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Edinburgh - Holyrood 5k 2023

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Edinburgh - Holyrood 5k
Sunday 4 Jun 2023

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

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 4 Jun 2023

Time: 11:00

Young Adults: £14.99
Adults: £14.99
Children: £10.00
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 Holyrood 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 remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

Please arrive 30 to 45 minutes before your start time so that you are prepared and ready to go on time.

Meeting point

Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

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

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Please remember to bring your own water bottle already filled as there will be no bottled water provided at events. ScottishPower water refill stations will be available to use.

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. The event site and a small section of the course is on grass. If you require any further information on the accessibility of a Race for Life event, or wish to bring a carer/helper to accompany you, please contact our Supporter Hotline on 0300 123 0770 and press 1 when prompted (Opening hours are 8am - 6pm Monday to Friday) or email us at raceforlife@cancer.org.uk

Supporter / spectator access

We are delighted to welcome spectators to Race for Life so please do bring your family and friends along to cheer you on and support you on the day.

Please bring a filled water bottle with you to your event as we're proactively managing our impact on the environment. We will be removing single use plastic bottles.