Embrace Edinburgh's historic heart and choose your own challenge - suitable for runners of all stripes.
About the race
Whether you're an endurance junkie or a leisurely jogger, race at your own pace during this celebrated running weekend. Choose from 5 km, 10 km, 21 km (half marathon) and 42km (marathon) distances, as well as a host of courses more suitable for families and kids. The 5km and 10km races will take place on the Saturday, with the half marathon and marathon happening on the Sunday. Whichever you decide to go for, you'll experience more than just contest, a buzzing festival atmosphere provides a fantastic backdrop to this Edinburgh extravaganza.
The races will take place across two days:
- 5K and 10K on 25/05/19
- Half Marathon and full Marathon on 26/05/19
Sign up today
Register for your place at the Edinburgh Running Festival
The famed marathon and half marathon courses are fast and flat - with the marathon voted the fastest in the UK by Runners World - making smashing that personal best that much easier. Both courses take in the gorgeous sights of the city and surrounding Scottish coastline.