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River Ayr 10k Circular

A fabulous trail to run, this 10k circular route starts and finishes at Auchincruive. It follows the river bank almost the whole way and the varied terrain includes woodland, rocky river banks, fields, trails and lots of mud. It’s very hilly in places and a few sections are extremely rough underfoot so don’t expect any fast 10k times!

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Lots of obstacles along the route

This route is fun – muddy, noisy, chaotic fun!

It’s also very beautiful. It’s a perfect canicross running route if you like rough, off-road running. It also makes a lovely walk if you don’t mind getting muddy feet. We run along here frequently and rarely meet a soul although I expect it’s a little busier at weekends.

Starting at Auchincruive, the route follows the riverbank for a few kilometers before crossing the river and coming back along the other side.

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They’ve picked up the scent of a stray sheep – this means trouble…

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…and here we go!

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Parts of the route can be very muddy – there’s no choice but to just go through it

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You need to watch your footing along this section!

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More obstacles

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More chaos

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Heading back into Auchincruive