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Edinburgh Marathon looks set to sell out for the 11th year in a row

13 Dec 2018 17:02
Fabienne Latxague
Press Release
EDINBURGH MARATHON standard entries are close to capacity and expected to close on Sunday 6th January at midnight. The marathon takes place on Sunday 26th May 2019 and attracts thousands of runners from the UK and beyond to take part in one of the flattest and fastest marathons the UK has to offer. Last year saw the launch of a new

Thousands take part in 15th Edinburgh Marathon Festival

31 May 2017 15:24
Jean-Loup Fenaux

Over 30,000 runners took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in the nation’s capital on 27th & 28th May. Runners from all over the world gathered for Scotland’s biggest running festival, taking part part in the Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 10k, 5k and Junior Races across an action-packed weekend.

Sunny weather made for perfect running conditions for the elite fields

Thousands take part in the 14th Edinburgh Marathon Festival

30 May 2016 05:40
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Over 30,000 runners took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in the nation’s capital on 28-29 May. Runners from right across the globe gathered for Scotland’s biggest running festival, taking part part in the Marathon, Half Marathon, Team Relay, 10k, 5k and junior races across an action-packed weekend. Sunny conditions made for perfect running conditions for the elite fields on one

Thousands take part in Edinburgh Marathon

May 29 2016
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Edinburgh Marathon Director Neil Kilgour Announces No Compromise Stance On Doping

27 Aug 2015 14:10
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Edinburgh Marathon Director Neil Kilgour has said that any athlete with a proven doping history will “never, ever” be invited to compete at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The world of athletics has been at the forefront of controversy recently after claims in the Sunday Times about systematic and widespread doping within the sport of athletics, including at the 2012 London Olympics.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival race report

01 Jun 2015 16:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Over 30,000 runners took part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in the nation’s capital on 30-31 May. Runners from right across the globe gathered for Scotland’s biggest running festival, taking part part in the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and junior races across a packed weekend. Windy conditions hampered the elite fields on one of the world’s fastest marathon courses, but

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

30 May 2014 10:05
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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 to take