Edinburgh Marathon Festival

The Edinburgh Marathon is one of the fastest marathons in the world making it ideal for first timers or for getting that PB! It’s also the second largest marathon in the UK.

But it’s not just the marathon.  There are a number of distances to choose from making the Festival open to all ages and abilities.

We have charity assured places for each event but we do ask that you try to raise as much as you can towards your fundraising target.

Date: 26th & 27th of May 2018

Edinburgh Marathon: Sunday 27th May 2018, 10am
Entry fee: £30

EMF Half Marathon: Sunday 27th May 2018, 8am
Entry fee: £20

EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay: Sunday 27th May 2018
Entry fee: £30
A team of 4 will each run a leg of the 26.2 mile Marathon route.

EMF 10k: Saturday 26th May 2018
Entry fee: £15

EMF 5k:  Saturday 26th May 2018
Entry fee: £10

EMF Junior: 5K, 2K, 1.5K, Kilometre Saturday 26th May 2018
For more information on taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival as part of Team Poppy please contact us by completing the form below or by contacting your local regional fundraiser here.

Alternatively you can register directly at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival website by clicking here .

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