Run the Blades

Run the Blades returns to Whitelee Windfarm for 2018 in July with three events... a 10K, Half Marathon and the 50K Ultra!

Run the Blades

About Run the Blades

Run the Blades is a totally unique event held exclusively within the UK’s largest onshore wind farm, Whitelee Wind Farm. The site offers a real feel for the great outdoors, but is a convenient 20 minute drive from the bustling centre of Glasgow. Incorporating three distances – a 10K, half marathon and 50K ultramarathon – the event makes trail running accessible to runners of all fitness and experience levels.

All three of the challenging routes cross through mixed moorland and trees, passing wind turbines that tower 140 metres above the trail. Picture a futuristic forestry land… it sure is a mesmerising distraction from those burning muscles! What’s more, you could be lucky enough to spot one of the hundreds of bird species, adders or deer that live within the site boundaries. On a clear day you’ll be able to see Glasgow and even the coast of Northern Ireland in the distance. We encourage family and friends to come along for a fun filled weekend, there will be lots of excitement and tasty goods on offer at the vibrant event village. Run the Blades is fully supported by Whitelee Countryside Ranger Service and we value the support of the local Eaglesham community.

10K: Friday 20th July 2018 – 19:30 HRS
A perfect introduction to trail running around a relatively easy but rolling route. You’ll be hard pushed to find a 10K near Glasgow with scenery as good as this. Limited spaces.

Half Marathon: Saturday 21st July 2018 – 10:00 HRS
So you’ve bagged a few 10Ks but don’t fancy the big dunter just yet? Then the half marathon is the race for you. The perfect distance to raise money for your favourite charity.

50K Ultra: Saturday 21st July 2018 – 09:00 HRS
Bridging the gap between marathon and the longer ultras? The original Run the Blades length offers competitors the opportunity to step up from road marathon to ultra trail running.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Run the Blades are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre

Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

10th January 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

14th February 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

5th March 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

12th March 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

14th March 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

19th March 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

26th March 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

2nd April 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

9th April 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

11th April 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

16th April 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

23rd April 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

30th April 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

7th May 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

9th May 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

14th May 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

21st May 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

28th May 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

4th June 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

11th June 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

13th June 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

18th June 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

25th June 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

2nd July 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

9th July 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

11th July 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

16th July 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

23rd July 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

30th July 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

6th August 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

8th August 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

13th August 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

20th August 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

27th August 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

3rd September 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

10th September 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

12th September 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

17th September 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

24th September 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

1st October 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

8th October 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

10th October 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

15th October 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

22nd October 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

29th October 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

5th November 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

12th November 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

14th November 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

19th November 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

26th November 2019
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Tuesday morning at 10am between March and November!
Muddy Monsters

Muddy Monsters

12th December 2019
Muddy Monsters a nature club for 2-5 year olds ran by the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and held on the second Thursday of every month!

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