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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Date: 28 May 2017 
  • Distance: Various
  • Location: Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's largest running festival of its kind with over 30,000 runners taking part across a range of distances. Starting in the city, you will run past some iconic landmarks before making your way along the Scottish coast towards the finish.

Fast & flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it's your first marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.

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Ways to join the Oxfam team...

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Guarantee your place on the Oxfam team and sign up for the distance of your choice.
Half Marathon: Register for £10, minimum sponsorship of £250
Marathon: Register for £15, minimum sponsorship of £550

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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!

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Five reasons to run with Oxfam

1A running pack full of fundraising advice and an Oxfam running vest or t-shirt.

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 showing poverty the finish line!

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