Edinburgh Marathon

Date of event: 26 May 2024

Come and be part of Scotland’s BIGGEST running festival with the Edinburgh Marathon!

This ever-growing festival of running is now 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 marathon route is one of the fastest in the UK making that elusive personal best a distinct possibility!

Registration fee: £245

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get there?

There are plenty of transport choices including shuttle buses for participants and spectators, trains, plus parking for cars and bicycles. An extensive list of the option available can be found here.

The start area is at Buccleuch Place. A map of the route from the event buses to the start point can be found within your Event Pack.

When do I receive my Event Pack and number?

Your Event Pack will be available from within your MyRunning account 10 days prior to the event. This will tell you everything about the event.

Your timing chip is integrated into your number, there is no chip to attach to your shoe. All entrants who have registered with a UK address will have their Event Number posted to them in May.

If there are any problems, there will be an Event Number Station available at Dynamic Earth on the Saturday before the event.

Further FAQs can be found here.