Virtual Edinburgh Marathon

30 May 2021

Edinburgh Marathon for Royal Voluntary Service
Join Team Royal Voluntary Service in 2021 as we take on the Virtual Edinburgh Marathon.

This year's event will also be a virtual fundraiser. You choose your own starting line, whether it's a treadmill, park or your neighbourhood area and you run the race distance how you wish, by walking, running or a mix between the two! You then upload your finishing time to the dedicated website and a few days later will receive your medal!

A virtual race is a great option for those who want flexibility on how you take part.

We have a limited number of guaranteed places for this event. In return for a fundraising target of £200, we'll send you everything you need to ensure a great race experience. You'll get a fundraising guide, professional training guides, lots of fundraising support and your very own running top to wear on the day.

Date: 30 May 2021
Location: Virtual
Registration fee: £10
Minimum fundraising: £200
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Why run for Royal Voluntary Service?

By running for us, you will help Royal Voluntary Service tackle the biggest needs of the day. We rely on our supporters, like you, to help raise the funds we need every day, so our volunteers can continue to provide vital support to those who need it and help ease the burden on our pressurised NHS hospitals.

We’ll support you all the way

What you can expect:
  • A welcome pack full of fundraising materials and tips.
  • Royal Voluntary Service running vest.
  • Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day.
  • Dedicated support from our experienced fundraising team.

Already have a place in the Virtual Edinburgh Marathon?

If you have a place in the Virtual Edinburgh Marathon and would like to raise funds for Royal Voluntary Service, please be sure to let us know you're planning on running!

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(Picture credit: Paul Roberts)

Find out more

Join Team Royal Voluntary Service at this event. Find out more today on 0800 731 9197 or email

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Make 2021 a year to remember

From runs, cycles, swims, sky dives or walks. You will help us in giving even more support to people who need it. Take on a challenge in aid of Royal Voluntary Service.

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