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UK – Runners to create light spectacular in Edinburgh

The ‘Speed of Light‘ event is a choreographed performance of walking and endurance running as part of Edinburgh International Festival and London 2012 Festival.
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Hundreds of runners will scale the path networks on the landmark of Arthur’s Seat, accompanied by a walking audience carrying portable light sources.

The aim is to create a visual display on various nights between 9 and 31 August, which will be viewed by a ticketed audience from the summit of the hill.
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Speed of Light is organised by NVA, a Scottish arts charity that produces events in challenging landscapes. It is one of four national projects commissioned as part of Legacy Trust UK’s community celebrations programme, which aims to build a legacy from Olympic and Paralympic Games this year.

NV is looking for distance runners to take part in ‘Speed of Light’. They should be fit enough to complete a 3-5k run with some hill work by the event. Runners will take part in small groups and will be on the hill for 1.5 to 2.5 hours.
 
(eventmagazine.co.uk)