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The Bear Grylls Survival Race is coming to Scotland for the first time, to Winton House in East Lothian

Posted: 14th July 2016


On the 3rd September 2016, The Bear Grylls Survival Race launches at Winton House near Edinburgh, an exclusive use hospitality, team building and wedding venue.

This year, our event is taking things up a notch and, on August 6th, The Bear Grylls Survival Race will be holding a secret Training Day at Winton House, Pencaitland just outside Edinburgh. It will be hosted by the Bear Grylls Survival Race team and the Royal Marines.

“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

Anyone can take part in the Bear Grylls and Royal Marine style training session on the 6th August and test their metal alongside other potential Survivors. The training sessions are motivating and tough, everyone gets support, encouragement and will leave with a sense of achievement. They will help participants get to a standard to complete the 5k and 10k Bear Grylls Survival Race on 3rd September.

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!

Spaces are limited so sign up now for the Edinburgh Training Day at or via

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. Adding to events is the fact that the settings for these epic adventures are in some of the UK’s best locations.

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