Fife is a great place to run whether you like trails, hills or the roads. There are lots of races throught the year too including some which are trully unique. There are also plenty of clubs catering for all levels and preferences from 5k to ultras.
The race calendar covers the whole year. In January the Devils Burdens organised by Fife AC is a hugely popluar team relay race. Starting and finishing in picturesque Falkland it takes in Fife's highest hills, the Lomonds and crosses into Perth & Kinross before heading back to the Kingdom.
In February the Devilla Forest races organised by Carnegie Harriers have become very popular since they started in 201x. With a choice of 5km or 15km routes round the forest in the west of Fife they are good for beginners or more experienced runners looking for an off road challenge.
In late spring/early summer (depends on the tides!) the Black Rock 5 is another hugely popular race. I takes runners from the centre of Kinghorn down to the beach, out around the Black Rock and back up to the town with a lung busting up hill finish. Well worth the effort to claim your bottle of beer at the end (over 18s only of course).
In June the Chariots of Fire race gives you the chance to run along the famous West Sands in St Andrews recreating the famous film.
In July/August anothere Fife AC race which attracts runners from far and wide is the Tour of Fife. This is a series of races across 5 days, with a mix of off road surfaces, including another chance to run on the iconic West Sands, and the infamous Up Hell Time Trial.
August is also the month for the Forth Road Bridge 10k - the only race across the bridge.
Set in the heart of Fife, Lochore Meadows is Fife's most popular free visitor attraction and stretches over 1,200 acres. The park features woodland and lochside walks, cycling trails, a children's playpark and seasonal outdoor activities such as sailing, paddleboarding and bike hir...