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.
Ultramarathons in Scotland
Spanning 7 days the Monster Triathlon is the UKs ultimate multi-sport challenge.
The event established itself as one of the toughest endurance challenges in the UK, covering 1,000km between Loch Ness and London across 3 disciplines.
It starts with a 5km swim in Loch Ness, before 5 stunning days on the bike and finishes with an ultra-marathon along the Thames. For those unable to tackle the beast in one go we are offering Swim, Cycle and Run only packages this year. Youll pass lakes, climb mountains, ride past fields, fly through villages, cross rivers and conquer hills. As well as being an epic challenge The Monster Triathlon also highlights the beauty and diversity of the UK. There are 7 days of meticulously planned routes, with full support teams in attendance at every start, finish, on the route and at hotels.
If youre not ready to attempt the whole Monster Triathlon this year then why not take on one of our discipline-specific challenges?
You can enter the full Monster Triathlon or just one of the three individual legs.
Trail Outlaws present Saint Cuthbert's Way Ultra. Bridging the national borders between Scotland and England, this inspiring 100km route will be reversed. Starting at Holy Island in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Northumberland coast.
Trail Outlaws present Saint Cuthbert's Way Ultra. Bridging the national borders between Scotland and England, this inspiring 45 mile route start at Wooler. The route heads Westwards crossing large sections of the Northumberland National Park and the beautiful Scottish Borders region. Finishing at Melrose, which is where Saint Cuthbert's journey is thought to have started. This reduced mileage route still captures many of the most scenic and undulating sections of the Saint Cuthbert's Way. Free camping is also included on Friday and Saturday night, just a 5 minute walk from where the race finishes. The race qualifies for 2(4 new)) UTMB points.
A Unique 215 mile (346km) Ultra-Marathon following the Southern Upland Way from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath. A stunning marked trail reflecting back to us the turbulent history between Scotland and England. The voices and the lessons of the Killing Times in the 1600s echo in the Forests, the Valleys, and high on the Mountains along the Way.
The Causeway Coast Marathon and "Ultra Marathon" will be "out and back" routes and will follow the paths, tracks, beaches and coastline of the Causeway Coast Way. The Ultra will start in Portstewart and will follow the Causeway Coast Way to Portballintrae. From here it will pick up the Marathon Route and will follow the tracks and trails between Portballintrae and Ballintoy Harbour. This Marathon will be an "out and back" route almost entirely off road, passing The Giants Causeway, Dunseverick Harbour, White Park Bay, Ballintoy Harbour before turning at the quaint Harbour and returning along the same route. The scenery on the outward and homeward legs of the event is truly spectacular.
An incredible challenge, an incredible journey: a run from John O' Groats to Lands End - 860 miles over 17 days. That's averaging 50 miles each day! The 2XU JOGLE follows a classic route, all on road; it's incredibly demanding and athletes will need all their fitness and resolve to complete it.
LATEST NEWS FOR the 2018 race The 1st place finisher gets to drive away one of our G4 Landrovers for 10 months (or 10,000 miles whichever is the sooner). Ts & Cs apply.
Take on the challenge of this incredible journey, covering 860 miles (1384km) over 17 days. Thats averaging 50 miles (81km) each day!