EMF Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2019


The Golden Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The EMF Marathon Festival 2019 was a huge event of the city. We flew Ryanair to Edinburgh on the morning of Saturday, May 26, 2019. The Airlink 100 bus took us straight to the main train station. From there, it was a few minutes’ walk to Travelodge off of the Golden Mile.

It was too early to pick up our bib so we walked the Golden Mile street up to the Edinburgh Castle. Unfortunately, it was already closed by the time we got there.

Bib pick-up was at the Edinburgh University Students’ Association by Potterow.

Early dinner followed shortly.


Race start was at 10:00 AM on Potterow on Sunday, May 26, 2019. This was near where we picked up my bib.

The weather was overcast and the route was interesting.


We finished the race at Pinkie Playing Fields. Buses were waiting to take us back to the city center. Richard was already waiting for me with the luggage so it was straight to the airport where I changed

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