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Edinburgh Charity Fundraising Events in 2023

Simpsons Special Care Babies needs your enthusiasm for upcoming charity events in 2023.

Get ready to GO for whatever your activity and distance:

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So… set yourself an exciting New Year’s challenge by taking big steps for little ones to raise vital funds for Simpsons Special Care Babies.



If your family was supported by Simpson Neonatal Unit and you have since relocated but you wish to give something back. Look no further as there are various Kiltwalk locations and distances - Mighty Stride (23 miles): Big Stroll (14 miles): Wee Wander (3 miles) - and you take big steps for little ones enjoying the scenery and accomplishment of every penny you raise.

KILTWALK Glasgow 2023

30th April 2023

Mighty Stride (23 miles), Big Stroll (14 miles), Wee Wander (3 miles)

KILTWALK Aberdeen 2023

4th June 2023

Mighty Stride (18 miles), Wee Wander (3 miles)

KILTWALK Dundee 2023

20th August 2023

Mighty Stride (20 miles), Wee Wander (4.3 miles)

KILTWALK Edinburgh 2023

17th September 2023

Mighty Stride (21 miles), Big Stroll (15 miles), Wee Wander (5 miles)



Kelpies Supernova

17th & 18th March 2023

Are you new to running and want to try something more relaxed? This fantastic 5km route is a great opportunity to explore the home of two 30-metre high horses - The Kelpies. Join them during dusk with family and friends and immerse yourself in a light journey with the magical Kelpies! Don’t forget your lights and fancy dress. The brighter the better!

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

27th & 28th May 2023

Looking for a more family atmosphere where all ages, distances and fitness levels are celebrated. Well, this is an entire running festival from the junior races to the full marathon. There is something for everyone so take a peek and select your distance. GO TEAM FAMILY!

Scottish Half

24th September 2023

You wish to fundraise but find you are tight on training time, more into flats and hate even the mention of ‘hill training’ as well as busy juggling work and general life. The ½ Marathon could be for you - flat and fast. Enjoy the scenery as you whizz past the East Lothian Golf course and finish at Musselburgh Racecourse. Go on, you can juggle life!



Mighty Deerstalker

11th March 2023

You need more excitement and don’t hold back - this event is for you - option of 5/10/20 miles or enter a team. Expect mud, water, climbing and tears of pure joy as you are completing the LAST EVER Deerstalker event after 15 years. The Beerstalker party tent will certainly tempt you to the finish line as well as the satisfaction of raising funds.

Tough Mudder 2023

4th June 2023

You have your TEAM and searching for that team event with a bit of adventure - the muddier the better. Get your friends involved and select from 10Km & 20 Obstacles OR 15Km & 30 Obstacles. Make a weekend of it as the experience includes entertainment and local eats & drinks in the Mudder Village. You are one brave soul!

Great North SwimRun

10th June 2023

A serious athlete and wanting to push yourself? This is not for the faint-hearted as you take on both land and water. For the Middle (23.9km) and Endurance (38.8km) events you’ll need to find another serious athlete OR on your lonesome for the Short (12.6km). Limber up and embrace the motto: Go big or go home!



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