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Edinburgh Marathon 2024

Join Team Royal Voluntary Service for the incredible Edinburgh Marathon.

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Edinburgh

Registration fee: £20

Minimum fundraising: £500

Fast & flat, this course was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a personal best. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.

Why run for Royal Voluntary Service?

Your fundraising will help Royal Voluntary Service by giving even more support to people who need it in our hospitals and communities across the UK. Help our volunteers to keep reaching out with friendship, coordinating events, and giving practical support to vulnerable people.

Support from our fundraising team. Whether you’re an experienced or first-time runner, Royal Voluntary Service will be here to support you every step of the way.

  • You can expect plenty of fundraising ideas, motivational tips, and Royal Voluntary Service materials to help make your fundraising a success.
  • A free Royal Voluntary Service running vest to wear on race day.
  • Dedicated support to help you to reach your fundraising target.
  • Regular emails and communication about your event and fundraising in the lead up to race day.



Already have a place in the Edinburgh Marathon?

If you have a place in the Edinburgh Marathon and would like to raise funds for Royal Voluntary Service, we’d love for you to join Team Royal Voluntary Service. There’s no minimum fundraising target; we simply ask that you raise as much as you can. Let our fundraising team know you’re planning to join our team.


If you have any questions about the Edinburgh Marathon, please contact our dedicated team by emailing us at