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Edinburgh Marathon Festival - Half Marathon

27 May 2018

Team A runner LizSet 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?

I would like a charity place

To join Arthritis Research UK’s very own Team A, simply click on the 'join Team A' button below and select 'I would like a guaranteed charity place' then complete our quick online registration form.

Each of our charity places has a £15 registration fee and a £300 minimum sponsorship target. Once you have completed this form, one of the Events Team will be in touch to finalise your registration.

Join Team A 

I have my own place

Congratulations on securing you own place, and thank you so much for choosing to support Arthritis Research UK.

To join Team A, simply click on the 'join Team A' button below and select 'I already have a place'. Once you have completed the short registration form, one of the events team will be in touch to officially welcome you to the team. As you have secured you own place, there will be no minimum sponsorship requirement. We just ask that you set your own target, and that you raise as much as you can.


Join Team A


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
  • 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 Team A 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.