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EDINBURGH MARATHON

Race Date Sun 29th May 2022

Race Status Charity Places Open
Race Start Time: 10:00 Entry On Day: No
Running Surface: Road Race Cut Off Time: 6:30 hours
Route Undulation: Flat Race Town: Edinburgh
Timing Method: Chip Race Location: Midlothian
Number Collection: - Race Entry Cost: TBC
Distance Markers: Miles Race Status: Charity Places Open
Road Status: Unknown Use Headphones: Unknown
Max Number: Race Format: Point To Point
Race Start Time: 10:00
Entry On Day: No
Running Surface: Road
Race Cut Off Time: 6:30 hours
Route Undulation: Flat
Use Headphones: Unknown
Timing Method: Chip
Race Town: Edinburgh
Race Location: Midlothian
Number Collection: -
Road Status: Unknown
Race Entry Cost: TBC
Distance Markers: Miles
Race Status: Charity Places Open
Max Number:
Race Format: Point To Point
Race Goodies:
Race Pacers:
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Entry Cost

Unaffiliated: TBC
Affiliated: TBC

Where is the race?

The race is located in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Can I wear headphones at the Edinburgh Marathon?

Unknown.

Is the race still going ahead?

Charity Places Open

Change is always possible, please contact the race organiser to confirm this.

What is the maximum allowed time to complete the race?

The maximum time allowed is 6:30 hours

Race Entry Information
Edinburgh Marathon Race Entry

The website organising the Edinburgh Marathon is https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/events/marathon/

Race Description:

The Edinburgh Marathon is a fast and flat course that finishes at Pinkie Playing Fields. Starting on Potterrow, the city centre start takes you through the heart of Edinburgh. 

Runners pass Greyfriars Bobby and also take in the National Museum of Scotland before heading over the High Street and down The Mound. Marathon participants then go past the Scottish National Gallery and into Princes Street Gardens, with Edinburgh Castle setting the view. The course then goes past the Scott Monument, down the historic Royal Mile, heading towards the Scottish Parliament building. Along the journey you can look up at the spectacular Arthurs Seat and Salisbury Crags, as well as the Palace of Holyrood, before departing the Royal Park and heading east towards the coast.

Runners continue on the coastal route past the oldest golf course in the world at Musselburgh, before heading further East on the flat to Gosford House, a neo-classical mansion which was a commission of the Scots architect, Robert Adam.The route then turns and heads back along the coast to the finish line ahead. The Edinburgh has a descent of almost 90 metres to near sea level.

Edinburgh Marathon Course Map

Edinburgh Marathon Course Map

Edinburgh Marathon Course Elevation Profile