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Edinburgh Marathon - Saturday Arrivals - Prices from £269.00pp

Edinburgh Marathon - Saturday Arrivals

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Established in 2003, Edinburgh Marathon Festival is Scotland's largest mass participation running event, with over 35,000 runners and 100,000 spectators enjoying 9 different race distances over two days. From the 5k, held in the stunning Holyrood Park, to one of the UK's fastest marathons, there's something for everyone.

See the sights!

With plenty to see and do and great support and experience for you to enjoy the city and the marathon, why not book your hotel with us and make a real break of it!? Hop on a Tour bus to see the sites, visit the impressive National Museum and spectacular Edinburgh Castle. Take time out to chill in the buzzy street cafes and restaurants, or just meander a while through old cobbled streets and down the Royal Mile. There is always plenty to see and do in Scotland’s Capital.

Marathon Tours & Travel Edinburgh Marathon package includes the following:

  • Hotel for 2 nights
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Welcome orientation ‘walk and talk’ around Edinburgh
  • Delivery of race documents to hotel for international guests
  • Guidance and support from Marathon Tours & Travel team in Edinburgh
  • ABTA protected

Guaranteed Edinburgh Marathon Entry at £71

We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the Edinburgh Marathon. You can buy the entry from Marathon Tours & Travel if you also buy the accommodation package from us. Please note UK entrants will receive race documents directly in the post. Marathon Tours & Travel will collect and deliver race documents to hotel for international guests.

Also Available:

  • Guaranteed 2023 Edinburgh Half Marathon Entry at £45
  • Guaranteed 2023 EMF 10K Entry at £36
  • Guaranteed 2023 EMF 5K Entry at £25
  • Pre-race dinner at £33 (beverages excluded) 
Your Itinerary

Your Itinerary

Depending on the length of stay you have booked with us you might arrive before or depart on different days to the following itinerary. The itinerary below reflects the 3 nights package. Edinburgh is beautiful with plenty to see and do so we recommend extra nights. Optional tours can be arranged. Please click here for our 2 nights package, arriving 27th May.

Saturday 27 May, 2023

Make your own arrangements to arrive at our hotel in Edinburgh today. Usually, hotel rooms are ready to check in after 2pm. You can leave your luggage with the hotel and explore your surroundings while you wait for the room to be ready.

Our hotel includes breakfast after each night’s stay.

Welcome orientation ‘walk and talk’ around Edinburgh

At 6pm Marathon Tours & Travel staff invite all our guests to join us for walk from the hotel (duration approx.  1 hour). We will visit some points of interests, related to both the race and city.

Event Number

All entrants who have registered with a UK address (all events) and international entrants (5K & 10K) will receive their event number directly by post in May. Marathon Tours & Travel staff will collect all 42K and 21K event numbers for entrants that have an address outside the UK. We will hand these out on Saturday at your hotel. 

How do I contact Marathon Tours & Travel staff during my stay?

Marathon Tours & Travel staff with local knowledge of Edinburgh will be available at certain times in the reception area of the hotel. Times and contact numbers will be provided with your final documents and itinerary.

Today, the EMF 5K and 10K take place. The start and finish of both races are at Holyrood Park which is just a 10 minute walk from our hotel. Starting and finishing near the EMF Hub at Dynamic Earth, both events feature beautiful, scenic routes in Holyrood Park in the heart of Edinburgh. 

Event Number

All 42K and 21K entrants who have registered with a UK address will receive their event number directly by post in May. Marathon Tours & Travel staff will collect all event numbers for entrants that have an address outside the UK and hand these out on Saturday at your hotel.

Welcome orientation ‘walk and talk’ around Edinburgh

This afternoon (time TBC) Marathon Tours & Travel staff invite all our guests to join us for walk from the hotel (duration approx. 1 hour). We will visit some points of interests, related to both the race and city.

Optional Dinner

This evening we will host an exclusive pre-race dinner at the hotel or a nearby restaurant.  The cost is £35 per person.  If you are interested, please book and pay with Marathon Tours & Travel, an option to book will appear when you book your package.

Sunday 28 May, 2023: The Edinburgh Marathon and Half Marathon

This is the day you have trained so hard for! Early breakfast is arranged in the hotel.

How do I get to the race start?

From the hotel it is approximately a 20 minute walk to the race start area in Holyrood Park Road. On arrival at the start please follow the instructions of the race officials.

Family and friends who did not enter the marathon.

You can travel by foot or public transport in your own time and pace to support and spectate along the race route. The Marathon Tours & Travel team will be happy to advise.

How do I get to my hotel from the race finish?

  • Finish is in Musselburgh at the Pinkie Playing Fields (EMF shuttles run back to the centre, tickets are available to purchase in advance)
  • Buccleuch Place is finish shuttle stop and is approx. 10 minutes’ walk to our hotel

Enjoy the rest of the day, relax – you deserve it!

Tonight, we invite you to join us for post-race meet up to celebrate your accomplishment with us and fellow runners, friends and family! 

Monday 29 May, 2023

Unless you have booked extra nights with us then we say thank you for joining us. It’s not goodbye but instead we’ll see you next time as we hope you will join us for another Marathon Tours & Travel trip. 

Need to Know

How to book

To make your booking, click on the orange button at the top of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.

Payments

When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically.

The cost of the event entry is non-refundable.

Travel advice

It’s important be up to date with the latest information about where you’re travelling to and what documents you need to have in order to travel.

For information about travelling to the UK and your requirements as a non-British passport holder, you should check the overseas travel details on your own governments website.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is an essential part of any holiday you take, and we highly recommend that you purchase suitable insurance for your trip. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in running events in the UK. 

Starting Pens and Bib Numbers

Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the 2023 Edinburgh Marathon events, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers.

Closer to the event we will send you a link which will allow you to complete the registration process for the Edinburgh Marathon event you have booked. Once you have finalised the registration process, the race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information provided. 

Please note UK entrants will receive race documents directly in the post. Marathon Tours & Travel will collect and deliver race documents to hotel for international guests.

Location

Visit Edinburgh and discover a city like no other. Steeped in history, Edinburgh seamlessly blends old and new, providing locals with the perfect destination to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a diverse and vibrant city. With the city’s skyline, cobbled streets and colourful characters as your backdrop, your favourite memories happened right here. Are you ready for more? There’s so many ways to embrace the city, explore, have fun on your doorstep and write new stories to revisit in years to come.

Visit Edinburgh

A great resource for Edinburgh visitors is the Forever Edinburgh website. Forever Edinburgh is dedicated to promoting Edinburgh to the world and to promote and champion Scotland's capital city locally, nationally and internationally.

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