Hermitage 10k, 5k & 1.2k Trail Runs

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About
Take to the trails in the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Nature Reserve in this festive run. An event for the whole family with distances from 1.2k to 10k and suitable for runners of all ages and abilities. Enjoy the festive atmosphere, come in fancy dress and energise your weekend.
Participants
5k, 10k, and 1.2k
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Calendar
Sun, 28 Nov 2021
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve, Hermitage of Braid, Edinburgh EH9 3HJ, UK
Start times
Sun, 28 Nov 2021
1.2k:
11:30am |
5k:
9:50am |
10k:
9:45am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Hermitage 10k, 5k & 1.2k Trail Runs
1.2k
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1.2km
£6.00
5k
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5km
£10.00 - £17.00
10k
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10km
£22.00
Route information
All routes will be off road and in the grounds of the Hermitage House Nature Reserve. The 5k and 10k trails will start and finish at Hermitage of Braid House and have routes up and over Blackford Hill. There will be a couple of challenging hills to contend with.
The 1.2k fun run is up and down the main drive to the Hermitage House.
What's included
  • Elf hat (for children)
  • Race momento
  • Category prizes
  • Post race drink and snack
  • Fully marked and marshalled
  • First aid team
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How to get there
Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve, Hermitage of Braid, Edinburgh EH9 3HJ, UK
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Parking
Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. You'll be able to park on the surrounding streets including Braid Road.
By Public Transport
Lothian bus routes 5, 11, 15, 16, N11 & N16 stop close to Hermitage of Braid.
Event day logistics
08:45 Registration opens
09:35 Runners make their way to the start line
09:40 10k and 5k race briefing
09:45 10k starts
09:50 5k starts
11:00 Registration closes
11:10 Prize giving
11:25 1.2k race briefing
11:30 1.2k starts
Age Requirements
  • Runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or above.
  • Runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or above.
  • The 1.2k is open to everyone.
Restrictions
This course is not suitable for Canicross runners - please do not bring your dog/s.
Scurry Events
These events aim to be fun and look to create a community spirit. Each event supports a separate charity or voluntary organisation and we aim to promote a healthy lifestyle.
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FAQ's
Are there any age restrictions for the Hermitage 10k, 5k & 1.2k Trail Runs?
There aren't any age restrictions for the 1.2k fun run but runners for the 10k must be aged 15 or over and runners for the 5k must be aged 11 or over to take part.
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Can I run in both the 5k and the 1.2k fun run at the Hermitage 10k, 5k & 1.2k Trail Runs?
Absolutely you can! The 10k and 5k start at 09:45 and 09:50 respectively, so there's plenty of time to run and make it back in time for the 1.2k starting at 11:30.
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Can I bring my children to the Hermitage 10k, 5k & 1.2k Trail Runs?
Of course, children are most welcome! There'll be festive elf hats for children to run in for the 1.2k fun run.
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