Event Details

The route is seriously flat & rapid – if you want to set a personal best for a half marathon, then this is the event for you. Starting conveniently at 11am just outside Edinburgh, you will run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse; Scotland’s oldest racecourse.
  • Sunday 20th September 2020
  • Start time: 11:00am
  • Price: £38.50 
  • Age: 17 years or over
  • Start: Meadowmill Sports Centre, EH33 1LZ
  • Finish: Musselburgh Racecourse, EH21 7RE
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Route

The route is seriously flat & rapid – if you want to set a personal best for a half marathon, then this is the event for you. Starting conveniently at 11am just outside Edinburgh, you will run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse; Scotland’s oldest racecourse.
Standard entry
£ 38.50
Club entry
£ 36.50
GFA entry
£ 36.50
Charity entry
varies
Group entry
varies
Fast, flat & picturesque - be part of it!

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ENTRY BENEFITS

  • Wicking finisher’s T-shirt
  • Accurate chip timing
  • Tailored training plan
  • Water & Energy Gels on route
  • Grandstand finish at Musselburgh Racecourse
  • Great finisher’s medal
  • Keyring
  • Race recovery pack
  • Fantastic running experience

OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE

The Scottish Half Marathon offers a variety of essential running accessories and clothing – an ideal way to mark your experience!
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  • Very well organised from start to finish, great finishers box and a good flat wide open course. We will def be doing it again next year!

    Janine Stewart
  • Brilliant event yesterday, a huge thank you to the organisers, stewards, volunteers and the locals who were there cheering us on.... my favourite so far. See you next year!

    Donna Craig
  • Absolutely brilliant well worth doing. The support you get is outstanding great bunch of people. Beautiful sighs done my first ever one and will do it next year.

    Ann Christine Hay
  • What a brilliant event! Scottish Half Marathon you did yourself proud! 🙂 Very well organised from start to finish, with a fantastic route & amazing support throughout. Thanks for the lovely gift box at the end. Very well presented, thoughtful & really appreciated. I'll see you next year!

    Roddy Maughan
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Scottish Half Marathon Bus Service

  • The parking locations serviced by the event shuttle bus are Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh Grammar School and Wallyford Park & Ride. There is no charge at these three locations.
  • An Event Bus service will operate between the parking locations and the start at Meadowmill Sports Centre before the race, and from the finish at Musselburgh Racecourse back to the parking locations after the race.
  • The bus also takes spectators from the start at Meadowmill Sports Centre, to the finish at Musselburgh Racecourse.
  • Please note that there is no parking available at Meadowmill Sports Centre.
  • It is in your best interests to get the earliest bus possible as this will reduce crowding and waiting time.
  • The Event Bus service will operate from 08:15 to 16:00 and will cease servicing the Start area at Meadowmill Sports Centre at 11:20.
  • All bus tickets will be checked before you get on the bus. Please have them ready to show on a print-out or on your phone.
  • For the best price tickets, please purchase in advance from our online shop. There may be some tickets available for purchase on the day of the event however these will be significantly more expensive.
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Official Hotels

Make a weekend of it and book into an Edinburgh hotel! Why not enjoy a long weekend in the Scottish capital and book in for a night or two before you race on Sunday?

The Scottish Half Marathon is delighted to advise that our sister hotel booking company, officialhotels.com, has accommodation throughout the city and East Lothian at some great rates. This includes lodge accommodation at Carberry Tower as well as 3 & 4 star hotels in the city centre with close links to public transport.FIND OUT MORE

Sunday 22nd September, 11am

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