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One Off Guided Runs - for the Time Challenged

Are you are passing through or visiting Aberdeenshire and the Scottish Highlands with limited available time? Alternatively, you may well be holidaying in the area and just fancy getting out for a wonderful run in the countryside but don’t know where to go.

Fancy a quickie?

It could well be that a quickie with Running The Highlands might just suit you!  We’ll help you to optimise your time here by taking you straight to some fabulous off road trails; surrounded by stunning scenery. We’ll guide you over the routes, provide coaching tips as required and tell you a bit about the area and wildlife.

Prices are as follows:

Guided run (including return transport to start/finish of the run from Ballater, Deeside. Transport from further afield can be arranged; POA).

  • 1 person = £45 for up to a one hour run, £70 for up to a two hour run
  • 2 people = £60 for up to a one hour run, £85 for up to a two hour run
  • 3 people = £70 for up to a one hour run, £95 for up to a two hour run
  • 4 people = £80 for up to a one hour run, £105 for up to a two hour run

Sports massage

  • £35 for half an hour
  • £60 for an hour

Stretching and core stability for runners session

  • 1 or 2 people for a 1 hour session = £60 total
  • 3 or 4 people for a 1.5 hour session = £80 total
  • 5 or 6 people for a 2 hour session = £100 total or two one hour sessions = £120 total (i.e. can be taken separately at £60 each)

Session with Sports Nutritionist (i.e. Dr. Chris Fenn)

  • 1 or 2 people = £85 total per hour

Six month training programme designed specifically for your needs, taking account of any personal targets, ability level and time available.

  • £80 per person (including one on one discussion about requirements). This will be produced in spreadsheet format within two weeks of the initial discussion. It will include distance and pace required for each run as well as total weekly mileage.
Tailored Holidays

Tailored Running Holidays

All year round bespoke holidays, tailored for individuals, couples, families and groups




How we do it..

Qualified Running Guides drive you to the start of your off road runs, run with you, advise and inspire you



Training Weekends

Training Weekends

Bookings now being taken for November 2014 and March 2015.


Running Holidays and More

Something for everyone..

Get the maximum out of your running break; wildlife, whisky, history, and loads of other activities



Race Events
Race Events

This year's NTS Crathes Half Marathon will held on Sat. 13th Sept. Online entries open now:

Lochnagar Running Trail

Take the Roads Less Travelled..

We've an amazing variety of on and off road routes to choose from; all colour coded for level of difficulty.

more info on race and training weekends


Douneside House

Great Places to Stay

Rest and recuperation for runners at some of the finest accommodation in the area. 

more info on race and training weekends


Running Tours

Running Tours

Fantastic running holidays; a Run Across Scotland or a Run Up The Highlands. Bookings for 2014 filling up quickly! Read Kirsty's account here and Lily's here!!     Running Tours