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Our annual road race takes place on Sunday, 3rd March, 2024 and is held over a testing course that 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 Registration.
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.
Online Entry can be made via Entry Central: Online Entry
£16 for members of Scottish Athletics, England Athletics and Welsh Athletics
£18 for non-affiliated runners.
Registration for this years event will take place between 9.45 and 11.15 am at Whitehill Welfare FC. Ferguson Park, Carnethie Street, Rosewell, EH24 9AP
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. Note that this year, there is a small change to the route over the final mile which now passes Whitehill House.
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 Whitehill Welfare FC. Individual and team 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.
Up & Running vouchers for the following amounts will be awarded
Team Prize: Medals for the lowest scoring team registered with Scottish Athletics. 3 finishers to count.
Medals for all finishers
Information for Runners
About the VMH Solicitors Lasswade 10 Mile Road Race
This is Scottish Athletics Licensed event and has been measured a member of the UK Association of Course Measurers. The certificate of course accuracy can be found here.