Coeliac UK

Niki Kilminster
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Thank you so much for your interest in running to change the lives of people with coeliac disease.  Every penny you raise will help more people suffering with the symptoms of untreated coeliac disease get the diagnosis they need. Every penny will help more people with the condition feel supported and confident in meeting the challenges of eating gluten-free food in every meal for the rest of their lives.

 12-year old Emily, pictured above, was diagnosed with coeliac disease when she was just 5 years old and is calling on others to join her in fundraising so Coeliac UK can help children like her.

“For a long time my stomach was very painful and nobody could tell me why.  Then my doctor sent me for tests which showed that I had coeliac disease.  I ran the Edinburgh Marathon Festival Kids 2K Fun Run in 2015 and 2016 to help raise funds for the local Coeliac UK support group. I really enjoyed taking part and I’m doing it all again in 2017! Please join me in the Kids Fun Run, and help raise funds for Coeliac UK.”

This page is where you can register with Coeliac UK for a place in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival running events, whether in the children or adult categories. From the list below in the section headed ‘Apply for a Charity Entry’, please click on the event you wish to register for, and follow the instructions. If you need any assistance completing the form, particularly if you are registering a child, please refer to the event information pack from Coeliac UK if you have one. Please contact Nicola Kilminster, Fundraising Co-ordinator at Coeliac UK on 01494 796724 or by email at [email protected] if you would like an information pack sent to you, if you would like a place in the Edinburgh Full Marathon or if you have any other questions.

Once you have registered, Coeliac UK will send you an email within two weeks to let you know how to pay your entry fee and to confirm your place in the chosen race.

Coeliac UK values your support. For more information on coeliac disease and the work of the Charity please visit

We look forward to seeing you at the starting and finishing line!


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Apply for a Charity Entry

You can only apply to one Affiliate Charity at a time. For further information on how the Charity Entry process works please see our Charity Runner FAQs.

Please click on the event you would like to participate in:

2018 Edinburgh Marathon Festival
   - 2018 Edinburgh Marathon >
   - 2018 Edinburgh Half Marathon >
   - 2018 EMF 10k >
   - 2018 EMF 5k >
   - 2018 EMF Junior 5K >
   - 2018 EMF 2k Junior Race >
   - 2018 EMF 1.5k Junior Race >
   - 2018 EMF Kids Kilometre >

Already have your Own Entry?

If you already have your Own Entry, you can pledge to fundraise for Coeliac UK via your My Details account.
Simply log in and click on the link next to your entry.

Registered Charity Number in England and Wales 1048167
Registered Charity Number in Scotland SC039804


Please click here to view our Charity Runner FAQs