United Kingdom·April 27 2022

TP RUN CLUB: EDINBURGH

FREE 10K guided run exploring the Pentland Hills, Edinburgh. Perfect for beginner & experienced trail runners alike!

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Overview

Welcome to TP: Run Club Edinburgh, a community of trail runners & adventurers who share a passion for the outdoors. Join us as we inspire each other to push further & explore the wonders of nature together! JOIN THE COMMUNITY. EXPLORE. Join us for a 10k (ish) run meet around the glorious Pentland hills! Meeting in the Flotterstone car park (get there early to ensure you get a space as can be busy on the weekends), and then following the path up to Glencorse reservoir before pushing up the first climb to Fala Knowe. Summit, photos, breathe! DATE: Wednesday 27th April MEET: 7pm START TIME: 7:15pm DISTANCE: 10K Run START/END POINT: Rangers centre, Flotterstone car park EH260PP. Large free car park however it does fill rather quickly on weekends so try and arrive early to get a spot! TERRAIN: Short stint of road, woodland trail, grassy hills, loose stone paths. BAG DROP: Not available, please only bring what you need. We will start from the car park so you can leave things in your car. Note - there are toilets and a superb cafe in this car park. WHO'S IT FOR?: Anyone new to trail/hill running or those who have some level experience wanting to gain more of an understanding and confidence in trail/hill running in a friendly group setting

 PACE: This will be a casual run and we will stick together as a group. Average pace will be around 6:00/km but this will slow during the inclines This session is FREE. All abilities are welcome. 
Please note you MUST have a ticket to attend. If you have any questions please DM us on IG @trail_pursuit or @alexsophie_ to speak to your run leader. Thanks - Team Trail Pursuit #TrailPursuit

Highlights

Guided 10K Trail Run

Guided 10K Trail Run

Join us for a 10K guided run on 27th April. Super social & friendly pace

Explore the Pentland Hills

Explore the Pentland Hills

Meet Point & Parking: Flotterstone Ranger Centre Car Park EH260PP

All levels of runner welcome

All levels of runner welcome

Beginner & experienced runners alike ready to enjoy a social run

10K Route: Pentland Hills

10K Route: Pentland Hills

Hosts

Alex Sophie

Alex Sophie

alexsophie_

Schedule

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DAY 1

WEDS 27TH APRIL: EDINBURGH

When: Wednesday 27th April 2022 7pm meet - we will leave for the run at 7.15pm)
Meet Point & Parking: Flotterstone Ranger Centre Car Park, EH260PP

Meeting in the Flotterstone car park (get there early to ensure you get a space as can be busy on the weekends), and then following the path up to Glencorse reservoir before pushing up the first climb to Fala Knowe. Summit, photos, breathe!

A small loss of elevation before our final push to the the second climb of Allermuir Hill, where again will be a case of Summit, photos, Breathe! From here, with minimal elevation loss we head across to the third and final summit of Capelaw Hill. All these summits provide exquisite views across Edinburgh and beyond!

We’ll make our way down Phantoms Cleugh back to the road, and enjoy the descent all the way back to the car park to enjoy a well earned coffee and cake!

What's Included

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Guided 10K Run

Fun, friendly & supportive group

Beautiful trails

Any extra snacks or drinks

Car Parking (Please bring change)

Trip Tips

KEY INFO

KEY INFO

Where: Pentland Hills, Edinburgh When: Wednesday 27th April 2022 Time: 7pm meet - we'll leave for the run at 7.15pm) Meet Point & Parking: Flotterstone Ranger Centre Car Park, EH260PP

MANDATORY KIT LIST

MANDATORY KIT LIST

- Waterproof jacket (taped seams) - Spare base layer - Hat/Buff - Gloves - Fully charged mobile phone - High energy snacks - 500ml minimum liquid - Trail shoes

Stories

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Trail running for me means seeking beauty in nature, having freedom to explore new places & being resilient mentally & physically. What I find special about the Trail Pursuit community is that everyone is so unique, from different places & walks of life yet we share an obsession for the outdoors which breaks barriers for new friendships.

Ines Castro

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As someone who primarily road runs in the city, getting out on the trail is my escape. It's more than just fresh air, it takes me to a healthy mental place.

Haroon Mota

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Trail running has always been a form of complete escapism for me; it's exhilarating and challenging in equal measure but leaves you feeling accomplished and like you can tackle anything life throws your way!

Victoria Stears

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Running for me is a daily reprieve from the pressures of daily life. I moved from the road into trail running about two years ago. Hitting the trails gives me a chance to reset my mind and reconnect with body whilst surrounded in beauty and nature.

Ben Hobbs

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Losing myself amongst nature on the trails has proven to be a lifeline, by lifting my spirits and improving my mental health. This sense of purpose is so important for me since I've had to reclaim the routes for my own... on wheels.

Frankie Butler

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Trail running makes me a happier person, connects me with a nature, which I really enjoy. I feel wild and free when I'm on my trails 🙃

Magda Kaminska

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To me, trail running removes the playing field all together, it removes the boundaries that come from road running and allow you to feel a full sense of adventure and intimacy with the natural world. Going off the beaten path is where I feel alive, free and at my most inspired.

Ben Turner

FAQs

Wednesday 27th April from 7pm.

We welcome beginner & experienced trail runners alike. We'll stop for frequent water breaks & photos! Come & enjoy the adventure :) 

Flotterstone Ranger Centre Car Park, EH26 0PP

TP RUN CLUB: EDINBURGH

United Kingdom·April 27 2022·2 hours

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