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Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Half Marathon

28 May 2017

EMF half marathon

Set in Scotland’s cultural hub this fantastic half marathon route is situated in the heart of Edinburgh. This race not only provides a beautiful back drop of breath-taking scenery but the exhilarating route is known to provide a personal best or two.

How do I join Team A?

Entries for Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2017 have now closed.

If you have already secured your own place in the Edinburgh Half Marathon and want to join Team A, click on the 'Join Team A' button below, select 'I already have a place' then complete our short online registration form. Once this is completed one of the Events Team will be in touch to officially welcome you to the team and get you started.

Join Team A

If you would like to find out more about the 2018 Edinburgh Half Marathon, please contact and we will let you know as soon as entries open.

What do I get?

All our Team A runners receive:

  • an official welcome pack, including our Guide to Fundraising with tips and advice to help raise vital funds for Arthritis Research UK, sponsorship forms and posters to help promote your fundraising
  • top training, nutritional and health advice to make sure you’re ready for the big day
  • an official Arthritis Research UK orange running vest  to wear on the big day with letters to spell out your name
  • support from the Arthritis Research UK events team before, during and after your challenge
  • access to our Edinburgh Marathon Festival Facebook group where you can share training tips and fundraising advice with your team mates before the big day

What else do I need to know?

You must:

  • be 17 years or older to take part in this event
  • be able to complete this event in 3hrs 15mins

You will:

  • receive a wicking technical finishers t-shirt, accurate chip timing, training plan and a medal

You can’t:

  • transfer your charity place from one event to another
  • give your place to someone else if you are unable to take part



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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.