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Running in Scotland in September

In the Autumn (or Fall), Scotland is likely to experience temperatures ranging from around 8°C (46°F) to 14°C (57°F) from September to November. The colours of autumn are eye-catching and vibrant, as the trees change from green to fiery reds, oranges and yellows.

September weather here in Scotland can sometimes be hot and then very wet. Towards the end of the month when the leaves start to tumble some of the paths can get a bit slippy. The days are starting to get shorter and it is more noticeable.

September is also the month for some lovely races. The Hel N Back hill race, Loch Ness marathon are just two that spring to mind though everything has changed due to COVID.

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Loch Lubnaig
Swans on Loch Lubnaig
Picture from the west side of the loch and about half way up. This route is not on the site yet.
Loch Katrine
A seat with a view at Loch Katrine.
All is still on Loch Katrine. We've ran the road around the loch many times as it is a good training run. The route included is from the is from the marathon which is usually in March.
Loch Venachar
Still waters on Loch Venachar
The loch looking lovey on a still morning.
Evening sunshine on the Pitfitchie loop
This picture taken while on a small detour from the Pitfitchie loop. This is called Jenny's well.
Early monring Torridon
The view during a short road run in Torridon. This is an area we need to explore much more.
Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond in the early morning
Another picture of a still loch in early morning. This picture between Balmaha and Rowerdennan
Loch Ness marathon start line
Runners gather at the start of the Loch Ness marathon
The start of the Loch Ness marathon takes place in the middle of nowhere. From here it is just over 26 miles to get back to Inverness. Another route that is waiting to be added.
Loch Ard forest
Loch Katine to Glasgow water route
Part of one of our favourite areas to run in due to the choice of routes. The picture shows the old viaduct taking water to Glasgow from Loch Katrine
Berlin marathon
Runners get ready to start the Berlin marathon
The start line of the Berlin marthon. A rather flat route with some wonderful things to see on the way round.
Hel n Back hill race
Runners heading up hill on the Hel N Back hill race.
This is a great wee run organised so well by Helensburgh running club. Some tough sections along the way but great scenery
Loch Ard
Across a very still Loch Ard
We always stop at this point looking over Loch Ard. A real favourite spot that changes so much with the seasons.
Glen Coe marathon
Runners struggle on the Glen Coe marathon
The tough climb up the Devil's staircase. From 2021 the route has changed direction meaning this part is now downhill.
Glen Kendrum
Glen Kendrum
The Glen Kendrum - Glen Ogle loop from Lochearnhead is one that is really worth the effort. Tough but with views like this it is hard to beat.
Looking towards Ben Lomond
Looking back towards Ben Lomond
Turning round on parts for the Loch Ard loop route you are rewarded with lovely views of Ben Lomond.
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