7 popular runs in the North of England
The North plays host to some of the most popular running events, not just in the UK, but across Europe and beyond. We look at 7 runs in fantastic locations across the North, with various distances to suit all abilities.
Whether you’re in Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and of course, anywhere in Yorkshire, you’re guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and incredible crowd support at major running events.
From running alongside 60,000 others in the world’s biggest half marathon to experiencing the buzzing atmosphere of Europe’s biggest 10K, right down to enjoying a colourful 5K in Liverpool with family & friends – there’s a running event in the North for everyone!
Take a look at what’s coming up...
Big Fun Run 5K - Gateshead | 20 Oct
There’s no pressure at the Big Fun Run 5K, it’s all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day with family or friends.
Scouse 5K | 28 Oct
Jog, walk or run around this amazing Liverpool city centre route in the Scouse 5K, with plenty of bands, colour and fun to keep you going. Free colourful wig and glittery medal!
Tatton Park 10K | 3 Nov
Set in the incredible venue of Tatton Park in rural Cheshire, the scenic Tatton Park 10K route offers a fast closed-road race.
Sheffield Half Marathon | 14 Apr
The Sheffield Half Marathon attracts thousands of runners of all abilities and spectators to the city's streets and raises many thousands of pounds for good causes.
Leeds Half Marathon | 12 May
The Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon is one of the highlights of Leeds' sporting calendar, starting on The Headrow and finishing at the Millennium Square.
Great Manchester Run - 10K | 19 May
Buzzing atmosphere, incredible supporters and booming Manchester anthems - it has to be Europe's biggest 10K - the Great Manchester Run!
Great North Run | 8 Sep
Join almost 60,000 other runners in 2019 and secure your charity place in the world's biggest half marathon, the Great North Run.
Looking for something down South?
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