Edinburgh

Edinburgh

The Scottish capital's historic streets and vibrant culture create an incredible setting for outdoor events!

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Explore Edinburgh

One of the most beautiful and popular cities in the UK, the bustling Scottish capital hosts more than its fair share of outdoor events. Use this page to discover the events, clubs and adventures on offer in Edinburgh.

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Events in Edinburgh in 2023

Flagship events like the Edinburgh Marathon Festival aren't the only things going on!

Events in Edinburgh in 2024

Browse outdoor events in and around the Scottish capital in 2024.

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?
  • Sat 6 Apr
  • £42.40
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

The Drop | Edinburgh

We put you on a bus... We blindfold you... We take you to an unknown location... You have no tech, no map, no watch, no idea where you are... Will you make it back to HQ or be lost for ever?

  • 10 miler
  • Multi-terrain run
Dare to be different and run Kilomathon Scotland! With a choice of distances, fun for the kids and a roaring grandstand finish in the Murrayfield Stadium you can look forward to a great day out!
  • Sun 7 Apr
  • £14-£27.75
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Kilomathon Scotland

Dare to be different and run Kilomathon Scotland! With a choice of distances, fun for the kids and a roaring grandstand finish in the Murrayfield Stadium you can look forward to a great day out!

  • 10 miler
  • 5K run
  • Fun run
Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer, there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, voted UK's fastest!
  • Sat 25 - Sun 26 May
  • £14.50-£142.25
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer, there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, voted UK's fastest!

  • Marathon 2
  • Half marathon
  • 10K run
  • 5K run
  • Fun run 4
If you like great beer and running on amazing riverside trails then this event is for you! Run through the beautiful valley of the North Esk River to finish at the brewery for a free beer.
  • Sat 8 Jun
  • £30-£35
Loanhead, Midlothian, UK

Hop Run

If you like great beer and running on amazing riverside trails then this event is for you! Run through the beautiful valley of the North Esk River to finish at the brewery for a free beer.

  • 10K run
  • 5K run
A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.
  • Sun 23 Jun
  • FREE
Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK

Walk For A Cure | Edinburgh

A new, family-friendly, accessible 5K walk for everyone impacted by dementia. Join hundreds of others and be part of the movement walking to find a cure and sharing a day out with the community.

  • 5 km
A seriously flat and rapid course with downhill sections along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £33-£35.25
  • 8 charities
Musselburgh, East Lothian, UK

Scottish 10K

A seriously flat and rapid course with downhill sections along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!

  • 10 km road running
A seriously flat and rapid point-to-point course with a downhill profile along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £41.50-£43.75
  • 8 charities
Tranent, East Lothian, UK

Scottish Half Marathon

A seriously flat and rapid point-to-point course with a downhill profile along the coast to finish in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse with a grandstand finish!

  • 13.1 miles road running
Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year with various routes for all abilities.
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £6.50-£20
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

The Kiltwalk Edinburgh

Get ready, Kiltwalkers! Experience the banter, fun, bagpipes, support and sheer emotion in Scotland's capital this year with various routes for all abilities.

  • Charity walk 3
If you need a goal to motivate you, the Men’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £25.50-£35.25
  • 5 charities
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Men's 10K Edinburgh

If you need a goal to motivate you, the Men’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.

  • 10 km road running
If you need a goal to motivate you, the Women’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £25.50-£35.25
  • 5 charities
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Women's 10K Edinburgh

If you need a goal to motivate you, the Women’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference, either to your own life or someone else’s.

  • 10 km road running

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