55 Runs in Scotland in May 2024

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Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer, there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, voted UK's fastest!
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £14.50-£142.25
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer, there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, voted UK's fastest!

  • Marathon 2
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 4
A weekend of inclusive trail races, camping, festival vibes, yoga workshops, guided runs, live music and outdoor cinema, all based in the grounds of the iconic Blair Castle in the Cairngorms.
  • Fri 31 May - Sun 2 Jun
  • £8-£65
Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, UK

Blair Castle Trail Weekender

A weekend of inclusive trail races, camping, festival vibes, yoga workshops, guided runs, live music and outdoor cinema, all based in the grounds of the iconic Blair Castle in the Cairngorms.

  • Ultra run
  • Trail run 4
  • Walking festival
  • Sat 4 - Sun 5 May
  • £383-£385
Inverness, Highland, UK

Ultra X Scotland by ASICS

Ultra-run the Scottish Highlands along a 400 million year old geological fault line, surrounded by some of the UK's highest mountains and pass 4 lochs including the world's most famous - Loch Ness.

  • Ultra run
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sat 4 May
  • £25-£30
Kirkapol, Argyll and Bute, UK

The Tiree

The Tiree 10k & Half Marathon is an annual event on the Hebridean island of Tiree.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 5 May
  • £9-£25
Stirling, Stirling, UK

Thornhill

Run round the Frews to support the fight against cancer

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £5-£20
Dalkeith, Midlothian, UK

MYPAS Bluebell Trail Run

The Bluebell Trail Run is managed and organised by a group of volunteers in aid of Midlothian Young People's Advice Service (MYPAS).

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £3.50-£27
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

Babcock Shettleston

The first race of the Babcock series, the Babcock Shettleston 10K will run over a traffic free course around Glasgow Green.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 12 May
  • £6.50-£25
Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, UK

Run Garioch

Run Garioch is Inverurie's annual running festival, with 5K, 10K, 1/2M and Junior Runs.

  • Fun run 3
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 25 May
  • £13-£35
Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, UK

Autoparts Stornoway

The popular island race has been taking place annually since 1984 making 2024 the 39th edition.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £14-£35
Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute, UK

The Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon and 10K Race

Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon & 10km invites you to take part in the 19th MOK Run Festival Weekend

  • Fun run 4
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sun 26 May
  • £7.50-£12.50
Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, UK

Castle Fraser Canter and Junior Canter

Join Sunlit Shadow Events for a family friendly 5k race and junior races around the stunning grounds of Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire.

  • Fun run 3
  • 5K run
  • Sun 26 May
  • £7-£21
Dunblane, Stirling, UK

Dunblane Road Race

A warm welcome awaits you at this scenic 12K adult and 2K youth race. Start and finish in Dunblane and run through some beautiful countryside en-route.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 5 May
  • £21.50-£23.50
Fife, Fife, UK

MacTuff Kids FIFE

Unwrap the family from the cotton wool and develop the potential through obstacle course running together.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £28-£30
Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, UK

Run Scotland Strathclyde Spring Half Marathon

Situated in 400 hectares of rolling countryside in the valley of the River Clyde, the course lies over endless stretches of mature woodlands and rough wetlands.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £22-£24
Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, UK

Run Scotland Strathclyde Spring 10K

Situated in 400 hectares of rolling countryside in the valley of the River Clyde, the course lies over endless stretches of mature woodlands and rough wetlands.

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 5 May
  • £13-£15
Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, UK

Run Scotland Strathclyde Spring 5K

In Strathclyde Country Park on the roads/paths around the park, the 5k race is on a fast flat course.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £50-£52
Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, UK

Formartine & Buchan Railway 12 Hour Ultra Marathon

A 12 hour ultra from two points, Point A: Maud Railway station, Point B: Auchnagatt village hall. Distance between the two stations is 4.3miles.

  • 12 hrs trail running
  • Sat 11 May
  • £68-£70
Forres, Moray, UK

The Moray Coastal Trail 50

This race is particularly epic scenery-wise!

  • 50 miles trail running
  • Sun 12 May
  • £19.50-£23.50
Fife, Fife, UK

MacTuff Kids FIFE

Unwrap the family from the cotton wool and develop the potential through obstacle course running together.

  • 3 km multi terrain running
  • Sat 18 May
  • £65-£70
Eyemouth, Scottish Borders, UK

Holy Island Marathon

The Holy Island Marathon is an annual trail marathon held on the Scottish-English border.

  • 26.2 miles trail running
  • Sun 19 - Sun 26 May
  • £1,999-£2,099
Fort William, Highland, UK

Cape Wrath Ultra

Ready For the Journey of a Lifetime?

  • 8 days trail running
  • Tue 21 May
  • £7-£9
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Blast 5K - The Meadows 2024 Series

Come along to Blast Running monthly 5K @ the Meadows series, which held once a month around the paths of this iconic city centre park on Tuesday lunchtimes.

  • 5 km road running
  • Thu 23 May
  • £25-£27
Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, UK

Babcock Dumbarton 10K

The course starts close to the race headquarters in Dumbarton Academy and is largely traffic free, with the first 7K on cycle paths.

  • 10 km road running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £50
Isle of Jura, Argyll and Bute, UK

Isle of Jura Fell Race

7 summits, 2,370m of climbing, 28km

  • 28 km fell running
  • Sat 25 May
  • £20-£22
Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, UK

Kayleigh's Wee Stars Barra 10K

The Kayleigh's Wee Stars Barra 10K will return in 2024.

  • 10 km multi terrain running
  • Thu 30 May
  • £25-£27
Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, UK

Babcock Helensburgh 10K

The course starts and finishes at Hermitage Academy which provides extensive facilities for car parking, changing, toilets, showers, catering and prize presentations.

  • 10 km road running
  • Fri 31 May
  • £2
Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK

3K on the Green

3k on the Green is a flat, accurately measured road race taking place in Glasgow Green usually on the last Friday of each month.

  • 3 km road running

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