The Hounslow Classic is a 68km Ultra SkyMarathon and 21km SkyRace in the Blue Mountains of NSW from Saturday, 7 October to Sunday, 8 October 2017. The event is sanctioned by the International SkyRunning Federation.
Starting in the picturesque township of Blackheath, one of the highest villages in the Blue Mountains - the Hounslow Classic Ultra takes runners of a tour of the Grose Valley past environmental icons such as Blue Gum Forest, Pulpit Rock, Junction Rock and Lockley Pylon. Not to mention the amazing Grand Canyon. This race is held on virgin territory when it comes to events and is awe inspiring in its scenery as it brings you into some pockets of the world which both amateur and professional photographers travel across the continent to capture.