Sports in Edinburgh
Edinburgh is home to many premier sports events throughout the year. From rugby matches at Murrayfield Stadium and football at Scottish Premier League stadiums to marathons and sporting charity events, Edinburgh has something for sports fans of all stripes.
Popular Sporting Events in Edinburgh:
Six Nations Rugby at Murrayfield Stadium
Each year, six European rugby union sides - England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales - meet for the Six Nations Tournament. Get in on the rugby action at Murrayfield Stadium, where Scotland's Six Nation home games are played.
Heineken Cup at Murrayfield Stadium
The Heineken Cup is the annual competition between leading club, regional and provincial teams from the Six Nations Tournament countries. When it's Scotland's turn to host, rugby fans in Edinburgh will enjoy the matches at Murrayfield Stadium.
Scotland was host to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow - the international, multi-sport event bringing together athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. Edinburgh also hosted the diving matches at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.
This popular charity marathon seeks to raise money for breast cancer research. Participants don decorated brassieres and take a night-time power walk through Edinburgh.
The fastest marathon in the UK, the Edinburgh Marathon has over 16,000 participants a year. As a predominantly flat 26-mile run, it's perfect for obtaining a personal best.
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