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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2020

Saturday 5th September, 2020 until Sunday 6th September, 2020

Run for the #RMfamily 

Are you looking for an unforgettable running experience? Then set your sights on the 2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival and be part of Scotland's BIGGEST weekend of running. Whether it's a full marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k or junior races you're after - the Edinburgh Marathon Festival has it all.

It takes place on the 5th/6th September weekend this year with over 35,000 runners taking part. So what are you waiting for, come and see for yourself - enter today!


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

  • Sunday 6th September, 10am
  • Age: 18 years or over
  • Start: Potterow, EH8 9AL
  • Finish: Pinkie Playing Fields, EH21 7HA

Click here to run for RMA - The Royal Marines Charity

  •    2020 Edinburgh Half Marathon >
  •    2020 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay >
  •    2020 EMF 10k >
  •    2020 EMF 5k >
  •    2020 EMF Junior 5K >
  •    2020 EMF Junior 2k Race 1 >
  •    2020 EMF Junior 2k Race 2 >
  •    2020 EMF Junior 1.5k Race 1 >
  •    2020 EMF Junior 1.5k Race 2 >
  •    2020 EMF Kids Kilometre >

Voted World's Top 10 City Marathon

  • Fastest Marathon in the UK (Runner’s World 2008)
  • European Athletics 5 star Event
  • Guaranteed entry – No ballots, no lists, no hassle
  • Edinburgh was voted the World’s fourth most beautiful city in 2015
  • Only 1% of the World’s population have ever completed a marathon

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