Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Marathon and Half Marathon


Sunday, 27 May 2018



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

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Join our team for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

When: Sunday, 27 May 2018

Where: Edinburgh

Secure a BHF Charity Place

BHF Charity entries into the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, Marathon or Half Marathon have now closed. If you already have a place and have paid your entry fee through the event organiser you can join our team as a own place runner below.

Distance Registration Fee  Pledge  Charity Place
Half Marathon  £15  £250 (Exc. Gift Aid) CLOSED
Marathon  £25  £500 (Exc. Gift Aid) CLOSED

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
  • 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.

 Distance  Own Entry
 Half Marathon  SIGN UP
 Marathon  SIGN UP

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.

Power research with every mile

Your fundraising powers our life saving 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: 0300 222 5719
Email: [email protected]

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

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