Edinburgh Marathon Festival

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival takes place on May Bank Holiday Weekend - 23/24 May 2020. Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 10K & 5K. Sign up today!

Event details


The Edinburgh Marathon: Fast & flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.

  • Registration fee: £25
  • Minimum fundraising target: £500

Half Marathon

The Edinburgh Half Marathon: Starting on Potterrow in the grounds of one of the oldest Universities in the world, this incredible city centre start takes you through the very heart of Edinburgh.

  • Registration fee: £20
  • Minimum fundraising target: £300


The EMF 10K is an increasingly popular race distance, a great step-up for those who have completed a 5K in the past, but aren’t quite ready for the half marathon distance.

  • Registration fee: £15
  • Minimum fundraising target: £150


The EMF 5K is a great start to your running journey and a chance to be part of the biggest running festival in Scotland.

  • Registration fee: £10
  • Minimum fundraising target: £100

10K Team Relay

The EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay is an opportunity for a team of 4 runners to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The 26.2 miles is split into 4 legs, each runner will run one leg.

  • Registration fee: £100 (£25 per runner)
  • Minimum fundraising target: £600 (£150 per runner)

Sign up with PCA to receive

  • An official welcome pack with fundraising hints and tips
  • A dri-fit PCA running vest
  • Ongoing support from our dedicated fundraising team
  • A certificate and thank you letter

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