This is a fabulous running event through the city. This course was voted the fastest marathon in UK in 2008 and is great if it's your first one or if you are looking for a personal best!
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Friendly marshalls, interesting point-to-point course, with some landmarks along the way. And Edinbugh is a great city for pre and post food and drink. However, I would not do this race again for one reason - the post-race logistics/travel back to Edinburgh is hopeless. Sorry ...Read full review
The start area of the marathon was well organised bag drop easy to find plenty of toilets and uni buildings to shelter away from the awful rain we had at the start. First 4 miles take you through the centre of Edinburgh past the castle and down the Royal Mile past the Scott...Read full review
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