Run The Blades

Eaglesham, United Kingdom • 19-21 Jul 2024

Run the Blades is a popular trail running event held at the UK's largest onshore wind farm, ScottishPower Renewables' Whitelee Wind Farm, just a 20-minute drive from Glasgow. The event offers three distances - 10K, half marathon, and 50K ultramarathon - making it accessible to runners of all fitness and experience levels. Participants can expect towering turbines, robust route signage, friendly support, a vibrant Event Village, and a challenging hill near the end. The event also includes a Junior RTB for under 16s and offers volunteer opportunities. The race features chip timing, live results, on-site parking, and a goody bag for finishers, including a spinning medal and selected food items. Visit the organization's website for the most recent information.

Race information

50 km

50K Ultra

Sat 20 July
21 km

Half Marathon

Sun 21 July
10 km


Fri 19 July
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