What you Need to Know:
Run Level: Relaxed*
Starting at Pollok Park Riverside Car Park (adjacent to Pollok House) this will be a relaxed 5km on the varied trails within the Park. We will have plenty of stops to catch a breath, chat and re-group.
This run is aimed at runners who:
already enjoy running 5km at a relaxed pace
are new to trailrunning and running off-road
lack confidence running off-road, alone at night
are new to running with head torches or building up experience of night running
are looking to build fitness and progress to longer runs
What to wear/bring
Head torches are mandatory on all NIGHTRuns — no head torch, no run. We will enforce this to ensure runner and group safety
Trailrunning shoes — essential. There may be sections which can be very muddy, slippy and steep
Hat/buff, gloves — recommended in colder weather
Waterproof jacket — recommended
Food & water — this is optional, but you may want to carry some run food or a water bottle/bladder
Mobile phone — in case of emergency
*All of our runs are graded: Relaxed, Progressive, Speedy and Gnarly. To make sure you're on the right run for you, see our website: https://trailfestscotland.com/run-with-us/
The Important Small Print
The terms and conditions below are to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone participating in this TrailFest run.
The format of this TrailFest run is based on a led, group run with regular stopping to re-group and take in the view. Not suitable for walkers/hikers
TrailFest reserve the right to refuse your participation on this run should it be deemed by TrailFest that you are not fit and/or healthy enough to complete the full route with the group as outlined above, or if you do not have the mandatory kit required for this run.
All of our runs are for adult runners only: no under 18s and no dogs.
If you've any queries, please see our FAQs page on the website: trailfestscotland.com
, join our Facebook group, or drop us a line: [email protected]
We're looking forward to running with you!