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Edinburgh - Holyrood 5k 2021

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Edinburgh - Holyrood 5k
Sunday 10 Oct 2021

£10.00 Children | £14.99 Adults | £14.99 Young Adults

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research.

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Key Information

Date: Sunday 10 Oct 2021

Time: from 12:00

Children: £10.00
Adults: £14.99
Young Adults: £14.99
Under 6 entry (Girls and boys): free and no registration needed

Venue: Holyrood Park, Queens Drive, Edinburgh, EH8 8HG View map

Distance: 5k

Course information

The Edinburgh Holyrood course is set in the scenic grounds of the Royal Park in the centre of Edinburgh. The 5k route starts and finishes on the field adjacent to Holyrood Palace and runs around Arthur's Seat, taking in the beautiful views across Edinburgh. This event is mainly on roads but includes one large incline.

Please bring a reusable water bottle with you if you require water during the event, as there will only be water available at the finish.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the safety of our participants, volunteers and staff is of paramount importance so for 2021 we are unable to:

Have spectators attend the event with you

Offer catering facilities onsite

Offer on the day entries

 

Meeting point

The start and finish lines are situated on the main playing fields of Holyrood Park.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we’ll  be operating a staggered start time in 2021 to ensure your safety on event day. Additional start times may become available as/when needed.

There are a number of buses that service Holyrood Park, only a short walk from the start line. Visit travelinescotland.com for help with planning your journey.

There are no car parks near the event area. Please use city centre car parks and allow plenty of time.

 

Dogs allowed
Suitable for pushchairs
Wheelchair accessible
Toilets
No bag drop
Refreshments
No showers
No parking

The course is wheelchair accessible however there is a steep incline on the route that may require some assistance. 

Supporter / spectator access

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the safety of our participants, volunteers and staff is of paramount importance so for 2021 we are unable to:

Have spectators attend the event with you

Offer catering facilities onsite

Offer on the day entries