Where does Edinburgh Marathon start and finish?
What is the route? The Edinburgh Marathon kicks off in the city of Edinburgh, starting on Holyrood Park Road in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat. The route then takes runners past Surgeons’ Hall and the rest of Old Town, including the Festival Theatre.
Is the Edinburgh Marathon Hilly?
Early comments aboout the hill have been accommodated, leading to what is now one of the flattest marathon courses, making the Edinburgh Marathon an excellent race for obtaining a personal best.
Is Edinburgh half marathon Hilly?
Overall, very well organised, good time of year, crucially NOT hilly, great excuse to visit Edinburgh.
Is Edinburgh a fast marathon?
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 PB. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London.
Where does the Edinburgh Marathon finish?
The Finish and getting back to Edinburgh City Centre Lothian Buses operate services between the finish area at Musselburgh and Edinburgh City Centre.
Where does the marathon end?
The NYC Marathon route starts in Staten Island while the NYC Marathon course takes runners across the Verrazano Bridge to finish in Central Park in Manhattan.
Is the Edinburgh Marathon flat?
The course is flat and fast and was rated as the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World magazine. Running eastwards from the city centre to the finish in Musselburgh, it drops 40 metres in altitude on the way.
Is Edinburgh half marathon flat?
The half marathon course is fast and flat. Enjoy a fantastic route which takes in some of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.
Is Edinburgh Marathon windy?
Good fast course. Local support was brilliant all along the way. Much of the route is very exposed to the elements so can be very windy.
Does Edinburgh Marathon count as good for age?
If you have run a marathon or half marathon after the 1st January 2020 that meets the criteria below then you can apply for a ‘Good for Age’ entry. This is standard club entry.