Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2022 After two years of virtual events, Edinburgh Marathon Festival of Running makes it's long-awaited in-person return on 28-29 May 2022. Join the SiMS team for Scotland's biggest running 2-day running event and raise funds to enable us to continue providing vital support to thousands of people living with mental ill-health across Scotland. EMF has an event for everyone, from the kids' kilometre to the 10K, relay, half and full marathons. Voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runner’s World in 2008, Edinburgh marathon is enjoying a fantastic new route that takes in some of the city's most iconic landmarks, as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline. Visit the EMF website for more information and to sign up. Besides the Marathon and Half Marathon, the festival holds a plethora of other races over the weekend. These include 10k and 5k races, and for younger participants, a Kid's Kilometre and 1.5K, 2K and 5K Junior races. And for a bit of fun there's the Hairy Haggis Team Relay - why not get some friends or colleagues together and have a go? If you'd like to discuss anything before securing a place please get in touch with our fundraising team, we would love to hear from you and give support and advice. If you purchase your own place there is no minimum sponsorship - just raise as much as you can!