From parkruns to ultra runs in the mountains, there is no activity with such a huge variety of events as running and we've got 1000's listed here. Select your location for runs in your area, choose your distance or terrain below or scroll down for the UK's biggest events.
From short fun runs to ultra marathons, on or off-road.
What's hot in the world of running events.
Take on a 5K in the beautiful setting of Hyde Park. Run, jog, walk or wheel your way around the course, at an event open to all ages, with an eco-medal and superb festival atmosphere at the finish!
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Run Bournemouth provides the perfect opportunity to escape from it all and run along the beautiful and scenic South Coast during a weekend festival of running.
Big Fun Run is about being active and having fun whilst doing it! If you’re just beginning your journey to being more active and improving your fitness, this is for you!
Take part in the Dog Jog Virtual Challenge! Get fit and have fun with your four-legged friend. Do whichever distance you like, whether that’s 5K or more!
Virtual challenge to run, jog or walk your target distance to help your own mental health and that of others - plus you get a running vest and medal!
Get your body moving, help your mind and receive your medal in this virtual challenge! Be more active over the next 4 weeks to improve your wellbeing and help others with theirs too.
Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge welcomes you to behind-the-scenes access to the changing rooms, media room and players tunnel as part of a unique fundraising event for Mind!
A multi-award event and three-time winner of the 'UK's Best Marathon Up to 5,000 Runners' and the UK’s only marathon from the City of Chester, plus a rare Metric Marathon on race day too!
The historic Olympic Stadium is the base for the weekend's events taking place on fast, beautiful courses past some of the city's greatest sights. Family races, sightseeing City Run, expo and more.
The Great South Run has been the world's most famous 10-mile run for over 30 years and is the main event of a weekend of seafront running for all abilities, with great crowds, music and atmosphere!
Recreate the mud, sweat and pain of Commando training on the ultimate endurance obstacle course race, testing yourself over 3K, 6K or 12K and taking on some of the toughest test book obstacles!
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, the Yorkshire Marathon Festival is back and bigger than ever! With epic crowd support, runners will explore the historic streets and beautiful countryside.
Fast and flat through historic streets on a two-lap course that avoids the city's hills. Voted 3rd best UK running event by the Daily Telegraph.
Round off the season with a flat and fast half on fully closed roads with some of the best crowd support around and receive your chunky medal near Old Trafford. Charity places now available for 2023.
Runners will enjoy the fast, flat and beautiful route through University Parks and the historic Oxford City Centre whilst celebrating running and movement with entertainment and cheering fans!
An inclusive city centre run past some of Edinburgh's most recognisable landmarks, setting the stage for the men of Scotland and beyond to make positive change to their own lives or to someone else's.
Whether you want to lose weight, become fitter, raise funds for charity or improve your 10K time, you can achieve your dream at the Women's 10K Edinburgh! Welcome to this strong, supportive community.
Ready... Steady... GLOW! Expect to be swept away on a distinctly magical 5K experience as dusk falls on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and grace the grounds of World Athletics Champions.
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The UK's most popular 10K run on closed roads in London with tons of winter fun! 1000s of people of all abilities will earn the iconic finisher medal, conquer the cold and help beat cancer.
Ready... Steady... GLOW! Expect to be swept away on a distinctly magical 5K experience as dusk falls on the home of two 30-metre high horses.
A weekend festival of sport by the sea with something for everyone including a coastal marathon, 10K and kids events plus new routes! It's a new era for this annual favourite.
Dare to be different and run Kilomathon Scotland! With a choice of distances, fun for the kids and a roaring grandstand finish in the Murrayfield Stadium you can look forward to a great day out!
The second-largest marathon on the planet over a flat course in one of the world's most iconic cities, the Paris Marathon boasts an incomparable backdrop. Charity places now available for 2024.
A spirited Central London run with live music, upbeat DJs, street-dancers and inspiring themes on a landmark-packed route with closed roads. Charity places available for 2024.
