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Capital City Challenge

Sunday 21 September 2003

10 km Run and 1.5 km Fun Run

4,200 runners are expected to participate in the Capital City Challenge.  This will be the fourth year that the event has been held.  It is sponsored by the Edinburgh Evening News.

The route of the 10km Run will be from Meadowbank Stadium through Queens Park and  Edinburgh Old Town to  Princes Street, then down the Canongate and back to Meadowbank Stadium.

There will also be a 1.5km fun run, starting and ending at Meadowbank Stadium, including a Junior Challenge for children.

There will be bands and pipers along the route.  Over 5,000 participants are expected.

Edinburgh Evening News  -  3 Jul 2003, p.19
Edinburgh Evening News  - 18 August 2003, p.21
Edinburgh Evening News  - 19 September 2003,  p.21     

Entry by 9 Sept 2003:  www.activeeurope.com     Further information:  jenny.edwards@edinburgh.gov.uk



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