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May 30, 2015 (Saturday) 13th edition

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Edinburgh

Marathon

Fast Road Running Relay

10000-14999 runners usualy take part in the race

The course is flat and fast and was rated as the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World magazine.

Running eastwards from the city centre to the finish in Musselburgh, it drops 40 metres in altitude on the way. So it makes it a perfect choice for a runner completing a marathon for the first time or a marathon regular determined to set a personal best time.

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2013

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Yigal Zemach about 5 years ago  

Ran it in 2009 (my 3rd Marathon, 1st time Edinburgh). Enjoyed it very much and made my time target. Organization is very good, excellant responsiveness before the race. The race day was unusually hot but this is not under the organizers' control... I loved the course views (green and blue) although it leaves the city after a few miles. The fan was supporting but I expected more crowd. All in all - I am happy I ran it. Recommended.

Edinburgh Marathon Runner over 5 years ago  

Loved it. I think one of those that i will try again. You should try it, see you there( maybe) Katja

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Edinburgh

Half Marathon

Road Running

2500-4999 runners usualy take part in the race

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Future Runners

2015

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2013
2012

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Edinburgh

10k race

The course is flat and fast and was rated as the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World magazine.

Running eastwards from the city centre to the finish in Musselburgh, it drops 40 metres in altitude on the way. So it makes it a perfect choice for a runner completing a marathon for the first time or a marathon regular determined to set a personal best time.

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Shorter than 10 km race - 5 kilometers

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The course is flat and fast and was rated as the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World magazine.

Running eastwards from the city centre to the finish in Musselburgh, it drops 40 metres in altitude on the way. So it makes it a perfect choice for a runner completing a marathon for the first time or a marathon regular determined to set a personal best time.

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival looks set to raise £4.5 million for charity

May 30, 2014 10:05   Press Release

The 2014 Edinburgh Marathon Festival welcomed thousands of runners from over 100 countries to Scotland’s capital over the weekend of May 24 and 25. Elite favourite, David Toniok, from Kenya was the winner in 2 hours 15 minutes and 33 seconds, only seconds off the race record set by fellow Kenyan Zachary Kihara in 2005. Over 30,000 participants entered ...

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival looks set to raise £4.5 million for charity

2014 Edinburgh Marathon Race Report

May 26, 2014 11:50   Press Release Results

SCOTLAND’S biggest running event was at the heart of a spectacular sporting weekend with more than 30,000 people taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The 12th Edinburgh Marathon which welcomed runners from more than 100 countries set off from the city centre today (Sunday, May 25) to take on the world’s fastest Marathon course. The elite favourite David ...

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2014 Edinburgh Marathon Race Report

Thousands turn out for Edinburgh Marathon

05/25/2014 - source: www.scotsman.com

ONE week to go to the 2014 Edinburgh Marathon Festival

May 16, 2014 06:25   Press Release

More than 30,000 runners from Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales and from over 100 countries are counting down the final days until the much awaited 2014 Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The UK’s leading festival of running gets underway on Saturday 24th May, 2014 at 9am with the 10k, first of the seven races, from Holyrood Park in the centre of Edinburgh. One woman ...

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ONE week to go to the 2014 Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Elites confirmed for Edinburgh Marathon 2014: As EMF offers support to Team Scotland Glasgow 2014 runners

May 12, 2014 12:30   Press Release

Some of the world’s fastest marathon runners will take to the streets of Edinburgh and East Lothian on the 24th and 25th May 2014 as part of the 12th Edinburgh Marathon Festival. As well as some of the members of Team Scotland who are taking part in races as part of their pre Commonwealth Games race build up. Abi Beautyman, Edinburgh ...

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Elites confirmed for Edinburgh Marathon 2014: As EMF offers support to Team Scotland Glasgow 2014 runners

Edinburgh Marathon Festival Teams Up With Homecoming Scotland 2014

August 21, 2013 16:00   Press Release

RUNNERS from across the world are invited to star in Scotland’s most spectacular sporting year Organisers of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival yesterday revealed they’re delighted to team up with Homecoming Scotland, playing a key part in an exciting one-year programme of events and activities designed to showcase all that is great about Scotland. Entries are open for Scotland’s largest running ...

