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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Edinburgh Marathon Festival


30th May 2021



The Edinburgh Festival Marathon Weekend 2020 has been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19, please read the statement below for more information. For participants who have an entry for 2020, please log in to your account with the organisers to select your preferred option. 

Official Statement

The magical city of Edinburgh plays host to Scotland's most iconic race! Choose from a 5k, 10k,Half Marathon, Team Relay, Junior Race or go the whole hog with a Full Marathon. You can apply for a guaranteed Charity Place in exchange for a pledge to support the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, or simply purchase your own place and just raise what you can!

The marathon and other races take place in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, with the longer routes continuing along the rugged East Lothian coastline. It's a great race for achieving a personal best, having been voted the fastest UK marathon by Runners World.

However you get a place, we promise all runners loads of support and encouragement along the way including:

  • Team CF running top to wear with pride, especially for those all important post-race selfies!
  • Fundraising pack and ideas to help you maximise you fundraising potential
  • New online interactive Training Zone
  • Regular team e-newsletters to keep you up to date with how you fundraising is helping those with CF
  • A Trust presence on the day to greet you and cheer crews along the route

Order a Cheer Pack

Are your friends and family coming to support you on the day? Let us know and we'll  send them a cheer pack so that they stand out form the crowd!

I want to join a cheer crew!

Cheer Crew Map

Choose your distance

Choose the race you're interested in from the options at the bottom of this page to find out more and register.

By running with Team CF, you will help us make a difference for over 10,000 people in the UK living with cystic fibrosis.

Please choose your event below. If you have any queries about this or any other event please don't hesitate to contact us

The support I received from friends, acquaintances and colleagues was outstanding! My phone leading up to, during the run and once finished was lit up like a Christmas tree with calls and texts congratulating me. I’m forever grateful for the support.


Everyone's welcome to join Team CF and every effort counts, for more information on what being part of Team CF means and the support you'll get click here.

Edinburgh Marathon

This flat course is the perfect way to reach your personal best!

Edinburgh Half Marathon

Join Team CF for the Edinburgh Half Marathon and you'll get loads of support along the way!

Edinburgh Marathon Relay

The 26.2 miles is split into 4 legs, each runner will run one leg.

Junior Marathon

Choose from 1.5, 2 and 5km routes and get the whole family involved!

Edinburgh 5k

The shorter 5k route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.

Edinburgh 10k

Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, this scenic route takes place in Edinburgh's Holyrood Park.