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
It wasn’t Clyde Stride. For some it wasn’t an ultra. But it was something we wanted to do. We wanted to put on an event to support Scottish Autism. They were the chosen charity partner for the 2021 edition of the Clyde Stride Ultra Marathon. A Virtual Event We had already decided, during the planning phase, that the full ultra would be accompanied by a 4 mile virtual event. This was based on the feedback […]
Lakeland 100 – no lumpy soup please 🙈 Lakeland 100 is a 105 miles (168km) trail loop up, down and around the Lake District roughly accumulating over 20000ft (6300m) elevation change. I can tell you now there aren’t many flat bits in the Lakes. This was my first proper running race since November 2019 and I only realised how big the race is couple of days before the race start. I saw there were 660 […]
This was an exciting opportunity to collaborate with one of Scotland’s oldest running clubs, which boosts amongst it ranks many familiar faces, and indeed friends of mine. I couldn’t say no, when fellow race director, Andy McCall asked Acorn Trails to get involved. And it truly was an exciting venture. One of the first open races back on the Scottish calendar, especially over a “short” distance. There have been several ultras already hosted since restrictions […]
Inverclyde Windfarm Trail Race 2021 Pre-race instruction Introduction Greenock Glenpark Harriers and Acorn Trails would like to thank each and every person who has signed up to race and volunteer at this event on Wednesday 14th July at 19:00. We hope you enjoy our inaugural Inverclyde Windfarm Trail race. The race would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors BayWa r.e., Migo Sports and Tesco (Port Glasgow). Thank you. All details in this […]