Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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clock-o1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Overview

Jog around Edinburgh and see more of the city than you would walking on a 90-minute running tour. Climb Calton Hill for panoramic views, and jog through the Old and New Town, stopping at famous and unexpected sights to discover their history. Your run covers about 4.3 miles (7 kilometers), with pace set by your small group of 15 or fewer. Souvenirs of a running T-shirt, Edinburgh poster, and other extras are included.
  • 90-minute running tour in Edinburgh with a jog leader
  • Jog up Calton Hill and enjoy panoramic views over the Scottish capital
  • Run through the elegant streets of Edinburgh New Town and Old Town
  • Stop to admire and learn about famous sights like Edinburgh Castle
  • Pace set by group's ability along a moderate 4.3-mile (7-kilometer) route
  • Small group run limited to 15 or fewer
  • Souvenir running T-shirt, city map, and other extras included
Choose your preferred departure time, and travel independently to the start point near the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park. You don’t need to bring anything but your comfiest running shoes, suitable clothing, and bags of enthusiasm.
Meet your guide, a qualified jog leader, and group of no more than 15, and after warming up, begin your run. Your route will be set according to the weather and your group’s abilities and interests, but usually covers around 4.3 miles (7 kilometers). The pace is set by the group, so whatever your fitness levels, you’ll be able to complete the course.
Take a gentle jog up Calton Hill, and pause to admire the panoramic city views as your guide points out the landmarks. Then, get into your stride as you navigate Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town.
Glimpse famous attractions like Edinburgh Castle, and admire the elegant, 18th-century architecture of the New Town on route. Make regular stops for photos of the sights and to learn about their history from your guide.
Your 90-minute run concludes at the Historic Scotland Education Centre where you receive a souvenir pack of a running T-shirt, city poster, and other extras before your guide departs.

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, Jul 2018

Really enjoyed running through Edinburgh. Tour guide was fantastic, fun, and energetic and so knowledgeable!

b
, Mar 2018

Absolutely amazing run tour of Edinburgh! I will be booking again for sure when I return, hopefully sooner rather than later. Our route took us from Holyrood Palace through the Royal Terrace area, up Calton Hill at sunset, no less!, through New Town, by Princes Street Gardens, the Castle, through Old Town, and more. It was wonderful, and my guide, Raymond, was super friendly and knowledgeable about the city and its history. I had a wonderful experience and would recommend to anyone who enjoys running, history, and sightseeing all in one. Couldn't have asked for anything better!

J
, Oct 2017

We had a great guide. We enjoyed the historical stories and the exposure of the city. I used the knowledge of the route to run the remaining days of my visit there. I think anyone who enjoys some activity to sign up for this tour.

J
, Oct 2017

We ran about 6 miles at a leisurely pace but we learned so much about the history and our guide was highly educated on the topics.
I used the exposure of the route to run on the other days of my visit.

J
, Sep 2017

This was one of the best experiences of our trip. The pace of the run was comfortable and I think any level of fitness would enjoy it. We learned some truly interesting facts about the city and running by them made it special. I hope this tour remains in Edinburgh because we would love to do it again when we return. It was a great value for the price.


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