If you’d like to fundraise for the Trust, get in touch by phone on 01796 484 961 or email to let us know you have signed up for an event and we can provide a running vest and support with your fundraising. For own-place entries there's no minimum sponsorship requirement and every pound you raise helps to protect, enhance and connect people with wild places – why not set yourself a challenge?
Baxter's Loch Ness Marathon – 6 October 2019
With spectacular scenery and a fantastic atmostphere, this event is on the bucket list for many runners. A point-to-point route that follows the shore of Loch Ness and finishes in Inverness, it's been voted in the top 10 UK marathons by Runnner's World readers. Find out more, including details of the10k, 5k and 'Wee Nessie' races at lochnessmarathon.com.
Virgin Money London Marathon – 26 April 2020
Each year, we have a small number of ‘golden bond’ places for the capital’s marathon run. If you care about wild places, can raise our minimum sponsorship amount and are fit for the job, why not apply for one of our charity places in next year's race? Find out how here.
Edinburgh Marathon Festival – 23/24 May 2020
Join the masses in the stunning city of Edinburgh and soak up the atmosphere at Scotland’s most famous running festival. Register for your own place or sign up for one of our Charity Places - click here to find out more.
There are hundreds, if not thousands of challenge events going on around the UK every year. We’ve selected a few below to help inspire you:
29 September 2019 - Robinhood Half Marathon
6 October 2019 – Cardiff Half Marathon
2 October 2019 - The Original Mountain Marathon
30 November 2019 - Foxtrail Nocturnal Ultra Marathon
5 April 2020 - Manchester Marathon
The events listed above are simply a selection those we think our members and supporters may be interested in - the John Muir Trust do not necessarily have an affiliation with the organisers.
If there's an event you think we should include on our list feel free to get in touch and tell us about it!