Highland Heptathlon Heavy Athletics Events

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 2022 to be used as an example. Please stay tuned for our schedule for 2023.

  • 9:00 AM – 22# Hammer Throw for Distance, Highland Heptathlon begins. Small Grandstands
  • 10:15 AM – Stone Putt for Distance. Small Grandstands
  • 11:00 AM – Athletic Special Event. Meet & Greet the Athletes. Small Grandstands
  • 11:15 AM – 56# Weight Throw for Distance. Small Grandstands
  • 11:45 AM – 28# Weight for Distance. Small Grandstands
  • 1:45 PM – Caber Toss for Accuracy. Small Grandstands
  • 2:30 PM – Athletic Special Event. Mini Caber Toss for Youth. Small Grandstands
  • 2:45 PM – 20# Sheaf Toss for Height. Small Grandstands
  • 3:30 PM – 56# Weight Toss for Height. Small Grandstand
  • 4:00 PM – Athletic Special Event. Meet & Greet the Athletes. Small Grandstand