Edinburgh Marathon


Sunday, 28 May 2017



The increasingly popular Edinburgh Marathon boasts one of the flattest and fastest routes in the UK, making this event great for first-timers and seasoned marathon runners alike.

Chase your personal best, and help us to run all over heart disease.

More event details

Join our team for the Edinburgh Marathon

When: Sunday, 28 May 2017

Where: Edinburgh

Apply for a BHF Charity Place

Secure a BHF Charity Place for the Edinburgh Marathon 2017. You'll need to pay a registration fee of £30 and pledge to raise a minimum of £500 in sponsorship (excluding Gift Aid). To get started, apply for your place through the Edinburgh Marathon website. We'll then be in touch to let you know how to pay your entry fee and confirm your place.

Sign up

Interested in the Edinburgh Half Marathon? You can find more information about the event and details of how to sign up for a charity place here.

Support for you

Join our team and as well as the chance to help power life saving research, you’ll benefit from:

  • a red Heart Runners technical top (and the best cheers en route)
  • fun tools and tips to help with your fundraising, including a pack in the post
  • bespoke training support from our world-class running coaches
  • post-race treats, including refreshments and a sports massage
  • a friendly team here to support you all the way.

Already got a place?

If you already have a place and paid your entry fee through the event organiser you can join our team as an Own Place runner. There's no minimum fundraising target, just raise as much as you can.

Want to get started with your fundraising? Set up your online fundraising page now.

By signing up as an Own Place runner you must have already received your place and paid your entry fee directly to the event organiser.

Volunteer for us

Our events cannot happen without the help of our fantastic volunteers. If you would like to help out on race day, please get in touch with us and we'll send you more information.

We're up for an award

We've been shortlisted for a prestigious Running Award for best charity, and we need your help to win! Please cast your vote by 20 March to help us go for gold.

Contact us

Find out more by getting in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 477 1181
Email: [email protected]

Please note: This event is organised by GSI Events. Find out more on the Edinburgh Marathon website.

Location and travel

Oxford Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5TA

Power research with every mile

Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but we are leading the fight against it.

Your fundraising powers our lifesaving research. Sign up for the Edinburgh Marathon and help us continue making research discoveries and keep more families together.

Fundraising support

When you sign up, you’ll receive a welcome pack that has everything you need to know about fundraising, including lots of fun ideas and helpful tips. We recommend you break your target into manageable chunks and create a plan to help you reach your goals.

Our experienced team are also full of inspirational ideas to boost your fundraising. 

Fundraising online

You can create your own online fundraising page – it’s the easiest way to get sponsored. Let everyone know why you’re taking part and update your page with photos and videos. Share your page on Facebook, Twitter and by email so your family and friends can sponsor you.

Create your fundraising page

Contact us

Find out more by getting in touch Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00:

Tel: 0844 477 1181
Email: [email protected]

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