Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2024

Sat 25th to Sun 26th May 2024
See below for details about fees and sponsorships

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

Join in one of the UK's most popular running events and experience the Edinburgh Marathon Festival.  Offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience - the weekend features nine different race distances over two days - from the 5k held in the stunning Holyrood Park, to one of the UK's fastest marathons - there is something for everyone!

Whether your aim is to return to running and smash an old PB or take a challenging step up to a new distance, there is something for everyone!

The Edinburgh Marathon and Edinburgh Half Marathon have now reached capacity.  

There are still places at the EMF 10K and 5K on Saturday 25th May and for a team of 4 to take part in the Hairy Haggis Team Relay on Sunday 26th May.  We are offering free charity places to take part in the remaining events - minimum sponsorship targets will apply.  

Click the links below to register for your chosen event:

Entry to Edinburgh Marathon and Edinburgh Half Marathon 2025 now open - Sunday 25 May 2025

Benefits of joining our team

  • Fundraising top tips and advice
  • Personalised support from our Events Team
  • Mental Health Foundation running vest
  • Support on the day from the Mental Health Foundation Events Team

Don't forget you also need to register for your place on the Edinburgh Marathon website. Once both forms are filled in our events team will confirm your place. 

I already have my own place, can I run for you?

Yes! If you have your own place in the race and would like to join our team, please drop us an email to  [email protected]  with your vest size - we would love to welcome you to the team!

More information

For more information please contact our Events Team on 0141 572 0125 or email us at  [email protected] .

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