Trail Running calendar near Banff 2024-2025

We have found 23 Trailruns within 80 miles of Banff. See below where and when you can find the races.

The Moray Way 100 is a challenging trail run covering 100 miles, starting and finishing in Forres. The route takes runners along the Moray Coastal Trail, Speyside Way, and Dava Way, offering stunning views and varied terrain. The race is open to experienced ultra runners over 18 years old and has a ..

July 2024

The Forfar Hill Race is set to take place on July 5th, 2024, starting at 7pm in Reid Park, Forfar. This 5.8-mile race will challenge participants on paths and trails up and over "Bummie" from various directions. Registration opens at 6.30pm, and post-race Bridies will be provided, with a vegetarian ..

The Guided Lairig Ghru Crossing will take place in Aviemore on Saturday 6 July 2024. You can run 32 kilometers.

The Jean Carr Race is the 2nd leg of the 2024 Fochabers Triple Challenge, taking place on Sunday, 28th July 2024. The race is a 5.5-mile trail around Ordiequish woods and the Jean Carr Stone. Registration is from 11:00-12:30 pm at Fochabers Square, with the race starting at 13:15. There will be mars..

August 2024

The Guided Lairig Ghru Crossing will take place in Aviemore on Saturday 3 August 2024. You can run 32 kilometers.

The Creag Dhubh Hill Race is set to take place on Saturday, 3rd August 2024, as part of the Newtonmore Highland Games. The race covers a distance of 5.6 km with a climb of 370m. Participants will face an obstacle course at the beginning, including barriers, a river, boulders, and fences, before head..

The Deveron Harrier's Festival of Running on August 11, 2024, offers a variety of races including the Deveron Valley Half Marathon, 10k, 5k trail run, and a 1k fun run for juniors. Participants will enjoy scenic views following the River Deveron from Turriff to Banff, with the half marathon starting..

The Speyside Way Ultras is a historic trail run event with a 50km and 100km option. The 50km route follows the Speyside Way from Tamdhu Distillery to Buckie, featuring a mix of road and trail running with a net downhill and a challenging climb at Ben Aigen. The 100km route starts in Aviemore, joins ..

Participants can join the Guided Lairig Ghru Crossing, a trail run through the iconic Lairig Ghru, on Saturday, 24th August 2024. The event is already full, and new entries will be placed on a waiting list. The trail run covers 32km with around 600 meters of ascent, including rough rocky trails and ..

The Loch Ness 24 will take place in Inverness from Saturday 24 August 2024 to Sunday 25 August 2024. You can run between 7 and 7 kilometers.

The Run Banchory event on Sunday, August 25th, offers a variety of races including a 10k multi-terrain race, a half marathon, a new 5k event, and a 1k run for school pupils. The 10k and half marathon routes take place in the scenic Scolty/Blackhall forest area, providing a good test for all running ..

The Kinloss Running Festival 2024 is set to take place on August 31st and September 1st, offering a variety of races within the Kinloss Barracks Training Area in Scotland. Participants can choose from road races ranging from a 1K Fun Run to a Half Marathon, or opt for the unique Back Yard Ultra, a 4..

The Mormond Hill Run is set to take place on August 31st, 2024, starting at 11 am. The trail covers a distance of 5.6 miles with approximately 600ft of ascent, offering stunning views of the Buchan countryside. Participants will receive a bespoke medal upon finishing, with various trophies and prize..

September 2024

The Tom’s Cairn 10K & 5K Trail Races will take place in Finzean on Sunday 8 September 2024. You can run between 5 and 10 kilometers.

The 2024 PIM Running Festival at Crathes Castle offers a Half Marathon, 5k, and children's 1.5k race on Saturday, 14th September. The Half Marathon route takes runners through country roads to Drum Castle estate before looping back to the finish line at Crathes Castle. The 5k and 1.5k races stay wit..

The Fyvie Castle 5K and Fun Runs event is set to take place on September 22, 2024. Organized by Turriff Running Club and Fyvie Parent Council, the event includes an 800m trail fun run, a 1600m trail run, and a 5K multi-terrain run. Participants can expect finisher medals, prizes for top finishers, a..

October 2024

The Bennachie Ultra Marathon is a challenging 50k race set on the North East of Scotland’s Bennachie hill, featuring over 5000ft of elevation gain and taking runners through various peaks of the hill. The race starts and finishes at the Bennachie Visitors Centre and is mainly off-road, requiring goo..

The Dramathon is a unique trail running event offering four races: The Full Dram (nearly 42km), The Half Dram (nearly 21km), The Wee Dram (just over 10km), and the relay (We Dram). The races take place along the beautiful Speyside Way, passing by various distilleries with stunning views. Participant..

The Monumental Challenge is the 3rd leg of the 2024 Fochabers Triple Challenge, organized by Spey Runners. This challenging 5+ mile trail race starts and finishes at the foot of the Monster Trails, passing the monument at the top of Whiteash Hill. The event takes place on Sunday, 27th October 2024, ..

November 2024

The Dava Way 50k is a trail run perfect for transitioning from marathons to ultras or for seasoned ultrarunners. The route links Grantown-on-Spey and Forres, following the old Highland Railway line with diverse scenery. The race starts at 7:30 am with an 8-hour cutoff and is limited to 300 runners. ..