ScotRubyConf 5K

The ScotRubyConf5k is inspired by last year’s RubyConf5k, which raised over $1,300 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event will take place in the early evening of 26 March, when many of the Scottish Ruby Conference Delegates and speakers will decamp to Portobello to take part in the 5k race.

Run for Charity

We strongly encourage race participants to donate a minimum of £10 to the conference’s charity, The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland, which provides the only hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Donate here.

Run for you

A survey last year put IT workers at the bottom of the league for fitness. Running is a great way to keep fit and burn calories.

If you cannot run far right now, the Couch to 5k programme gently eases into running 5 km (3.1 miles) over nine weeks. (Many of the participants in the RubyConf 5k were on the C25k programme.)

Disclaimer: if you have not exercised for a while, consult your doctor (- she’ll probably tell you to go and exercise).

When and where?

The early evening of Friday 26 March, between in the early evening. We’re probably going to share cabs down to Portobello sea-front and cab or number 26 bus back. Changing and showers are being arranged.

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