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
Acorn Art As far as a “race report” goes this Acorn Art one is pretty easy! We can let the pictures do the talking… Some folk submitted some real works of art, others……others tried hard. And that was the idea. Give it a go and see what you can come up with. We hope the participants enjoyed taking part as much as the audience enjoyed what we shared during the challenge across our social media. […]
Love Lomond Week 2 of Absolutely Febulous was always going to be a bit of a tough challenge, as Windy would say, ‘for some not all’. Not having great local elevation would add to the challenge for some. Having completed their longest ever week of running in week 1, InterCity, of Absolutely Febulous would make the second week, Love Lomond, a challenge for others. The weather would also have a say in the number of […]
InterCity Absolutely Febulous got off to a racing start, with our virtual Edinburgh to Glasgow Relay challenge, InterCity. Racing snakes, mud hogs, and hill lovers alike took off from the start line in “Edinburgh” and headed west towards the setting sun of “Glasgow”. By the end of the week competitors had completed over 1000km between them (997km, but two did not report in, so we’ll use poetic license and assume they completed 3km between them!). […]
Virtual Migo Mile for January January’s Migo Mile was once again a virtual event. The first time the Mile has been held under the Acorn Trails brand since the switch on 1st January from TRB. Trialling a new entry and results system we teamed up with MilesAway to take the details for your free entry. We would love to know what you thought? It was a virtual race under tricky conditions – patchy ice across […]