Date:  25/05/2019

Time:  09:00

Location:  Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Address:  The events have various starting points across the city please click on the website for more details : https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/
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Join us at this sold out event and raise funds for SiMBA!

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is now in its 16th year and takes place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May 2018. This ever-growing festival of running is now a major event in the Scottish sporting calendar and is our biggest fundraising event of the year.

The full weekend of events attracts around 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support. There is something for everyone to choose from including: the marathon, half marathon, team marathon relay, 10k, 5k and junior races over the 2 days.

Places are completely sold out but charity entries are still available!

Edinburgh Marathon – Sunday 26 May at 10am (minimum sponsorship £400)

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.

  • Age: 18 years or over
  • Start: Potterow, EH8 9AL
  • Finish: Pinkie Playing Fields, EH21 7HA

Edinburgh Half Marathon – Sunday 26 May at 8am (minimum sponsorship £250)

Fast & flat, the Edinburgh Half Marathon follows the marathon course which was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first half marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Half Marathon has sold out every year since 2012 and is one of the largest half marathons in the UK.

  • Age: 17 years or over

  • Start: Potterow, EH8 9AL

  • Finish: Pinkie Playing Fields, EH21 7HA

EMF Hairy Haggis Relay – Sunday 26 May at 10am (minimum team sponsorship £400)

The EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay is an opportunity for a team of 4 runners to take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The 26.2 miles is split into 4 legs, each runner will run one leg.

  • Sunday 26th May 2019
  • Start time: 10am
  • Age: 15 years or over
  • Start: Potterow, EH8 9AL
  • Finish: Pinkie Playing Fields, EH21 7HA

EMF 10k - Saturday 25th May at 9am (minimum sponsorship £100)

EMF 5k - Saturday 25th May at 11am 
 (minimum sponsorship £50)

EMF Junior 5k - Saturday 25th May at 11.45am  (minimum sponsorship £30)

EMF Junior 2k - Saturday 25th May at 2.30am  (minimum sponsorship £30)

EMF Junior 1.5k - Saturday 25th May at 1.45pm 
(minimum sponsorship £30)

EMF Junior 1k - Saturday 25th May at 1.00pm  (minimum sponsorship £30)

How to register

It's a really simple process:
Step 1 - Pay your deposit to us via the EMF Deposit Payment Form below and agree to our T&Cs.
Step 2 - As soon as we receive the notification that you have paid your deposit, we will authorise your place and send you a link to your email address via Just Running.  

We're here to support you

We think you are totally awesome for entering this event and we want to support you every step of the way. We'll be in regular contact via email and we'll wish you luck before the event. We'd love to share your story on our social media too if you're happy for us to do that. too and we'll send you : A SiMBA t-shirt or running vest and a personalised sponsorship form.


Our T&Cs
Your place is not confirmed until SiMBA verify your entry, we cannot do this until we have received your deposit payment as requested below. Please note that this payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.

It's really important for us to ensure that you are able to meet our minimum sponsorship targets for this event before you register. If you have any concerns about raising the requested amount please speak to us before you sign up.


Deposit payments required:
A £50 deposit will be required to secure your place in the 
Edinburgh Marathon
Edinburgh Half Marathon
EMF Hairy Haggis Relay

A £10 deposit will be required to secure your place in the 
EMF 10k 
EMF 5k 

A £5 deposit will be required to secure your place in the 
EMF Junior 5k
EMF Junior 2k
EMF Junior 1.5k
EMF Junior 1k 

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