Ten of the UK's best 10Ks
From obstacle races to road runs, there's a 10K for everyone and here's a selection of our favourites.
Great Manchester Run - May (main picture, above)
Europe's biggest 10k, featuring a great course, bands, activities, entertainment and a 'run through' shower to keep you cool.
Grab a place for Manchester
The Gauntlet Games Cardiff 10K - June
Became a game show hero at this Cardiff event - a fun obstacle course housed on the Coedarhydyglyn Estate featuring climbing, water and inflatable obstacles.
Throw down the gauntlet and sign up
Major Series Scotland 10K - June
The Royal British Legion Major Series isn’t just a muddy challenge but a world of epic obstacles and tricky terrain which is open to all.
Join in the fun
Men's 10K Glasgow - June
Created as a focal point for raising awareness of men’s health issues, this Father's Day event in vibrant Glasgow has positively touched the lives of over 30,000 men.
Make a difference and sign up
Mestival 10K - July
Run through the stunning grounds of Hesleyside Hall in Northumberland - and enjoy live entertainment afterwards in the Mestival Village, along with two free victory drinks!
Be a part of Mestival
Asda Foundation Leeds Run For All 10K - July
The original 'Race For All' event and celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2016, a lasting legacy of the late Jane Tomlinson. A flat and fast route makes it a firm favourite as the city centre is closed off to traffic.
"What people tell us is that our events are very inclusive - we make sure every last person who comes across that line gets the full welcome. It's the 'Run For All' philosophy." Vicki Robinson, Marketing Manager, Jane Tomlinson's Run For All
Get a place at the Leeds Run For All 10K
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K - August
The day after the Olympics start in Rio, here's your chance to create your own Olympic moment by taking part in The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Summer Race Series.
"It's a great location and these events attract a wide range of ages and abilities." Martin Mallat, MD, The Race Organiser
Run in the Olympic Park Series
Running 4 Women Windsor 10K - September
Starting in the Deer Park, this popular women's only event is traffic free and spectacularly beautiful with fantastic views of Windsor Castle from 8k down to the finish.
Find out more
Nottingham Spooky Sprint - October
Test your nerve as well as your fitness just before Halloween as you run in the dark with only a head torch to light the way - great for families as there are shorter kids options.
Click here for some spooky fun
Endurancelife CTS Dorset 10K - December
Every one of the Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series is special - and this 10K on the Jurassic Coast Path in Dorset is stunning.
Head to the coast
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