The Shrove Tuesday 5k

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The Shrove Tuesday 5k
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If, like us, you LOVE pancakes and you LOVE running then this is your perfect combo. These monthly lunchtime 5k's are always an enjoyable event. Whether you are a gentle pavement plodder or speed machine, you are welcome at this run. Run at your own pace and soak up the supportive atmosphere.
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Lunchtime 5k
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Calendar
Tue, 21 Feb 2023
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Location
East Meadows Play Park, Melville Drive Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 9LW, Newington, Edinburgh EH8 9NN, UK
Start times
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2023
Lunchtime 5k: 12:45 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Shrove Tuesday 5k
Lunchtime 5k
Distance
5km
£6 - £8
Route information
This is an inclusive 5k around The Meadows. Enjoy the views of the open grassland and tree-lined paths as you run. Go at whatever pace suits you - there is no pressure to race if you don't want to! Online entries are now closed but runners can enter on the day (cash/card) by 12.30pm - by the East Meadows Play Park!
What's included
  • Warm Pancakes
  • Marked route
  • Supportive lunchtime run
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How to get there
East Meadows Play Park, Melville Drive Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 9LW, Newington, Edinburgh EH8 9NN, UK
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The Meadows is easily accessible by car or public transport from most areas of Edinburgh.
Event day logistics
12:45 Event starts
13:45 Event ends
What is Blast Running? ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
They are a running community based in Edinburgh which brings runners together for timed events and once a month they host a lunchtime 5km around The Meadows.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Where do they meet? ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
They meet by the East Meadows Play Park, Melville Drive for a 12.45pm start.
Refreshments
They offer complimentary water, hot drinks plus Cadbury's Heroes to all their finishers. ​​​​​​​​And for this one there'll be WARM PANCAKES too!
FAQs
I am a beginner, can I take part in The Shrove Tuesday 5k?
Yes! Anyone and everyone is welcome.
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Are there age requirements for The Shrove Tuesday 5k?
Yes, runners must be 11 or older.
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Reviews
4.8
4 reviews
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