Illuminator Half Marathon +

29 October 2016 - Glen Tanar, Scotland

Go wild through the night on Scotlands toughest night half marathon. Run or walk 15 dark miles over rugged hill trails with just the glow of your head torch to lead the way. See the natural beauty of Glen Tanars ancient Scots pine forest in a spectacular new light.


Race hard or just jog round - average finishing time 3.5hrs


Walk with friends or go solo - average finishing time 6hrs

Waymarked course

No need to navigate

2,247ft (685m)

Total ascent

Scottish weather

All participants must be self-sufficient - be prepared!

Complete darkness

Apart from your head torch and

a light zone halfway round

6pm start

From Aboyne

Pumping tunes

To get you fired up at the start line

Race timing

Electronic chip timing for all

Head torch compulsory

A good quality light is essential


Win top-quality outdoor gear

Mugs not medals

Free brew in a branded memento mug when you finish

Not to be underestimated!


Proud to support Braemar Mountain Rescue

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© Firetrail Events Ltd 2016


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