Edinburgh Marathon Festival
Already have your own place?
If you already have your own place at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and would like to join our Run for Wishes team, you can register as one of our runners here. We won't set you a minimum fundraising target.
About the event
Looking to complete a run fast and on a flat route? The Edinburgh Marathon Festival has the race for you!
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland’s largest running festival of its kind with over 30,000 runners expected to take part on 26 and 27 May 2018. With 9 races on offer over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races, there really is something for everyone!
Whether it's your first marathon or you’re looking for a personal best – the Edinburgh Marathon is one to give you a great time!
Give yourself something to train towards – and reap the satisfaction of crossing the finish line knowing you’ve made wishes come true in the process.
Races on offer:
Sunday 27th May 2018
Location: Regent Road, Edinburgh
Deposit/Minimum sponsorship: £40/£400
Edinburgh Half Marathon
Saturday 26th May 2018
Location: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
Deposit/Minimum sponsorship: £15/£150
How we'll support you:
• A dedicated member of the Make-A-Wish events team to help with your queries
• Your own Make-A-Wish running top
• A full training and nutritional programme
• Regular support emails and running tips
I really enjoyed the run it was my first half marathon and I'm now looking for the next one! Thank you for letting me fundraise for you, it is a charity close to home.”
Why run for us?
Taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival helps grant life-changing wishes for children like Beau, who walked with dinosaurs: