TrailFest Survey

We are currently conducting a survey of what you, the trailrunning community, would like from our social runs, as well as the other events we provide. If you haven't yet filled in the survey, you can do so here. We've had a staggering response so far - thank you - and the early indications show … Continue reading TrailFest Survey

TrailFest 2017

It is with a sense of sadness that we announce that there will not be a TrailFest Festival Weekend in 2017. We have pondered this for a long time, to determine the best course of action for a) TrailFest and b) us and our family. After much deliberating, we have decided not to hold a … Continue reading TrailFest 2017

Runderwear supports the TrailFest Monthly Mugdock Mile

We are delighted to announce that Runderwear, makers of seamless underwear for runners, have come on board to support the TrailFest Monthly Mugdock Mile. The idea behind Runderwear is simple genius: it's seamless, breathable, moisture-wicking and chafe free underwear for men and women, designed specifically with runners in mind. If you were at #TrailFest2, you'll remember Lucja Leonard's brilliant … Continue reading Runderwear supports the TrailFest Monthly Mugdock Mile

Join the #RunDirtyCrew

Thank You We'd like to say a huge THANK YOU to the hundreds of runners who have joined us to RunSOCIAL in the nine months since we launched our first social run in July last year. The popularity of the RunSOCIALS has been beyond anything we expected. We’ve massively enjoyed putting on the RunSOCIALS and as … Continue reading Join the #RunDirtyCrew

Chilly Navigation Training

TrailFest navigation training

On Sunday we held our first TrailFest Training day on navigation for runners. It was a cold and foggy day, but we were warmed with hot drinks and chats over lunch and some of Gary's special 'Contour Cake' (used to demonstrate contour lines - you had to be there!). We asked Gary to share his … Continue reading Chilly Navigation Training

RunWHERE? Navigation for Runners with Gary Tompsett

Navigation for runners Gary T

On the 8th January, we're welcoming TrailFest friend, Gary Tompsett - the Adventure Buddy, back to Mugdock for a day of navigation tailored specifically for runners. You may think that learning navigation will take you back to school, or that it is too techy, but to really get out and about and explore the trails … Continue reading RunWHERE? Navigation for Runners with Gary Tompsett

Up the Whangie: The Find Your Adrenaline Route Challenge

If you could do with a bit of extra inspiration to get out on the trails now that the colder weather's here, we've got the perfect suggestion: get up the Whangie! Intrigued? Read on; there are prizes to win! We've teamed up with Daryn and Andrew at Find Your Adrenaline to come up with a 10k Route … Continue reading Up the Whangie: The Find Your Adrenaline Route Challenge

TrailFest2: the inside scoop …

Just five days to go til TrailFest2, and we've got a fabulous day lined up for you on Saturday. If you've got your ticket, final joining info will be arriving in your inbox later in the week. In the meantime, there's been a lot going on over the last couple of weeks at TrailFest HQ: here are some of … Continue reading TrailFest2: the inside scoop …

‘He who dares, wins’: Debbie Martin-Consani talks trailrunning

With recent victories including the 145-mile Grand Union Canal Race, Devil o' the Highlands, Lakeland 100, White Rose 60, Thames Path 100, South Downs Way 100 and North Downs Way 100, Debbie Martin-Consani's track record makes pretty formidable reading. A member of the Great Britain 24 hour team since 2012, she's also an ambassador for Montane, Ultimate Direction, … Continue reading ‘He who dares, wins’: Debbie Martin-Consani talks trailrunning

Run social; run hard: Marco Consani, 24 hour champion

We're delighted to welcome ultra-legend Marco Consani to the TrailFest2 line-up of speakers and trainers. His raceography speaks for itself: a second place finish in this year's Lakeland 100 is the latest in Marco's string of ultra-distance podium finishes on the track and on the trail that includes outright wins at the Barcelona 24 Hour … Continue reading Run social; run hard: Marco Consani, 24 hour champion