Trail Running Calendar Scotland 2024-2025

With 92 trail races in Scotland lined up for the 2024-2025 season, there's a race for every level of runner. In Glasgow, take on the challenge of the city's lush parks, where the trails are as welcoming as the locals. Transition to the cobbled streets and ancient edifices of Edinburgh, where running is not just exercise but a communion with history, as you breeze past the iconic silhouette of Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat, the city's very own mountain.

Heading northeast, Aberdeen's coastal trails offer a refreshing run with the North Sea as your companion, or venture into Dundee, where the revitalized waterfront serves as a picturesque starting line for a running experience filled with scenic views and a fresh, maritime air.

Just outside the hustle and bustle, Paisley presents a runner’s paradise with its undulating hills, a test of endurance. Lastly, East Kilbride calls to nature lovers with its tranquil woodland trails, where the peace and quiet of the forest canopy creates an idyllic backdrop for both the casual jogger and the competitive sprinter.

The Dramathon is a trail run 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. Participants receive miniatures of single ..

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, ..

The Acorn Duncan Macfarlane Race will take place in Glasgow on Sunday 27 October 2024. You can run 7 kilometers.

November 2024

The Auchterarder 10K Chilli Trail Race 2024 is set to take place on Saturday, 2nd November 2024, starting at 11 am. Organized by Five Star Events, this trail race welcomes participants aged 16 and above. The race route, shaped like a chili pepper, offers a mix of surfaces, forest trails, uphills, do..

The Scurry Around Tentsmuir Forest Trail Running Festival 2024 offers a variety of trail running options including a half marathon, 10km, 5km, and a 1.2km family fun run. The event is organized by Scurry Events and aims to support the Tayport Community Trust and Larick Centre. Participants will enjo..

The Boo10k (bridge of Orchy 10k) will take place in Bridge of Orchy on Sunday 3 November 2024. You can run 10 kilometers.

The John Muir Way Nocturnal Ultra Marathon will take place in North Berwick on Saturday 9 November 2024. You can run 5 kilometers.

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. ..

December 2024

The Epictrails 8Km - Night Running Fun will take place in Milngavie on Saturday 28 December 2024. You can run 8 kilometers.

January 2025

The Loch Morlich Running Festival 2025 is set to take place on Saturday, January 4th, 2025. Participants can choose between a 5.6KM and an 11.2KM course that offers stunning views as they run through Glenmore Forest to Loch Morlich beach. The event is family-friendly, dog-friendly, and features a we..

March 2025

The Wild Deer trail run event will be held at Culzean Castle and Country Park in Ayrshire, Scotland on March 2, 2025. Participants can choose from various distances including a Family 1 Mile Run, 5km Trail Run, 10km Trail Run, and Half Marathon Trail Run. All finishers will receive a bespoke medal, ..

The John Muir Way 50km Ultra Marathon is a trail run that takes place on the East Coast, offering stunning coastal stretches, rural landscapes, and woodland trails. The race starts at Port Seton Promenade and follows the John Muir Way through iconic towns like Aberlady, Gullane, and North Berwick, f..