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Running around Edinburgh is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes around Edinburgh—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.

Intermediate
01:01
5.59 mi
Difficult
02:02
11.3 mi
Difficult
01:42
7.82 mi
Difficult
01:37
9.61 mi
Intermediate
00:36
3.30 mi
Difficult
02:07
11.0 mi
Difficult
03:41
19.6 mi
Difficult
02:16
12.6 mi
Intermediate
01:02
5.55 mi
Difficult
01:31
7.73 mi
Difficult
02:02
10.9 mi
Difficult
01:51
11.0 mi
Difficult
01:36
9.38 mi
Intermediate
00:41
3.92 mi
Intermediate
01:10
6.78 mi
Intermediate
01:11
6.54 mi
Intermediate
01:22
8.02 mi
Intermediate
00:38
3.77 mi
Difficult
01:27
7.49 mi
Easy
00:30
2.94 mi

The 20 best runs around Edinburgh

    1
    Intermediate
    01:01
    5.59 mi
    5.5 mph
    500 ft
    500 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    2
    Difficult
    02:02
    11.3 mi
    5.5 mph
    650 ft
    650 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    Difficult
    01:42
    7.82 mi
    4.6 mph
    1,250 ft
    1,250 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    4
    Difficult
    01:37
    9.61 mi
    5.9 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Intermediate
    00:36
    3.30 mi
    5.5 mph
    75 ft
    75 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    6
    Difficult
    02:07
    11.0 mi
    5.2 mph
    975 ft
    975 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    7
    Difficult
    03:41
    19.6 mi
    5.3 mph
    2,075 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    8
    Difficult
    02:16
    12.6 mi
    5.5 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    9
    Intermediate
    01:02
    5.55 mi
    5.4 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    10
    Difficult
    01:31
    7.73 mi
    5.1 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    11
    Difficult
    02:02
    10.9 mi
    5.4 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    12
    Difficult
    01:51
    11.0 mi
    6.0 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    13
    Difficult
    01:36
    9.38 mi
    5.9 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    00:41
    3.92 mi
    5.7 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Intermediate
    01:10
    6.78 mi
    5.8 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    16
    Intermediate
    01:11
    6.54 mi
    5.5 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    01:22
    8.02 mi
    5.9 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Intermediate
    00:38
    3.77 mi
    6.0 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    19
    Difficult
    01:27
    7.49 mi
    5.2 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Expert run. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    20
    Easy
    00:30
    2.94 mi
    5.9 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Easy run. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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