Help us to stop bowel cancer

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

With its fast, flat course, the Edinburgh Marathon festival is perfect for first timers and those looking for a personal best. Whether you are tempted by a 10k or motivated by a marathon the festival has a distance for you. What’s more, the route will allow you to explore this historic city in a unique way.

Event details

  • Date: 27-28 May 2017
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Distance: 5k to 26.2 miles

Secure a guaranteed place

  • Marathon: registration fee £30, minimum sponsorship £500
  • Half marathon: registration fee £25, minimum sponsorship £350
  • 10k: registration fee £22, minimum sponsorship £200
  • 5k: registration fee £13, minimum sponsorship £100

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Already have your own place?

If you’ve secured your own place directly with the race organisers we would love to welcome you to our team. There is no set fundraising target; we just ask that you raise what you can to help us stop bowel cancer.

I have my own place

How we’ll support you

Our events team will support you all the way, from your initial welcome pack through to celebrating with you at the finish. We will send you a running vest along with regular training and fundraising updates to make sure you have the best experience.  

Contact information                                     

If you have any questions about the event or the application process, email emma.macleod@bowelcanceruk.org.uk or call 0131 225 5333. 

Here are some of our fantastic runners from Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2016