Whether you are a seasoned trail runner or eager to find out about the benefits of trail running, these activity-filled days will help you on your trail running journey. With trail running workshops and talks, timed races, demo pools and specialist Salomon advice throughout the day and a relaxed evening with live music and a bar, there's something for everyone. Our festivals are the perfect opportunity to get involved in the trail running community, enjoy the freedom nature offers us and find your local trails. It's time to play.
Running Events in Scotland
The annual John Muir Way Ultra Marathon is back! The JMWU is suitable for all ULTRA runners whether you are an aspiring newcomer or an established, wise owl of the trails! The John Muir Way Ultra Marathon guarantees to provide competitors with mile upon mile of East Lothians most stunning and iconic coastal stretches, rural landscapes, and woodland trails.
A fast, scenic course with long flat stretches along the foot of the Ochil Hills. The course gently undulates elsewhere with a character building hill at the 11 mile mark.
An ultra running event based in the vast expanse of Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland...from lakeshore to heather moorland, beautiful trails & superb scenery.
Kilomathon is run on Edinburghs beautiful cycle path network. Runners take in the historic Royal Yacht Britannia, the picturesque Victoria Park and enjoy tranquil cycle paths before a fantastic finish in front of the West Stand at BT Murrayfield Stadium.
CHSS welcome everyone to take part in this simply fantastic running event set in the sublime and picturesque landscape of Glenlivet in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The event is based at the legendary Glenlivet distillery with superb hospitality and quality event organisation throughout. Runners and Joggers of all levels are very welcome and by taking part you are directly supporting those affected by chest, heart and stroke illness.
The Run Northumberland Cragside 10km takes place in the beautiful surrounding of the National Trust Cragside estate near Rothbury.
The race is officially measured and organised under UK Athletics Rules with a RUN BRITAIN race licence.
300km cycling event starting from Galashiels. Controls at Eskdalemuir,Old School Cafe, Langholm, Gretna , Alston, Langholm and Eskdalemuir,Old School Cafe.
As it's name suggests,an out and back route to Alston via the valley roads through Eskdalemuir and Langholm with good views and not excessive amounts of climb for the area. Good cafe's along the route.
Join us for the annual Angus Half Marathon!
This 8 hour race is based on the delightful Lewis Burn trail on the south shore of Kielder reservoir. The loop will be just under 9 miles long with plenty of lung busting climbs, interesting traverses, fast fire road sections and a few technical down hills. No crazy rock drop offs or anything, the route is all pure xc pleasure. Enter solo or as a pair.
The Hamsterley 10k takes place in the Forest Drive which is largely flat, the race turns and comes back to the start/finish area at the Nest Car park near the middle of the Hamsterley Forest drive.
One of the most scenic running events in the UK - the route takes in a working Fish Quay, the River Tyne, English Heritage property Tynemouth Priory and Castle and a long stretch of coastline before finishing at St. Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay.
The race starts at The Parks Sports Centre in North Shields before taking in the Fish Quay, River Tyne, Tynemouth Priory and a stretch of coastline before finishing at St. Mary's Lighthouse in Whitley Bay.
Organised by North Tyneside Council with support from Start Fitness and Northumbria Spring Water, the 6.2 mile event features chip timing, results by SMS, video clips and a goody bag with souvenir t-shirt.