Athletics

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Highland Heptathlon Heavy Athletics Events 2023

Athletic events for men and women are a highlight of the Highland games. Professional competitors showcase their strength in events including:

  • Caber Toss
  • Hammer Throw
  • Stone Putt
  • Weight Throw for Distance – 28lb and 56lb
  • Sheaf Toss
  • Weight Toss for Height

Note that the Highland Games Athletics are a physically demanding and challenging event. Competitors are professionals and experienced athletes. 

At this time we are only showcasing professional athletes and works by invitation only. There are no applications or entry forms to download.

Judge – TBD

Sample Order of Athletic Events

This was our schedule from 2023 to be used as an example. Please stay tuned for our schedule for 2024.

  • 8:30 AM Highland Heptathlon Begins
  • 9:00 AM 22# Hammer Throw for Distance
  • 10:15 AM Stone Putt for Distance
  • 11:00 AM Athletic Special Event-Meet & Greet the Athletes
  • 11:15 AM 56# Weight Throw for Distance
  • 11:45 AM 25# Weight Throw for Distance
  • 1:45 PM Caber Toss for Accuracy
  • 2:30 PM Athletic Special Event-Meet & Greet the Athletes
  • 2:45 PM 20# Sheaf Toss for Height
  • 3:30 PM 56# Weight Toss for Height
  • 4:00 PM Athletic Special Event-Meet & Greet the Athletes