2024 Scottish 10km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Scottish 10km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Experience the Scottish 10km on August 18, 2024, a race renowned for its fast and flat course starting at Musselburgh Racecourse and running along the beautiful East Lothian Golf Coast. This event, organized by GSi Events, promises a unique out-and-back route that finishes in the final furlong of Scotland's oldest racecourse, making it perfect for setting personal bests. Runners will enjoy a well-supported race with amenities including hydration stations, a personalized event number with a timing chip, and a finisher's pack with a medal and technical t-shirt. The race also emphasizes sustainability, encouraging participants to use public transport and recycle wherever possible.

Date: 

Sun
Aug 18
2024

Location: 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Distance

10.0km / 6.2mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Scottish 10km: Scottish 10km training plans for every runner

To train for Scottish 10km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 10km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 10km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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Scottish 10km FAQ: All you need to know about the Scottish 10km

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