Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018 26 & 27 May 2018
New route! New challenge. Same beautiful Edinburgh.
Entries are now open for Scotland's largest running event. More than 30000 runners take part and we want you to join us and be part of what will be an unbeatable event. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone! Why not challenge yourself!
Marathon: Fast & flat, it's great for your first marathon or if you're looking for a PB! The route showcases Edinburgh at it very best, taking in panoramic views of the city before heading out along the beautiful East Lothian coastline.
Half Marathon: The EMF Half course follows the Edinburgh Marathon route. But remember, you're not running half of something, you're crushing the whole 13.1 miles!
Team Relay: The EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay is an opportunity for a team of 4 runners to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. You just need to decide who get the glory leg!
10K and 5K: Starting and finishing near EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth these beautiful scenic routes take you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The routes offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.
Two Junior Races: A great way for kids to get involved in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. Runners aged 6-8 will run 1.5K and runners aged 9-12 will run 2K.
Watch the video from 2015
(above) Well earned medal from the Edinburgh Half Marathon Sunday 25 May 2014.
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