Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Date: 30/31 May 2015 
  • Distance: Various
  • Location: Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's largest running festival of its kind with over 30,000 runners expected to take part in 2015. With seven races on offer, from 5k to a full marathon, there is a race distance for everyone.

The Edinburgh Marathon course is flat and fast and was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World in 2008. Ideal if you're contemplating your first marathon or you are looking for a personal best.

Ways to join the Oxfam team...

Apply for an Oxfam place

Guarantee your place on the Oxfam team for free and pledge to raise the minimum sponsorship for your chosen distance: 5k (£80), 10k (£150), half marathon (£350) and full marathon (£550).

Get a charity place 

Run with your own place

Public entry is now open for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, so secure your place with the race organisers and join our team to receive your free fundraising pack today!

Run with your own place 

Five reasons to run with Oxfam

1A running pack full of fundraising advice and an Oxfam running vest.

2Professional training plans for all levels and abilities.

3A fantastic race day experience.

4Regular support from the Running Team on all race day preparations.

5An enormous sense of achievement by fighting poverty with every mile.

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