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Running in Scotland is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes in Scotland—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.


The 20 best runs in Scotland

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    1
    1
    Difficult
    01:41
    8.27 mi
    4.9 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,000 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    2
    Difficult
    01:36
    7.92 mi
    4.9 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,000 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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  • 3
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.23 mi
    5.7 mph
    475 ft
    475 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    4
    Difficult
    01:03
    4.86 mi
    4.6 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    5
    Intermediate
    00:49
    4.73 mi
    5.8 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    6
    Difficult
    02:33
    15.1 mi
    5.9 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Difficult
    06:57
    40.0 mi
    5.7 mph
    1,525 ft
    1,525 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    8
    Difficult
    06:15
    36.9 mi
    5.9 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,100 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    9
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.49 mi
    6.0 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    10
    Difficult
    01:38
    9.40 mi
    5.7 mph
    575 ft
    575 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    11
    Difficult
    02:17
    13.6 mi
    6.0 mph
    350 ft
    375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Difficult
    01:36
    9.57 mi
    6.0 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    13
    Intermediate
    01:09
    6.65 mi
    5.8 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Difficult
    01:02
    5.10 mi
    4.9 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    15
    Intermediate
    01:05
    6.18 mi
    5.7 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Intermediate
    00:57
    5.72 mi
    6.0 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    17
    Intermediate
    00:54
    5.00 mi
    5.5 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    18
    Difficult
    01:37
    9.58 mi
    5.9 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.44 mi
    6.0 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    20
    Intermediate
    01:07
    6.65 mi
    5.9 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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