EMF Junior Races

Enter either the 1.5k or 3k EMF 2014 junior races here!  
Both are popular for ages 6-14 year olds. 
Entries close at 5pm on April 30th so don't delay!

Date: Saturday 24th May 2014.

Start Times: The 3k will start at 12:30pm. The 1.5k will start at 1:30pm.

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Price: There are various entry options, please click here to be taken to them. PLEASE NOTE: to enter on behalf of your child, what you need to do is create a My Details account for your child and enter them in the same way that you would enter yourself. If you wish to use your email address, you can do, however you would need to make sure that the password is different to your own account. If you are seeing entries as closed, it's because you're logged into YOUR OWN account and the age limit settings aren't allowing you to enter.

Route: Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth this beautiful scenic route takes place in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh.  Its a great race for kids of all ages. Runners aged 6-10 will run 1.5k and runners aged 11-14 in will run 3k. Please note that the route & times may be subject to change.

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Entry Benefits: Each junior runner will receive a wicking technical finishers t-shirt, accurate chip timing,  great medal, results posted on the website within 48 hrs, race recovery pack and a fantastic running experience.  

Schools Competition: how to win equipment for your school

In the year of the Commonwealth Games we'd like to invite all aspiring athletes to take part. This is a fantastic opportunity to run as part of a team and represent your school. Schools with at least 3 boys OR 3 girls entered to any Junior Race will automatically be entered into the competition.  There is a prize of school equipment for the top school from across these areas - Mid Lothian, East Lothian, West Lothian, Edinburgh City and Fife. For full information please click here. 

2012 winners Cuiken Primary

Event Chip Timing: Timings for all Junior Runners will be recorded using a chip timing system - your timing chip will be embedded into your running number.

Your Result Information: All your personal data and information, including your running times, are treated with great respect. As such your result information is exclusively available to you within your My Details account after you have completed the race. We will only openly publish the top 10 finishers of each race. You will need to log in to get your times, splits and finishing position within the race. You can then choose to share this information as you see fit. They are your results and times. 

Baggage: Runners will be able to store baggage in a tent next to the start area.

Photographs: Our official race photographers are Marathon Photo. Please visit their website at www.marathon-photos.com to find a photograph of yourself after the race. Click here to see photographs from previous years of the marathon.

Accommodation: If you looking to book accommodation in Edinburgh for the weekend of the event please visit the accommodation section of the website for more information. 

In the Interest of Safety: The Race Director and the Emergency Services reserve the right to stop the race at any time, if deemed necessary. These would be in circumstances beyond our control and no refunds would be given.

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