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Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 10km and 5km Trail Runs and Festive Fun Run 2018

09 Dec 2018

 

Welcome to the first Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 10km and 5km trail runs and 1.2km Festive Fun Running event.

Scurry Events are hosting this event and will be looking to provide community support to both South Morningside Primary school and the Friends of the Hermitage

All proceeds of the fun run will go as a charitable donation towards the primary school and a further donation to the Friends of the Hermitage and Braid along with additional support through volunteer marshals on the day. 

The runs are clearly marked and marshaled off road routes for everyone to enjoy.  Both the 5km and 10km trails will follow a 1 lap course starting at the Hermitage of Braid house and following challenging routes up and over Blackford Hill.

The Festive Fun Run is up and down the main drive to the Hermitage House.

All fun run children entrants will receive an elf hat to run in and takeaway and festive wear is encouraged.

Post race drink and cakes. Race momento.

Hot and cold drinks and refreshments will be available for spectators in the Lodge coffee house.

We will look forward to seeing you there.

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 5km Trail Run

VENUE 

Hermitage of Braid House, Braid Road, EH10 6JF.Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

ENTRY FEE

5k  (min. age 11yrs on the day of the run -  see seperate entry for 11-15 juniors )        

£12.00 via entry central (before October the 31st) 

£14.00 via entry central (from November 1st)

Online entries preferred.  Limited on the day entries £15.00.

TIMINGS

Registration 1 Saturday 8th of December 12.30 -2pm.  Stall at Morningside Primary school winter fair, 116 Comiston Rd, Edinburgh EH10 5QN (5km, 10km and festive fun run).

Registration 2Sunday 9th of December  8.45am - 9.30am for the 10km and 5km events  in the registration tent by the start / finish area (and up to 11am for the 1.2km fun run).

9.35am Runners make their way to the start line.

Race Briefing 9.40am by the start

5km and 10km race start time at 9.45am

Prize Giving 11.10am

Race Briefing 11.25am

1.2km Festive fun run start time at 11.30am

GENERAL INFORMATION

Clear route maps will be posted on our Facebook page two weeks prior and at the race registration. 

Your vehicle and belongings are your own responsibility and the organisers accept no liability for loss, damage, or theft.

Race Numbers will be issued at registration.

We reserve the right to start the prize giving once 80% of competitors complete the course.

All community fun run proceedings will go to South Morningside Primary school and additional contributions will also support the Friends of the Hermitage and Blackford Hill (SCO31776).

Health and Safety

This is a trail run, you will be running on some uneven surfaces for example on the tracks through woods. Runners should come adequately prepared for uneven, tarmac, grass and mud surfaces.

All routes are extensively sign posted and well marshalled. Safety is paramount and we expect runners to follow the advice of marshals at all times & take all reasonable precaution.

Please be courteous towards public dog walkers and other path users as they have equal rights and access to trails and paths in and round the reserve.

This course is not suitable for Canicross runners - please no dogs.

The trail courses are not suitable for push chairs, baby prams or run buggies. They are fine on the fun run.

Adverse weather conditions on the day may cause the race to be rescheduled.

Every competitor is asked to confirm their safe arrival back at the finish desk even if they have not been able to complete the course.

First Aid / Injuries

 These events can be strenuous, and the organisers cannot accept responsibility for any accidents or injuries. A First-aid team will be available at the Start and Finish areas. Anyone withdrawing during the event must report to the finish team.

Emergency Contacts

Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse of your race number.

Car Parking

 Come by public transport if possible. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage. There are limited bike rack spaces at the entrance to the Hermitage by the Lodge Coffee house.

Competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

Facilities

Limited male and female public toilets are located at the stables down by the main Hermitage of Braid House and start / finish area. Please respect the reserve and be patient if small toilet queues form.

Kit and valuables

You are responsible for your own kit and valuables. If necessary, there will be a small change tent by the finish line to leave kit for after the race. Please mark this with your race number. Please only bring what you will race in to the start line. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss of clothing or equipment.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in the 10km and 5km to the first 3 male and female runners and the first O40 male and female and 1st junior male and female (in the 5km) - unless in the top 3 overall and then a roll down applies. No fun run prizes awarded.

