Edinburgh Marathon 2013 - Charity Places

Edinburgh Marathon 2013 - Charity Places

 Edinburgh Marathon 2013 Charity Places

 The 2013 Edinburgh Marathon will takes place on Sunday 26th May 2013. This year will see a record number of runners taking part in this increasingly popular marathon around the picturesque streets of the Scottish capital. The marathon course is widely recognised as being the UK's fastest and the stunning castle views and great race (and post-race) atmosphere make this a "must do" event.

Here's a list of our charity partners who have charity places for the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon:


Challenge yourself for children by joining Team UNICEF at the Edinburgh Marathon and we will support you every step of the way. As part of our team you will receive all the support you need, including a UNICEF running top, advice, training and a big cheer to keep you going on race day! Sign up online or email running@unicef.org.uk to join us.

 Maggie's Centres

People with cancer need runners like you. Run for Maggie’s at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and help us support people with cancer and their families and friends. Running for Maggie's means you will be supported from the start of your training to the moment you cross the finish line.

 Cancer Research UK

Join Cancer Research UK in the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon and become part of a unique team dedicated to detecting and beating cancer. To join us and guarantee your place on the start line, call 0871 641 2403 or click here for more information.

 Mental Health Foundation

Run the Edinburgh Marathon for the Mental Health Foundation and help the 1 in 4 of us who will be affected by mental health problems in our lifetimes. To join our team call our Events Hotline on 020 7803 1123 or email us or for more information, visit our website. We are the charity for everyone’s mental health!

British Red CrossBritish Red Cross

Be a part of Team Red Cross in the Edinburgh Marathon and go the extra mile- by refusing to ignore people in crisis. You’ll receive dedicated support throughout, and our fundraising tips and training tricks will help you smash your targets! Join our global movement and register through our website today, or call the team on 0844 412 2877 or email challenges@redcross.org.uk


Join our Edinburgh Marathon team and help save babies’ lives. With your help we can fund more research into the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth. We’ll support you every inch of the way with a dedicated Tommy’s contact, fundraising materials, running vest, heaps of enthusiasm and much more! To join our team register through our website or contact Devina on dganas@tommys.org or 0207 398 3453. We would love to have you onboard!

 Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK has been granting magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses since 1986. Our wishes can bring so much to a child's life, providing memories that last a lifetime. We have guaranteed places for the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon and would love you to join us. Find out more


 The National Autistic Society

Join the National Autistic Society's team in the Edinburgh Marathon. We are the UK's leading charity for people affected by autism, by running for us you can help make a difference to the lives of those affected by this lifelong disabling condition. For more information email events@nas.org.uk, call 08450 509 001 or visit our website


 Bowel Cancer UK

We are here to support you every step of the way. Run through this historic city for Bowel Cancer UK. Apply for a place today! For more information visit our website


JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity, improving lives until we find the cure. We have guaranteed places in the Edinburgh Marathon and we would be delighted to receive an application from you. Join us in finding the cure by clicking here to apply for your guaranteed place.

 Macmillan Cancer Support

Join Team Macmillan and make a real difference to the lives of people living with cancer. To find out more about our guaranteed places for the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon and how to join the team visit www.macmillan.org.uk/edinburghmarathon or email edinburghmarathon@macmillan.org.uk


British Heart Foundation

Join the BHF Heart Runners team in 2013 and help win the race against heart disease! Right from the word go we are on hand to provide all the support you need, along with world class running coaches who are true experts in their field.

 Asthma UK

Join the Asthma UK team and help us in the fight against asthma. Asthma UK is the charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the 5.4 million people in the UK whose lives are affected by asthma. For more information email bboertien@asthma.org.uk, call 0800 121 62 55 or visit our website.


Join our team for the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon and benefit from our legendary support package including training days, socials and cheer points on the day. Visit Edinburgh Marathon for Whizz-Kidz or call 0207 233 9696 now.

 Epilepsy Society

Join Epilepsy Society’s fantastic team of runners and take part in the Edinburgh Marathon for us in 2013. We will be with you every step of the way, with a full fundraising pack, training plans and a t-shirt to wear on the day. We are a small charity but aim high, and we would love to have you run as part of our team. To run for us contact fundraising@epilepsysociety.org.uk or on 01494 601 332.

Stroke Association

Join our fantastic team and receive amazing support every step of the way whilst helping us provide support for the one million people in the UK currently living with the effects of stroke. Click here for more information or contact the events team on 0131 555 7252 or email edinburghmarathon@stroke.org.uk and start your Edinburgh Marathon challenge today!


Do something amazing for children by joining NSPCC Events Team in the 2013 Edinburgh Marathon. We are inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children and we aim to end cruelty to children in the UK. Help us make this a reality. To secure a guaranteed place click here, email us at running@nspcc.org.uk or call 0844 892 1119.