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31 March 2013

Murrayfield Zip Slide

For Cystic Fibrosis

Contact: 0300 373 1100
Website: www.cftrust.org.uk 

We are thrilled to host a giant Zip Slide across the hallowed turf of Murrayfield Stadium, the iconic home of Scottish Rugby on Sunday 31 March. From the upper level of the South Stand, you'll be securely harnessed to a steel wire, which will take you on an exhilarating ride through the world famous rugby posts, above the pitch for over 200m to a safe landing by the North/West Stand tunnel.

To take part in this unique event, just pledge to raise a minimum of 100 sponsorship. Along with Glasgow Warriors, we shall ensure this is not only a brilliant event for you to take part in, but there will be special Easter Sunday activities to entertain both participants and spectators. You may also spot one or two of your favourite rugby players as well as the Easter bunny!

Enter Online at www.cftrust.org.uk  Please note:
- full training is given on the day so no experience is neccessary
- please contact us in the first instance, if you are under 16yrs and wish to take part
- anyone under 16yrs on 31 March 2013, must be accompanied at all times by a parent/guardian
- minimum weight for participants 6st (38kg) and maximum weight is 17.5st (111kg) to ensure that the chest harness can be safely fitted. If you fall outside either of these categories, please contact us, and we shall review on a case by case basis and try to accommodate anyone taking part if it is safe to do so.
- zip slide participants are welcome to bring spectators who will be sited in the South Stand
- nobody will be allowed on the turf!

Murrayfield Stadium
EH12 5PJ

25 May to
26 May 2013

Edinburgh Marathon Festival of Running

For Cystic Fibrosis

Contact: 0300 373 1100
Website: www.cftrust.org.uk 

Edinburgh Marathon is officially the fastest marathon in the UK and with several other distances on offer, you have the Edinburgh Marathon Festival of Running. There's truly something for just about everyone to take part in whether you are an elite athlete or brand new to running, man or woman, young or old. Why not take a look at what's on offer and take part in the excitement of a mass participation event?

Races start in the city centre with staggered starts so there will be no cross-over of runners on these fantastic events. First of all, select which event you'd like to take part in...
26.2-mile marathon (18yrs+)
Relay team marathon (four participants per team - 15yrs+)
13.1-mile half marathon (17yrs+)
10k (15yrs+)
5k (13yrs+)
Junior Runs (5 to 14yrs)

Here's how you can join Team CF in the 2013 Edinburgh Festival of Running:
1) entries are now open so you can book your place online then please use it to raise whatever you can for us. Please note, individual marathon general entries are full, so see
2) for how you can still run with Team CF. 2) we have charity places available in return for your pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship for us Own place or need one of ours, just hit Need more info? below for details.

We promise all our runners loads of support and encouragement along the way including:
Team CF running top
Fundraising pack and ideas
Access to our online interactive Training Zone
Team newsletters and enewsletters
Race day support

Run with Team CF and help us make a difference for more than 9,000 people in the UK living with cystic fibrosis.

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