The route is seriously flat & rapid – if you want to set a personal best for a half marathon, then this is the event for you.
Starting conveniently just outside Edinburgh, you run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.
If you’ve never run before, or this will be your 100th running event, you can’t afford to miss out on what is going to be the ‘must-do’ running event of 2020. It’s fresh and it’s exciting – give it a go and set your 2020 challenge today!
Charities offer guaranteed places to the Scottish Half Marathon in return for your fundraising efforts. By supporting a charity, you become the part of a charity team whereby you'll be supported in the run up to the event, on race day itself and beyond!
Fast & flat. The route starts at Meadowmill Sports Centre. It then takes in the magnificent Golf Coast before finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse.
Click here to view the route map.
For one weekend in September, running and raising money is the talk of Musselburgh. Why not spend the weekend exploring everything this wonderful coastal area.
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
Providing information and support to lung cancer patients.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation is the only UK lung cancer charity dedicated to helping everyone affected by the disease.
Since 1990, when the charity was set up by Professor Ray Donnelly, we have funded millions of pounds of essential lung cancer research, looking for ways to detect the disease as early as possible and save lives.
We support everyone affected by lung cancer – from diagnosis, through treatment, living with the disease and end of life care. We raise awareness, prevent future generations from getting it and challenge the misconceptions of lung cancer. We do all this so those diagnosed can live well with lung cancer for as long as possible.
This is a common concern but once you get signed up and start fundraising the team at The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation will have plenty of tips for reaching (and smashing!) the target. If you think you're going to struggle, the best thing to do is have a chat with them as each charity has its own approach.
Just click 'Find out more now' and fill in the enquiry form to get their contact details - if you put your question in, someone from their team will get back to you.
Registered no: 1046854.
Funding medical research projects to secure a future without prostate cancer.
Last year 56,000 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in the UK. They are someone's grandfather, father, brother, or son.
Whilst prostate cancer is treatable in the prostate, once it spreads to other parts of the body, it becomes incurable and life-limiting. Our aim is simple: to fund the ground-breaking research into developing patient first treatments, which provide hope and a future for men and their families.
Thanks to our fundraisers, we have recently increased the number of medical research projects we fund by 175%. It is our hope that this will lead to further breakthroughs and the development of future therapies for men with prostate cancer.
This is a common concern but once you get signed up and start fundraising the team at Prostate Cancer Research Centre will have plenty of tips for reaching (and smashing!) the target. If you think you're going to struggle, the best thing to do is have a chat with them as each charity has its own approach.
Registered no: 1156027.
Supporting people with dementia in Scotland to make sure nobody faces it alone.
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity providing a 24-hour helpline, dementia resource centres and advisors whilst also funding vital research.
Every £9.38 raised can pay for an hour of support from their Freephone Dementia Helpline; £100 could help their Community Activity Organisers run a group like Music Memories or £880 could fund a day of dementia research.
This is a common concern but once you get signed up and start fundraising the team at Alzheimer Scotland will have plenty of tips for reaching (and smashing!) the target. If you think you're going to struggle, the best thing to do is have a chat with them as each charity has its own approach.
Registered no: SC022315.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Scottish Half Marathon.
Secure your place at the start line with one of our charity partners.
Click here for the full selection of charity places.
Places are available direct from the event organiser - just pay your entry fee and you're in!
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