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What you need to know about Marathon Running

The marathon is the benchmark for any runner. Its history stretches back to the Ancient Greeks, and it now includes all the world’s most iconic running races. At 26.2 miles, it’s a massive test of physical and mental resilience. If it’s a PB you’re after, you can choose a fast, flat city course, or else go for a more challenging trail run in one of the world’s most stunning locations.

Think a marathon might be pushing it? Why not ease yourself in with a 5k or 10k run instead?

Find local Marathon running races

Wherever you are based, you are sure to find a fantastic marathon event that’s local to you. If you are looking for marathon events close by, simply use our search to see which marathon’s near you are taking place this year and beyond.

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Race through the city where Rock laid its Roots! Walk or run in the steps of the Beatles, and let the beat go on as you discover Liverpools rock/ pop history along your marathon or half marathon journey.

Rock ‘N’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k

Liverpool, Merseyside, GB
Rock ‘N’ Roll Liverpool Marathon, Half Marathon & 5k
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Take part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival and explore the beautiful views of Edinburgh. It will be held on 25/26th May and offers a marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5k.

The Edinburgh Marathon was voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World. Enjoy a fantastic all-encompassing route taking in some of Edinburghs most iconic landmarks as well as offering picturesque views along the East Lothian coastline.

Directly preceding the Marathon, the EMF Half follows the same fast and flat route, offering genuine PB potential. This increasingly popular race distance is a fantastic alternative for those that dont fancy the big 26.2.

The 10K & 5k fall on the Saturday of the Festival weekend and are run in the stunning surroundings of Holyrood Park. Starting and finishing near Dynamic Earth, these routes offer striking panoramic views of the city and Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB
Edinburgh Marathon Festival

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