Results

Competitors' places and times will be posted near the finish area a short while after the runners complete the course. The full official results will be put onto the event's web-site and facebook links provided ASAP and emailed to competitors. Chip timing may not be used for this event however, finish times will be issued after the event online. Should an accurate or backup time be required runners should wear their own stopwatch.

THE COURSE

The 5km route is a 1 lap mixed terrain route starting and finishing at the Hermitage of Braid house. Offering mixed terrain trail paths around the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill nature reserve. Unique views across Edinburgh and the Forth.

SPECTATOR REFRESHMENTS

Hot and cold drinks and refreshments will be available for spectators in the Lodge coffee house.

GDPR

By signing up to this event you agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event and may pass such information to the governing body if applicable or any affilliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times, occupation and age category. I agree that my contact details can be used to communicate with me for matters relating to the organising of this event, including but not limited to, updates on event planning and results (including links to social media event groups) and for communication about holding of this event in the following year.

Feedback: We would welcome your feedback on our event.  

We hope you enjoy this first Hermitage and Blackford Hill event.

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 10km Trail Run

VENUE 

Hermitage of Braid House, Braid Road, EH10 6JF. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

ENTRY FEE

10k (min. age 16yrs on the day of the run)        

£16.00 via entry central (before October the 31st)

£18.00 via entry central (from November 1st)

Online entries preffered. On the day entries £20.00.

TIMINGS

Registration 1 Saturday 8th of December 12.30 -2pm.  Stall at Morningside Primary school winter fair, 116 Comiston Rd, Edinburgh EH10 5QN (5km, 10km and festive fun run).

Registration 2Sunday 9th of December  8.45am - 9.30am for the 10km and 5km events  in the registration tent by the start / finish area (and up to 11am for the 1.2km fun run).

9.35am Runners make their way to the start line.

Race Briefing 9.40am by the start

5km and 10km race start time at 9.45am

Prize Giving 11.10am

Race Briefing 11.25am

1.2km Festive fun run start time at 11.30am

GENERAL INFORMATION

Clear route maps will be posted on our Facebook page two weeks prior and at the race registration. 

Your vehicle and belongings are your own responsibility and the organisers accept no liability for loss, damage, or theft.

Race Numbers will be issued at registration.

We reserve the right to start the prize giving once 80% of competitors complete the course.

All community fun run proceedings will go to South Morningside Primary school and additional contributions will also support the Friends of the Hermitage and Blackford Hill (SCO31776).

Health and Safety

This is a trail run, you will be running on some uneven surfaces for example on the tracks through woods. Runners should come adequately prepared for uneven, tarmac, grass and mud surfaces.

All routes are extensively sign posted and well marshalled. Safety is paramount and we expect runners to follow the advice of marshals at all times & take all reasonable precaution.

Please be courteous towards public dog walkers and other path users as they have equal rights and access to trails and paths in and round the reserve.

This course is not suitable for Canicross runners - please no dogs.

The trail courses are not suitable for push chairs, baby prams or run buggies. They are fine on the fun run.

Adverse weather conditions on the day may cause the race to be rescheduled.

Every competitor is asked to confirm their safe arrival back at the finish desk even if they have not been able to complete the course.

First Aid / Injuries

These events can be strenuous, and the organisers cannot accept responsibility for any accidents or injuries. A First-aid team will be available at the Start and Finish areas. Anyone withdrawing during the event must report to the finish team.

Emergency Contacts

Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse of your race number.

Car Parking

Come by public transport if possible. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage. There are limited bike rack spaces at the entrance to the Hermitage by the Lodge Coffee house.

Competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

Facilities

Limited male and female public toilets are located at the stables down by the main Hermitage of Braid House and start / finish area. Please respect the reserve and be patient if small toilet queues form.

Kit and valuables

 You are responsible for your own kit and valuables. If necessary, there will be a small change tent by the finish line to leave kit for after the race. Please mark this with your race number. Please only bring what you will race in to the start line. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss of clothing or equipment.

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded in the 10km and 5km to the first 3 male and female runners and the first O40 male and female and 1st junior male and female (in the 5km) - unless in the top 3 overall and then a roll down applies. No fun run prizes awarded.

