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Put yourself to the test and help raise funds for us! Whether you choose to do something you already excel at or face a completely new challenge, every penny you raise helps us care for more people who need it.

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Giant Pub Quiz

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Thursday 16 April

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The Edinburgh Corn Exchange

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£15 per person, £75 for a team of 6

Join us for our first Giant Pub Quiz of 2020! Tickets include a pie and a pint but be quick, this event is one of our most popular offerings and sells out in advance of the night.

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Forth Bridge Abseil

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Sunday 10 May

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Registration £30 with minimum fundraising pledge of £160

This exhilarating and unique challenge allows you to abseil from the iconic Forth Rail Bridge – Scotland’s Best Loved Landmark, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a 165ft drop with a soft landing on the golden sandy beach below, set in the picturesque village of South Queensferry it’s the ultimate abseil experience!

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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23-24 May

Pound the streets of the capital on the flattest and fastest marathon in the UK! Taking in the sights of Holyrood Park, Arthurs Seat, Portobello Beach and Gosford House amongst others, you can run 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon distances. Or why not round up 3 friends and sign up for the Hairy Haggis Relay!

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Celtic Challenge

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27-31 May

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Edinburgh to Iona

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Registration from £190

Take on the Celtic Challenge, our epic 200 mile cycling event! Get on your bike and cycle from the Hospice in Edinburgh to the beautiful Isle of Iona in just four days, taking in some of Scotland’s most stunning cycling routes. This event is suitable for experienced and novice cyclists alike with a training plan provided to ensure you are in top condition to enjoy yourself during the challenge! Limited places available, so get in touch today!

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A Walk to Remember

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Saturday 20 June

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Registration: £15 Adults, £10 Children

A family friendly sponsored walking event along the stunning East Lothian coastline. Choose your route from the Big Yin, or the Small Yin, 13.5 and 5.5 miles starting from Portobello and Cockenzie respectively. Both distances finish in Aberlady. Dogs on leads welcome. Sign up on everydayhero here or click below to register your interest today!

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Dragon Boat Race

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Saturday 29 August

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Registration: £340 per team of 17

Round up a crew and get fired up on the Forth in our exhilarating Dragon Boat Race at Ocean Terminal. It’s a great team building event which is open to all ages and abilities. It’s an exciting, fun and challenging way to raise money for the Hospice – do you have what it takes to battle it out for the title of Dragon Masters and the coveted winner’s trophy? Register today and find out!

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk

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Sunday 13 September

Put your best foot forward and sign up for the Kiltwalk on behalf of the Hospice! Everyone taking part will receive an additional 40% fundraising boost from The Hunter Foundation – even more reason to grab your kilt, lace up your walking boots and get involved in this fantastic event!

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Celtic Challenge Normandy

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23-27 September

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Registration: £190 per person with a fundraising target of £1750

A new event for 2020, join us abroad as we take our Celtic Challenge to Normandy! Cover 200 miles in just 4 days from the historic port town of Cherbourg, to the small fishing port of Ouistreham in the heart of the landing beaches. All abilities are welcome and even if you’re new to cycling, we’ll make sure you have the support and encouragement you need to reach the finish line.

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St Columba’s Firewalk

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Thursday 29 October

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£20 registration fee, and a minimum fundraising target of £100

Walk this way for a truly unforgettable experience. New for 2020, we’re hosting our very own firewalk! The Fire Walk is a mind over matter challenge that puts your courage to the test walking across temperatures of up to 1200F! Register your interest today to take part in the hottest, shortest sponsored walk in the world, right here in the Hospice grounds!

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Giant Pub Quiz

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November – date TBC

Details to be announced in the Spring. Watch this space!

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Light up a Life

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Monday 7 December

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Charlotte Square Gardens

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Free Admission

Join us for this special evening as we light up our Tree of Remembrance in Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Each light on our tree is lit in memory of friends and family who have passed away. Carol singers and a wonderful atmosphere make this a special evening not to be missed.

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Giant Pub Quiz

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Thursday 16 April

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The Edinburgh Corn Exchange

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£15 per person, £75 for a team of 6

Join us for our first Giant Pub Quiz of 2020! Tickets include a pie and a pint but be quick, this event is one of our most popular offerings and sells out in advance of the night.

