Whether you fancy taking on a long, middle, short distance run or a series of runs, we may well have a charity place just for you.

 

Some events disrupted by COVID have been replaced with virtual alternatives. Click on the events below to find out more details including how to sign up.

 


Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Date Any time before 31st December 2020
Location It’s virtual! You can do this anywhere!
Distance/costs5km – free registration* +£100 fundraising target
 10km – £10 registration* + £150 fundraising target
 Half Marathon – £20 registration* + £250 fundraising target
 Marathon – £35 registration* + £500 fundraising target
Register  Register for the virtual EMF here

*please note the cost of the registration fee includes entry benefits and finishing goodies from the EMF.

More event information
The Edinburgh Marathon Festival (EMF) has launched its first ever Virtual Challenge, allowing you to achieve your 2020 vision and, in the process, help us raise vital funds for the Armed Forces community in Scotland.

From 5km to a marathon, there’s a distance for everyone! As this is a virtual event, you can choose your own route and even decide how long you take to complete it. Complete the challenge in one day or over multiple days. It’s your challenge, your rules!!

If you’re interested in running for Poppyscotland, please email fundraiseforus@poppyscotland.org.uk or sign up here or contact your local fundraiser here.

Supernova 5km Run - The Kelpies

Dates & timesFriday 19th March, 8pm
 Saturday 20th March, 7pm
 Sunday 21st March, 7pm
LocationHelix Park & The Kelpies, Falkirk
AgeEveryone is welcome! Entrants under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration FeeAdults £19
 5 - 15 yrs £16.50 
 Under 5s Free 
 65+ £16.50
ResisterRegister on our official charity page by here
  

More event information
This fantastic 5K route is a great opportunity to explore the home of two 30-metre high horses! The Kelpies are mythical creatures who love to play at dusk, each one weighs over 300 tonnes. Come and immerse yourself in a light journey as The Kelpies light up the night sky as you run.

Contact Us For further information or to speak to a member of our Regional Fundraising team please click here.

Glasgow Men’s 10K

Date Sunday 29th of August 2021
Start time 9.30am
Age15+
Registration fee£25 + £150 fundraising target
Resister  Register on our official charity page by here


More event information
On the go since 2004, the Men’s 10K Glasgow has firmly set itself as THE run for men in the west. If you’ve never run 10km before, don’t worry, we can help with a 12 week training plan here that will help get you fit and ready in no time. We will also send you a Poppyscotland running jersey. Join team poppy and take on this 10k run in support of veterans and their families in Scotland.

2021 entries have opened. We will keep you updated with any changes.

Contact Us For further information or to speak to a member of our Regional Fundraising team please click here.

Scottish 10K

Date Sunday 19th September 2021
Time9am
Location Starting and finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse
Age 15+
Distance 10km
RouteThe race starts and finishes at Musselburgh Racecourse taking in some of the stunning East Lothian Golf Coast.
ResisterRegister on our official charity page here

More event information
The Scottish Half Marathon and 10K take place on the same day. Both routes are seriously flat and rapid and are ideal for anyone looking for that PB!

Contact us for help to get registered, fundraising advice and to request your Poppy t-shirt! Click here to find your local regional fundraiser.

Scottish Half Marathon

DateSunday 19th September 2021
Time 11am
Location Starting at Meadowmill Sports Centre (EH33 1LZ), finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse
Age 17+
Distance Half marathon 
Route  The race starts at Meadowmill Sports Centre (EH33 1LZ), following the stunning East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing at Musselburgh Racecourse.
ResisterRegister on our official charity page here

More event information
The Scottish Half Marathon and 10K take place on the same day. Both routes are seriously flat and rapid and are ideal for anyone looking for that PB!

Contact us for help to get registered, fundraising advice and to request your Poppy t-shirt! Click here to find your local regional fundraiser.

   

Great Scottish Run

Date Sunday 3rd of October 2021
Location Glasgow
Distance Half marathon or 10km
Cost£36 registration + £250 fundraising target
ResisterRegistration hasn't opened yet, but watch this space. We will update a link to our charity page when it becomes available.

More event information
Are you ready for a 13.1 mile challenge? Running a half marathon requires a good level of fitness and a dedication to training leading up to the race. However the rewards are well worth it when you cross the finish line in Scotland’s biggest city. You will receive a technical running top to wear on the day,  and Aqua Pura will be available at regular points along the route, not to mention a run-through shower around 8 miles in! We have a limited number of charity places up for grabs so get yours before they all go and help us raise vital funds for our Armed Forces community in Scotland. If the half marathon seems like too much you can always sign up for the 10km!

Contact Us For further information on our charity places or to speak to a member of our Regional Fundraising team please click here.

      

Loch Ness Marathon

Date Sunday 3rd October 2021
DistanceMarathon, Half Marathon, 10km and 5km
ResisterThe event is currently only allowing you to register your interest. Get in touch with us if you’d like to take part in 2021 and we can keep you updated.

Contact Us For further information on our charity places or to speak to a member of our Regional Fundraising team please click here.

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We’re delighted to be a bronze partner again. With beautiful scenery around the loch it’s not a surprise it’s one of Scotland’s most popular marathons.

Edinburgh Women’s 10K

Date24th October 2021
Start time 11am
Age 15+
Cost£10 + £150 fundraising target 
RegisterVisit our official charity page by clicking here

More event information
The Women’s 10K is the perfect opportunity for you to lace up those trainers and make a difference to the Armed Forces community in Scotland. Your fundraising can make a huge difference. Call one of our fundraisers today and enquire about our charity places, click here for contact details.

Edinburgh Men’s 10K

Date Sunday 24th October 2021
Start time 10am
Age 15 years and over
Route Starting on the historical Royal Mile, this route takes you through Edinburgh’s beautiful city centre, past Edinburgh Castle and on to Holyrood Park. From there you will head through the hustle and bustle of the Grassmarket before finishing at BT Murrayfield Stadium.
RegisterVisit our official charity page by clicking here

Contact Us For further information or to speak to a member of our Regional Fundraising team please click here.

More event information
The Men’s 10k Edinburgh is the ideal event for anyone looking to do their first 10km. 40% of the men who take part in the race have never entered a running event before.

Taking place at the start of the Scottish Poppy Appeal, the Men’s 10k Edinburgh is an excellent way to raise vital funds for our Armed Forces community. Even better Poppyscotland has places just for you!

Make your run a sweepstake. Get family and friends to guess your time!

Grab a Running sweepstake form and ask family & friends to guess your finish time for £2 a guess. The closest to your time wins a prize. Click here for your form. 

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