Edinburgh 10k

Join Team Hope and come and be part of Scotland's BIGGEST running festival!

This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. 

Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, this beautiful, scenic route takes place in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.

Runners start on Queens Drive with a 200m downhill section before heading past the steep sides of Arthurs Seat and Dynamic Earth, The Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace. Continuing on towards the 1km mark you will pass St. Margaret’s Loch before starting the ascent around the east side of Arthurs Seat. As you continue the clockwise route around this famous old volcano, you will pass Dunsapie Loch at around 2.5km. Now on the far side of Arthur’s seat at 3km you can enjoy spectacular views of Duddingston Loch below and across the southside of Edinburgh and beyond towards the Pentland Hills. Approaching the 4km marker you will enjoy a panoramic view of the City. The route then doubles back on itself along Duddingston Low Road at 5km and through Duddingston Village at 6km. The route joins the Innocent Railway Road through 7km and 8km and then heads back up onto Queens Drive. Passing the 9km it’s now downhill all the way, back through the Start Line again and the final 250m dash to the cheering crowds and the finish line on Holyrood Gait.

The full weekend of events attracts around 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support. So why not make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend and join Team Hope today!

Date: 25th May 2019
Registration fee: £55
Minimum fundraising target: £150

 

If you would like to register for this event, please email teamhope@hope4c.org