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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2024

With different race distances available, there is truly something for everyone at the UK’s largest and family friendly running festival.
Location: Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh Date: 25.05.24 – 26.05.24 Price: From £10

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About the event

Join Team JDRF and fundraise for us at the Edinburgh Marathon Running Festival 2024 by taking on either the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k or any of the junior runs.

Whether this is your first 5k or you are an experienced marathon runner, join us and help fund life-changing type 1 diabetes research.

With different race distances available, there is truly something for everyone at the UK’s largest and family friendly running festival.

How to enter the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Register for a JDRF charity place

Registration fee: £10-£60 (depending on event)

Minimum sponsorship: £100-£600 (depending on event)

To secure your place with us you need to do the following:

Step 1: Pay your non-refundable registration fee to us by clicking the register button.

Register for a charity place

Step 2: Visit the Edinburgh Marathon Festival website to register your JDRF place with them.

(If you have already completed this step then you should get confirmation of your place shortly.)

Step 3: Set up your Just Giving page here

The moment you have your Edinburgh Marathon Festival place and have paid your registration fee we will send you a running pack full of information, with lots of ideas on how to raise as much money as possible.

Already got a place in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2024?

If you have your own place in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and would like to run for us we’d be thrilled to have you on the team. There is no minimum sponsorship if you have your own place, but aim high and you will be amazed at what you can achieve to support our work. Please let us know about your run so we can support you on your journey!

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Why run for JDRF

Sign up to Team JDRF and we will support you with:

  • JDRF running vest
  • Fundraising pack with lots of hints and tips to maximise your fundraising
  • Regular contact with JDRF staff to help and encourage you in the lead up to the event
  • Welcome from JDRF staff and volunteers at the marathon & half marathon finish area to celebrate your achievement!

Get in touch

For more information about this event, email Elspeth at or call 07442 332872.

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