24 May 2025 - 25 May 2025

Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2025

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh
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About the event

Join #TeamMRF at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in 2025 and run for a world free of meningitis and septicaemia. 

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's largest mass participation running event, with over 35,000 runners and 100,000 spectators enjoying eleven different race distances over two days. From the 5k, held in the stunning Holyrood Park, to the one of the UK's fastest marathons, there's something for everyone.

Saturday Events - Saturday 24th May 2025

  • EMF 5k - OPEN IN MAY

Sunday Events - Sunday 25th May 2025

  • Edinburgh Marathon 
  • Edinburgh Half Marathon 
  • EMF Team Relay - OPEN IN MAY
Please visit the Edinburgh Marathon Festival to see the full list of race options - https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/charity/meningitis-research-foundation
Payment Options
You'll do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!

Edinburgh Marathon: Fundraising target of £500.
Edinburgh Half Marathon: Fundraising target of £350 
EMF 10k: Fundraising target of £150.
EMF 5k: Fundraising target of £90.
You'll pay for your own event place and you can raise as much as you like for Meningitis Research Foundation.

Support from us

  • Personal support from your dedicated charity contact – here to answer any and every question you will have along the way!
  • Technical Meningitis Research Foundation running vest and fundraising pack.
  • Committed and ongoing support from the event organisers.
Celia Hodes
Donor Support & Development Officer

Hello, I’m Celia and I am the Donor Support & Development Officer.

I support all of our brilliant community fundraisers. Our fundraisers take part in a wide range of events from hosting a cake sale to completing a skydive or cycling from London to Paris.

If you are interested in taking on a challenge yourself please get in touch!

Tel: 0333 405 6252