Results

Competitors' places and times will be posted near the finish area a short while after the runners complete the course. The full official results will be put onto the event's web-site and facebook links provided ASAP and emailed to competitors. Chip timing may not be used for this event however, finish times will be issued after the event online. Should an accurate or backup time be required runners should wear their own stopwatch.

THE COURSE

The 10km route is a 1 lap mixed terrain route starting and finishing at the Hermitage of Braid house. Offering mixed terrain trail paths around the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill nature reserve. Unique views across Edinburgh and the Forth.

SPECTATOR REFRESHMENTS

Hot and cold drinks and refreshments will be available for spectators in the Lodge coffee house.

GDPR

By signing up to this event you agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event and may pass such information to the governing body if applicable or any affilliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times, occupation and age category. I agree that my contact details can be used to communicate with me for matters relating to the organising of this event, including but not limited to, updates on event planning and results (including links to social media event groups) and for communication about holding of this event in the following year.

Feedback: We would welcome your feedback on our event.  

We hope you enjoy this first Hermitage and Blackford Hill event.

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 5km Trail Run 

VENUE Hermitage of Braid House, Braid Road, EH10 6JF. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

ENTRY FEE

5k  (min. age 11yrs on the day of the run)        

£7.00 via entry central (before October the 31st) 

£9.00 via entry central (from November 1st)

Online entries preferred.  Limited on the day entries £11.00.

TIMINGS

Registration 1 Saturday 8th of December 12.30 -2pm.  Stall at Morningside Primary school winter fair, 116 Comiston Rd, Edinburgh EH10 5QN (5km, 10km and festive fun run).

Registration 2Sunday 9th of December  8.45am - 9.30am for the 10km and 5km events  in the registration tent by the start / finish area (and up to 11am for the 1.2km fun run).

9.35am Runners make their way to the start line.

Race Briefing 9.40am by the start

5km and 10km race start time at 9.45am

Prize Giving 11.10am

Race Briefing 11.25am

1.2km Festive fun run start time at 11.30am

GENERAL INFORMATION

Clear route maps will be posted on our Facebook page two weeks prior and at the race registration. 

Your belongings are your own responsibility and the organisers accept no liability for loss, damage, or theft.

Race Numbers will be issued at registration.

We reserve the right to start the prize giving once 80% of competitors complete the course.

All community fun run proceedings will go to South Morningside Primary school and additional contributions will also support the Friends of the Hermitage and Blackford Hill (SCO31776).

Health and Safety

This is a trail run, you will be running on some uneven surfaces for example on the tracks through woods. Runners should come adequately prepared for uneven, tarmac, grass and mud surfaces.

All routes are extensively sign posted and well marshalled. Safety is paramount and we expect runners to follow the advice of marshals at all times & take all reasonable precaution.

Please be courteous towards public dog walkers and other path users as they have equal rights and access to trails and paths in and round the reserve.

This course is not suitable for Canicross runners - please no dogs.

The trail courses are not suitable for push chairs, baby prams or run buggies. They are fine on the fun run.

Adverse weather conditions on the day may cause the race to be rescheduled.

Every competitor is asked to confirm their safe arrival back at the finish desk even if they have not been able to complete the course.

First Aid / Injuries These events can be strenuous, and the organisers cannot accept responsibility for any accidents or injuries. A First-aid team will be available at the Start and Finish areas. Anyone withdrawing during the event must report to the finish team.

Emergency Contacts Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse of your race number.

Car Parking Come by public transport if possible. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage. There are limited bike rack spaces at the entrance to the Hermitage by the Lodge Coffee house.

Competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

Facilities  Limited male and female public toilets are located at the stables down by the main Hermitage of Braid House and start / finish area. Please respect the reserve and be patient if small toilet queues form.

Kit and valuables

You are responsible for your own kit and valuables. If necessary, there will be a small change tent by the finish line to leave kit for after the race. Please mark this with your race number. Please only bring what you will race in to the start line. The organisers accept no responsibility for loss of clothing or equipment.

Prizes Prizes will be awarded in the 10km and 5km to the first 3 male and female runners and the first O40 male and female and 1st junior male and female (in the 5km) - unless in the top 3 overall and then a roll down applies. No fun run prizes awarded.

