Rat Race Ultra Tour of Edinburgh | Edinburgh

Rat Race Ultra Tour of Edinburgh

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Dawn breaks and in the crisp autumn air of Scotland’s Capital a quite remarkable event gets underway. Enveloped within the beating heart of this most famous of cities, the runners of the Ultra Tour of Edinburgh set off with a Braveheart charge down the most famous street in Scotland – the Royal Mile. Their course then weaves 57km through streets, alleyways, onto hills, up crags, past monuments, museums, seats of Royalty, Government and up and down 3000 feet of ascent and descent.
The Ultra Tour of Edinburgh is unique. Many events claim to be. But this one is an Ultra Run in a city – a city like no other. Rat Race is the UK’s best known adventure sports outfit and our company was forged on the streets of Edinburgh in 2004 with the staging there of our first ever event. It is to our spiritual home that we bring a superlatively ‘doable’ Ultra. 57km on foot is no mean feat but for all those out there who think they can go that extra mile, you can. And what better place to do so than somewhere so hauntingly beautiful, rugged, gnarled and famous in equal measure.
"@ratracehq Ultra Tour of Edinburgh? AWESOME!!! 36 miles of running round all the areas of the city you don’t usually see "
"It was brilliant. My 1st ultra after only halfs and 1 marathon. In my opinion generous cut offs . superb views. A nice climb up to the pentlands with some amazing views of where you've been and are about to go!! Rat race support is in my opinion 2nd to none."
"Thanks Rat Race for putting on a great event. My first Rat Race. Won't be my last! Well done to everybody who ran, and to those I chatted to on route, thank you for the encouragement. Until next time!"

When?

Sunday, October 20th 2019 07:00am

Where?

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great Stuart Street EH3 Edinburgh EH3 6 United Kingdom

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