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Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

Running in the Highlands 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 the Highlands—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.

Difficult
01:29
6.98 mi
Intermediate
00:38
3.36 mi
Intermediate
01:32
8.73 mi
Intermediate
00:39
3.67 mi
Difficult
02:12
10.8 mi
Intermediate
00:37
3.68 mi
Difficult
02:18
9.14 mi
Intermediate
01:31
8.56 mi
Intermediate
00:44
3.76 mi
Intermediate
00:55
5.45 mi
Difficult
01:42
9.74 mi
Intermediate
00:59
4.65 mi
Intermediate
00:54
5.20 mi
Intermediate
01:27
8.20 mi
Intermediate
00:39
3.45 mi
Easy
00:29
2.37 mi
Intermediate
00:52
4.95 mi
Intermediate
00:47
4.16 mi
Intermediate
01:10
6.36 mi
Difficult
00:52
2.55 mi

The 20 best runs in the Highlands

    1
    Difficult
    01:29
    6.98 mi
    4.7 mph
    1,525 ft
    1,525 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    2
    Intermediate
    00:38
    3.36 mi
    5.3 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Intermediate
    01:32
    8.73 mi
    5.7 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    4
    Intermediate
    00:39
    3.67 mi
    5.7 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Difficult
    02:12
    10.8 mi
    4.9 mph
    2,000 ft
    2,000 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    6
    Intermediate
    00:37
    3.68 mi
    5.9 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Difficult
    02:18
    9.14 mi
    4.0 mph
    2,375 ft
    2,350 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    8
    Intermediate
    01:31
    8.56 mi
    5.7 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    9
    Intermediate
    00:44
    3.76 mi
    5.1 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    10
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.45 mi
    6.0 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    11
    Difficult
    01:42
    9.74 mi
    5.7 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    12
    Intermediate
    00:59
    4.65 mi
    4.8 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    13
    Intermediate
    00:54
    5.20 mi
    5.8 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    01:27
    8.20 mi
    5.7 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Intermediate
    00:39
    3.45 mi
    5.3 mph
    50 ft
    50 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    16
    Easy
    00:29
    2.37 mi
    4.9 mph
    225 ft
    200 ft
    Easy run. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    00:52
    4.95 mi
    5.7 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Intermediate
    00:47
    4.16 mi
    5.3 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Intermediate
    01:10
    6.36 mi
    5.5 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    20
    Difficult
    00:52
    2.55 mi
    2.9 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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