The Great Scottish Christmas Festival

The Great Scottish Christmas Festival

The Christmas 5K, 10K & 1500m Junior u/16 runs 


Inverleith Park, Edinburgh
1 December, 2024

Join Terry!

Join Terry on December 1st and help celebrate the Christmas Runs 20th Anniversary and Terry’s 82nd year when he will be participating in this year’s Christmas 5k Run.

Event Information


2024 Events

Adult Runs – 5k & 10k

Junior Runs – 1500m
Ages 6-7-8 / 9 -10-11 / 12 -13 / 14 -15

Edinburgh’s very first Christmas Junior under 16 year run.
Mum, dad & friends can run with the 7yr to 12yr old runners.


Early Bird Entry!

Be an Early Bird Entry for a reduced entry rate and get the chance to win our fabulous Christmas Hamper. Don’t Delay Join up today.

Sunday 1st December Inverleith Park

Event Times

5k Christmas Run – 09.30am
10k Christmas Run – 11am
1500mt U/16s – 1pm

 Overseas entries are welcome

No matter what part of the world you live in you can take part in all our Christmas events.

We already have Barbar from New York & Petra from Germany entered.

So why not join them and make this truly an international event.

Your Medal will be posted to you!

Petra – Germany

Barbara – New York


Event Sponsors


The Great Scottish Events difference

Great Scottish Events have been running sporting events, challenges and community events since 1968. Founder Terry, who started his career as a Physical Training Instructor in the Royal Navy is still involved in every event and has been running stand out events such as The Great Scottish Walk & Run Festival, Great Scottish Christmas Festival, The Great Scottish Tattie Run & The Great Perthshire Tattie Run. Terry is still creating new and fantastic events and he'd love to see you at the next one!


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