A dramatic mountain on the Isle of Skye, Highland Council Area, Glamaig lies a mile (1.5 km) south of Sconser on the southern shore of Loch Sligachan and 2 miles (3 km) east of the settlement of Sligachan. The mountain has two peaks, Sgurr Mhairi which rises to a height of 775m (2542 feet) and An Coileach which rises to 673m (2208 feet). The annual David Shepherd Memorial Hill Race reaches to the summit from a start at the Sligachan Hotel. This was inspired by a run undertaken by Gurkha Harkbir from Nepal in 1899, initially in the a remarkable time of 75 minutes. Harkbir had been visiting the area with a noted gentleman climber the Hon Charles Bruce. Hearing of this feat, Macleod of Macleod found it unbelievable and asked Harkbir to repeat the run, which he did in an incredible 55 minutes. This record remained until 1977 when Mark Rigby ran it in 44 minutes 41 seconds. The mountain lies within the Sconser Estate, now owned by the John Muir Trust.

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