Running

We've got acres of open wide landscapes, breathtaking views and wildlife around every turn. Put your trainers on and go

Women and dog running along a cliff top path

Trust10 trail runs 

Trust10 is our free monthly trail run event at a selection of our places across the country in amazing landscapes. With multi-terrain runs, this is your chance to try a challenge, train or be inspired by the great outdoors.

Runners on the Bath Skyline trail in summer

Unforgettable runs at the places we look after 

Running at the places we care for can be an unforgettable experience. Designed by rangers, our trails will take you through ancient woodland, meadows studded with wildflowers and over rugged headland with uninterrupted views of the sea. Discover amazing wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery.

Inspiring places to run

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Why I run

Follow a group of trail runners as they summit the Golden Cap in Dorset. The trail is one of the routes created by National Trust rangers offering long and short trails to give runners of all abilities the chance to get close to wildlife and explore incredible landscapes.

Runners at Lyme Park, Cheshire

Be part of the pack with RunTogether 

Whether you need motivation to get started or you just want to explore new sceneries, RunTogether groups and routes are a great way to reach your goals. We have groups with trained run leaders already limbering up at National Trust places across England, and you can find others closer to your home too.

Run for the places you love
Runners competing in the Great North Run

Take part in the Great North Run 2022 

The Great North Run is back for 2022, taking place on 11 September. Whether you've already signed up for this year's run or you're thinking about taking part, find out how you can run for us and raise money to help look after the places you love.

Visitor taking part in Parkrun at Fountains Abbey

Parkrun events at our places 

Parkrun events have relaunched at the places in our care. Please check the parkrun website for more information and to find an event near you.

Activities at our places

Find more activities to do at the beautiful outdoor places in our care, from running to cycling and more.