Illuminator Night Trail Race

27 October 2018 - 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


Win top-quality outdoor gear

Complete darkness

Apart from your head torch and

a light zone halfway round

6:30pm start

From Aboyne

Race timing

Electronic chip timing for all

Mugs & medals

Free brew in a branded memento mug and medal when you finish


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

1,969ft (600m)

Total ascent

Scottish weather

All participants must be self-sufficient - be prepared!

Pumping tunes

To get you fired up at the start line

Head torch compulsory

A good quality light is essential

Not to be underestimated!

Stay for the weekend

Great local accommodation & dining



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 Braemar Mountain Rescue

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Firetrail Ltd, 17 Balnagowan Drive, Aboyne, AB34 5GT, Scotland, UK, Company No. SC594765