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Forth Bridge Abseil

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Sunday 10 May

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Registration £30 with minimum fundraising pledge of £160

This exhilarating and unique challenge allows you to abseil from the iconic Forth Rail Bridge – Scotland’s Best Loved Landmark, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s a 165ft drop with a soft landing on the golden sandy beach below, set in the picturesque village of South Queensferry it’s the ultimate abseil experience!

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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23-24 May

Pound the streets of the capital on the flattest and fastest marathon in the UK! Taking in the sights of Holyrood Park, Arthurs Seat, Portobello Beach and Gosford House amongst others, you can run 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon distances. Or why not round up 3 friends and sign up for the Hairy Haggis Relay!

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Celtic Challenge

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27-31 May

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Edinburgh to Iona

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Registration from £190

Take on the Celtic Challenge, our epic 200 mile cycling event! Get on your bike and cycle from the Hospice in Edinburgh to the beautiful Isle of Iona in just four days, taking in some of Scotland’s most stunning cycling routes. This event is suitable for experienced and novice cyclists alike with a training plan provided to ensure you are in top condition to enjoy yourself during the challenge! Limited places available, so get in touch today!

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A Walk to Remember

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Saturday 20 June

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Registration: £15 Adults, £10 Children

A family friendly sponsored walking event along the stunning East Lothian coastline. Choose your route from the Big Yin, or the Small Yin, 13.5 and 5.5 miles starting from Portobello and Cockenzie respectively. Both distances finish in Aberlady. Dogs on leads welcome. Sign up on everydayhero here or click below to register your interest today!

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Dragon Boat Race

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Saturday 29 August

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Registration: £340 per team of 17

Round up a crew and get fired up on the Forth in our exhilarating Dragon Boat Race at Ocean Terminal. It’s a great team building event which is open to all ages and abilities. It’s an exciting, fun and challenging way to raise money for the Hospice – do you have what it takes to battle it out for the title of Dragon Masters and the coveted winner’s trophy? Register today and find out!

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk

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Sunday 13 September

Put your best foot forward and sign up for the Kiltwalk on behalf of the Hospice! Everyone taking part will receive an additional 40% fundraising boost from The Hunter Foundation – even more reason to grab your kilt, lace up your walking boots and get involved in this fantastic event!

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Celtic Challenge Normandy

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23-27 September

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Registration: £190 per person with a fundraising target of £1750

A new event for 2020, join us abroad as we take our Celtic Challenge to Normandy! Cover 200 miles in just 4 days from the historic port town of Cherbourg, to the small fishing port of Ouistreham in the heart of the landing beaches. All abilities are welcome and even if you’re new to cycling, we’ll make sure you have the support and encouragement you need to reach the finish line.

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St Columba’s Firewalk

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Thursday 29 October

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£20 registration fee, and a minimum fundraising target of £100

Walk this way for a truly unforgettable experience. New for 2020, we’re hosting our very own firewalk! The Fire Walk is a mind over matter challenge that puts your courage to the test walking across temperatures of up to 1200F! Register your interest today to take part in the hottest, shortest sponsored walk in the world, right here in the Hospice grounds!

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Giant Pub Quiz

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November – date TBC

Details to be announced in the Spring. Watch this space!

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Light up a Life

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Monday 7 December

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Charlotte Square Gardens

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Free Admission

Join us for this special evening as we light up our Tree of Remembrance in Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh. Each light on our tree is lit in memory of friends and family who have passed away. Carol singers and a wonderful atmosphere make this a special evening not to be missed.

Fundraise in aid of us

From marathons to abseils, night time bike rides to tough mudders, every year people do all sorts of exciting things to support our work. If you choose to take part in an event in aid of St Columba’s Hospice, you help us to deliver our specialist care and support now and for generations to come.

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Create your own fundraising event

Choose to do something you love, to raise money for people who really need it. Organising an event can be tough work, but we find the simplest ideas often work best – and they are always lots of fun.

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What next?

Paying in your fundraising

Once you have successfully raised funds for St Columba’s Hospice, there are a few options for how you get the money to us:

1 – You can drop cash donations to the hospice reception in person 
2 – Bank transfer (Acc No: 00251626, Sort Code: 83‑06‑08), please include full name as a reference 
3 – Cheques (should made payable to St Columba’s Hospice and sent to 15 Boswall Road, Edinburgh, EH5 3RW)

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