The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run - Edinburgh

Holyrood Park, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh

Organiser's Description

We're back with The Ovarian Cancer Walk | Run this October, with a 5k or 10k multi-terrain two lap route of Holyrood Park. Get your trainers on and go the distance to transform the future for women with ovarian cancer. It doesn't matter how you take part, walk or run, this event is for all ages and abilities, with accessible routes for wheelchair users.

Transforming the future for women with ovarian cancer is possible. We know the way. Take steps so we can reach the finish line together. Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

We ask all adults to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship.

Start Time



5 km, 10 km

All participants will receive a t-shirt, medal, bottle of water and goody bag.

There will be a baggage area at registration.

Holyrood Park, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh EH8 8HG

On foot: Cming from the City centre, walk all the way down the High Street and continue past the Palace til you see the wide green expanse that is Holyrood Park.

By Train: Edinburgh Waverley railway station is the second busiest station in Scotland, after Glasgow Central. Services to and from Edinburgh Waverley are primarily operated by ScotRail, including four routes to Glasgow, the Fife Circle, the recently reopened Borders Railway and services to Stirling/Dunblane/Alloa/North Berwick/Dunbar. Long distance inter-city trains are operated by CrossCountry to destinations such as York, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Birmingham New Street, Bristol Temple Meads, Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.

By Bus: Services from Edinburgh Waverley Station to the Park depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m. The distance between the Station and the Park is approximately 1 mile.

By Road: The Park is accessed from the A1 from the South; from the M8 - Edinburgh Bypass - A720 - A701 from Glasgow; from the M90 - A90 from the North.

Parking is available around Holyrood Park.

The warm up will start at 10.45am, with the event beginning at 11am.

Walking is open to any age, but you must be over the age of 15 on the day of the event to run the 10k. For the 5k children may run but those under the age of 14 should not treat it as a race, as this is considered unsafe by UK athletics, so they should treat it as a fun run and take it slowly.

Children 5 and under take part for free.

We will never sell your data and promise to keep it safe and secure. You can change your preferences at any time. For further details on how your data is used and stored please visit our website: or telephone us: 020 7923 5474

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