Lanark Trail Festival

9am - 2pm

10K trail run (16 yrs +)
5K trail run (under 8's accompanied by an adult)
1K kids fun run (5-12 years)
Junior Lanimer Cup Races 50-800m (under4's - 12year olds)
Junior Off-road duathlon (tri star starts - tri star 3)

5K start time: 09:30 (Warm Up 09:10)
10K start time: 10.15 (Warm Up 09:55)
1k start time: 11.15 (Warm Up 10:50)
Junior Lanimer Cup Races: 11.45
Junior Duathlon: 12:15

10K - £17.00
5K – £15.00 adult, £12.00 junior
1K - £5.00
Junior Lanimer Cup Races - FREE (to register for this event contact Lanark Lifestyles directly on 01555 666800 - race numbers for this event are collected on the day of event at the Racecourse)
Junior Duathlon - £15.00

Your chipped race number will be available from 6th August 2018.
Runners will have 2 options:
1. Numbers can be collected from the reception at Lanark Lifestyles up to Friday 10th August or
2. Collect on race day from 08:30

Online registration closes Thursday 9th August
If spaces allow participants can register on the day for £20 (flat fee for all events/age groups)


The 5 & 10K COURSE
The 5k course will start at Lanark Racecourse and head down towards Lanark Loch. From here runners will run a full loop of the loch then head back up towards the racecourse, before entering the racecourse runners will turn into the woods/cycle path for 3/4 of this route before re-joining the racecourse for a final lap.
The 10k route is a challenging double circuit of the 5k.
Course surfaces: Lanark loch - red gravel, Lanark racecourse - grass, woods/cycle route - trail

Junior 1K COURSE **New for 2018**
This course will be on the racecourse but will allow children to be timed whilst they race over the 1k flat, grass course. They will also recieve a medal & a t-shirt.

Junior Lanimer Cup Races (50m - 800m)
All on flat ground on the Racecourse just outside the pitches/rugby club house
50m - toddler dash, under 4's
100m - ages 4-6
200m - ages 7-8
400m - ages 9-10
800m - ages 11-12

Junior Duathlon
Tri starts (8 years), Tri Stars 1 (9-10 years), Tri Stars 2 (11-12 years) and Tri Stars 3 (13-14 years).
All age groups will use the racecourse for the run sections and then the wooded cycle route for a truly off-road experience! (off road bikes and helmets are essential)

At the end of the events, participants will receive their unique Lanark themed medals and event t-shirts. Junior Lanimer Cup runners will receive a small momento.
There will be water refreshments, snack & fruit at the end for all runners.

Prizes will be awarded for: 
10k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female. The 1st placed male & female will be awarded the Edinburgh-Lanimer Cup & the Glasgow-Lanimer Cup.
5k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female
1k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Boy & Girl
800m children’s race - 1st male & female will be awarded the Junior Lanimer Cups
Junior Duathlon - 1st, 2nd & 3rd places boys & girls in each category.

Additional Information

Toilets/Changing Facilities
Toilets, changing and shower facilities are available within the football hut (with additional portable toilets available at the side)

Bag Storage
Storage tags will be available from registration on the day.

Car Parking 
Car parking facilities are available at the racecourse, the loch and at Lanark Auction Market.

Water stations/Refreshments 
There will be water stations around the course and every competitor will receive a bottle of water at the finish.
There will be a catering company on site throughout the event.

Entry Central Booking 
All entries can be made via EntryCentral.

There will be no refunds issued for this event but your fee can be transferred to another Super Series event run by South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture. For further information please contact us at

Got a question? 
Email us on

Add your event for free
If you want to add a repeating event, you can select multiple dates from the date picker.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png.