Edinburgh Marathon Festival is one of the British second biggest running events in Edinburgh. It is the climax of a May festival weekend fascinating around 30,000 runners to participate in it. The main highlights of this big race are a half marathon, 10km, 5km, a team relay, and junior runs through historic capital of Scotland.
Talking about the route of the marathon, it is run by more than 14,000, organizes in the leading Edinburgh sights that include Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, Holyrood Palace, Scots Monument, New Parliament Building and it culminates in the very famous Holyrood Park. Whatever the fund is collected from this huge marathon finally goes to several charities such as Macmillan Cancer Support, Oxfam, the British Heart Foundation and Breast Cancer Care. Well, advance booking is still going on. Hurry up before you loose out on it as the organizers guarantee to provide entry ticket to those who somehow didn't get tickets for Virgin London Marathon.