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February March April May June September October November


February


Glentress Trail Races


Glentress Trail Races


A fantastic weekend of trail races taking place on Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 February 2019 in the beautiful Scottish Borders, in the heart of the Tweed Valley Forest Park between the towns of Peebles and Innerleithen, and just one hour's drive away from Edinburgh.


There’s something for everyone with three unique distances on offer – a 21K & 10K on Saturday and 42K on Sunday. All routes will be fully marked so no navigation experience is necessary.


10K: This will be ideal if you are looking to get into trail running, get to know the forest and experience spectacular views over the Tweed Valley.


21K: An extension of the 10K route, the 21K will be exploring further into the more remote parts of the forest. Utilising a fantastic variety of terrain from hard packed gravel trails to twisting forest singletrack... not to mention a challenging climb on the Black graded MTB route.


The Glentress 42K Trail Marathon is scheduled for the Sunday and the route comprises two 21km circuits of the 21k route. This is a great event to bring along family and friends with the route returning back through the finish area at the half way point, there's plenty of opportunity to offer encouragement.


The entry deadline of Tuesday 19 February 2019 is fast approaching so head to highterrainevents.co.uk/glentress-trail-races to find out more and sign up!


March


Inverness 1/2 Marathon


Inverness 1/2 Marathon


The Inverness ½ Marathon, taking place on 10 March 2019 in Inverness, is the perfect Spring race to keep you motivated and training through the winter months. This popular race follows a scenic route with great PB potential through the Highland capital. For anyone looking for a shorter distance, there’s also the Inverness 5K – suitable for all ages and abilities with great support.


To enter: www.invernesshalfmarathon.co.uk.


Run Garioch 2019


Run Garioch 2019


Run Garioch will take place on Sunday 24 March 2019. With six event distances to choose from – a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and three junior runs – the Inverurie, Aberdeenshire event has something for everyone. All proceeds from Run Garioch support the work of the Garioch Sports Centre, which provides sporting and community activities for all ages and abilities.


Entries close midnight Sunday 24 February 2019, or as each race sells out. Places are also available through Run Garioch’s six partner charities. To learn more about the event or enter, please visit rungarioch.co.uk.


April


Kilomathon


Kilomathon


Kilomathon, taking place on Sunday 7 April 2019 in Edinburgh, offers three unique race distances for runners of all abilities. The course starts at Ocean Terminal and finishes in style at BT Murrayfield Stadium. You’ll take in the historic Royal Yacht Britannia and the picturesque Victoria Park along the way. Choose between the 13.1K and the 6.5K runs, and get the wee ones entered into the Mini Kilo!


Find out more and enter at kilomathon.com.


Run Balmoral


Run Balmoral


Run Balmoral is back on Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 April 2019. An epic weekend and festival of running, offering Junior races (1.5K & 2.5K) and the ever popular 5K & 10K on the Saturday, followed by the Duathlon and Trail Races (3 Miles or 15 Miles) on the Sunday. ‘The Devil of Deeside’ is back as well (see website for details)! And look out for the first in our series of five iconic medals. The event village is bustling with climbing walls, super jumpers, body zorbs, street sports, catering, a cycle track and charity marquee. Don’t miss it!


The deadline for entry is 31 March 2019, or as each race sells out. To enter, head to runbalmoral.com.


May


Edinburgh Marathon Festival


Edinburgh Marathon Festival


The Edinburgh Marathon Festival taking place on Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May 2019 is one not to be missed! With 9 races on offer over the May Bank Holiday weekend including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races, there really is something for everyone. Come and be part of Scotland’s BIGGEST running festival in 2019!


To find our more and enter, head to edinburghmarathon.com.


June


Mens 10k Glasgow


Men's 10k Glasgow


The Men’s 10K returns to Glasgow on its traditional Father’s Day date, which this year falls on Sunday 16 June. The stunning city-centre 10K sets off from the Riverside Museum, passing by many of Glasgow’s most iconic landmarks along the way, before finishing in style at George Square. More than just a 10K, the event aims to be a catalyst for thousands of guys in Glasgow and beyond, to lace up their trainers and make a positive difference to their lives. Whether you’re running for a personal challenge, to lose weight or quit smoking, or for a cause close to your heart - by simply getting out there, you’ve already won!


Find out more and enter at http://bit.ly/2AAyXot.


September


Scottish Half Marathon and 10k


Scottish Half Marathon and 10k


The Scottish Half Marathon + 10K takes place on Sunday 22 September 2019 just outside Edinburgh. The Half Marathon and 10K routes are the ultimate combination of fast, flat and picturesque. This is the perfect challenge for all runners from budding first-timers to experienced club runners. Once over the line, you can enjoy a glass of champagne and a bite to eat in the spectacular finish area at Musselburgh Racecourse – what better way to celebrate your achievement? So whether you're chasing a PB, running for charity, or just for a personal challenge, you don't want to miss out!


Find out more and enter at http://bit.ly/2AzYbDk.


October


Loch Ness Marathon 2019


Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running


Get yourself along to the 2019 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running taking place on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 October 2019. The award winning Loch Ness Marathon follows a spectacular point-to-point route alongside the world’s most famous loch and is one of the most stunning marathon routes anywhere in the world. Also featuring the River Ness 10K renowned for its PB potential, a Corporate Challenge for business teams, the popular River Ness 5K & Wee Nessie kids’ race.


To enter, head to: lochnessmarathon.com


November


Mens 10k Edinburgh


Men's 10k Edinburgh


The second run in the Men’s 10K series – Edinburgh Men's 10K – takes place on Sunday 3 November 2019, ahead of International Men's Day. It starts on the historic Royal Mile and finishes at the iconic BT Murrayfield Stadium. The event continues to help thousands of guys on their journey to becoming a fitter, healthier and happier person. We aim to be a catalyst for the men of Scotland and beyond to make a real difference to their lives and the lives of others.


Find out more and enter at mens10k.com/edinburgh.


Supernova Run


Supernova Run


The Kelpies Supernova Run series is taking place 8-10 November 2019. Take the iconic Kelpies, wait until dusk, get the family together, dig out the fluorescent clothing and grab everything and anything that glows or flashes. Then set off on a Supernova Run 5K! Whether you’re an experienced runner or just want to stroll round with the family, taking everything in as you do so – this event is for you.


To find out more and enter head to: supernovarun.com/events/the-kelpies.


Glentress Trail Race


Glentress Trail Races


A fantastic weekend of early winter trail races in Glentress Forest, located in the beautiful Tweed Valley. Starting with a 21K Trail Half Marathon on the morning of Saturday 16 November 2019, followed by a 10K night race on Saturday evening.


On Sunday 17 November 2019 it’s the Tweed Valley Ultra, a superb multi-terrain ultra which is based around the Tweed Valley forest park with a choice of 65K and 50K distances.


Find out more and enter at https://www.highterrainevents.co.uk/glentress-trail-races.