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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2023

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Category
Running
Date
27 May 2023 - 28 May 2023
Venue
Edinburgh - United Kingdom
Telephone
07715 664 687
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About the Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Take part in the 2023 Edinburgh Marathon Festival with a Team PKD place in Scotland’s most iconic running event. From a full marathon to a kids kilometer challenge, there really in something for everyone in this festival of running.  

EMF Marathon, 28th May 10am: Voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runner’s World in 2008. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline. To take part, click here.

EMF Half Marathon, 28th May 8am: Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that don’t fancy the big 26.2! To take part, click here.

EMF 10k, 27th May 8am: The 10k falls on the Saturday of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend and is run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, this route offers striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle. To take part, click here.

EMF 5k, 27th May 11am: The EMF 5k takes place on the Saturday and offers a picturesque route around Holyrood Park with stunning panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle. To take part, click here.

EMF 5k Junior, 27th May 11:45am: The EMF Junior 5K is for 11-18 year olds and takes place on the Saturday. The event offers a picturesque route around Holyrood Park with stunning panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle. It’s the perfect way for teenagers to get involved in EMF Weekend. To take part, click here.

EMF 2K Junior, 27th May 2:30pm and 3:30pm: The EMF Junior 2K is for 9-12 year olds. The junior races are a fantastic way to get children active and encourage them to get involved in running. As with the 5K and 10K races, the routes will be run around the beautiful Holyrood Park. To take part, click here.

EMF 1K Junior, 27th May 1:45pm and 2:00pm: The EMF Junior 2K is for 9-12 year olds. The junior races are a fantastic way to get children active and encourage them to get involved in running. As with the 5K and 10K races, the routes will be run around the beautiful Holyrood Park. To take part, click here.

EMF Kid Kilometre, 27th May 1:00pm: The EMF Kids’ Kilometre is for 3-6 year olds. The junior races are a fantastic way to get children active and encourage them to get involved in running. As with the 5K and 10K races, the routes will be run around the beautiful Holyrood Park. To take part, click here.

Team PKD Places

To take part, visit the Edinburgh Marathon Festival website to register.  Choose your distance and select 'other charity' and pick 'PKD Charity'. PKD charity will purchase your place, providing you're happy to raise the minimum fundraising commitment which vary for each event.

Support for you

By taking on this challenge, you will be raising much needed awareness and funds to enable PKD Charity to continue to raise vital awareness about PKD and offer support to those in need. To help you, we will provide:

  • Free PKD t-shirt and breathable running vest
  • Pre-event support from the PKD Team
  • Free PKD fundraising pack and resources to help boost your fundraising

If you have your own place and would like to use this to raise funds for the PKD Charity, then we would love to hear from you, email us  or text/call 07715 664687 if you need help or have any questions.

 
 


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