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Welcome to Edinburgh Running Tours

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Edinburgh Running Tours are guided tours around Scotland’s capital city. Delve into the history, the characters and the scenery of this beautiful city as your highly experienced guide leads you through the narrow streets and hidden areas that you might not get to see otherwise. Whether it’s a walking tour of Edinburgh, a gentle jog through the city, or you’re looking for something a little more fast paced – we will tailor each tour to suit your needs. Our tours give you the perfect opportunity to see some unexpected sights mixed in with the cultural history of Scotland’s capital city.

The tours are open to all levels and abilities, whether you’re a newbie runner or have a few marathons under your belt. Whatever your pace, whatever your interests are, our guides will cater for you! Come and join us for an unforgettable Edinburgh experience!

Sights to see on the Edinburgh Running Tour

Royal Mile, Edinburgh
The Royal Mile
Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh
Arthur’s Seat
Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Calton Hill

Tour Types

Standard Tour
£ 27.50
per person

Price includes:

  • 3-5km walking/running tour around Edinburgh with a trained and knowledgeable guide
  • High quality technical t-shirt
  • Souvenir photograph of Edinburgh City
  • Water Bottle
  • Edinburgh landscape keyring
  • Drawstring bag
  • Poncho and hi-vis running vest
  • A fantastic Edinburgh running experience!
Run with the Stars
£ 27.50
per person

Price includes:

  • 3-5km walking/running tour around Edinburgh Marathon elite runners Caroline Jepchirchir and Joel Kipkemboi Kiptoo
  • High quality technical t-shirt
  • Souvenir photograph of Edinburgh City
  • Water Bottle
  • Edinburgh landscape keyring
  • Drawstring bag
  • Poncho and hi-vis running vest
  • Finish with a Q&A session where you can ask the elite runners anything you like!
Budget Tour
£ 10
per person

Price includes:

  • 3-5km walking/running tour around Edinburgh with a trained and knowledgeable guide
  • Poncho and hi-vis running vest
  • A fantastic Edinburgh running experience!

See what’s in your souvenir pack

Keyring
Keyring
Water bottle
Water bottle
Landscape picture of Edinburgh
Landscape picture of Edinburgh
Discover Edinburgh on the run!

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OUR TEAM

We have a fabulous team of tour guides who all share a passion for Edinburgh’s history and running.

James Armandary
James has worked as a tour guide in Edinburgh for many years. With a passion for storytelling, a keen interest in history and a flair for the dramatics, James makes a perfect tour guide. He will be sure to entertain you throughout the tour telling you stories of all the mad characters in history, the ones with great stories that don’t always get told the way they should do.
Ray Conse, EMF Running Tours
Ray Conse
Raised in the wild Celtic countryside where pretty much every stone, tree, path & gate had its own story, Ray has a strong musical background, particularly folk music. His performances are strongly infused with its historical stories, life lessons, and general lyrical connection with the world around us. Guranteed to give you 90 minutes of story-driven exercise.
Nick Williams, EMF Running Tours
Nick Williams
A local for nearly 20 years, Nick loves Edinburgh for its vibrant festival scene, wonderful architecture and a wild geology unlike any other city on earth. Some of his favourite moments include lighting up the town on the Night Afore and enjoying the view from the top of Arthur’s Seat. He’s written seven guidebooks to Scotland so can tell you what the rest of the country has to offer as well.

Tour Details

  • Tours last approx 90 minutes (including stopping time).
  • Wear your most comfortable running clothes & trainers.
  • Tours are suitable for ages 10 years & over.
  • Travel light – the less stuff you bring with you the better!
  • Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your tour starts.
  • Mandarin, Russian & French tours also available.
Enjoy a unique sight-seeing experience of Edinburgh

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Our Partners

Luxury Cultural Tour Operator of the Year Winner
RunningTours.net
Run 4 It