Migo Mile for June

Migo Mile for June

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 […]

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South By Five – Qx5 – race brief

South By Five – Qx5 – race brief

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 […]

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Rx5 – Rouken Glen race report

Rx5 – Rouken Glen race report

Rx5 race report With a good autumnal downpour lashing the route during Saturday’s litter pick, and Storm Barra brewing out in the Atlantic, we once again we’re looked upon kindly by the weather goods. Blue skies and sun shone down on a bitterly cold Sunday morning. Saturday’s mud, frozen to an underfoot crunch. Michelle kept the pre race brief short and sweet, as runners wrapped their arms around themselves to keep warm. If warm was […]

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Kx5 race report

Kx5 race report

We’re back. South By Five returned to Kings Park after a covid enforced absence. The water works in the park are gone. This allowed us to redesign the route to take in the full park, and show off areas folk hadn’t seen before. Indeed many folk commented they had never before run in Kings Park at all. They were in for a treat. Despite the full park being open, it is still relatively small compared […]

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Pollok Park Trail Race report

Pollok Park Trail Race report

Pollok Park Trail Race Pollok Park Trail Race was a challenge. We had submitted the paperwork at short notice after the success of the Linn Park Centenary Trail Race. We were not optimistic the permits would come through in time. On Friday 30th July we got our permissions from Environmental Health, Land and Services and Scottish Athletics. The event was scheduled for just 9 days later. Entries were quickly made available to members of Acorn […]

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BAYWA.r.e Inverclyde Windfarm Trail Race 2021 – report and results

BAYWA.r.e Inverclyde Windfarm Trail Race 2021 – report and results

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 […]

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Inverclyde Windfarm Trail Race – event brief

Inverclyde Windfarm Trail Race – event brief

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 […]

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