Results Competitors' places and times will be posted near the finish area a short while after the runners complete the course. The full official results will be put onto the event's web-site and facebook links provided ASAP and emailed to competitors. Chip timing may not be used for this event however, finish times will be issued after the event online. Should an accurate or backup time be required runners should wear their own stopwatch.

THE COURSE

The 5km route is a 1 lap mixed terrain route starting and finishing at the Hermitage of Braid house. Offering mixed terrain trail paths around the Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill nature reserve. Unique views across Edinburgh and the Forth.

SPECTATOR REFRESHMENTS

Hot and cold drinks and refreshments will be available for spectators in the Lodge coffee house.

GDPR

By signing up to this event you agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event and may pass such information to the governing body if applicable or any affilliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences or for publishing results either for the event alone or combined with or compared to other events. Results may include (but not be limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times, occupation and age category. I agree that my contact details can be used to communicate with me for matters relating to the organising of this event, including but not limited to, updates on event planning and results (including links to social media event groups) and for communication about holding of this event in the following year.

Feedback: We would welcome your feedback on our event.  

We hope you enjoy this first Hermitage and Blackford Hill event.

 

Hermitage of Braid 1.2km Festive Fun Run 

ENTRY FEE 

1.2km (children under 10 must run with an adult)         

£5.00 via entry central (accompanying adults free).

Online entries preferred. On the day entries £6.00 (accompanying adults free).

All community fun run proceedings will go to South Morningside Primary school and additional contributions will also support the Friends of the Hermitage and Blackford Hill (SCO31776).

Registration 1 Saturday 8th of December 12.30 -2pm - Stall at Morningside Primary school winter fair, 116 Comiston Rd, Edinburgh EH10 5QN (5km, 10km and festive fun run).

Registration 2Sunday 9th December  8.30am - 9.30am for the 10km and 5km events in the main courtyard building (and up to 11am for the 1.6km fun run).

Race Briefing 11.25am

1.6km race start time at 11.30am (no prizes awarded).

Starting at the Hermitage of Braid House running up to the bridge at the lodge house and back.

All children will receive an elf hat to wear and keep after the event. Festive wear is encouraged - but please keep warm - it is December.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Race Numbers will be issued at registration.

Health and Safety

The route is from the Hermitage of Braid House up to the bridge at the lodge house and back. The course is suitable for push chairs, prams and buggies however, it will be a busy course so we would ask you to take care and have buggies etc. start nearer the back.  Conditions will be cold and there are speed bumps and the odd gravel patch or hole in the road so please take care and come prepared. Dogs are not encouraged but well bahaved dogs are permitted on leads.

*Slower runners in the 10km event may still be finishing so please cheer them on and let them run by*

We cannot exclude the public from access during our event however marshals will do their best to warn dog walkers and notify them of competitors coming their wy. We ask if you can please be courteous to all park users. This is a fun run and times are not recorded.

Your vehicle and belongings are your own responsibility and the organisers accept no liability for loss, damage or theft.

Adverse weather conditions on the day may cause the race to be rescheduled

Car Parking

Come by public transport if possible. Please note there is no parking in the Hermitage. On road parking can be found on Braid Road, Hermitage Drive and nearby streets and competitors must walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage. There are limited bike rack spaces at the entrance to the Hermitage by the Lodge Coffee house.

Competitors must leave time to walk to the registration / start line within the Hermitage (0.6km from the lodge house entrance).

Facilities

Limited male and female public toilets are located at the stables down by the main Hermitage of Braid House and start / finish area. Please respect the reserve and be patient if small toilet queues form.

Emergency Contacts

Please ensure you write your emergency contact details on the reverse of your race number.

SPECTATOR REFRESHMENTS

Hot and cold drinks and refreshments will be available for spectators in the Lodge coffee house.

 

Enjoy your festive fun run!

 

 

Organiser
Peter Ness

07977585174

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 5km Trail Run09 Dec 2018??/80Open07 Dec 2018
Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 10km Trail Run09 Dec 2018??/110Open07 Dec 2018
Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill 5km Trail Run (Juniors 11-15)09 Dec 2018??/50Open07 Dec 2018
Hermitage of Braid 1.2km Festive fun run09 Dec 2018??/100Open07 Dec 2018
Prices
Event Address
Hermitage of Braid House, Hermitage, Edinburgh