The 8th Annual ERN LP Run
20 Aug 17
Like running? Like good tunes? Like eating cake?
If you said yes to any of these, then the good news is the ERN LP RUN is back for the 8th year at 11am on Sunday 20th August! This is your LAST OPPORTUNITY to run on the historic track at Meadowbank Stadium before it is demolished and rebuilt!
The run is based on the oldest race in Houston, Texas now in its 50th year. For the ipod generation here is a short explanation. On the crack of the starting pistol you run as many Revolutions Per Minute (laps) of the track as you can during 33 and a third minutes, all the while listening to top tunes. Entrants are responsible for counting their own laps but bands will be given out for each lap completed and there will be independent verification of the front runners and prizes for the top male and female finishers, as well as spot prizes.
You can choose a tune you'd like to hear played as you're running, the theme for this year's music is the good old '80s (for those old enough to remember), so come along and enjoy the experience of running on a track, no matter how fast or slow you are!
There will also be a kids' race around one lap of the track (with music they are more likely to recognise!) starting at 10.30am, so the whole family can get involved and, as our club likes to say "ERN your cake"!
After the race is done and dusted, arguably the best bit - tea, coffee and cake! Edinburgh Running Network members love their cake, and we have a lot of great bakers, so join in and bring along a cake - there will be a prize for the best cake, but all cakes and traybakes will be welcome, it doesn't have to be perfect, just tasty!
This year the event is in aid of Streetfit Scotland, a charity providing a health, fitness and well being programme for the homeless and socially disadvantaged to reduce social isolation and improve mental and physical health (charity no. SCO 046638 http://www.streetfitscotland.org/).
ERN is one of the friendliest running clubs in Scotland and we welcome runners of all abilities. Come along and find out just how much we love to run, and eat cake.
2017 LP run T-shirts are available to pre-order with your entry - this year the colour is sapphire blue.
Every entrant will receive a biscuit medal, and be entered in the raffle prize draw.
Please note that music requests & T-shirt orders must be placed by 2nd July.
The ERN LP Run is a Scottish Athletics Permit Event held under UK Athletics Rules.
Total Places: 100
Places Available: ??
*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA
For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge