Edinburgh (Holyrood)

  1. Race details for the Race for Life Edinburgh (Holyrood) 10k 2014 event.
    Distance (Kilometres)TimeEntry details
    2014
    10k
    Sun 15 Jun 2014
    10:00
    Event Closed
  2. Race details for the Race for Life Edinburgh (Holyrood) 5k 2014 event.
    Distance (Kilometres)TimeEntry details
    2014
    5k
    Sun 15 Jun 2014
    12:00
    Event Closed
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Venue details

Location

Holyrood Park,
Queens Drive,
Edinburgh,
Lothians,
EH8 8HG

Facilities

  • Catering: there will be refreshments at the start/finish area
  • Toilets: there are toilets at the start/finish area
  • Stalls and family fun: there are stalls and activities at this venue
  • Dogs are allowed at this venue.
  • This venue is suitable for pushchairs.
  • This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

This venue is suitable for wheelchair users with assistance.

Most of our 2014 events have taken place. You can enter some of our 2015 events now, so have a look and find your nearest 2015 event. If it's not listed yet, you can purchase a 2015 early bird voucher which can be redeemed in January. Buy your voucher now.

2015 early bird vouchers

You can now purchase your 2015 voucher for £10 - a third off the normal adult entry fee. Buy your early bird voucher now.

Take part

Show cancer who’s boss by taking on a 5k or a 10k Race for Life event. Run, walk or dance your way through the course and help us say "cancer we're coming to get you."

Adult entry (16+ women-only) - £14.99
Child entry (6-15 girls and boys under 13) - £10
Under 6 entry (boys and girls) - free and no registration needed

You and your friends can also take part by volunteering. Our events can't take place without the hundreds of people who give up their time for a few hours to set up the courses and get everyone in the Race for Life mood. Find out more and register to be a volunteer.

The course

Set in the amazing grounds of this Royal Park in the centre of Edinburgh, the route starts and finishes on the field adjacent to Holyrood Palace around Arthur's Seat, taking in beautiful views across Edinburgh, with one larger incline. The route is mainly on footpaths.

Meeting point

The start is on the open grass area next to Holyrood Palace, adjacent to Queen's Drive.

On the day

Don’t forget to bring your friends and family along to support you at this historic venue. They can take part in the family activities happening on the day as well as cheer you on around this wonderful venue.

Map and directions

Public transport

To prevent congestion, we strongly recommend you use public transport or car share to your Race for Life event.

Please plan your route before your event to ensure you arrive on time. For help planning your route, visit or call:

Parking and travel information

Please arrive at least an hour before the start of your Race for Life event to avoid queuing.

Parking is not available at this venue. Please use public transport where possible.

Please use the city centre car parks and allow plenty of time before the start. The drop off point is outside the Parliament Building on Horse Wynd.

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