Guaranteed entry into the Edinburgh Marathon


Guaranteed entry for London Marathon unsuccessful applicants

If you were unsuccessful with your application for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon, not to worry, as we are offering unsuccessful VMLM applicants a GUARANTEED entry into the 2020 Edinburgh Marathon! There are two ways to get a guaranteed 2020 Edinburgh Marathon entry:

Pay £62 (£59.50 club) and enter online via our website

Entries to the Edinburgh Marathon are on a first come, first served basis until capacity is reached. Please note: you need your special entry code VMLM2020. This code expires at midnight on 31st October 2019. ENTER NOW!


1. Log in to My Details
2. The 2020 Edinburgh Marathon will appear at the top of the list of events, click ’Enter Online’ 
3. In the list of entry methods, click ’2020 EM – VMLM ENTRY or 2020 EM – VLMLM CLUB ENTRY’
4. Enter password VMLM2020 to proceed with your guaranteed entry

Get a guaranteed Edinburgh Marathon Festival charity place via one of our charities and be looked after every step of the way

Charity runners will be given an individual fundraising target. Click on one of the below charities to run for your chosen charity.
Team Macmillan
Cancer is the toughest fight most of us will ever face. But no one should go through it alone. The Macmillan Team is with you every step of the way, from the nurses and therapists helping you through treatment to the campaigners improving cancer care. So run for Team Macmillan to help ensure that we can be there for everyone affected by cancer. We’ll fully support your running challenge with plenty of helpful tips, a free running top and we’ll also be there on race day with cheer-points and a post-race recovery area.
Run For Team Macmillan

Premier Affiliate Charities

We are very proud to present our five Premier Affiliate Charities. They each work tirelessly for those battling some of the UK’s most common and deadly diseases, BUT they can’t do it without YOU! Read on to decide which of our Premier Affiliate Charities is closest to your heart and join their team today!

Be part of a community of people who pool experience, expertise and voices to drive change. Sign up today and you’ll be joining the #MSSuperstars, a team dedicated to stopping MS. With your help we can provide care, share support, and commission life-changing research – all of which help those with MS and their loved ones to face the future with more confidence. Together we are strong enough to stop MS.

Run for MS Society>

Join the BHF Champions team; get treated like a champion and beat heartbreak for Scotland. When you run for the BHF, you run to beat the world’s biggest killers – heart diseases, stroke and vascular dementia. You run to fund research that helps to keep families together. We’ll support you every step of the way. So join our team today and fix your eyes on the finish line. Because together, we can beat heartbreak forever. #BHFChampions

Run for British Heart Foundation>

With over 90,000 people in Scotland with dementia, demand for our help continually increases. This number will double within a generation where 1 in 3 will die with dementia.19 people a day are diagnosed with dementia in Scotland. Alzheimer Scotland would not be able to make a difference to people living with dementia without fundraisers like you.
Run for Alzheimer Scotland>
The Stroke Association supports people who have had a stroke, their families, friends and carers; we fund vital, life saving stroke research and we raise awareness of what a stroke is, how to lower your own risk factors and what to do if you suspect someone is having a stroke.

Run for Stroke Association>

Cancer kills more young people in the UK than any other disease and the harsh reality is that right now, for every young person we support, there’s another we can’t. We’ll support you with expert training and fundraising advice and lots of support on the day. You’ll love being part of #TeamTeenageCancer so much, you’ll never want to leave!

Run for Teenage Cancer Trust>

Guaranteed entry into the Edinburgh Marathon