Be a part of Scotland's biggest running festival and run the Edinburgh 5K

Edinburgh 5K

When: 26 May 2018

Where: Edinburgh

About: The Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5K is a great start to your running journey and a chance to be part of the biggest running festival in Scotland. 

Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, this beautiful scenic route takes you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city. 

The route passes St Margaret’s Loch, Arthur’s seat, Dunsapie Loch, Duddingston Loch, the Pentland Hills and continues on downhill and is flat until the finish at Holyrood Gait.

Enjoy the spectacular views and join in the 5k fun for this not to be missed festival.

Registration fee: £35

Minimum sponsorship: Raise as much as you can!



By taking on a 5k as part of our team you’ll receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated events team
  • Our branded top, personalised with your name
  • Fundraising support and resources, including email updates and invaluable fundraising advice
  • The knowledge that you will be helping a wide range of children and young people who urgently need someone to be there for them, when they have nowhere left to turn
  • You’ll be doing something amazing, by taking on a challenge and something which you enjoy, whilst also doing something good to improve the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.