Trail Running Calendar United Kingdom 2024-2025

Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to trail races in the UK for 2024-2025! Our curated list features an impressive 1203 trail runs across the enchanting landscapes of Scotland, and Wales. From the iconic trails of London's green outskirts to the rugged terrains near Birmingham, from Glasgow's scenic paths to Liverpool's historic routes, we've got every trail enthusiast covered.

Whether you're a seasoned trail runner looking for your next challenge or a newbie eager to explore the world of off-road running, our calendar is your one-stop solution. Dive deep into the details by searching for a specific location or simply browse through to discover new trail runs. Looking for all running events? Check out the complete Running Calendar United Kingdom on running.life.

The RIDUM 2025 is a 30-mile ultra marathon around the hills of South East Wales and the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk, featuring 4,252 feet of elevation gain. The trail offers spectacular views across south east Wales and includes a varied route encompassing lanes, trails, and woodland. The event has..

The Saints Way Ricochet 2024 is a challenging 57-mile trail run starting from Fowey along the beautiful way-marked Saints Way to Padstow and back again. The race begins at 0005hrs, running through the early hours of Saturday, offering stunning views and a unique experience. With 7 checkpoints and ge..

The Snowdonia Mountain Skills Weekend will take place in Dyffryn Nantlle on Friday 12 September 2025. You can run between 5 and 10 miles.

The Thetford Back Yard Ultra will take place in Brandon on Saturday 13 September 2025. You can run 4 miles.

The Three Towers Ultra is a demanding trail run across the moors of Lancashire, starting at Darwen and passing by three famous towers: Jubilee, Rivington, and Peel. Participants can choose between a 39-mile route with a 12-hour time limit or a 55-mile route with a 17-hour time limit. The course is u..

The Yorkshire 3 Peaks 70/100km Ultra 2025 is set to take place on Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st September 2025, starting and finishing at the Hawes Market House. The route covers 70km through North Yorkshire's inspiring scenery, including the Yorkshire three peaks of Whernside, Ingleborough, and Pen-..

The Ranger Ultras Yorkshire Pen-Y-Ghent 50k is a challenging ultra race taking place on Saturday, 20th September 2025. The route covers 50 km of stunning North Yorkshire scenery, including the summit of Pen-y-Ghent. The event offers generous cut-off times, Ranger Ultras Team support, water stops, an..

The Saints Way Ricochet 2024 is a challenging 57-mile trail run starting from Fowey along the beautiful way-marked Saints Way to Padstow and back again. The race begins at 0005hrs, running through the early hours of Saturday, offering stunning views and a unique experience. With 7 checkpoints and ge..

The Punk Panther Yorkshire Reservoir Dogs will take place in Otley on Saturday 27 September 2025. You can run between 13 and 50 miles.

October 2025

Participants of "The Drop - Manchester" trail run will experience a unique challenge where they must surrender all electronic devices and money before being blindfolded and transported to a drop location. From there, they must find their way back to the event center without the aid of a map, GPS, or..

The Cannock Chase Running Festival will take place on Sunday, October 12, 2025, at Cannock Chase Forest. Runners will experience undulating trails through the stunning forest, with a mix of surfaces including dirt trails, gravel, and tarmac. The event offers accurately marked miles, chip-timed resul..

The Punk Panther Dales Dazzler will take place in Skipton on Saturday 18 October 2025. You can run between 13 and 50 miles.

The Ranger Ultras High Peak 70/100km Ultra is a challenging trail run taking place on the 18th to 19th of October 2025. Participants can choose between a 70km or 100km distance, with the option to decide on the course which distance to complete. The route goes from Whaley Bridge to Newhaven or Middl..

The Runthrough Carsington Water Half Marathon will take place in Ashbourne on Saturday 18 October 2025. You can run between 10 and 13 miles.

November 2025

The Hamsterley Forest Winter Trail Races on 11th January 2025 offer a 1/2 Marathon and 10k race starting at 11 am in Hamsterley Forest Park. The undulating trails provide spectacular views of the valley and forest, making it a rewarding winter running experience. The largest forest in County Durham,..

The Delamere Forest trail run offers 10K, Half Marathon, and Marathon distances through the undulating trails of Cheshire woodland on November 3rd, 2024. The event village is located at Delamere Forest Visitor Centre in Northwich, with parking available on-site for £3 all day. Participants can colle..

The Punk Panthers Wharfedale Skyline will take place in Otley on Saturday 15 November 2025. You can run between 13 and 34 miles.

The Peak District South & North 2025 trail run is set to take place on Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd November 2025. Participants can choose between three options: Stage 1 only, Stage 2 only, or the Full Race covering both stages. The trail run offers a grand tour of the Peak District, with varying te..

December 2025

Participants in The Drop - Kendal trail run will face one of the most challenging races in the UK, with 15 and 10-mile options available. Runners must surrender all electronic devices and money at registration in exchange for a race number and emergency bag. Blindfolded and transported to a drop loc..

Participants are invited to join the Carsington Water Half Marathon & 10k event on Saturday, December 6th, 2025. The trail run will take place around Carsington Water, offering stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The half marathon route includes an out and back followed by one full loop o..