The Scottish Coast to Coast Walk was designed by Brian Gordon Smailes in 2000. It runs across Central Scotland from Oban, Argyll and Bute in the west to St Andrews, Fife in the east. 


So walk, run, cycle, row or complete any other distance based activity to cover the 133 miles. Download our App and track your progress along the way.


This event forms part of a series which also includes :


Anglesey Coastal Path

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path

England Coast to Coast and 

Ireland's Coast to Coast.


Why not collect the whole set of these beautiful medals !

Scottish Coast to Coast Challenge

  • How does it work ?


    • Purchase your entry into our challenge


    • Download the app at :


    • - for Ios – for Android


    • Register an account if this is your first challenge with us at Race the World. Your password will need at least 1 Upper case, lower case,  numerical and special characters in the password. Please note you need a separate account to the one you have used on the website.


    • Link Your strava account, if you have one. This will pull any miles done after activation, directly into the app. Please note strava will not pull elevation stats if you are on a climbing challenge.


    • Add a challenge or Add a team if you have purchased a team challenge. You will need your order number for this. The RTW team will then activate your account, please allow up to 24 hours for this to happen, although it will normally be much quicker.  You will get an email confirmation of activation. You can still get started in the meantime, just manually add any miles done prior to activation.


    • Do your miles, and watch your progress with the miles ticking down to zero and the finish line.


    • If you would like to set a start date for your challenge prior to registration, just manually add any miles into the app already done.


    • Once you have completed all of your miles, then an email will come automatically through to you and the RTW team to let us know that you have finished and your medal will go out to you in the post.