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COURSE DETAILS for Scotland course no: 15/094

Course Name Holyrood 5k 
Race Name Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5k 
Distance 5000m 
Measured By Paul Hodgson, Grade: 1 
Measured On 14 Feb 2015 
Race Type road 
Terrain Both Courses are Hilly, they have a common Finish Line, and whilst both races start on Queens Drive they are separated by some 480m. The 5k is almost a complete circuit around the rocky promontory of Arthurs Seat and contains a challenging ascent.  
Surface The race surfaces are of generally good quality Tarmaced roads and footpaths.  
Configuration The 5k is almost a complete single lap the 10k is an elongated figure of 8. 
Section of Road The measurement assumed that the whole of the road was available to the runners up to the point where the two routes split 4.6k. Thereafter the 10k measurement did not cross the central white line until the end of Old Church Lane where the shortest line w 
Right Turns Shortest line taken at right turns. 
Comments 5k event in conjunction with a 10k route. Courses concurrent to 4.6k point.This measurement was a of a previously measured but uncertified course a very good result was achieved with only 0.5m variance.  
Grid Ref of Start OS GRID REF: NT
View in Streetmap: 300000600000
File Reference  

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Certificates of Course Accuracy have been issued for the following races using the above course:
Course Name = Holyrood 5k

Race (with web
site link if supplied )

County Organiser
(race director)
Organisation Certificate
Issued on
Date of
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5k EastSCO Freya Ross GSi Events  10 Mar 2015  30 May 2015 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5k EastSCO Freya Ross GSi Events Ltd  11 Mar 2018  26 May 2018 
Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K EastSCO Neil Kilgour GSi Events Ltd  7 May 2019  25 May 2019 

Course Measurement Report

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