A beautiful off-road run through a stunning natural environment – with a very special twist in the tail! From autumnal beauty to underground awesomeness – there’s no other event like it.
Starts and finishes in Peebles, Scottish Borders (23 miles south of Edinburgh)
All off road. Choice of three distances, approx. 10k and 20k, and a NEW distance for 2018 approx. 4km also open to younger runners.
Suitable for all kinds of runners – anyone who thinks they might enjoy running through beautiful countryside. Take in the sights at your own pace, or put the hammer down and blast your way up the leader board.
Trails will be suitable for seasoned runners or first-time trail runners. If you’d like to do a run well away from the urban environment, but still want the fun of taking part in a top quality organized event with lots of like-minded people, this is for you. Especially if you want to try something a bit different too!
20km, 10km entry open to anyone over the age of 16.
4km entry open to anyone over age of 11.
Here’s a preview of the course from Runner’s World Magazine
NEW FOR 2018 – Registration open on Friday 19th October in Peebles 2-8pm – Pick up your pack early and avoid a queue on Saturday before your race!
Registration open on Saturday 20th October from 9am
20km Runners starts from 10.15am
10km Runners starts from 11:15am
4km Runners starts from 12:45pm
Please arrive in plenty of time – at least 30 mins before you start
Detailed info from the 2017 event available here – 2018 will be similar in format.
NEW FOR 2018 – TUNNEL TRAIL WALK
Experience a 3.5k walk starting at Haylodge Park in Peebles along the beautiful trails of the River Tweed, Cademuir Forest, Southpark Woods and an opportunity to walk through the illuminated Neidpath Victorian railway tunnel in Peebles. See Event Info for more details.
The event is organised by Hillside Outside, the Peebles-based events production team who created and produce TweedLove Bike Festival, Tour O The Borders and the Peebles Hogmanay Torchlight Procession.
What you get:
- Top quality trail event
- Fully waymarked course
- Electronic chip timing – results print out as you finish
- Goody bag
- Qualified medical support
- Water / refreshment stop on route
- Beautiful trail scenery
- Tunnel finale with light effects