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Questions about running the 2012 Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 10K or 5K runs? Find FAQs and answers to all the most common queries below.
To apply simply complete and return our Macmillan guaranteed place application form| - more information about this is available on our Join Team Macmillan page|.
These are guaranteed places that Macmillan Cancer Support has purchased directly from the Edinburgh Marathon race organisers and we require you to complete a Macmillan guaranteed place application form| for one of these places.
Your own place means that you have entered the online system for the 2012 Edinburgh Marathon Festival directly through the official website at www.edinburgh-marathon.com|. You will have paid an entry fee directly to the Edinburgh Marathon race organisers - GSI Events.
Once your place has been confirmed in the Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon, Hairy Haggis Team Relay, 10K or 5K runs by race organisers (GSI Events), we'd be delighted if you join Team Macmillan. Simply fill in our online form|, email email@example.com| or call 020 7840 7878.
If you have your own place there is no minimum sponsorship, we just ask that you raise as much as possible. If you have a Macmillan charity guaranteed place, there is a minimum sponsorship pledge:
Please note that Gift Aid cannot be included towards the above sponsorship amounts.
This will be due in one month after the event, 27 June 2012. Of course we'll give you all the encouragement and support you'll need to make sure you smash this target.
When you join Team Macmillan you will be supported throughout your entire Edinburgh Marathon Festival experience, no matter what race you're taking part in.
In addition to our initial fundraising pack and tailored training guide, we will send you regular newsletters full of tips to help you prepare for the big day. You will also be invited to our post-race Team Macmillan tent, where you will receive a huge congratulations on completing the big race, lots of pampering and a selection of refreshments.
And if that isn't enough, we will give you the loudest support possible throughout the race from our famous Macmillan cheer points.
Of course! When you sign up to run the Edinburgh Marathon Festival with Team Macmillan we will provide you with a comprehensive training guide, specific for the event you are taking part in. Plus we'll send you regular newsletters full of top training tips, including advice from our Team Macmillan patrons. We will also advise you of other useful sources of information to help you prepare for the big day.
If you get injured while training we recommend you contact your GP, physio or specialist sports injury clinic. They will be able to advise you if you are fit enough to run. If you do need to withdraw you will need to let the Edinburgh Marathon race organisers (GSI Events) know as soon as possible. Please also let Macmillan know so that we can advise you about transferring your place.
Your race day pack will be sent to you directly from the Edinburgh Marathon race organisers (GSI Events) approximately two weeks prior to race day. This pack contains the official race programme, your race number and timing chip.
If you have any queries about your race pack, please contact the Edinburgh Marathon race organisers (GSI Events) directly on 01620 890444, email firstname.lastname@example.org| or visit their website at www.edinburgh-marathon.com|.
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