Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is now in its 17th year and takes place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2019. 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 elusive personal best a distinct possibility! Edinburgh Marathon joined the world’s elite road races in 2012 by becoming the first marathon in Scotland to be officially recognised by the IAAF, the athletics governing body. The IAAF bronze label puts the race among the top 75 in the world making it a pivotal part of the sporting calendar for runners.
The full weekend of events attracts around 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support. There are 9 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races. There really is something for everyone, so why not make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend?
Our Charity Places
The entry fee payable and the minimum sponsorship is dependent on the event:
Edinburgh Marathon – 27 May 2018:
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £500
EMF Half Marathon – 27 May 2018:
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £300
Hairy Haggis EMF Team Relay – 27 May 2018:
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £500 for a team of four
EMF 10K – 26 May 2018:
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £220
EMF 5K – 26 May 2018:
Minimum sponsorship pledge: £140
Sign up for free (and raise as much as you can in sponsorship) to the EMF Junior 5K, EMF Junior 2K, EMF Junior 1.5K, EMF Kids’ Kilometre – all of which are on 25th May 2019.
You’ll get one of our shirts, know that you’ve helped people with pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) and appendix cancer and you’ll get a huge ‘thank you!’ from us.
*Note for charity places, Gift Aid cannot be claimed on donations by family members
Get a charity place
Reserve your charity place in any EMF event when you pledge to raise the minimum amount shown to support those affected by pseudomyxoma peritonei and appendix cancer.
Already have a place?
Get in touch if you are interested in joining our team.