Right now, the world’s poorest people are living without access to safe water, toilets or good hygiene. This crisis is ruining lives and holding back development.
Women are wasting precious time walking long distances to collect dirty water. Girls are dropping out of school because there are no private toilets. And young children are not surviving to see their fifth birthday because of preventable diseases.
We know it’s possible to get safe water, sanitation and hygiene to everyone, everywhere within a generation.
With your help, we are going to make it happen.
Join our team today, choose your distance and run to #FinishThirst.
We'll support you all the way.
To help support all our runners in the lead up to race day we’ve teamed up with professional coaches at RunningWithUs, to provide you with a training support package to get you to the start line fully prepared to take on your chosen distance!
As a member of our team you’ll receive:
In addition to this, you will also receive:
Register today for a WaterAid charity place for just £20, via the links below and guarantee your place on the start line!
Our minimum sponsorship targets vary according to your distance:
10K - £150 minimum sponsorship
Half Marathon - £300 minimum sponsorship
Marathon - £500 minimum sponsorship
You can only apply to one Affiliate Charity at a time. For further information on how the Charity Entry process works please see our FAQs.
Please click on the event you would like to participate in:
Virtual 2020 Edinburgh Marathon Festival
- 2020 Edinburgh Marathon Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 Edinburgh Half Marathon Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF 10k Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF 5k Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF Junior 5K Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF Junior 2k Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF Junior 1.5k Virtual Challenge >
- 2020 EMF Kids Kilometre Virtual Challenge >
If you already have your Own Entry, you can pledge to fundraise for WaterAid via your My Details account.
Simply log in and click on the link next to your entry.