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Join #TeamNSPCC and together we can keep fighting for every childhood every day of 2022.

We want to answer every call, reach every child who needs us, and keep adapting to whatever challenges this year throws at us. We’re constantly inspired by the courage and resilience of children and young people. You can help us be here for them.

So join us today. Together, we’re here for children.


How far can you go? Choose your distance at this year’s festival

Whether you’re taking on a 5k, 10k, half or full marathon, we will support you every step of the way with #TeamNSPCC.


Why take part?

  • Receive world class training tips and tailored support from our training partners at Full Potential.

  • Wear your own NSPCC running vest with iron on letters – so our supporters can cheer you on!

  • Join the conversation on our #TeamNSPCC Facebook page

  • You’ll be doing something amazing for children


“Your training ethos makes complete sense and is such a smart way to train. I felt supported and after following the plan for some weeks I began to feel like a ‘REAL’ runner. It’s life changing and empowering.” Event participant


EMF full marathon: Just £20 registration fee and £450 minimum fundraising target
EMF half marathon: Just £20 registration fee and £250 minimum fundraising target
EMF 10k: Just £10 registration fee and £150 minimum fundraising target
EMF 5k: Just £10 registration fee and £100 minimum fundraising target


If you’ve already bought your own place in this Edinburgh Marathon Festival, we’d love to welcome you to #TeamNSPCC as an own place runner. That way you receive all the same benefits as a charity runner and we just ask you raise as much as you can.

If you have any questions just get in touch by emailing us at [email protected] and a member of our events team will be more than happy to help.



 Photo credits: Colin Baldwin


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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 FAQs.

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

2022 Edinburgh Marathon Festival
   - 2022 Edinburgh Marathon >
   - 2022 Edinburgh Half Marathon >
   - 2022 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay >
   - 2022 EMF 10k >
   - 2022 EMF 5k >
2021 Virtual Edinburgh Marathon Festival
   - 2021 Edinburgh Marathon Virtual Challenge >
   - 2021 Edinburgh Half Marathon Virtual Challenge >
   - 2021 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay Virtual Challenge >
   - 2021 EMF 10k Virtual Challenge >
   - 2021 EMF 5k Virtual Challenge >

Already have your Own Entry?

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

Registered Charity Number in England and Wales 216401
Registered Charity Number in Scotland SC037717