The Edinburgh Christmas Charity Festival

Live & Virtual

Join us in Christmas 2021

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th December

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Come and join us and take part in any of the events listed.

Saturday 4th December:
Santa Parade
at 10.15am – from Saunders Street Stockbridge to Inverleith Park
Edinburgh Christmas 10k Walk at 11.30am – Inverleith Park

Sunday 5th December:
Edinburgh Christmas 5k Run at 09.30am – Inverleith Park
Edinburgh Christmas 10k Run at 11.00am – Inverleith Park
Santa Toddle – Inverleith Park

Unique medal for all entrants for the Christmas Run & Walks. All runners will be chip timed. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each category. Don’t forget our wonderful Santa’s Grotto for the little ones -open on both days. Santas Cairngorm Reindeer on show over both days of the festival.

If a virtual entry Sign up, then pick your event and just do your Christmas walk or run during the month of December.

Sprinkle some magic on your children’s Christmas

Our Santa’s Grotto event has been said to be on of the best in Edinburgh.

An early booking is advisable and like all previous years Santa will have his trusty Cairngorm Reindeers with him.

Saturday 4th December: 11am – 5pm
Sunday 5th December: 9am – 5pm
Inverleith Park Edinburgh

Virtual Christmas Events

Christmas 5k Run
Christmas 10k Run
Christmas 10k Walk
Christmas 20k Walk
Santa Toddle 800 mtr approx

Entry Fee for 2021 Christmas Events

Normal £17
Overseas £24
Concession £12 under 16 yrs / OAPS
Santa Toddle £5

How to take part if a Virtual Entrant

  1. Click ENTER NOW and select your event
  2. You’ll receive your letter of instruction in the post along with your bespoke medal!
  3. Complete your chosen event during the month of December
  4. Upload your results using the GREEN button on this page (available 1 December)
  5. Email your photos or post on to Facebook

Photos from the Christmas Challenge Event 2020

Photos from the Santa Walkabout 2020

Photos from the 2019 Christmas Challenge