Experience the UK’s friendliest and flattest major marathon with huge crowd support on a route with PB potential plus chunky medals and relay options. Charity places now available for 2024.
Be part of the world’s biggest marathon and earn the coveted finisher’s medal and New Balance T-shirt by taking on the Virtual TCS London Marathon your way. Charity places now available for 2024.
Experience the renowned atmosphere of the TCS London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world, with its grand finale on The Mall itself! Charity places available for 2024.
The multi-award-winning Milton Keynes Marathon Weekend is more than just a running race. Join thousands at Buckinghamshire’s most popular weekend of running!
Take on a 25km challenge along the trails of the southern coast of the Isle of Wight, finishing by The Needles for a BBQ lunch.
The first half of the Isle of Wight circuit explore 52km of scenic coastal trails, enjoy spectacular coastal views along the undulating route with plenty of rest stops to keep you well fuelled.
An epic challenge, making a full 106km circuit of the Isle of Wight, starting and finishing in Chale, enjoy well stocked rest stops and superb scenery every step of the way.
The full 106km circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight, in daylight hours. Overnight at Cowes for a well-earned rest on this wonderful exploration of the coastal routes around the island.
Starting in Cowes, follow a clockwise route along the eastern side of the Isle of Wight, enjoying superb coastal views en route to the finish line at Chale.
Pass through Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor before finishing at the basecamp in Chale for a celebratory hot meal awaits with your medal.
An unforgettable weekend of movement, sport and entertainment set in the grassy parkland of Hackney Marshes, hosting the hugely popular Hackney Half, an electrifying 5K and festival vibes!
One of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in this historic Roman/Medieval city. Come and celebrate over 40 years of running in Chester!
The greatest running events in Manchester! Celebrate everything that’s incredible about the city on a tour with runs for all abilities and an unbeatable atmosphere. Charity places available for 2024.
Experience Edinburgh's festival of running on Bank Holiday weekend! With nine distances on offer, there's something for everyone - come and smash your PB at the marathon, voted UK's fastest!
Ultra marathons are some of the greatest tests of endurance on the planet and yield unforgettable experiences - if you're well prepared.
Signing up to run 26.2 miles for the first time will be one the most rewarding decisions you ever make! This guide has everything you need to get started, from training tips to a basic kit list.
Signing up to a half marathon for the first time can be both exciting and daunting in equal measure! This guide will run you through how to train for it and what to expect on the day.
The short answer: 13.1 miles. Understanding what that looks and feels like isn't that simple, though, so we've set out what it's like to run a half marathon bit by bit!
Looking for a half marathon in 2023? This is your guide to the best half marathons in the UK, organised into regions so you can find a race near you!
Whether or not you entered the ballot for the TCS London Marathon, the virtual edition is a fantastic event with plenty to offer. Here's what we learned from running in 2022!
Considered to be the fastest marathon in the world, Berlin is a brilliant choice for any runner, whether it's your first 26.2-mile race or you're looking for a PB!
One of the fastest marathons in the world, Amsterdam is a brilliant fusion of a great running experience and a superb cultural immersion. This is everything you need to know about the 2023 edition!
The second largest marathon in the world, the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon attracts 65,000 runners to the French capital for an incredible route and an international EXPO.
The only half marathon to run through Westminster and the City of London, this is a fantastic race touring the capital's most iconic landmarks. This is everything you need to know about the 2024 race!
Known as one of the UK's fastest, flattest and friendliest marathons, this popular 26.2-mile race attracts thousands of runners each year to the North West's biggest city.
The biggest marathon in the UK - and one of the biggest in the world - is an event that every runner wants to tick off their bucket list. Here, we deal with the most-asked questions on the web!
This iconic event is always oversubscribed at the ballot but there are plenty of charities to run for and plenty more reasons to do so.
The Great North Run attracts 57,000 runners each year to the North East, all keen to enjoy its world-famous atmosphere!
There are a huge range of fantastic charities with places available for this popular half marathon every year - and this is how you can get involved.