Here are my top 10 tips for your first or fastest trail race, useful for the Skyline Scotland trail races this September, and more! From training and nutrition to gear and mental strength, these are the essentials for your first foray into the exciting, muddy world of off-road running, or for those looking to push themselves to a personal best time on their next trail race.
This film is powered by the Skyline Scotland who have four incredible trail races in Kinlochleven every September. Choose from either 5k, 10k, 18k or 27k for a fantastic run through the beautiful Scottish scenery, suitable for everyone, from beginners doing their first trail race to those wanting to get their fastest time. Find out more here
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