Ultrarunner Jasmin Paris with the Running Out of Time relay baton, at the top of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh.

With Edinburgh City Councillor Scott Arthur, Green Runners Kenny Alexander and Jasmin Paris, and members of the relay support crew. 

In this episode the climate relay reaches the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. We meet legendary ultrarunner Jasmin Paris, as well as fellow Green Runner and Running Out of Time superstar Kenny Alexander. We chat sustainable transport with Cllr. Scott Arthur from Edinburgh City Council, and hear some of the highlights from the first weekend of the event from relay support crew members, Harry and Roisin. 

“In terms of speaking out, the climate relay was right up our street… getting involved and really spreading the message about the need for faster and more effective action in the face of the climate crisis, and calling on world leaders to take action. 

“I think it’s a fantastic way of involving people all the way across Britain, and when I’ve taken part, it’s been really positive: with the involvement of schoolchildren and local people in all the places that you’re passing through. It’s really a positive way of speaking out about our concerns and regarding the climate crisis.” 

Jasmin Paris, Ultrarunner and founding member of The Green Runners. 

Show Notes 

Find out more about what’s happening across Edinburgh for climate and nature, here: www.carboncopy.eco/local-climate-action/city-of-edinburgh   

Learn more about Edinburgh City Council’s sustainable transport plans: https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/citymobilityplan 

Read about Jasmin’s incredible experience completing the Barkley Marathons: https://thegreenrunners.com/green-runners-co-founder-jasmin-paris-makes-history-at-barkley-marathon/  

Find out more about The Reeling event that the relay visited: https://thereeling.com/  

Read this helpful article from The Green Runners about how to make your vote count in this year’s election: https://thegreenrunners.com/how-runners-can-speak-out-in-a-year-of-elections/ 

Sign up for a leg of Running Out of Time: https://running-out-of-time.com/route/ 

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