Edinburgh Marathon Festival

For your next race, why not give yourself an extra incentive by fundraising while you run?

If you're thinking of tackling an event at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival (EMF) in 2021, why not support The Euan MacDonald Centre at the same time?

28 runners took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in 2019 in aid of the Centre and to date through the marathon we have raised over £20,000. Want to join them this year?

Edinburgh Marathon

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 personal best. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008;and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.

  • Sunday 30th May 2021, 10.00am
  • Price: £62 
  • Age: 18 years or over

Half Marathon

  • Sunday 30th May 2021, 8am
  • Price: £38.50
  • Age: 17 years or over

Hairy Haggis Relay

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 30th May 2021
  • Start time: 10am
  • Age: 15 years or over
  • Price: £129.75

Other races

You can also choose to attempt a 10k or 5k on Saturday 29th May. There are also options for junior runners. Full details on the EMF website below.

Sign up

Please sign up at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival website and let our Fundraising Officer Kerry Mackay know of your fundraising plans.

Visit the Edinburgh Marathon Festival website (external link).

Runner profiles

Denise Cranley completed her fourth Hairy Haggis relay for the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research.

Read Denise's supporter's story


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5 people in Euan MacDonald Centre T-shirts smiling at the camera having just finished the marathon

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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