This blog is in no way affiliated with parkrun and is simply aimed as a fun and (hopefully) helpful guide to the parkruns of Scotland. The guides are personal and entirely subjective reflecting the experiences I’ve had. All information featured where appropriate is used with permission.

Special thanks to the following:

Header Images: Imagery featured on the blog has been taken from event flickr accounts and/or facebook pages. Where possible I’ve tried to locate the photographer to thank them and check permission. If you know of a credit required, please just let me know. Or if for any reason you’d rather I remove an image please let me know.

  • Bill Starkey – Aviemore & Troon parkrun images.
  • Elaine Stewart – Dunfermline cherry blossom image.


Geoff Marshall – Created a great guide and reference to completing London parkruns.

Jegmar – Have a comprehensive list of estimated elevations of all U.K. parkuns. They also created the elevation charts as shown alongside the course maps.

Tim Glover-Poultney – Created the parkrun tourist tool and it’s ace!

Laura Cowen & Andy Taylor – Created the Chrome extension that shows off your parkrun stats, regionnaire status and challenges in a proper easy to follow way, with BADGES!

Gallusness – A graphic design studio and an understanding employer fully committed to supporting and promoting continuing parkrun adventures,

Doug & Craig – Otherwise known as Scottish parkruns 2018. Doug and Craig, as the name suggests are aiming to get around all the Scottish parkrun events this calendar year. Our paths have crossed a couple of times both accidentally & intentionally. Always a pleasure having a catch up, proper good guys and their videos/drone footage really capture the spirit of the various events.

Gary Morrison – Met Gary one sunny morning at Plean, had a bit of a blether and he has this ace blog featuring many a Scottish parkrun and race account

Steven Stockwell – For just the absolute mother of all parkrun blogs and tourism tips.

parkrun – To Paul Sinton-Hewitt and the original thirteen for helping to create the biggest running phenomenon in the world, and for continuing to promote all aspects of health and community, for free, for everyone, forever.