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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019

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May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

Established in 2003, Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland’s largest mass participation running event, with over 30,000 runners and 100,000 spectators enjoying nine different race distances over two days.

From the 5k, held in the stunning Holyrood Park, to the UK’s fastest Full Marathon with IAAF Bronze Award, there’s something for everyone.

Sun 26th May 2019 will have the Edinburgh Marathon, Edinburgh Half Marathon and EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay.

Sat 25th May 2019 is the date for the EMF 10k, EMF 5k, EMF Junior 5K, EMF 2k Junior Race, EMF 1.5k Junior Race and the EMF Kids Kilometre.

Get a charity place

You can only now take part in this years event on a charity place – register for a charity place through us when you pledge to raise a minimum sponsorship. These vary depending on the event.

Minimum fundraising

Edinburgh Marathon: Sunday 26th May 2018, 10am Free entry if you can raise £450
EMF Half Marathon: Sunday 27th May 2018, 8am Free entry if you can raise £275
EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay: Sunday 27th May 2018, A team of 4 will each run a leg of the 26.2 mile Marathon route. Free entry if your team can raise £450
EMF 10k: Saturday 26th May 2018 Free entry if you can raise £175
EMF 5k: Saturday 26th May 2018 Free entry if you can raise £125
EMF Junior: 5K, 2K, 1.5K, Kilometre Saturday 26th May 2018 Free entry if you can raise £30


May 25 @ 8:00 am
May 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Holyrood Park Queen’s Drive Edinburgh EH8 8HG
Holyrood Park
Edinburgh, EH8 8HG
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