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Charity Events 2020

Are you a Hearts’ fan or a Big Hearts’ supporter?
We are happy to facilitate entries to represent our charity at the most exciting charity challenges of the year!

Run, walk or abseil in 2020 to increase awareness of our charity whilst supporting our work with individuals and families affected by poverty & social isolation. Every supporter signed-up will receive a complimentary branded T-shirt & goodies!

Any question? Please email communications@bighearts.org.uk or call 0131 603 4926.

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival
NEW DATE: Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 September 2020

Represent Hearts’ charity at the largest running event of the year! Join other supporters to run 5K or 10K or challenge yourself with the Half or Full Marathon. If there’s only one race you’ll take on in 2020, it has to be the EMF!

Ask for a free entry via this link.

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk
Sunday 13 September 2020

The largest family-friendly event supporting charities in Scotland! You can walk 5, 14.5 or 24 miles at your own pace, whilst enjoying the entertainment along the route. Open to all abilities, dogs welcome!

Free T-shirt, hot meal & live music for all supporters.

Click here to ask for your free entry.

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Forth Rail Bridge Abseil
POSTPONED – Sunday 14 June 2020
NEW DATE: Sunday 11 October 

A 165ft drop (free-fall style like the S.A.S.!) with a soft landing on the sandy beach below. This is a once in a lifetime experience to abseil from the UNESCO world heritage landmark, on the year of its 130th birthday!

Click here to register your interest in taking part.

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Scottish Half-Marathon & 10K
Sunday 20th September 2020

Run on a flat and picturesque route along the coast with an iconic finish at Musselburgh race course. Choose between 10 and 21.1K and beat your PB!

Half-Marathon: click here to get your free entry.

10K: click here to get your free entry.


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Supernova Kelpies
NEW DATE: Saturday 15th and Sunday 15th November

A fun event for the whole family! Walk, run or hop along the 5K route  whilst enjoying the stunning views of two 30-metre Helix Kelpies! A perfect event for first time runners and groups of friends.

Click here to get your free entry.