This fantastic 5K route is a great opportunity to explore the home of two 30-metre high horses! The Kelpies are mythical creatures who love to play at dusk, each one weighs over 300 tonnes. Come and immerse yourself in a light journey with them.
Edinburgh Beginner Friendly Running Events
Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and explore the beautiful views of Edinburgh. It will be held on 25/26th May and offers a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k.
The Edinburgh Marathon was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route taking in some of Edinburghs most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.
Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that dont fancy the big 26.2.
The 10K & 5k fall on the Saturday of the Festival weekend and are run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, these routes offer striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.
The Edinburgh MoRuns are happening in the stunning Holyrood Park this November. Grow or paint on your mo and be part of this awesome event. MoRunning supports Movember and fundraising for Men's Health, in particular Prostate Cancer. 10k and 5k options available.
MoRunning is back this November and set to be the best ever year to be a MoRunner. With the inclusion of the 1.5km mini MoRun we expect to see loads more kids and families enjoying everything MoRunning is about! Good fun, lots of laughs, loads of smiles, high fives and not forgetting the fancy dress and funny moustaches!
To you the MoRunner, we will be there to support you, laugh with you, cheer you on, encourage and motivate you throughout your MoRunning journey.
This fabulous two-day event is now in its sixth year and goes from strength to strength, with over 30 gift stalls, live music, Santa's Grotto, the Santa Parade and the Christmas 5k and 10k Runs which are open to all. Also 10k, 3 mile, 2 mile and 1 mile walks and Santa Toddle. Inverleith Park, Edinburgh.
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