Running events in Edinburgh September 2018

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What you need to know about Running

Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

Find local Running races

Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Edinburgh September 2018

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The annual event has grown in popularity since its inception three years ago and 2017 was no different. Around 5,000 runners headed down to the East Lothian coastline on a stellar year for the event, which saw three course records broken. Runners took full advantage of the stunning flat routes, taking in the famous Golf Coast along the way.

For the second year, the Scottish 10K kicked off proceedings, starting at 9am at Musselburgh Racecourse, before the Half Marathon got underway at 11am from Meadowmill Sports Centre. An estimated half a million pounds was raised for charitable causes, and plenty of personal bests were achieved!

Thousands of supporters lined the stunning East Lothian routes on what was a bright, mild September morning. The final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse provided the perfect backdrop for runners to bask in their achievements and muster a sprint finish in front of the large crowds as the finish gantry came into view. Once over the line, runners were able to kick back with a beer or glass of champagne and a bite to eat in Musselburghs stunning picnic area.

Scottish Half Marathon & 10K

Musselburgh, East Lothian, GB
1 race
£25£32
Scottish Half Marathon & 10K

It doesn't matter how you take part - walk or run, 5k or 10k - it only matters that you join us, raise money, and help improve the lives of the more than 25,000 women in the UK who are living with ovarian cancer. Registration is 12.50 for adults and 5 for children, and for teams of five or more each fifth person goes free - please note, the team discount will only work for team members registered in a single transaction, it will not work if members join a team at a later date. The minimum sponsorship is 100 per adult.

The Ovarian Cancer Walk – Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB
The Ovarian Cancer Walk – Edinburgh

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