Sun 21 Apr 2024 Blackpool, Lancashire, UK

Blackpool Festival of Running | Marathon

Welcome to the exhilarating world of the Blackpool Festival of Running 2024!

  • Sun 21 Apr 2024
Promenade, Blackpool




Age 18 & over

  • 26.2 miles road running


Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through the vibrant streets of Blackpool, England, as we bring together athletes, enthusiasts, and runners from all walks of life for a weekend filled with exhilarating races and incredible camaraderie. As the coastal town of Blackpool awakens with anticipation, this annual festival stands as a celebration of human resilience, determination, and the joy of physical achievement. With its rich history and stunning seaside views, Blackpool provides the perfect backdrop for this remarkable event, where participants can push their limits, forge new friendships, and create lasting memories. The Blackpool Festival of Running offers a wide range of races to suit every level of ability and ambition. Whether you're a seasoned marathon runner seeking a new challenge, a spirited beginner looking to conquer your first 10K, or a family seeking a fun-filled day out, this festival has something for everyone. Lace up your running shoes and join us as we bring the streets of Blackpool alive with the thundering sound of footsteps and the cheers of spectators. Whether you're a participant or a spectator, the Blackpool Festival of Running 2024 promises an extraordinary experience that will leave you feeling inspired, motivated, and connected to a community of like-minded individuals. So mark your calendars, train hard, and get ready to be part of an event that unites people from all walks of life in a shared pursuit of athleticism and personal triumph. Join us at the Blackpool Festival of Running and let the journey begin!

This event is part of Blackpool Festival of Running.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators


  • Bag storage
  • Toilets


  • 2 laps
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Flat
  • Marshals
  • PB
  • Toilets
  • Traffic free
  • Water stations

What's included

  • Chip timing
  • Medal
  • Technical t-shirt


  • Age 18 & over
  • Enter online

Other races at event

  • Sat 20 Apr
  • #1 of 5
Promenade, Blackpool




Age 4 & over

  • 2 km road running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • #2 of 5
Promenade, Blackpool




Age 11 & over

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 20 Apr
  • #3 of 5
Promenade, Blackpool




Age 15 & over

  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 21 Apr
  • #4 of 5
Promenade, Blackpool

Half Marathon



Age 17 & over

  • 13.1 miles road running