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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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+44 7548 203139
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Reviewed yesterday

Bum is a lesser know dog statue in Edinburgh in Prince's street gardens, He was from San Francisco which is Edinburgh's Twin City. The statue is beautiful and worth a view

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank louise R
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 September 3, 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

Thank agbed
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 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 August 29, 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

Thank Tonia G
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 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 June 2, 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

Thank janescaife
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 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

Reviewed June 1, 2018

Wow, fantastic run around some of Edinburgh sights tonight with Ali from Run the sights. Having lived in Edinburgh for 26 years she still took me to places I had never been before. Great run, company, sights and History followed by a nice refreshing glass...More

Thank 336annl
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Hey Thank you so much for taking the time to pop up a review. Weren't we lucky to avoid the rain! We are spoilt for choice with all the things to see and do in Edinburgh. It's always a particular pleasure showing locals new places...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018

My second running tour with Ali, this time the prosecco running tour. We had a great time running through the streets and lanes of Edinburgh and as always Ali had amazing facts about this stunning city to tell us. Her enthusiasm and knowledge is first...More

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RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Hey Linzi Huge thanks for your lovely review and kind words. It's always such fun leading a group of friends and watching the internal jokes and banter and helping you all create new memories. I hope you like your RTS hoodie! See you soon for...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Really Enjoyable run, we saw all sorts of things in Edinburgh that I never even knew were there, a nice relaxed pace, interesting stops and topped off with a glass of prosecco at the end!More

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RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

So glad you enjoyed the running tour, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. It's always good fun creating new memories with your training partners, just a shame the doggies couldn't join us on this tour. Dog-friendly tour next time?...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is my third ‘Run the Sights’ and it never disappoints. The sun always shines as does Ali with her friendly, informative tours to suit all levels of runners and you come away with gems of Edinburgh’s history and want to return for more. The...More

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RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Hi Ailsa, many thanks for such a lovely a positive review. I honestly think we are tapped in to the weather gods, as for some reason - touch wood - the sun does always shine on our tours. See you soon for some more running...More

Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon, starting with a gin tour followed by a fun and friendly running tour of Edinburgh and finishing off with some gin tasting.More

Thank Graham W
RuntheSights-Ali, Owner at Run the Sights - Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi Graham Many thanks for your lovely review. It was great to have your group join us, the gin tours are definitely a wee favourite. Well done for your epic racing at the Spartan down south this weekend! MACHINE! See you for more running adventures...More

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