Skip to content

Scottish Half Marathon 2024

The Scottish Half Marathon is a flat and fast route, making it perfect for setting a personal best or for first-time half marathon runners.

Sign up for a place

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or this is your first half marathon, the flat course will see you speeding to the finish line whilst being cheered on by supporters along the route.  

What to expect

Starting just outside the city of Edinburgh, the route takes runners along the beautiful East Lothian Golf Coast, finishing at Scotland’s oldest racecourse, Musselburgh Racecourse. 

Secure your place

Join #TeamMDUK by signing up for a place in the Scottish Half Marathon. Registration costs £25 and we ask that you commit to raising a minimum of £250.  

What we offer

By running for #TeamMDUK you’ll receive: 

  • A welcome pack to get you started 
  • A Muscular Dystrophy UK running vest 
  • Access to training tips, information of preventing injury and nutrition advice 
  • Support, ideas and tips to help you reach your fundraising target 

Date Sunday 18 August 2024 Time 12:00 am Location East Lothian, Scotland Registration Fee £25 Minimum sponsorship £250 Sign up for a place

How your money helps

For over 60 years we’ve provided life-changing support for people living with muscle wasting and weakening conditions, funded groundbreaking research and campaigned for people’s rights, access to treatments and better understanding of why muscles matter.

Hold free Information Days

for people who have been newly diagnosed with a muscle wasting or weakening condition 

Train our peer support volunteers

to share their lived experience and help others  

Fund vital research

into muscle wasting or weakening conditions 

Our helpline

Answer someone’s call via our free helpline 

Stay connected with our community

Get the latest news, inspiring stories, upcoming events, and valuable support services delivered straight to your inbox.