5 of the best 5K fun runs
5K is a distance that can be completed by anyone, no matter your shape, size, age or ability. Taking part in your local Parkrun is great – but if you’re looking for a fun, non-timed 5K to mix things up a bit, we’ve got just the ideas for you.

5 of the best 5K fun runs

Many 5K runs across the UK have an exciting, unique element to them, such as a zombie theme or inflatable obstacles along the course. These quirky components make for a fun day out with friends and family – no worries about personal best times or training for it – just sign up, turn up and enjoy!

Take a look at some of our favourite 5K fun runs below...

The Zombie Evacuation Race | 15 Sep

The Zombie Evacuation Race is a 5K fun run designed to give you a one-off experience you will never forget. Well-known landmarks will be taken over and turned into zombie infested lands!

Bournemouth Supernova 5K | 6 Oct

Get the family together, dig out the fluorescent clothing and grab everything & anything that glows or flashes. Then set off on the Bournemouth Supernova 5K!

Bournemouth Supernova 5K

Spartan Race - Windsor Sprint | 7 Oct

The 5-6km sprint may be the shortest Spartan Race distance, but it packs more than 20 signature Spartan obstacles. It’s perfect for athletes of all levels; from Spartan first timers to seasoned racers.

Rough Runner – Bristol | 13 Oct

Rough Runner is an awesome game-show inspired obstacle course challenge featuring some of the most feared obstacles ever to grace TV. Take on the signature Big Balls, Revolution, Swept off your feet and the Travellator to finish.

Inflatable 5K - Lincoln Santa Run | 24 Nov

With NEW, crazy obstacles you’ll need to grab your hats & hold on to your sacks for the most fun and extreme 5K Santa Run you'll ever experience!

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