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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.


The 20 best runs in the Highlands

    1
    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.
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    2
    Intermediate
    01:29
    8.28 mi
    5.6 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    01:21
    5.59 mi
    4.1 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,475 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    4
    Intermediate
    00:37
    3.38 mi
    5.5 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    5
    Difficult
    01:39
    9.72 mi
    5.9 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    6
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.23 mi
    5.7 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Difficult
    03:07
    12.5 mi
    4.0 mph
    3,300 ft
    3,275 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    8
    Intermediate
    00:49
    4.67 mi
    5.7 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    9
    Intermediate
    00:43
    4.29 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
    Intermediate
    00:55
    5.25 mi
    5.7 mph
    225 ft
    225 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    11
    Difficult
    03:15
    18.6 mi
    5.7 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    12
    Difficult
    02:28
    10.1 mi
    4.1 mph
    2,325 ft
    2,325 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    13
    Difficult
    02:16
    13.4 mi
    5.9 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Intermediate
    00:46
    3.99 mi
    5.2 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    15
    Difficult
    00:52
    2.54 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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    16
    Intermediate
    01:09
    5.70 mi
    5.0 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    17
    Difficult
    01:34
    4.32 mi
    2.8 mph
    2,175 ft
    2,175 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    18
    Difficult
    02:53
    10.4 mi
    3.6 mph
    3,100 ft
    3,125 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    19
    Intermediate
    00:58
    5.86 mi
    6.0 mph
    125 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    20
    Intermediate
    01:05
    5.76 mi
    5.3 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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