Edinburgh  Today

Rat Race

July 17, 2006

The Event

More than 500 contestants participated in the annual Rat Race  in hot Edinburgh weather, on July 17, 2006.

Activities included running, cycling, abseiling, kayaking, canoeing, an obstacle course,  rope crossing and climbing a slippery wall, in and around Edinburgh.

The event started at 7am and was completed by the winning team in just under eight hours.

Princes Street Gardens

A special 'event village' was set up in Princes Street Gardens, with Caribbean dancers, BMX cycle displays and break dancing competitions.

Edinburgh Evening News   -   July 17, 2006:  p.3



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