Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Date: 29 May 2016 
  • 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.

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...

Want a place?

Guarantee your place on the Oxfam team and sign up for the distance of your choice:
Half Marathon: Register for £20, minimum sponsorship of £250
Marathon: Register for £30, minimum sponsorship of £550

Get a charity place 

Already got a 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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