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Edinburgh Marathon Festival

26-27 May 2018

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018

***Please note, places for this event are now full. Email to enquire for 2019***

From a team relay to a full marathon, there's a great choice for all running abilities over this long weekend in Scotland's capital. You'll pass by many of Edinburgh's well-known sights, including Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park, depending on the event you choose.

We have places in:

  • Full marathon – the UK's most popular marathon after London
  • Half marathon – fast and flat, perfect if you're looking for a PB
  • 10K – one of the most popular distances
  • 5K – ideal if you're new to running
  • Hairy Haggis Team Relay – run a marathon between you and three friends

In return for your support you will receive:

  • a guaranteed place in the event
  • a fundraising toolkit to give you ideas on how to reach your target
  • support from your local Regional Fundraiser to help you with your fundraising and answer any questions about the event
  • a bespoke RAF Benevolent Fund running vest

Choose your event and book your place today

Edinburgh marathon

Minimum age 18 years, registration fee £25, minimum fundraising target £500

Edinburgh half marathon

Minimum age 17 years, registration fee £25, minimum fundraising target £250

Edinburgh 10K

Minimum age 15 years, registration fee £25, minimum fundraising target £150

Edinburgh 5K

Minimum age 11 years, registration fee £25, minimum fundraising target £80

Team relay

Minimum age 15 years, no registration fee, minimum fundraising target £600

Got your own place?

If you have your own place in the event you can still be part of Team RAFBF, and won't have a minimum fundraising target. Drop us an email at to let us know where you live and one of our local fundraisers will get in touch.

Any other questions?

Got a question not answered above? Email or call us on 020 7307 3321.

0800 169 2942

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