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Edinburgh Frontrunners – Saturday morning run / walk
August 31 @ 9:45 - 11:00 UTC+1
An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Saturday, repeating until 28. September 2019
Edinburgh Frontrunners – Saturday morning run
What: Run and brunch
Where: Glenogle Swim Centre, Glenogle Road, EH3 5JB
note: our runs start from the Glenogle Road (lower) entrance of the Swim Centre, not the Saxe Coburg Place (upper) entrance.
Routes: beginners’ runs, plus 6k, 8k and 10k distances for more advanced runners. Our Saturday routes are mostly on the traffic-free rail trails in North Edinburgh. Click on the links below to see the route maps (all routes are “-ish” distances):
Cost: There is no per-run charge. If you enjoy our club and would like to continue running with us, after three visits we will ask you to buy a membership (just £15 per year, £5 student/unwaged rate).
Changing and Showers: You may use the changing and shower facilities at Glenogle for £1.70. The lockers in the change room are free, but require a £1 coin as a deposit.
There are changing rooms for women and men off the balcony, with cubicled showers and communal changing. There are also two accessible shower rooms (one poolside, one off the balcony) which are gender neutral and free to use without asking, so just pay for your shower as usual and then use whichever changing facilities you’re most comfortable with.
Feel free to ask the Committee for help/support/directions – we’re all here to help! 🙂
Join us for a walk!
Don’t be put off by our official title.
To be an Edinburgh Frontrunner does NOT mean you have to run to take part.
EFR encourages their members to MOVE around this great city any way they want to. We have seen a growing number of members choosing to take part by walking. Most go for a comfortable stroll around the Meadows or Holyrood Park, while the more adventurous have taken to exploring the hidden alleys and staircases of Old Town (see the many ‘Stair Stompers’ events on our Facebook page).
So if you’re interested in a 45-60 minute walk with us, don’t let all this talk of training put you off. We’re always looking for routes and new places to go – why not share where YOUR favourite walk is? We are ALL Edinburgh Frontrunners and we’d love for you to join us no matter how you like to move.
The meeting places and times for walkers are:
Wed evenings, 6:50 for a 7pm start, Royal Commonwealth Pool (21 Dalkeith Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5BB)
Sat mornings, 9:50 for a 10am start, Glenogle Swim Centre (Glenogle Road, Edinburgh, EH3 5JB) *lower entrance*
Please wear comfortable walking-wear, keeping in mind the weather and time of year.