2021 Virtual Edinburgh Marathon

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Join in Scotland’s biggest virtual running festival!

Multiple distances to choose from

Your challenge, your rules – complete your challenge in one day or over multiple days!

Jam-packed goodybag filled with finisher’s t-shirt, medal, and much, much more!

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  • Do it for charity Race entries available


  • Marathon Standard Entry from
    £30 BOOK

Upon completion of the EMF Virtual Challenge entrants will receive the following:

  • Wicking finisher’s t-shirt
  • Finisher medal
  • Finisher presentation pack
  • Personalised finisher certificate
  • Downloadable training plans
  • Personalised Event Number
  • Personalised Event Information Pack, to help you prepare for your challenge
  • Downloadable audio countdown to kick start your challenge in style!
  • Tailored training plans
  • Top tips for planning a safe route for your challenge
  • Added to EMF Virtual Challenge finisher listing
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Do it for charity 💛

Please select a charity from the list below for more information about how you can help their vital work. They will really appreciate your support.

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Entry: £20.00

Min. Pledge: £500

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Write a review and you’ll be entered into a monthly draw to win a pair of running shoes of your choice from Pro:Direct Running.

A real must!

This is one of your must do's. Down hill for the first four miles then flat along to the finish. You are supposed to get a PB here. Started this race on a freezing day with extra throw away layers and a cap. I was rained on, freezing cold and finished with a tan marks. The course can be slippery over the cobbles when the weather wet. You will be running from Edinburgh centre and past the seaside. For this race my husband had to meet a pre-booked bus at a specific time so he could not hang around after the start. The finish seemed to split into three different exits so communicate where you will be meeting, my temperature was dropping whilst waiting to meet up, there were foil blankets provided in your finishers goodie bag. Get a bin bag as the foil blanked does not actually cover you all over, use them both together to keep the wind and cold out. LOVE this finishers medal and a great finishers T-shirt. Once finished you have to make your way to a bus park, for a pre-booked seat, to get you back to the start. There were loads of buses which left continuously. Although the queue to get on the buses were pretty one long.

Esther Balsom / Jan 14, 2020

Great Event

I recently did my first ever Marathon at Edinburgh. Really enjoyed it. The event was well organised and also included Half Marathon, 10k and 5k races and there was a fantastic atmosphere. The route was fairly flat which surprised me. I had a fantastic few days up there and look forward to running it again sometime.

Anthony Beardsley / Aug 23, 2019

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