Edinburgh Half Marathon

Now in its 17th year, this popular and ever-growing marathon festival takes place in Scotland’s capital city with the Edinburgh Castle as its stunning backdrop

A major event in the Scottish sporting calendar, starting in Edinburgh, the course heads out through East Lothian offering stunning views and an unforgettable running experience.

The full weekend of events attracts around 30,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support.There really is something for everyone, so why not make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend.

The Half Marathon route is one of the fastest in the UK making that that elusive personal best a distinct possibility!

Where is it?

Starting in the capital city and finishing in the scenic East Lothian     Cropped Edinburgh Marathon

Who can take part?

17 +

Minimum Sponsorship

£200 minimum sponsorship which includes a £25 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. Every penny will help rescue and rehome Scotland's absued, abandoned and injured animals.

Helping you raise funds

We'll do everything we can to help you reach your fundraising target. We'll send you an easy step guide to raising funds and can provide additional fundraising materials such as collection tins, buckets, stickers, posters and much more. Should you need any help, we'd be happy to assist.

If you wish, we'll also be able to help promote your fundraising through the media and online.

Everyone taking part will also receive their very own Scottish SPCA running vest!