High Terrain Events

Glentress Forest is described as the 'Gateway to the Tweed Valley Forest Park'.

Perhaps more renowned for its mountain biking, Glentress also offers a superb array of forest trails, making it a fantastic location for trail running. The area features mile upon mile of waymarked trails including forest walks, woodland singletrack and heather clad moorland.

Situated between the small Borders towns of Peebles and Innerleithen & just one hour away from Edinburgh, the location is second to none.

Glentress Trail Runs

February

Glentress Trail Runs

Buttermere is surrounded by a dramatic landscape, dominated by the high fells of Fleetwith Pike, Red Pike and Haystacks. This is an incredible trail route around the shores of Buttermere & Crummock Water. It's an ideal route for all abilities, you do not have to be super fast or an elite athlete to enter, perfect if you are new to trail running and looking for a new challenge.

Buttermere 10 Trail Run

March

Buttermere 10 Trail Run

An ultra running event based in the vast expanse of Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland...from lakeshore to heather moorland, beautiful trails & superb scenery.

Kielder Ultra Trail

April

Kielder Ultra Trail

Make sure to take in all the stunning vistas this route has in abundance. Now in its eighth year, Borrowdale Trail Runs are a classic on the trail race calendar. The courses are a trail runners dream, incorporating everything in terms of scenery and variation of terrain.

Borrowdale Trail Run

July

Borrowdale Trail Run

A trail marathon incorporating England's highest peak. Based from Keswick the route follows beautiful lakeshore trails, wooded valleys to spectacular high mountain trails, incorporating some of the most dramatic rock scenery in the Lake District.

Scafell Pike Trail Marathon

July

Scafell Pike Trail Marathon

Ennerdale is a remote valley on the western fringes of the Lake District National Park. A truly spectacular location for trail running with a fantastic combination of trails in a unique natural environment, surrounded by some of the Lake District's most iconic mountains - Great Gable, Pillar and Haystacks - providing a natural backdrop of dramatic ridges and wooded slopes. 3 distance options: 50k run on the Saturday, 25k and 10k on Sunday.

Ennerdale Trail Run

October

Ennerdale Trail Run

Two new Winter events to Glentress Forest, in the beautiful Scottish Borders. Perhaps more renowned for its mountain biking, Glentress offers a superb array of forest trails, making it a fantastic location for trail running. The area features mile upon mile of waymarked trails including forest walks, woodland singletrack and heather clad moorland. Situated between the small Borders towns of Peebles and Innerleithen and just one hour away from Edinburgh, the location is second to none. Two distances to choose from. 18/19 November.

The 21k course features a fantastic variety of terrain from hard-packed gravel trails to twisting forest singletrack ... not to mention an exhillarating descent on the Black graded MTB route... This amazing course offers something for everyone. The Glentress night trail run is open to all abilities of runners. You will be tackling some of the amazing trails that Glentress Forest has to offer in the dark.

Glentress Winter Trail Races

November

Glentress Winter Trail Races

A multi-terrain ultra set around the heart of the stunning Tweed Valley.
The Tweed Valley Forest Park is described as the main visitor attraction in the Scottish Borders. The park is made up of a number of forests each with their own unique character "strung like pearls along the silver thread of the River Tweed". The area has a rich heritage of ancient forts, settlements, and towers to explore.
The rolling hills and woodland of the Tweed Valley offer unlimited scope for those looking for varied terrain. The course follows an extensive network of secluded paths and tracks through the various forests, multi-use trails along the banks of the beautiful river Tweed, winding tracks over hills & short sections on minor roads linking in the various areas.

Tweed Valley Forest Ultra Trail

November

Tweed Valley Forest Ultra Trail

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