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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


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Virtual South By Five report

Virtual South By Five report

I keep starting race reports with news on how time is flying! How can we be nearly halfway through April already? The good thing is that the quicker it flies, the sooner we’ll be restriction free and able to run trails wide and far! Virtual South By Five came and went in the blink of an eye! For March, in line with the then restrictions, we stayed at home except for exercise. And we encouraged […]


April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Updates Challenge 21 We’re now entering our 4th month of this year long challenge. Runners have set themselves a variety of goals. With month 3 updates submitted we’ve picked a name from the hat, and Andy Brighouse is the lucky winner of a Runderbox. Don’t forget to submit your monthly progress to [email protected] to be in with a chance to win. Doesn’t matter if you are on target or not – get those progress reports […]


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Migo Mile for March

Migo Mile for March

Migo Mile For March March motored by! The Clyde Stride Ultra Marathon ballot took place and with the virtual South By Five in full swing, the Migo Mile for March was soon upon us. With glimmers of light appearing at the end of the tunnel, we hope this will have been the penultimate virtual version. All being well, in contrast to May 2020 being our first virtual, hopefully May 21, will see us host the […]


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(Not)running with Paulius

(Not)running with Paulius

Romy is (not) running with Paulius When Paulius Peciura, originally from Lithuania but Glaswegian since 2012, finished his 15 mile run on 28th February 2021, his girlfriend surprised him with some treats, a “Whale Done” mug, and a “365 days running streak” medal. He looks well chuffed that he has managed to keep running every day for the past year, clocking an impressive 3,821 miles (6,149km). I feel slightly guilty because I nearly broke his […]