Join #TeamAorta for the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2025

24th-25th May 2025


Min £350 sponsorship

Charity places are now open!

Run for aortic dissection research

Run the Edinburgh marathon festival for aortic disease

Take part in a remarkable running journey at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2025, a captivating event set in Scotland’s historic and beautiful capital city. With a selection of distances to suit all runners, there’s truly something for everyone, from regular runners to first-time participants.

The Edinburgh Marathon Festival boasts a selection of distances, including a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and the iconic full marathon. The courses take you through some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Park, and the Royal Mile, all while providing stunning views across the East Lothian coastline.

One of the fastest marathon routes in the UK, the Edinburgh Marathon offers a fantastic opportunity for a PB and is a popular choice for those seeking to qualify for other prestigious marathons.

In addition to the exhilarating races, the Edinburgh Marathon Festival features a lively atmosphere, complete with entertainment, food and drink stalls, and a bustling event village where friends and family can gather to cheer on their loved ones. An unforgettable event that combines the thrill of running with the charm and beauty of Scotland’s capital city.

Help us to save lives by funding advances in aortic dissection patient care through research

I lost my cousin at 55 through this and I believe something could have been done to prevent her death.


My brother died of this, the hospital he was in THE DAY BEFORE HE DIED did not diagnose this or check for this.


By joining Team Aorta you will receive:

  • Access to bespoke training plans and coaching advice from our very own qualified run coach and aortic dissection survivor, suitable for your level of running experience
  • A TADCT running technical t-shirt
  • As many high fives as you can handle from our supporters on the route
  • Plus, lots of love and support on social media in the run-up to the big day

If you have a question about the event or joining Team Aorta, contact us via the chat option on the right-hand corner of the page.

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