What we do
Cancer Support Scotland is here for anyone affected by cancer be it the patient, their family or friends.
We provide talking and complementary therapies free of charge as well as support groups and up to date, relevant information. Complementary therapies available to anyone affected by cancer include Reiki, reflexology, massage, aromatherapy and hypnotherapy. The services our therapists provide can help reduce the fear a cancer diagnosis can bring, they can help with anxiety and depression and they can help with managing the pain associated with cancer treatments.
Please watch our video of one of our service users, Morag, talking about her experience and how Cancer Support Scotland helped her: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJwdh35BPg0
How you can help
By joining Team Cancer Support Scotland you will be running for a small Scottish charity that provides support and care at a local level. The money that you raise by taking part will allow us to provide essential and valued services to thousands of people affected by cancer in Scotland.
To give you an idea of how your money is used - it costs an average of £36 for us to deliver one of our sessionsto a service user. So if you raise £216 you would be providing a full course of 6 complementary or talking therapies to someone who is struggling to cope with a cancer diagnosis. Raising more money will be helping even more people!
Fundraise for us!
By joining the team, we will provide you with a tshirt or running T-shirt for the day and digital sponsorship forms.
There is a £25 registration fee payable and the minimum sponsorship requirements for each race are:
Edinburgh Marathon - £500 (excludes Gift Aid)
Edinburgh Half Marathon - £250 (excludes Gift Aid)
Hairy Haggis Team Relay - £500 per team (excludes Gift Aid)
Once you've registered, we'll send you an email within 10 days to let you know how to pay your entry fee and confirm your place in your chosen race. You can contact Emma on [email protected]
Thank you and good luck!!
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 >
- 2022 EMF Junior 5K >
- 2022 EMF 2K Junior Race 1 >
- 2022 EMF 2K Junior Race 2 >
- 2022 EMF 1.5K Junior Race 1 >
- 2022 EMF 1.5K Junior Race 2 >
- 2022 EMF Kids Kilometre >
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 >
- 2021 EMF Junior 5k Virtual Challenge >
- 2021 EMF Junior 2K Virtual Challenge >
- 2021 EMF Junior 1.5K Virtual Challenge >
- 2021 EMF Kids Kilometre Virtual Challenge >
If you already have your Own Entry, you can pledge to fundraise for Cancer Support Scotland via your My Details account.
Simply log in and click on the link next to your entry.