Portobello Beach Race

23 Jun 19

Portobello Beach Race has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

DATE: The Beach Race will take place on Sunday 23rd June, 2019 at 12.30pm.


REGISTRATION: Race Numbers will be issued from 11am to 12.15pm on the day of the race at registration which is located at The Dalriada Bar, 77 The Promenade, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 2EL.


RACE ROUTE: Clear route maps will be posted at registration on the day of the race. The route is approximately 4 miles long. A map and course description will also be posted on the club website at http://www.portobellorunners.co.uk/porty-beach-race The race will start from the Dalriada and go in an easterly direction, dropping on to the beach at the Joppa Pumping Station. The route will then follow the shoreline, in a westerly direction towards the Cat and Dog home and returns along the shoreline towards Joppa end re-joining the prom again at the Pumping Station for the last leg to the finish line at Dalriada. Please note to complete the race you may have to negotiate wooden groynes – so be prepared to either vault or get your feet wet!


CHARITY: All net sales proceeds raised from the race will be donated to this years chosen local charity https://www.streetfitscotland.org which supports health, fitness and wellbeing for socially disadvantaged groups.


RACE SPONSORS: This years beach race has received sponsorship from The Physio Therapy Place based at 117 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh EH15 1AR. https://www.thephysiotherapyplace.com The Physiotherapy Place is a physiotherapy clinic located in Portobello and are specialists in muscle, joint, nerve, and chronic pain.


RACE ENTRY FEE: Online Entry Fee is £7.00 for SA members and £9.00 for non-SA members. The race is limited to 225 entries. Online Entry closing date is 5pm, 20th June,2019. Entry is restricted to athletes who are 16 and over on race day. Unless the race limit has been reached entries will be available On the Day at £8 for SA members and £10 for non-SA members Race Numbers are non-transferable and not refundable. No-one will be allowed to compete without one.


PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded at approximately 1:30pm at the Dalriada Bar. Prizes will be limited to one per person. The categories: Open Male: 1st, 2nd, 3rd. Open Female: 1st, 2nd, 3rd. First Vet (40 up to 50), First SuperVet (50 up to 60) and First Hypervet (60 and over) Male and Female


KIDS' FUN RUN: There will be a Kids' Fun Run on race day starting at 11:45am. Further details can be found on our website at http://www.portobellorunners.co.uk


Car parking is available on the main road at Joppa beyond the pumping station and in adjacent streets. Allow sufficient time to get to registration in The Dalriada. Toilets and changing are available at registration.


20 Jun 2019£7.00£9.00

*Discounted for members of any of SA EA WA

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 23/06/2019

Status: Closed

Total Places: 225

Places Available: ??



Laura Hughes



Dalriada Bar, 77 The Promenade, Portobello EH15 2EL