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VOCAL is the leading carer organisation in the Lothians supporting over 9,000 unpaid family carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian. Family carers provide unpaid care to a partner, parent, relative or friend of any age who needs help to manage a long term condition, disability, physical or mental health problem or addiction.
This year marks 25 years of VOCAL supporting carers. In April 1994, we started as a small charity with a mission to provide support to carers across the city. Today we support over 9,000 carers with 35 staff and over 70 volunteers!
We offer all our runners a VOCAL t-shirt, individual fundraising support/merchandise and a guided tour of the Edinburgh Carers' Hub. In return for a charity place, all we ask of you is to raise a minimum of £250 if you run the half marathon, £400 if you run the marathon or £500 per team running in the Hairy Haggis relay.
Thank you for considering to run for VOCAL, your support is greatly appreciated.
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:
2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival
- 2020 Edinburgh Marathon >
- 2020 Edinburgh Half Marathon >
- 2020 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay >
- 2020 EMF 10k >
- 2020 EMF 5k >
- 2020 EMF Junior 2k Race 2 >
- 2020 EMF Junior 1.5k Race 2 >
If you already have your Own Entry, you can pledge to fundraise for VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian via your My Details account.
Simply log in and click on the link next to your entry.