Illuminator Half Marathon +

28 October 2017 - 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


Win top-quality outdoor gear

1,969ft (600m)

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

6:30pm 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

Mugs & medals

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

Not to be underestimated!

Stay for the weekend

Great local accommodation & dining



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 Braemar Mountain Rescue

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