06 Sep 2020
The Gartmore 10k and Fun Run takes place Sunday 6th September 2020. This is the fourth year of the event. The 10k trail race takes place in the picturesque village of Gartmore and the nearby Loch Ard Forest and is open to people of all fitness levels aged 16 years and older. The Fun Run is open to all ages - under 11s must be accompanied by a responsible person.
10k - The route starts in the heart of Gartmore Village – It runs along Freuchan lane into the Wee Wood and from there crosses over the field, and into Loch Ard Forest. From there it is a circular route with good views of the Menteith hills and Ben Lomond. The route is mainly run along forest fire tracks and a few short connecting forest footpaths and pastureland which can be muddy in wet weather.
The entry fee for the 10k is £10 (plus EntryCentral Service Charge). This is non-refundable. Places limited to 130. There is no waiting list.
Fun Run – The starting point is the same as the 10k running along Freuchan lane into the Wee Wood. It then crosses over the bridge and follows the Blarnabord track back to the public road returning to Gartmore.
The entry fee for the Fun Run is £5. Young runners can sign up on the day.