Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2024

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£31,155 raised

£23,000 Goal

£31,155 raised

£23,000 Goal

This event is fantastic for all abilities; whether you're a first-time runner or a seasoned pro, this event is one to tick off the list. This famously flat course is lined with spectacular sights and incredible crowds. From 5k to a full marathon, choose the challenge that suits you!

Charity places

We have charity places across all event distances, these come with a registration fee and minimum sponsorship target (not including Gift Aid), and these are:

Marathon: £20 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship of £495.  Please note full marathon places are now full.

Relay: £40 registration fe (£10 per person) and a minimum sponsorship target of £495 (per team). 

Half Marathon: £15 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship target of £295. Please note half marathon places are now full.

5K/10K: £10 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship target of £150.

Junior Races: £5 registration fee and a minimum sponsorship target of £50.

Whichever distance you choose, our team is on hand to support you every step of the way in your fundraising and training.

Own place

If you have secured your own place through Edinburgh Marathon directly, we would love for you to join #TeamStroke. Those who secure their own place will have no minimum sponsorship target, but everything you do raise will help rebuild lives after stroke.

Event information

When:  25 - 26 May 2024

Where: Edinburgh

Distance: 5K - 26.2miles

Registration fee: £5/£10/£15/£20/£40

Fundraising target: £50/£150/£295/£495

Why join #TeamStroke?

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. Taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival means you are part of the team helping us to continue the work that we do, such as funding stroke support services and researching better treatments, care and rehabilitation.

Along the way, we will support you with training tips and fundraising advice, one-to-one support and you'll also receive your very own Stroke Association running vest to wear with pride on the big day.

If you have any questions, please contact our fundraising team at supporter.relations@stroke.org.uk


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I already have my own place

Frequently asked questions

Will I received a running vest to wear at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival?

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Yes, you will be sent a Stroke Association running vest. This will arrive with you approximately one month before the event.

I want to enter the relay, how does this work?

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To be part of the relay you will need to chose a team of 4 (yourslef, plus 3 friends/family).

Select yourself a team captain and get them to register for the entire team, paying a £40 registration fee (£10 per person). 

Chose the option to set up a team fundrasing page and work together to reach the £495 target!

Will you have a cheer point on the day?

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Yes!  We can't wait to cheer you on.  If you have family and friends who would be interested in joining us at the cheer point they can register at:  https://www.stroke.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering/events-volunteering.
The more the merrier!

If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, email supporter.relations@stroke.org.uk or call 0300 3300 740. We are here to help!