 18 June 2022


8 April 2022


Competitor information

The Team Member Information Booklet has been sent out to each registered participant via SiEntries.  If you do not receive this, please ask your team entry owner to check that the correct email address is on your record with SiEntries.  We are finding that some work email addresses (NHS etc) are bouncing back or going straight into spam.  Ideally a personal email address works best.


In this booklet you will find all the important safety and training information, along with links to Justgiving and sponsorship sheet.   There are links to the 4 charities who will benefit from your fundraising this year Ė letís make it a bumper year for them!



15 February 2022


Highland Cross is back!

Following on from our cancellation message on 19 March 2020, we would like to thank all the participants who deferred their entry, originally to 2021 and again to 2022.  We are very grateful for your support.


We are delighted to announce that the event is scheduled to go ahead on Saturday 18 June 2022 and plans are well advanced for making this happen.  We have a full team entry list at present.  If you are interested in taking part in 2023, please take a diary note to email us on info@highlandcross.co.uk on 1st September 2022 (when the application list opens to the public) to request to be sent a team application for 2023.


If you have any queries on the above, please email Elizabeth Christie on info@highlandcross.co.uk


Please do not email SiEntries with your queries.


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 click here to visit our JustGiving page.