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Run the Sights provides guided running tours throughout the picturesque and historically rich city of Edinburgh and the surrounding area. Here at Run the Sights we are extremely passionate about running and the outdoors and we want to share this...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly, factual and inclusive run. All abilities welcome. Ali helped us gel as a group with her cards. Enjoyed the coffee at the end.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aggyba
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for joining us. We are so lucky with the Pentland Hills on our doorstep! And hopefully it’s a route you would do again yourself. Happy running and I’ll see you at a Foxy Trail Run 😊 Ali 😊

Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd run with the fab Run the Sights! What a fantastic way to see Edinburgh - welcoming, educational, informative and a run! With a bottle or two of Prosecco for the group awaiting you on your return! What's not to like!! If you're visiting Edinburgh...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WDEdinburgh
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words - again. We may be biased but we definitely agree that the best way to see Edinburgh is on the run and with a wee glass of bubbly afterwards. Edinburgh has so much to see and do,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my Prosecco running tour with Run the Sights. I've lived (and have been a runner) in Edinburgh for many years but I still had lots to learn and new sights to see. It was a really fun and different way to spend time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Melissa M
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Melissa Many thanks for joining us and for your kind words in your review. We get such a buzz out of showcasing the hidden beauties of Edinburgh and it is particularly satisfying when we show locals places they didn't know exist. It was a...More

Reviewed 10 February 2019

This is my second tour with Run the Sights, and i was not disappointed. 12 of us joined Ali for the Craft Beer Running tour. While the weather was not the best it did not stop us form soaking up the atmosphere and having a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 336annl
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. We were so lucky to avoid the crazy winds and pouring rain. What a giggle! It's always such an honour and pleasure to host special occasion running tours. See you soon for some more running antics hopefully...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Had an ace time on the last Prosecco tour of 2018....almost perfect running conditions despite the fact it was December. Lovely group of girls to run with and were chatting like old friends in no time! Despite living and working in Edinburgh for years, I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AshMSP
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

I'm chuffed to bit that you joined us on a Run the Sights running tour and enjoyed it so much. I particularly love the Prosecco Running Tours, always such an incredible vibe and buzz to the group. Running endorphins, plus a bit of fizz is...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to win two places for a prosecco running tour. I did this with my boyfriend on 29th October 2018 and although both of us have been to Edinburgh many times (my boyfriend works in the centre of Edinburgh) Ali showed us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juicy1980
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. It was fantastic to be able to show you some of Edinburgh's highlights, on the run. Huge thanks also for interacting on our social media in the first place, which resulted in your competition win. It was great to...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing from beginning to end. Ali was incredible ensuring both my partner and I were haven't the best time. We completed the wee cheeky route and although I have been to Edinburgh hundreds of times previously there wasn't one thing Ali showed us that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank louise R
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Louise Thank you so much for taking the time to pop a review up and for your kind words. I had a total ball running with you and showing you this amazing route. I may be biased but I think it takes in some...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This tour was brilliant, not only did we run and drink beer but were introduced to sights and facts I knew nothing about. It was educational,fun and nice to meet other people and share experiences.Very relaxed way to spend an afternoonMore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aggyba
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hey Thank you so much for joining us on our Craft Beer Running Tour. We particularly love that this route takes us away from the tourist trail in Edinburgh and we do love a funny pic and some good banter. Oh - and beer! Thanks...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Over bank holiday weekend I had planned to visit the fringe. I have visited Edinburgh a few times but still felt I haven’t experienced all the glorious sights. I have been following Ali for a while now on Instagram, off the back of Active Root...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank toniag563
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hey Tonia It was so good to have you join us after connecting on Instagram. The Edinburgh Nutshell was perfect as it really is the best of Edinburgh in a nutshell with so many nooks and crannies. There's always so much to take in. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Great run yesterday with Ali, she tells you some lesser known facts and shows you lovely out of the way places, whilst still being in the centre of the city and seeing all the major sights. Doesn’t matter if you’re a fast runner or a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janescaife
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Hi Jane Many many thanks for your lovely review and kind words. It's always good fun taking a group of friends out and helping them create new memories together and our interactive approach leads to lots of giggles and learning a few things about each...More

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