Bear Grylls Survival Race and Family Festival 3 Sept 2016 at Winton House near Edinburgh
On Saturday 3rd September 2016, The Bear Grylls Survival Race launches at Winton House near Edinburgh. That’s right, the Bear Grylls Survival Race and outdoor festival has now arrived in Scotland for the very first time and will be taking place in the beautiful grounds of Winton Estate in East Lothian.
Winton House is a fifteenth century castle which is now an exclusive use hospitality, team building and wedding venue.
[PLEASE NOTE: the Training Session at Winton on 6th August has had to be cancelled, because Bear Grylls Survival Race partners and the Royal Marines cannot attend the event and due to a family sickness. This does not affect the main event on 3rd September which will go ahead as planned. Apologies from Bear Grylls SR!]
“I have always been such a fan of Edinburgh and Scotland as home to some of the most spectacular settings in the whole of the UK. This is going to be one of our toughest events and an amazing setting on Winton Estate for the festival. We are all really pleased Vogue Williams will be leading the event for us and that we are supporting such an incredible group of charities. The entertainment this year is also going to be fantastic along with the even more exciting kids’ race and the family festival. Thank you to Winton House for hosting us – get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!” – Bear Grylls
As well as the 5k and 10k Survival Races, there will be a Bear Grylls Kids Race and a fantastic Bear Grylls Outdoor Festival; truly a day unlike any other! The Bear Grylls Survival Race team to oversee the festivities and bring to life Bear’s world renowned spirit of endeavour, fitness and adventure.
The races are a range of challenging survival scenarios including jungle, mountain, desert and arctic environments, encompassing all manner of physical and psychological obstacles to overcome. This is not simply ‘another muddy run’ it’s so much more.