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

Edinburgh Marathon

When: 27 May 2018

Where: Edinburgh

About: The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is now in it's 16th year and takes place over the weekend of 26th and 27th May 2018.

The route is one of the fastest in the UK and is ideal for a first marathon or if you're looking for a personal best. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience. 

As a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar, thousands of runners, families and public supporters come along to be a part of this ever-growing, fantastic festival. There really is something for everyone on this Bank Holiday weekend, including junior races, a 5k and 10k, a team relay, the half marathon and of course, the great marathon itself!

Registration fee: £205

Minimum sponsorship: £250



We will support you every step of the way

By taking on a marathon, you will receive:

  • First-class service from our dedicated events team
  • Our branded running vest, 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
  • Training advice from fitness experts Running with Us – after you sign up for an event, we will offer you bespoke training advice and guides from our training supporter team
  • Running with Us bring a wealth of running experience, qualifications and working with many of the UK's biggest sports brands, TV and media personalities and managing GB squads at events
  • 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.