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Sunday 22nd October 2023
Dig out your running shoes and challenge yourself at the Women’s 10K Edinburgh. Gather your friends and family and complete the route together, or set off on a solo run at this amazing city-centre 10K.
The stunning route begins on the Royal Mile before taking you past lots of iconic Edinburgh landmarks like the Scott Monument, Holyrood Palace and Dynamic Earth. Head back through the Grassmarket and on to a grandstand finish at BT Murrayfield Stadium.
Encouraging you to be the fittest, healthiest and happiest version of yourself, the Women’s 10K Edinburgh is a hugely supportive and friendly event which is perfect for runners of all abilities.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro or it’s your very first 10K, this is the perfect event to challenge yourself and achieve something amazing.
Sign up now and secure your FREE charity place.
By signing up for the Women’s 10K Edinburgh, you’ll be making a difference.
By fundraising for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and pledging to raise a minimum sponsorship of £150, you’ll be making sure that no one has to feel scared and alone when they return home from hospital.
You are the difference between someone just surviving and really living.
“Because of you, stroke survivors like me and my family can get the help we so desperately need.”
You’ll be helping people like Nancy. After supporting her husband Kevin to recover from a life-changing stroke, little did she think she would have to fight her own battle just three years later.
“I was terrified because I knew exactly what was happening to me. I knew I was having a stroke because I had been there when Kevin had his stroke,” explains Nancy.
“Stroke took away my voice and my love of reading and writing. I could never have imagined suddenly losing the ability to speak or read or write. And when it happened to me, I felt so lost.”
But then she met our amazing support worker Hazel, who also introduced Nancy to one of our incredible volunteers, Sam. Their work is funded by wonderful supporters and fundraisers like you.
“Because of you, stroke survivors like me and my family can get the help we so desperately need to relearn skills we took for granted and begin to rebuild our lives,” adds Nancy.
So, it’s time to get your fundraising hero cape on and raise money to make sure more people like Nancy get the support they need!
If you need any support to make your fantastic fundraising ideas really fly, we’re here to help!
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