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TrailFest Solstice Trail Series 2019

TrailFest Solstice Trail Series 2019
4 April 2019

We are delighted to be joining up with TrailFest to bring you the Solstice Trail Series this June 2019!
A three-night event with three different races to create one Summer Solstice.


Date: 6th, 13th, 20th June 2019
Time: All races start at 7pm
Venue: Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie, Glasgow G62 8EL


What is the TrailFest Solstice Trail series?

The Solstice Trail Series is a three-race series featuring some of the best trail running to be found between Glasgow and The Trossachs. The routes have been carefully designed to challenge and reward runners, whether you’re chasing a time, or running your first trail race.

Each evening race will start and finish at Mugdock Country Park Visitor Centre and will feature wide tracks, technical singletrack, hills and stunning views on the extensive trail network both within the Country Park and in Craigallian Woods.


The 8km Race- 6th June

The 8km is a fast course which will see runners vying for early positions and eyeing up the two long sections of flat, wide trail where speed will be the order of the day.

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The 12km Race- 13th June

The 12km route follows parts of the 8km route before it leaves the Park and crosses into Craigallian Woods. Here we mix wide forest tracks with some awesome, singletrack. The wide tracks offer a chance to look up and take in your surroundings, while the singletrack will demand your concentration on the forest floor.

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The 16km Race- 20st June

The 16km follows a mix of trails in the Park in the first half of the race, before heading deep into the woods for a thrilling mix of wide tracks and tight, technical singletrack.

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Race Prices

  • Race 1: 8km: £18
  • Race 2: 12km: £23
  • Race 3: 16km: £28
  • Full Series: £64 (£5 off the final race. Enter all three races to activate discount)

Entry Prices Include

  • Finisher’s medal
  • TrailFest goodies: a 28cl reusable cup (never use a disposable cup at races again), a re-useable bamboo fibre coffee mug (drink great coffee and show everyone you run trails) and TrailFestmultifucntionalheadwear. *Note: only one item per race, the order of which these will be distributed is TBC.
  • Race photographs included (free-to-use and download)
  • Trophy categories: male and female 1,2,3 per race and male and female 1,2,3 for overall series (fastest combined time over the three races)
  • Chip timing
  • Fully marked and marshalled routes
  • First Aid provision

The Solstice Trail Series will be a celebration of outstanding trails, so expect moors, forests, rocks, gravel, roots, views, mud and great fun!
For more information and to register, visit the Trailfest website.