This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Lanark Trail Festival 2017 - 10k, 5k, Junior Duo & Kids Races

06 Aug 2017

Lanark Trail Festival 2017


10K trail run

5K family trail run

Junior Duathlon (Tri Star Starts, TS1, 2 & 3)

Junior Lanimer Cup Races (50-800m for under4's - 12year olds)



5K start time: 09:30 (Warm Up 09:15)

10K start time: 10.00 (Warm Up 09:45)


Junior Duo - tri star starts (ages 7-8)  tri stars 1 (ages 9-10): 12:10 approx

Junior Duo - tri stars 2 (ages 11-12) & tri stars 3 (ages 13-14): 12:20 approx


Junior Lanimer Cup Races : 12.45 approx  

50m - Toddler dash, under 4s

100m - Ages 4-6

200m - Ages 7-8

400m - Ages 9-10

800m - Ages 11-12



10K trail run - £17.00

5K trail run – £15.00 adult, £12.00 junior

Junior Duo (all ages groups) - £12.00

Junior Lanimer Cup Races - FREE (to register for this event contact Lanark Lifestyles directly on 01555 666800 - race numbers for this event are collected on the day of event at the Racecourse)



Your chipped race number will be available from 1st August 2017.

Runners will have 2 options:

  1. Numbers can be collected from the reception at Lanark Lifestyles up to Friday 4th August.
  2. Collect on race day from 08:30



Online registration closes Thursday 3rd August

If spaces allow participants can register on the day for £20 (flat fee for all events/age groups)




The 5 & 10K COURSE

The 5k course will start at Lanark Racecourse and head down towards Lanark Loch. From here runners will run a full loop of the loch then head back up towards the racecourse, before entering the racecourse runners will turn into the woods/cycle path for 3/4 of this route before re-joining the racecourse for a final lap.

The 10k route is a challenging double circuit of the 5k.

Please note that the 10k no longer comes out onto the roads of Whitelees/Symllum. 

Course surfaces: Lanark loch - red gravel, Lanark racecourse - grass, woods/cycle route - trail

Course maps are available on  


Junior Duo

Our junior duathlon has grown again! For 2017 we will be splitting the juniors into the official triathlon Scotland age groups...

Tri star starts (8 years), Tri Stars 1 (9-10 years), Tri Stars 2 (11-12 years) and Tri Stars 3 (13-14 years).

All age groups will use the racecourse for the run sections and then the wooded cycle route for a truly off-road experience! (off road bikes and helmets are essential)


Junior Lanimer Cup Races

All on flat ground on the Racecourse just outside the pitches/rugby club house




At the end of the events, participants will receive their medals and finishers bags which will include an energy bar, bottle of water & other goodies. Junior Lanimer Cup runners will receive a small momentum.



Prizes will be awarded for:

10k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male and Female. The 1st placed male & female will be awarded the Edinburgh-Lanimer Cup & the Glasgow-Lanimer Cup.

5k event - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male & Female

Junior Duo (all 4 categories) – 1st, 2nd & 3rd Girl & Boy

800m childrens race - 1st male & female will be awarded the Junior Lanimer Cups


Toilets/Changing Facilities

Toilets, changing & shower facilities are available within the football hut (with additional portable toilets available at the side)

Bag Storage

Storage tags will be available from registration on the day.


Car parking facilities are available at the racecourse, the loch and at Lanark Auction Market.

Water stations/Refreshments

There will be water stations around the course & every competitor will recieve a bottle of water at the finish.

There will be a catering company on site throughout the event.

Additional Activities

Local sport clubs & SLLC co-ordinators will be running taster activities throughout the event.

In addition to this there will be bouncy castles & mini trampolines (weather permitting)

Facility contact:

Anne Hamilton/Gail Foster

01555 666800

Anne Hamilton

01555 666800

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Lanark's 10K trail run06 Aug 2017??/200Closed03 Aug 2017
Lanark's 5K family trail run06 Aug 2017??/100Closed03 Aug 2017
Lanark Duathlon - Tri Stars 3 (13-14 yrs)06 Aug 2017??/50Closed03 Aug 2017
Lanark Duathlon - Tri Stars 2 (11-12 yrs)06 Aug 2017??/50Closed03 Aug 2017
Lanark Duathlon - Tri Stars 1 (9-10 yrs)06 Aug 2017??/50Closed03 Aug 2017
Lanark Duathlon - Tri Star Starts (7-8yrs)06 Aug 2017??/50Closed03 Aug 2017

For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Lanark Race Course, Lanark ML11 9TA (next to synthetic pitches/rugby club)