Edinburgh Marathon

Join us

Voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, the Edinburgh Marathon is great if it's your first marathon or you are looking for a PB! Join Team Macmillan and every step you take will make a difference to people affected by cancer.

How to enter?

Secure free charity entry!

Sign up for a free charity place by clicking the 'Get a guaranteed place' button. Entry is free and we ask you to raise £750 to support people living with cancer.

Get your own place

You can sign up for your own place for the event at www.edinburghmarathon.com. Secure your own place and simply raise as much as you can. Once you've signed up, make sure to let us know you're running so we can send you your running kit.

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Why should I join Team Macmillan?

You'll get a free Macmillan technical running top and the best support. From a welcome pack full of fundraising ideas and training advice to our famous race side cheer-points and post-event hospitality.

Most importantly we'll provide you with a reason to keep going, because you'll know that you're helping improve the lives of people living with cancer in the UK today.

If you have any questions, email us at running@macmillan.org.uk or call on 0300 100 0200.

The minimum age for this event is 18years old.

I have my own placePurchased your own place in the run? Join our team.
Get a guaranteed placeApply for a charity place here. £750 minimum sponsorship pledge applies

This event could raise


which could pay for 9 nurses for a year.

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Organise your own event

Get your plans rolling. We've got advice, support, materials and fundraisers who'd love to help you create a great event.

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Go your own way

If you've decided to take on a different challenge for Macmillan, we'd still love you on the Team.

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Make your event a success

Have a look through the latest news, tips, advice and support from our fundraising team. Whether you're cycling, swimming, running of trekking, we've got some top tips for you.