Schedule | Indicitive schedule

  • 08:30 Event Village Opens
  • 08:30 Event Registration Opens
  • 10:15 Warm up for Edinburgh 5Km Winter Run
  • 10:30 Edinburgh Winter Run Starts
  • 11.30 Edinburgh Winter Run 5K Prize Giving
  • 11:30 BUCS Women’s B Race starts
  • 12:00 Edinburgh Toddler dash starts
  • 12:15 BUCS Men’s B Race starts
  • 12:30 Edinburgh Winter Run Family Mile starts
  • 13:15 BUCS Women’s A Race starts
  • 14:15 BUCS Men’s A Race starts
  • 15:30 BUCS Prize giving and Event Closure


Road closures on Queen’s Drive will also be operational on the day of the event and there is no parking within Holyrood Park on event day.

There are many well signposted public car parks in Edinburgh City Centre within easy walking distance of Holyrood Park.

Public Transport links

Edinburgh is well served by buses and many routes pass close to the event site at Holyrood Park.

For more information about public transport in the city, please visit

There is also a number of bike racks in Holyrood Park and the local area – including in front of the Scottish Parliament building