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Edinburgh Marathon Festival: Virtual Challenge

Home May 29 — May 30

Join in Scotland’s biggest virtual running festival

There are multiple distances to choose from including marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k and you get to set the rules! Do a marathon all in one day or split it over multiple days. Or you could ask friends to join you in a virtual team rely.

Whether you have your sights set on the marathon or a shorter distance, this is the perfect setting to run for Action for Children Scotland.

The money you raise will make a real difference to vulnerable children and young people, as well as services that care for families and parents.

If your event was cancelled due to coronavirus

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Apply for your place and make a difference!

  • Full Marathon: £10 entry fee, £500 sponsorship target
  • Half Marathon: £10 entry fee, £250 sponsorship target
  • Hairy Haggis Relay: £10 entry fee per person, £150 sponsorship target per person
  • 10k: £10 entry fee, £150 sponsorship target

Whichever event you go for, we’ll be there to support you every step of the way.

What will you get from us?

All runners get a fantastic support package from us, including:

  • An Action for Children running vest.
  • Advice and support from a dedicated local fundraiser.

Already have your own place?

You can still run on behalf of Action for Children if you’ve already got a place in the 2021 Edinburgh Marathon Festival.

Find out how you can run to raise funds with us

We'd love to hear from you