Family Fun at the Scotland Run & Festival

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On Saturday, April 6, 2013 families can join the festivities at the 10th Annual Scotland Run (10k) and Festival in Central Park (a free event).  It’s a really fun morning, filled with live Scottish music, face painting, trip giveaways, and more! After rooting for racers in kilts, the entire brood can take part in these kid-friendly activities:

Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Learn how to brave the Highlands with tips from Scott Heffield, a survivalist professional, such as how to build shelters and even eat insects in the wild!

Scenes from  Scottish Run 2012 Central Park

Brian Duries, Geneologist

Using clan maps and a special database, Brian will help families chart their Scottish heritage.

Scottish-themed Photo Booth

Families can picture themselves in the Highlands with this interactive photo booth that comes with various accessories and props to wear.

Scenes from  Scottish Run 2012 Central Park

And more!

Trip giveaways, dancers, face painting, and performances by the hot new Scottish band Stanley Odd.

Location Details:

This is a FREE festival, all are welcomed!
Saturday, April 6 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
Central Park – Mineral Springs (Central Park West & West 69th Street)

For more information on other events taking place during Scotland Week, please visit


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Carol Cain

Carol is her happiest when on an adventure, either close to home or farther away. She's the mom to three fun boys and wife to a handsome Irish/Scot. She lives in New Jersey with her happy crew, but will always be a girl from Brooklyn. You can read her full profile here.

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