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Great Edinburgh Run

Great Edinburgh Run 

There isn’t just one reason to run the Great Edinburgh Run, there are 600,000! That’s the number of people living with epilepsy in the UK right now. 

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Race details

When: 2016 date to be confirmed
Where: Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance: 10 miles

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About the Great Edinburgh Run

A brand new 10 mile course taking place in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Runners will pass famous landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, The Scott Monument, Greyfriar’s Bobby and Holyrood Palace.   

Need a place?

Epilepsy Action does not have guaranteed places in the Great Edinburgh Run. You can enter via the Great Edinburgh Run website. Once you have entered, please register to receive a fundraising pack by clicking on the join the team button.

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Have your own place?

If you have been successful in securing your own place in the Great Edinburgh Run then we would be delighted to have you on our team. There is no set minimum sponsorship, we simply ask you to raise what you can. To request a runner’s pack click on the button below.

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How we will support you

We will support you every step of the way, whether you’re using a guaranteed place or have obtained your own place through the ballot.

All our runners will receive:

  • A welcome pack full of fundraising tips to help you get started
  • Fundraising support and encouragement from our dedicated team
  • Exclusive access to our Epilepsy ACTION heroes Facebook group
  • A free technical (breathable) Epilepsy Action running vest
  • A supporters' cheering pack
  • Secure online sponsorship pages

Set up a fundraising page with JustGivingMore information about Sunflower events

Set up a fundraising page with Virgin Money GivingMore information about Guess to Give


For further information

For further information on the Great Edinburgh Run, please contact our events team on +44 (0)113 210 8800 or by emailing events@epilepsy.org.uk

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Event Date: 
Sunday 19 April 2015 - 09:30

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