2019 SOLSTICE TRAIL SERIES RACE 3: RACE REPORT

The 16km distance of Race 3 was undoubtedly the hardest of the three races, which were designed to challenge the runners by increasing distance, height gain and technical trailrunning each week. With large sections of technical singletrack included it provided a test of trail skills and, for some, a first experience of running on such … Continue reading 2019 SOLSTICE TRAIL SERIES RACE 3: RACE REPORT

2019 Solstice Trail Series Race 2: Race Report

The rain stayed away, the midges came out to support en masse and the racing was fast and thrilling once again! This week's 12km route followed a similar line through Mugdock Country Park, adding distance in the process, before taking a 6km loop through some technical and, at times steep, trails through Craigallian Woods. The … Continue reading 2019 Solstice Trail Series Race 2: Race Report

Race Goody Bags with a Difference

In our efforts to minimise the impact TrailFest has on the environment we took the decision to source products for the Solstice Series goody bags that would be useful and have a long lifespan. Therefore, we decided on a mix of racing necessity and downtime pleasure comprising: Race 1: reusable plastic race cup (design being … Continue reading Race Goody Bags with a Difference

Work with us on the Solstice Trail Series

ARE YOU A TRAILRUNNER AND INFLUENCER? We are always looking for new and exciting ways to work with our amazing trailrunning community. In partnership with Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports we are looking for two people to work with us on the Solstice Trail Series. In return for some well-crafted blogs and social media posts you … Continue reading Work with us on the Solstice Trail Series

Solstice Trail Series Race Routes

This week we have been hitting the trails all over Mugdock Country Park and Craigallian Woods to finalise the race routes for this year's Solstice Trail Series. With a large amount of tree felling taking place in the first few months of 2019 we knew we would have to change the routes from last year … Continue reading Solstice Trail Series Race Routes

New Runs, New Places, New Year!

With a trail-packed 2018 just behind us, TrailFest is running into 2019 at fun speed with new runs in new places starting from the 7th of January. Glasgow and Edinburgh Our regular runs in the Greater Glasgow area now cover Pollok Park as well as the Mugdock/Milngavie/West Highland Way area, and we now have regular … Continue reading New Runs, New Places, New Year!

Call for Volunteers for the Solstice Trail Series

We are seeking volunteers for our #SolsticeSeries races on Thursdays the 7th, 14th & 21st June. We are looking for: Route marshals out on the courses (show people the way, assist anyone where required, take in route markings once the sweeper has passed). From 6pm to finish* Race base staff (help with registration, manage the TrailFest shop, … Continue reading Call for Volunteers for the Solstice Trail Series

Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports to Partner Solstice Trail Series

We are stoked to announce Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports as our partner for the TrailFest Solstice Trail Series 2018. Their wide range of running gear and in-house expertise (both online and in-store) make for an awesome partnership with the Solstice Trail Series. Ellis Brigham are committed to supporting trailrunning at all levels across the UK … Continue reading Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports to Partner Solstice Trail Series