Edinburgh Christmas 5k, 10k & Santa Toddle - 2022


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This series of festive runs is a unique family activity to get everyone excited for December 25th. With a Santa's Grotto, festive stalls offering warm and tasty refreshments, there is something for everyone at this fun-filled day out.
5k, 10k and Santa Toddle
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Sun, 4 Dec 2022
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Inbhir Líte, Edinburgh EH3 5PD, UK
Start times
Sun, 4 Dec 2022
9:30am |
11:00am |
Santa Toddle:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Edinburgh Christmas 5k, 10k & Santa Toddle - 2022
£10.00 - £24.50
£10.00 - £24.50
Santa Toddle
Route information
Mapped through the cold and crisp Inverleith Park, this fast and flat route caters for any ability.
The other Christmas festivities happening at the festival are sure to give you that added boost to cross the finish line.
Santa Toddle
This fantastic 1500 metre guarantees to get your little ones burning off the excitement of Christmas. This fun run is great for all the family, a part of the Edinburgh Christmas Running festival, there will plenty of chances for them to meet Santa too. Join for a great day out.
What's included
  • Unique Finishers' Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Santa's Grotto
  • Santas Cairngorm Reindeer on show
  • Chance to win £50 Decathlon Voucher, Christmas Hamper or a Beech's Chocolate Hamper
How to get there
Inbhir Líte, Edinburgh EH3 5PD, UK
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By Bus/Coach
The closest bus/coach station to Inverleith Park is Learmonth Grove, which is approximately a 4 minute walk away.
By Train
The closest train station is Haymarket, which is a 30 minute walk away from Inverleith Park.
There are plenty of car parks nearby to Inverleith Park. The closest is name JustPark and can be located at 10 Young St, Edinburgh EH2 4JB.
Event day logistics
09:00 Santa's Grotto opens
09:30 5k starts
11:00 10k starts
13:30 Santa Toddle race starts
17:00 Santa's Grotto closes
Age Restrictions
  • 5k - At least 11 years old
  • 10k - At least 15 years old
Santa's Grotto
Early booking for Santa's Grotto is strongly advised. Click hereExternalLink to book.
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Are there age restrictions on any of the races at Edinburgh Christmas 5k and 10k?
You must be at least 15 years old to enter the 10k and at least 11 years old to enter the 5k.
Can I wear fancy dress for the The Edinburgh Christmas 5k, 10k or Santa Toddle?
Yes, festive fancy dress is strongly encouraged as it sets a great atmosphere. The Great Scottish Events ask that you still wear the appropriate clothing for running to minimise the risk of injury.
Where can I find out my results for The Edinburgh Christmas 5k and 10k?
The results for the 5k and 10k races will be uploaded to the Great Scottish Events website after the event finishes.
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