Race Date Sun 28th May 2023
Race Status Entries 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:||£61.25|
|Distance Markers:||Miles||Race Status:||Entries Open|
|Road Status:||Unknown||Use Headphones:||Unknown|
|Max Number:||Race Format:||Point To Point|
|Race Start Time:||10:00|
|Entry On Day:||No|
|Race Cut Off Time:||6:30 hours|
|Race Entry Cost:||£61.25|
|Race Status:||Entries Open|
|Race Format:||Point To Point|
Where is the race?
The race is located in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Can I wear headphones at the Edinburgh Marathon?
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/
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