Great Scottish Walk and Run Festival 2018

Sunday 1st July 2018

Silverknowes: Silverknowes Promenade, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Running, Walking, Distance running, 10K, Half marathon, 1 Mile, 5K


Activities

  • Running-5 km - Individual
  • Running-5 km - Concession - Under 18, OAP, Benefits (ESA, CTB, etc.)
  • Running-5 km - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)
  • Great Scottish Summer Run (10K) - Individual
  • Great Scottish Summer Run (10K) - Concession - Under 18, OAP, Benefits (ESA, CTB, etc.)
  • Great Scottish Summer Run (10K) - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)
  • Great Scottish Walk (10K) - Individual
  • Great Scottish Walk (10K) - Concession - Under 18, OAP, Benefits (ESA, CTB, etc.)
  • Great Scottish Walk (10K) - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)
  • Great Scottish Walk (20K) - Individual
  • Great Scottish Walk (20K) - Concession - Under 18, OAP, Benefits (ESA, CTB, etc.)
  • Great Scottish Walk (20K) - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)
  • The Golden Mile - Individual
  • The Golden Mile - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)
  • Great Scottish Toddle - Individual
  • Great Scottish Toddle - Special Nominated Charity (free entry)

Description

Holyrood Park Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017             

The Great Scottish Summer Run 5k (Start Time 09.30am Sun only)

The Great Scottish Summer Run 10k (Start Time 11.00am Sun only)

The Great Scottish Summer Runs 5k & 10k are open to all seasoned runners, beginners or runners who wish to run with friends and family. We shall have special prizes for 1st- 2nd- 3rdmale & female runners in each group with spot prizes. We aim to attract runners from all ages and abilities to raise vital funds for their own charity and/or improve on their PB as the races are chip timed.  The runs are now a UK Athletics permitted event and welcomes both experienced and amateur runners to their events. 

The Great Scottish Walk 20k - Walkers can do this competitively for cups and medals or use the walk to raise much needed funds for their favourite charity. Whether they do it on their own, with family, friends, with work mates or as one of the competing teams, it’ll be a great day out for all. The walk will take the participants through some of the most beautiful scenery of Edinburgh. The Great Scottish Walk 10k - Not competitive but mainly aimed at attracting the not so fit and fun walkers. All walkers receive a medal and a healthy goody bag

The Golden Mile Walks

Not wanting to or feel like walking the longer distances? Walk or Stroll 1, 2, or 3 miles you choose the distance! Take part in an event that will be fun and also a little bit of a challenge.

The Great Scottish Toddle

For children under six years of age, infants in buggies are also welcome. There will be lots of entertainment, medals, certificates and great goody bags for everyone.  

Event details and schedule

Holyrood Park Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017            

The Great Scottish Summer Run 5k (Start Time 09.30am - Sunday 18th June)

The Great Scottish Summer Run 10k (Start Time 11.00am - Sunday 18th June) 

All runners times will be recorded. 

The Great Scottish Walk 10k or 20k (Start Time 11.00am - Saturday 17th June

Taking in the Edinburgh Scenery including; the Grassmarket, Princes Street Gardens overlooked by Edinburgh Castle along by Calton Hill heading down through Leith towards Ocean Terminal. Heading back by the Shore returning to Holyrood Park via Leith Links. Throughout the day we will have live entertainment with fun things to see at the start and finish line as well as entertainment along the route. All walkers receive a medal and a goody bag.

The Golden Mile Walks (Start Time 11.30am - Saturday 17th June)

Ideal for those who are elderly, disabled or require a little support. Walk or Stroll 1, 2, or 3 miles you choose the distance! Take part in an event that will be fun and also a little bit of a challenge. All walkers receive a medal and a goody bag.

The Great Scottish Toddle (Start Time 1.30pm - Saturday 17th June)

For children under six years of age, infants in buggies are also welcome. There will be lots of entertainment, medals, certificates and great goody bags for everyone.  

Lot's more fun to see and do for the whole family!

Please arrive in plenty of time as it can be busy.

On street parking around the area with limited spaces for Disabled parking next to the arena.

Course maps and further information along with number can be picked up from the registration marquee on the Saturday from 12.00pm - 3pm or on the day of the race at least 30 mins before the start.of your chosen activity.

We shall have a drop off area for personal belongings which will be looked after. However, we can't be held responsible for valuable items.

Please check our website for full details of this event. www.greatscottishevents.org.uk

Off street parking is available around the park. However, it is recommended to arrive in plenty time. Limited disabled parking is available, for full details, please contact: info@greatscottishevents.org.uk

*Please bring your confirmation email for packet pick up.  

Map & sponsor forms can be downloaded from 1st March 2017

Organised by

Great Scottish Events

5 Vivian Terrace, Davidson's Mains, Edinburgh

Phone: 447753385329

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