Edinburgh Marathon 2024
- 26 May 2024
- 26.2 miles
- Registration fee: To be confirmed
- Sponsorship pledge: To be confirmed
The Edinburgh Marathon course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK, so it's ideal if it’s your first marathon or you're looking to achieve a personal best.
The fast and flat route takes in some of Edinburgh's most iconic sights and offers picturesque views of the East Lothian coastline.
If you already have your entry booked
If you’ve already secured a spot, you can use your place to help fight homelessness by running with us. We’d love for you to join the team – get in touch below.
All our fundraisers get the very best from us, including:
A Shelter Scotland technical running top
Training plans created by our running partners Let’s Get Running
Personal trainer support
We can't fight homelessness without your help
When you take part in an event for Shelter Scotland, you're joining us in defending the right to a safe home.
Whether you run, dance, walk miles in your kilt or crawl through mud, every pound you raise helps us to fight the housing emergency.
Thanks to fundraisers like you, in 2022/23 almost 17,000 people got advice through our helpline and webchat services, and our online advice pages were visited over one million times.
Together we can continue to create long-term change and fight the devastating impact the housing emergency has on people and society.
Find out more about running for Team Shelter Scotland
How to fundraise for your event
If you're injured or can no longer participate.
Please email us at email@example.com if you’re no longer able to take part in your event.
Registration fees for charity places in events are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to someone else or deferred to the following year. If you secured your own place in the event, you’ll need to check the event’s refund policy, which you should be able to find on their website or on your registration confirmation.
Your donors must contact us directly with details of their payment if they would like a refund on the sponsorship they have given you.
Please contact your card provider if you become aware that your card has been used fraudulently.
If you can’t reach your fundraising pledge
We’re here to support you with your fundraising as much as possible, so do get in touch with us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure you are confident in reaching your target before signing up to the event. Not reaching your sponsorship pledge impacts what Shelter Scotland can achieve.
The deadline for sending in your sponsorship is six weeks after race day.
Why you have to raise a minimum sponsorship pledge
We invest in places at charity events and each place is important to ensure we raise as much as possible to support our vital work.