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Entries for Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2014 open

May 31, 2013 05:38   Press Release

RUNNERS can star in Scotland’s most spectacular sporting year by signing up for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2014. Entries open today for Scotland’s largest running event on Saturday May 24 and Sunday May 25 2014, with early birds snapping up a discount and the chance to book a 2014 race at 2013 prices. The festival, which is expected to attract ...

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More than 29,000 people taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

May 29, 2013 04:15   Press Release

SCOTLAND’S biggest running event was at the heart of a spectacular sporting weekend with more than 29,000 people taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. In glorious sunshine, runners from more than 100 countries set off from the city centre today (Sunday, May 26) to take on the world’s fastest marathon course. They included super-fit Kenny Heney who won an ambitious ...

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More than 29,000 people taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Be Part Of Scotland’s Largest Running Event

March 24, 2013 18:00   Press Release

IF you fancy getting the whole family in shape this spring then sign up for some spectacular races in the heart of Scotland’s capital. Entries are open now for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10K and 5K races on Saturday May 25 at Holyrood Park. Runners of all abilities are welcome to take part in the events in the shadow of Arthur ...

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Be Part Of Scotland’s Largest Running Event

Edinburgh Marathon Running Workshop Event

February 14, 2013 06:54   Press Release

THE secrets to success for runners are set to be revealed by top fitness experts at a free workshop. Organisers of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival are holding the training session as the countdown to Scotland’s biggest running weekend begins. Runners of all abilities are invited to sign up for the workshop on March 7 at Meadowbank Sports Centre, 139 London ...

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The Edinburgh Marathon has scooped silver in new awards by a top running magazine

October 04, 2012 07:20   Press Release

Scotland’s capital city was voted the second best destination in the UK for a city marathon, behind only London and ahead of Brighton, Dublin, Liverpool, as well as Manchester. The award by Running Fitness magazine builds on the Edinburgh Marathon’s recent success after the race joined the world’s elite road races by becoming the first in Scotland to be officially recognized ...

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Edinburgh Marathon is officially on the map as one of the leading road races in the world

September 25, 2012 16:10   Press Release

Edinburgh Marathon has joined the world’s elite road races by becoming the first in Scotland to be officially recognised by the IAAF, the athletics governing body. Scotland’s capital joins cities including London, New York, Tokyo and Paris to earn the prestigious road race label from the International Association of Athletics Federations. The elite scheme was started in 2008 to recognise ...

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2012 - Record-breaking finish for 10th anniversary marathon

May 28, 2012 08:55   Press Release

SCOTLAND’S biggest running event, which celebrates its 10th anniversary, saw a record-breaking 23,000 take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival today. In glorious sunshine, runners from more than 100 countries set off from the heart of Edinburgh to take on the UK’s fastest marathon course. They included 101-year-old Fauja Singh, the world’s oldest marathon runner who crossed the line in an ...

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2012 - Record-breaking finish for 10th anniversary marathon

The 10th Edinburgh Marathon Festival

May 23, 2012 07:47   Press Release

The world’s oldest marathon runner, 101-year-old Fauja Singh, is set to join more than 27,000 runners on the streets of the Scottish capital at the 10th Edinburgh Marathon Festival. With eight marathons under his belt, all completed after his 89th birthday, Fauja is in fine form to compete in the team relay on May 27 over race weekend. Organisers are proud ...

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Fit for marathon challenge

05/13/2012 - source: thesouthernreporter.co.uk

World’s oldest marathon runner sets new record as he launches the 10th Edinburgh Marathon

September 05, 2011 16:07   Press Release

The world’s oldest marathon runner, Fauja Singh, today set a new official record as the fastest 100-year-old ever to run a 10K. The sporting legend powered home in 1hr 27 minutes and 45 seconds at the Meadowbank stadium in Edinburgh, during an event to launch the official opening of entries for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2012. And as he ...

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World’s oldest marathon runner sets new record as he launches the 10th Edinburgh Marathon
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