Edinburgh Running Festival – Marathon and Half Marathon

26th May

Come and be part of Scotland's biggest running festival!

This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar. Starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian, offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience. The marathon route is one of the fastest in the UK, making that personal best a strong possibility!

Taking part in this challenge is not only an incredible personal achievement but you’ll also be helping us to give vulnerable children a safe and happy childhood.

Join the waiting list…

Charity entries in this event have been more popular than ever! Our applications have now temporarily closed, however please do join the waiting list below to be the first to hear about an available space.

Choose your distance and sign up via Run for Charity to secure your place.

Half Marathon waiting list registration

Marathon waiting list registration

Fundraising targets:

We ask everyone taking part in this challenge to aim for the following fundraising targets:

Half Marathon: £50 registration fee - £400 fundraising target

Marathon: £100 registration fee - £600 fundraising target

In return you’ll receive:

  • A free Action for Children running vest to wear on the day of the challenge;
  • Access to our exclusive Sports Facebook Group to share tips and ask for advice from other participants;
  • One to one support from your local fundraiser all the way up to event day and beyond.

For more information please contact [email protected]