Monthly Meadows 5km Lunchtime Blast

Edinburgh

Organiser's Description

Use your lunchtime wisely and join us for a monthly lunchtime 5km around the beautiful city park of The Meadows in Edinburgh!

Events are chip timed. See you by The Pavillion Cafe for a lunchtime Blast!

Start Time

12:45pm

Races

  • 5 km Standard Individual Entry
    £7 CLOSED

The Pavilion Cafe, Melville Drive, The Meadows, Edinburgh, EH9 1JZ

Start Time
12.45pm

Timing
Events are chip timed for accuracy

Bag Storage
Unsecured baggage storage will be available at the Blast Running Gazebo. The race organisers take no responsibility for any items stored before, during or after the race.

Age restrictions
In accordance with Scottish Athletic guidelines, 5km participants must be age 11 or above on the day of the race.

Solo children
Participants age below 10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Participants aged between 10 -16 can run by themselves but please note that they are not the responsibility of the race organiser, neither on the course or at the start/finish area. There will be friendly marshals on the course whom they can ask for any assistance plus a designated meeting point arranged by the organisers (the registration gazebo) but Blast Running cannot be held responsible for the safety of your child whilst you are not with them, either on the course or at the start/finish area.

Buggies
Are welcome but please make yourself aware of the safety recommendations for pushing a young child in a running buggy.

Dogs
Unfortunately our insurance will not cover this.

Affiliated Entries
There is a £2 discount for members affiliated members of Scottish Athletics. Please select this during registration.

Car Parking
There is limited metered parking on the surrounding streets, please leave enough time to find a parking space and get to the start line on time.

Toilets
There are public toilets at the top of Bruntsfield Links and at the Summerhall end of The Meadows.

All participants must register to collect their timing chip before 12.35pm on the day of the race.

For safety reasons please do not swap shoe chips with other participants, if you are involved in a medical situation we can use your chip information to get you the help you need.

The race route starts by the Pavillion Cafe on Melville Drive and flows onto the inner peritmeter path in a clockwise direction, the route then joins the tarmac path which runs adjacent to Lonsdale Terrace and continues up and round North Meadow Walk to the far side of the East Meadows play park and joins the inner footpath again which runs adjacent to Melville Drive.

It then cuts diagonally North West across the park at Boys Brigade Walk. At the top of Middle Meadow Walk the route cuts back down diagonally South West down Jawbone Walk and in front of the Pavillian Café to start the second lap.

It is 2 lap course and will start and finish at the same point.

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  • 5 km Standard Individual Entry
    £7 CLOSED
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