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

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

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

Celebrating 1 year of social running with our new autumn run programme

We recently celebrated a year of introducing people to trailrunning through our RunSOCIAL Programme. We set up the RunSOCIALs last July to provide a route into trail running for those new to running and those who didn’t have the confidence to run off-road. Starting as a 5km led run, the RunSOCIALs proved so popular that … Continue reading Celebrating 1 year of social running with our new autumn run programme

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

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