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 the long standing Dick Wedlock Memorial Race. Adding to the growing forest of events, keep your eye on fresh seedlings in the Muir March, and the Acorn Trails League.
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 TRB 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 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 […]
I can’t believe it’s all over. Queens Park was the last event in the South By Five series! A few numbers 6 races 10 weeks 334 runners 43 series finishers 1670 Km run (over 1000 miles) 32 bags of rubbish collected 27 trees planted with Trees For Life 32 t-shirts 32 medals 2 Bellahouston Harriers memberships £226.54 donated to Give A Dog £50 defib 113 pairs of trainers donated to our ReShoes campaign When you […]
South By Five – Qx5 16th January 2022 – Race Brief SX5 OUTLINE South By Five is a series of six 5k races inspired by the iconic Southside Six race. That 16-mile race visited King’s Park, Linn Park, Rouken Glen, Pollok Park, Bellahouston Park and Queen’s Park. South By Five will host a 5k event in each of the six parks. The series offers a good selection of multi-terrain surfaces, and some original Southside […]
So Bella By Five came around. The fifth of our six race South By Five series. The Bellahouston Park course is a strange one for us, in that it is 100% tarmac. A wee hangover for when the series was designed with Alex at his previous role with The Run Bible. However we loved the route, and know you guys do too, so we kept it. And what it lacks in mud, it makes up in […]