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Great Scottish Walk

June 18, 2006


The Great Scottish Walk takes place on Sunday, June 18.  This is a charity walk with three courses, 1-mile, 6-miles and 12-miles. 

8,000 entrants are expected for the 2006 Walk which will begin at 11am on Sunday June 18, led by the George Watson College Pipes & Drums.

The routes are:

-  6-mile:      Holyrood Park (part circuit), Old Town, Princes Street,  Meadowbank Stadium.

- 12-mile:   Holyrood Park (complete circuit), Old Town, Princes Street, Leith, Meadowbank Stadium.


The Great Scottish Walk began in 1968 as the Evening News sponsored Charity Walk.


Edinburgh Evening News   -   June 16, 2006,  p.8



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