Welcome to Acorn Trails
Acorn Trails will be bringing you all the best in trail running around Glasgow, South West Scotland and beyond.
From the Race Director who brought the acclaimed South By Five series to Glasgow, Acorn Trails brings you Scottish classics such as the Clydestride Ultra Marathon, and Mull of Galloway Trail events. Adding to the growing forest of events, keep your eye on fresh seedlings in the Rouken Glen Trail Race, and the return of the Duncan Macfarlane Race.
Guided Trails Runs
Alex and other experienced trail runners will lead regular runs in the dirt for all levels from newbie to the trails, to the experienced mud-hoggers.
Hosting several blogs including old favourites Auntie Anne, Jim the Dog and Running with Romy.
We also have a space for guest bloggers, so if you fancy getting your latest thoughts and musings published on a site with plenty of through traffic, please drop us a line
Latest from the Blog
A Horrible Wee Race Another month, another Migo Mile – and a new tag line! It is well know that the 3K On The Green is known as “The best wee race in Scotland”. After today’s event, we’ve been dubbed “A horrible wee race”!! There was the addendum “But I loved it”. We’ll definitely take that – “A Horrible Wee Race That You’ll Love” – thanks Barry 🙂 For such a wee race we had […]
Rouken Glen Trail Race The morning started with a light shower. My rain dance had worked. We were going to get some mud!!! Sadly it past quickly, and the end result was a plague of flies, and a hot humid start line. With a blast on the horn, runners streamed down the hill for a fast frantic start. Taking in the hidden pockets of the park, the “unused bit” and down into the Glen itself, […]
Rouken Glen Trail Race Welcome to Rouken Glen Trail Race, hosted by Acorn Trails. Thank you for entering. Registration This will take place a short walk from the Davieland Road/Whitecraigs train station entrance to the park. ///knots.skirt.silly Registration (///stole.smashes.town) is from 9.45-10.15. The start line is a short walk from the start line, so registration will definitely close at 10.15! Race will start at 10.30, preceded by a quick brief. Toilets Toilets are available […]
A Good Sunday Morning It is fantastic to be back. Back putting races on, and back with Migo Mile. Having hosted the Virtual Migo Mile during the lockdown years, this is our first time hosting the “in-person” Migo Mile as Acorn Trails (previous editions were hosted by The Run Bible) Back to basics, and trying to get the event back into people’s thoughts and calendars, we had just 20 runners sign up for this free […]