The Great Scottish Walk & Run Festival
Q: When will The Great Scottish Walk & Run Festival Events be held?
A: On Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th June 2017
Q: Where will The Great Scottish Walk & Run Events be held?
A: Holyrood Park Edinburgh
Q: Where can I get an entry form for the events?
A: You can enter online here or request an entry form from your chosen charity. Or Contact Great Scottish Events office via email at or call us on 0131 208 2500
Q: Where do I enter any of Great Scottish Events?
A: Online www.greatscottishevents.com or via posting your entry form.
Q: What’s an online application?
A: This is an online entry facility where you enter your details, pay by credit or debit card and receive confirmation mail stating your entry was successful.
Q: When do entries open and close.
A: Entries are now open to all events. Events close for postal entries on Wednesday 14th June and online entries Friday 16th June.
Q: Do you have a late check-in facility.
A: Yes a late check-in will be open in Holyrood Park from 10am Saturday 17th and 7am on Sunday 18th June.
Q: Can I enter more than one event
Q: When do I receive my participation number and information on my event?
A: You should receive your number, information map and sponsorship form with one week on entering.
Q: Where can I leave my baggage whilst I am taking part?
A: There will be a left baggage store at the late check-in desk.
Q: Can dogs take part.
A: Dogs can take part but must be kept on a lead and under controlle at all times.
Q: Are there any prizes.
A: We shall award prizes for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female runners in the 5k - 10k Runs and The Great Scottish Walk 20k..
Q: What happens if I lose my numbers?
A: If it is before the registration closing dates you may contact Great Scottish Events office or 0131 208 2500 and we will replace it. If after go to the late check-in desk and we will re issue you with new number.
Q: What happens if I wish to change my event after entering?
A: You will have to contact the Great Scottish Events office or 0131 208 2500 note if your entry has already been processed an administration fee will be charged.
Q: Are there refreshment stations.
A: There will be at least two water stations on all road events.
Q: Will there be First Aid
A: Full first aid stations will be provided throughout both days of the Great Scottish Walk &Run Festival...
Q: How will I be timed?
A: The 5k & 10k runs will be chip timed with full race results published within 30 minutes of race conclusion and also on our website.
Q What are the starting times
A: The 10k & 5k Run 09:30am – The Great Scottish Walk 10k & 20k 11.30am – The Golden Mile Walk 12.00am - The Great Scottish Toddle 1.30pm
Q: How long is the toddle course?
A: Approximately one mile.
Q: Can children wear fancy dress.
A: Yes we encourage all the little ones to dress up.
Q: What will the children receive on finishing the Toddle?
A: All Toddlers receive a medal, toddle completion certificate and a goody bag.
Q: Can buggies take part in the toddle.
Q: can we enter the toddle on the day.
A: Yes but it would be better if you can to enter before as it does get busy.
Q: How much is it to enter the toddle.
A: £5 each child.