edinborough-marathonThe Edinburgh Marathon began in 2003 and has continually grown in popularity and stature, having received a 97% satisfaction rating in a recent Runner’s World poll.

The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.

The route is flat and fast, making the Edinburgh Marathon an excellent race for obtaining a personal best, it is also ideal if you are contemplating your first Marathon.  There are also some great sites along the way.

Runners must be a minimum of 18 years old on race day to enter.

How Do I Get Involved?

Please visit the Edinburgh Marathon 2017 to apply for a Fire Fighters Charity entry.

The Fire Fighters Charity minimum fundraiser for the Edinburgh Marathon 2017 is £560.

Once your place has been secured, we will send you a fundraising pack containing a wealth of information to get you started. You will also receive a Fire Fighters Charity running vest as part of the welcome pack.

Already have a place?

If you’ve already secured a place for the 2017 Edinburgh Marathon, we would love you to run as part of The Fire Fighters Charity running team. Let us know here. 

By fundraising for us, you will receive support from The Fire Fighters Charity fundraising team. All you need to do is contact us and let us know.

Fundraising Tips

Stuck for ideas on how to fundraise? Firstly, it’s wise to break your fundraising target down into manageable chunks. Plan local events such as pub quizzes, car boot sales or company cake days and be sure to create your own personal web page on Virgin Money Giving or Just Giving. Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter can also help generate great awareness.

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