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!

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

TrailFest Asks… Ian Garnett

Ian and Vicky Garnett are TrailFest legends. They were our first volunteers at the inaugural TrailFest back in 2015. Since then we've shared trails high and low and many stories of success and woe from races at home and abroad. You've most likely met one, or both, of them on our RunSOCIALs.  We caught up with … Continue reading TrailFest Asks… Ian Garnett

TrailFest Asks… Vicky Garnett

TF: When did you start trailrunning? VG: 4 years ago I took up running, myself and Ian started going to the gym and one day Ian went out running told me how much he enjoyed it and that he would take me out. He took me out, it was 2k and I moaned and cried at how … Continue reading TrailFest Asks… Vicky Garnett

TrailFest Asks… John Roach

TF: When did you start trailrunning? I’m really new to trail running , my first venture was with a crazy mob called #rundirtycrew in Mugdock Park . Twas good . A massive change to tarmac in the concrete jungles TF: What do you run for? I run for loads of reasons . It started with … Continue reading TrailFest Asks… John Roach

Mapping the Future for Trailrunning

A few months ago we announced a ground-breaking project to create the UK's first maps optimised for trailrunners in conjunction with Harvey Maps. As part of the project we recruited a team of 12 Map Makers, selected from a large pool of applicants of outstanding calibre, and on Saturday we met each other for the first … Continue reading Mapping the Future for Trailrunning

TrailFest Asks… ‘The Secret Runner’

We met ‘The Secret Runner’ last year and were amazed to find that, for such a fast, well connected athlete, he’s virtually unknown - and that’s just how he likes it! After sharing a beer and a lake swim in the French Alps this summer, we wanted to find out more about the man on … Continue reading TrailFest Asks… ‘The Secret Runner’