Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh, Scotland

Organiser's Description

Flat and fast, this course has been described as the fastest marathon course in the UK, perfect for those chasing a PB. A fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks, as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Full marathon, half marathon, relay, 10k, 5k, and junior races, all against a stunning backdrop – the Edinburgh Marathon Festival has it all. This is Scotland’s largest running festival, with over 30,000 runners expected to take part on 23/24 May.

The junior races will be run around the picturesque Holyrood Park, with stunning panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.


26.2 miles, 13.1 miles, 10 km, 5 km
Junior: 5 km, 2 km, 1.5 km, 1 km

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