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Run new trails and meet new people with TrailFest Scotland

Written by Fiona

January 27 2020

A hill run with TrailFest Scotland.

Are you new to trail running or keen to find new running trails? Perhaps you are looking for motivation to build up your running distances. Then again, it might be that you are simply keen to meet likeminded people or make new running friends. Whatever you reasons, it’s worth booking a group run with TrailFest Scotland.

I have enjoyed a variety of runs with TrailFest, including shorter routes at Mugdock Country Park, a longer run in the Campsie Hills to reach Earl’s Seat and, more recently, a 10-mile Glasgow run along the River Clyde, the River Kelvin and the Firth & Clyde Canal.

On every run I have enjoyed discovering new routes and I have greatly valued having a leader who points the way so that I can switch off and simply run. I have also chatted to new and interesting people – and I have made new friends.

Glasgow run with TrailFest Scotland.
Glasgow run with TrailFest Scotland.

Join a TrailFest Scotland run

Next month’s programme includes:

  • Wed 5th Feb: INTRORun for trail running beginners 3-5km
  • Sun 9th Feb: Mugdock RunSOCIAL 5km & 10km
  • Mon 10th Feb: CityTRAIL Glasgow West End 10km


  • Sat 15th Feb: Gnarly RunLONGER 25km Campsie Loop
  • Sun 16th Feb: TRAILRun Greenock Cut 12km
  • Sun 16th Feb: TRAILRun Dalkeith Country Park 10km.

All runs can be found at TrailFest runs.

New TrailFest Edinburgh

TrailFest Edinburgh launches this Wednesday with a 5km NIGHTRun. Join the crew from the beginning, or, if you’re based in the west of Scotland, you might want to tell your Edinburgh friends about TrailFest.

Compete in TrailFest Scotland's Solstice series.
Compete in TrailFest Scotland’s Solstice series.

TrailFest Solstice Trail Series 2020

Back by popular demand and with new Saturday evening trail races, the Solstice Trail Series is a great goal for runners of all abilities.

I have previously enjoyed taking part in the Solstice Series. Read one of my blogs:

Compete in TrailFest Scotland’s Solstice Series 2020:

When: April, May, June.
Distances: 5km, 10km & 15km distances each month
Enter now at: TrailFest races.

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