Big Fun Run Virtual Challenge @ Moffat, Scotland, United Kingdom on 26 January 2023

Big Fun Run is about being active and having fun whilst doing it!

If you’re just beginning your journey to being more active and improving your fitness, and are looking for a relaxed, friendly and fun challenge to help motivate you, then Big Fun Run is for you!

The great thing about the Big Fun […]

Loch Ness 24 @ Aldourie Castle Estate, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 26 August 2023

The Loch Ness 24 is an epic 24hr solo or team relay trail running race on the banks of the world’s most famous Loch. Take on the ultimate endurance challenge and clock up as many 7km laps as you can along the most spectacular trails through ancient Scots pine forest and along the beaches of […]

Beast Race @ Knockburn Sports Loch, Strachan, Scotland, United Kingdom on 23 September 2023

BEAST yourself on an epic 10km obstacle course race over tough Scottish terrain. Mega obstacles; giant water slides; icy loch water; thick mud & swamp crossings – it’s the ultimate team or solo challenge. Test your stamina at Scotland’s ‘beastliest’ obstacle race.

Inflatable 5k Edinburgh @ Hopetoun House, Queensferry South, Queensferry, Scotland, United Kingdom on 09 September 2023

The world’s largest and best Inflatable 5K is coming to Hopetoun Estate House (Edinburgh) on Sat 9th Sept 2023. The 2023 edition of the Inflatable 5K obstacle course has got even Bigger, Bouncier and Better!

With four different distances – 2.5K, 5K, 10K, 15K – to choose from, anyone can take part! This event is […]

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, Scotland, October 2023 @ Bught Park Pitches, Bught Road, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 01 October 2023

Loch Ness is one of the world’s best known destinations, its breath-taking scenery and the centuries-old myth and mystery of the Loch Ness monster have attracted visitors from around the world for years.

The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon follows a spectacular point to point route alongside world famous Loch Ness and is undoubtedly one of […]

Baxters River Ness 5K @ Bught Park Pitches, Bught Road, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 01 October 2023

The Baxters River Ness 5K, open to all ages and running abilities, follows a flat, scenic route alongside the picturesque River Ness in Inverness to finish alongside other races at Bught Park.

Why not make a weekend of it and come with family or friends? There’s plenty to entertain runners and spectators over the weekend […]

2023 Women’s 10K Edinburgh @ 109 The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 22 October 2023

Far more than just a 10K… the Women’s 10K aims to be a proactive, challenging way to engage women in physical activity and promote health and wellbeing all year round, as well as being a platform to raise funds and/or awareness of a variety of national and global women’s issues.

We want to create a […]

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running @ Bught Park, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 01 October 2023

The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, taking place on 1 October 2023, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful marathons in the world, following a spectacular point to point route alongside Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. No wonder it’s on the bucket list of so many runners around the world!

There’s also the […]

2023 Men’s 10K Edinburgh @ Royal Mile, 109 The Royal Mile Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 22 October 2023

The Men’s 10K aims to provide a stage for men from all walks of life to come together and take control of their health. Whether you’re running to lose weight, quit smoking or fundraise for charitable causes, we salute each and every guy that gets out there and makes a positive change.

Starting on the […]

Scottish Half Marathon 2023 @ Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 24 September 2023

Fast, flat and picturesque! The Scottish Half Marathon takes place just outside Edinburgh, offering a stunning, flat route that is perfect for PB chasers and first-timers alike.

Run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Set your next challenge and enter today!

Scottish 10K 2023 @ Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, United Kingdom on 24 September 2023

Fast, flat and picturesque! The Scottish 10K takes place just outside Edinburgh, offering a stunning, flat route that is perfect for PB chasers and first-timers alike.

Run out-and-back along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Set your next challenge and enter today!

2023 Edinburgh Marathon Team Relay @ Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom on 28 May 2023

The EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay is an opportunity for a team of 4 runners to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The 26.2 miles is split into 4 legs, each runner will run one leg. The approximate distance of each leg is shown below:

Leg 1: The Royal Leg – 8.3 miles: Starting […]

Inverness Half Marathon & 5K @ Inverness Sports Centre, Bught Lane, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 12 March 2022

This popular Spring race follows a flat and scenic route through the historic Highland capital of Inverness alongside the picturesque River Ness with great PB potential. A warm Highland welcome awaits all runners as they approach the finish line.

“This event has to be one of my all time favourites. The atmosphere is amazing, the […]

Hebrides Tip to Toe 2023 @ Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom on 14 September 2023

A multisport crossing of the entire island chain of the Outer Hebrides on bike, foot and boat from North to South.

If you are the sort of person who looks at far-flung islands ‘at the edge of the map’ and wonders what is there, then the Outer Hebrides are for you. A wondrous archipelago forming […]

Coast to Coast 2022 @ Scottish Highlands, Nairn, Scotland, United Kingdom on 09 September 2023

For over 10 years, intrepid #ratracers have been taking on our original Scottish adventure race and falling in love with the wild hills of the Highlands. This breathtaking 105 mile route takes in some of the most mysterious and wild locations in Scotland, run bike and kayak* past the historic Cawdor Castle, the legendary Loch […]

The Isles Ultra 2023 @ Outer Hebrides, Scotland, United Kingdom on 28 September 2023

This 6-day running adventure traces a route the entire length of the inhabited isles of the Outer Hebrides, and passes through the most superlative coastlines, beaches, hillsides, sea and inland loch and river terrain in Scotland and the UK.

Firstly, it completes the 150-miles of the entire Hebridean Way, then on the 6th day, an […]

Ultra Tour of Arran 2023 @ Isle of Arran, Scotland, United Kingdom on 01 April 2023

They say Arran is Scotland in miniature. From dense forests and coastal scenery in the south to crumbling castles and dramatic mountains in the North, the Isle of Arran delights at every turn. Welcome to Ultra Tour of Arran – a 3 day off-road running adventure from Rat Race – The UK’s favourite adventure sports […]

The Mighty Deerstalker 2023 @ Innerleithen, Scotland, United Kingdom on 11 March 2023

If you’ve never experienced the eerie brilliance of this classic Rat Race event you need to grab yourself a spot on this startline as the legendary Mighty Deerstalker returns for a final farewell in 2023 after 15 incredible years.

Don your tweed and grab your pipe for the last lungbusting frolic in the hills and […]

Inverness 1/2 Marathon & 5K @ Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom on 12 March 2023

The Inverness Half Marathon, taking place 12 March 2023, is the perfect race for first timers, PB chasers and everyone in between!

This popular Spring race follows a flat and scenic route through the historic Highland capital of Inverness alongside the picturesque River Ness with great PB potential. A warm Highland welcome awaits all […]

2023 Supernova Kelpies 5K @ The Helix: Home of The Kelpies, The Helix Grangemouth, Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom on 18 March 2023

The Kelpies Supernova 5K Run returns with events taking place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March 2023. promising a spectacular weekend of running for all the family.

Come and light up the night at Helix Park in Falkirk with your best fluorescent fancy dress and soak up the feel-good factor under the watchful eye […]

The Monster @ , Morar, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom on 01 June 2022

A small group adventure on foot and using packrafts to journey sea to sea across the wildest terrain in the British Isles, including traverses of Knoydart, Kintail, Glen Affric and Loch Ness. Take on a true Monster! Our totally unique 4-day packrafting and trekking adventure is a real wilderness undertaking, balancing self-sufficient sections with high […]