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Distance 5K
Location Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
Date Jan 2018

Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry

FOR FULL 2017 RESULTS PLEASE SEE THE DOWNLOADS SECTION AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE 

Congratulations to this years winning Team, USA who were closely followed by Team Europe with GB&NI in third place. 

Check out some Highlights from the 2017 event or catch up on the full BBC programme

The Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry consists of four separate events and pits the best of Team GB& NI against Europe and the USA. 

Athletes compete across four races; the junior men’s 6km, the junior women’s 4km, senior men’s 8km and senior women’s 6km.

The overall winning team will be determined by the best aggregate finishing positions of the six best placed athletes in the senior category, as well as the four best placed athletes in the junior races.

The event will also see the return of the innovative International Mixed Relay event which will see national teams of four (two men and two women) compete in a 4x1k challenge for the Stewart Cup. 

For the most entertaining post-run recovery you'll ever have, watch some of the world’s best athletes stride over the mud and hills while you’re wrapped up warm and tucking into hot food and drink.

If you are competing, make sure you bring a change of clothing, wear plenty of layers and stick around to cheer on past, present and future Olympic heroes in Holyrood Park.


Timetable (TBC)

Saturday 7 January 2017

Please see below for the event day timetable:

Time Race title Race distance

10:00
10:06
10:12

Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Winter Run - WHITE WAVE
Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Winter Run - GREEN WAVE
Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Winter Run - PINK WAVE

5k
10:15 U15 Girls Inter District + U15 Boys Inter District 4k
10:40 Senior + Junior Women Inter District 6k
11:10 Senior + Junior Men Inter District 8k
11:45 Simplyhealth Junior Great Edinburgh Winter Run 2.5k
11:50 U13 Girls Inter District + U13 Boys Inter District 3k
12:15 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry
Junior Men’s 6km*
Inc. U17 Inter District
6k
12:45 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry
Junior Women’s 4km*
Inc. U17 Inter District
4k
13:15 BBC coverage starts  
13:29 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry 4 x 1k Relay* 4 x 1k
14:13 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry Women's 6k* 6k
14:50 Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh XCountry Men's 8k* 8k
15:30 BBC coverage finishes  

* Live TV, times are subject to change

Downloads

Please see below the full results for this year's Great Edinburgh International XCountry