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Edinburgh Half Marathon

Be part of the UK's largest running festival and help people living with cancer.

What to expect

The Team Macmillan half marathon experience

When you sign up to run with Macmillan you join a dedicated team of runners, volunteers and staff, who will support you from your initial training session right through to crossing the finish line.

As well as offering lots of fundraising advice , we'll give you all the training and nutrition tips you need to help you prepare for the big day. We'll also be at the EMF Running Hub the day before and our post-race recovery marquee after the half marathon, where you'll receive plenty of well-deserved pampering. And if that isn't enough, we'll give you the loudest cheers possible throughout the race from our numerous supporter points.

What you'll get when you join Team Macmillan

  • Free technical Team Macmillan running top with personalised name letters 
  • Fundraising tips and sponsorship form 
  • Half marathon training guide 
  • Regular e-newsletters keeping you in the loop in the lead up to race day 
  • The loudest and most supportive cheerers on the course 
  • Fantastic team camaraderie on race day 
  • Team Macmillan Running Hub the day before the race for any last minute queries 
  • And you’ll receive a VIP reception with plenty of refreshment and a well deserved massage at our post-race Recovery Marquee located only minutes away from the finish line.

Team Macmillan Running Hub stand

We will be at the official EMF Running Hub so you and your friends or family can come and meet the team. Plus it’s your chance to exchange any running kit, pick up some Macmillan supporter kit and ask any last minute questions.

Team Macmillan cheer points

Team Macmillan will be in full force in Edinburgh supporting you every step of the way with our fantastic Macmillan cheer points along the race route. These cheer points are well renowned for their excitement when they see a Team Macmillan runner.

Team Macmillan Post Marathon Marquee

Located close to the half marathon finishing area in the Charity Village, this is your chance to lap-up some well deserved pampering after your half marathon run. Plus have a sports-massage and enjoy plenty of refreshments.

Join us and you’ll be part of the biggest UK charity team in this famous run who will give you plenty of support and encouragement during those long miles. Be part of Team Macmillan.

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