Seven Sisters Skyline

Dunlewey, Co. Donegal | Sept 21st 2024

Excel Sports’ Seven Sisters Skyline 55km, 30km & 16km event has become Ireland’s premier mountain running event. It is also Ireland’s largest with its 500 participants. The event is run on a world class route which featured in the World Mountain Running World Cup in 2022.

The event race route runs along the top of all of the Seven Sisters in the Derryveagh mountains from Errigal to Muckish. The course is renowned for its variability in terrain and amazing beauty.

The event is for individuals, women and men only. There are no team or age-related competitions. We have two distances for you to pick from, which will you choose?

  • 55km, 4,000m+ elevation gain
  • 30km, 2,100m+ elevation gain
  • 16km, 800m+ elevation gain

The Seven Sisters Skyline 30k and 55k races are part of the Ultra Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB) Index Race system. UTMB Index races contribute towards every Finishers UTMB Index in the corresponding category (20K, 50K, 100K or 100M) and gives privileged access to the UTMB World Series Events.

Outstanding Natural Beauty

Traverse the Derryveagh Mountains and reconnect with nature. The course is renowned for its variability in terrain and amazing beauty.

UTMB Index Race

Finishing a UTMB Index race will contribute towards your UTMB Index.

The Seven Sisters Skyline is Ireland’s most EPIC mountain race – are you tough enough to take on the sisters?

About Us

Excel Sports Ireland organise and host unique sporting events around County Donegal, Ireland.

Sign up to one of our three best-in-class races or join our hiking and trail running club – ARD.

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