ABOUT THE EVENTS - EMF 5K & 10K
Date: Saturday, 29 May 2021
Event distance: 5 km or 10 km
Fundraising targets: 5K: £100 (registration fee £15); 10K: £150 (registration fee: £15)
The EMF 5K is a great start to your running journey and a chance to be part of the biggest running festival in Scotland. Starting and finishing near EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, this beautiful scenic route takes you around Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.
The EMF 10K is an increasingly popular race distance, a great step-up for those who have completed a 5K in the past, but aren’t quite ready for the half marathon distance.Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, this beautiful, scenic route takes place in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. The route offers stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and panoramic views of the city.
ABOUT THE EVENTS - EMF HALF MARATHON & MARATHON
Date: Sunday, 30 May 2021
Event distance: 13.1 miles or 26.2 miles
Fundraising targets: HALF MARATHON: £350 (registration fee £25); FULL MARATHON: £500 (registration fee: £25)
Fast & flat, the Edinburgh Half Marathon follows the marathon course which was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first half marathon or you are looking for a PB. The Edinburgh Half Marathon has sold out every year since 2012 and is one of the largest half marathons in the UK.
The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is one of the largest marathons in the UK. 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.
How we support you
We're with you every step of the way towards event day with advice and information so you can just focus on your training and fundraising. We'll also provide:
- Our fundraising pack to help you achieve your target
- Runners pack including vest and Team Panda headband
- Team Panda Facebook Group to meet fellow runners and share tips
- Team Panda training day in The Living Planet Centre
- Online training hub to help you prepare safely for your challenge