City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Great Winter Run

By edg - Posted on 09 January 2018

Event details
Holyrood Park
Telephone (info): 
0191 272 7033

A 5km run (shorter than the 10-mile Great Scottish Run held in the Summer), the Great Edinburgh Winter Run is now a key event in the city's running calendar.

The main run starts at Holyrood Park and is open to all running abilities over 14 years old.

There is also a Junior Winter Run of 2.5km road run for runners of all abilities aged 7-13 years old. Junior runners start after the adult race at 11:45.

The Great Edinburgh International Cross Country will follow the Winter Run and will be a major highlight of the day where some of the world's top athletes are expected to compete.

Entry forms are online. Runners leave in waves Please check Great Run site for times and changes to schedule.