Lasswade Ten Mile Road Race – Sunday March 4th
Our annual road race is held over a testing course and attracts all standards of runner.
It is also an ideal training run for those contemplating spring/early summer marathons,
especially London and Edinburgh. The race will commence at 12.00 noon and the start,
east of Rosewell Road end on the A6094, is approximately five minutes walk from
The course lies to the west of the town of Rosewell which is located seven miles south
of Edinburgh and approximately three miles west of the junction of the A7, A68 and A720
Edinburgh City Bypass at the Shell Junction.
Registration for this years event will take place between 9.45 and 11.15 am at Whitehill Welfare FC. Ferguson Park, Carnethie Street, Rosewell Midlothian
The race comprises a ten mile loop set in a scenic, rural location, run mainly on ‘B’ and ‘C’ class roads, and unclassified routes. Starting at the west of Rosewell village, the route follows a gentle incline to Gourlaw Farm before dropping down to the bottom of Roslin Glen at two miles, followed by a steep rise for 400 metres, after which it is nice and easy before dropping to the four mile mark in the village of Auchendinny. There is a climb between the fifth and six miles thereafter, apart from a small hump at around seven miles, the route is generally downhill into Rosewell.
Ferguson Park is a short walk from the finishing area where changing,showering and
toilet facilities will be available. Water (cups) will be provided at six miles and
at the finish (bottles) and free refreshments will be served to all finishers at the finish. Individual, team and spot prizes will be presented during the finishers buffet.
There will be a time limit of 2.5 hours for the race, after which, route signs will be removed
and course marshals will disperse.
Online Entry is still Open for this years Ten Mile Road Race using the following link: Online Entry
For a larger image of the course click on the link: Route-Plan-2018