7 unmissable running events in the South this autumn
Autumn falls between Sun 23 Sep & Fri 21 Dec this year, and with the temperature dropping slightly but gradually, its presence is feeling ever closer. However, autumn is jam-packed full of excellent running events to keep you active – below you’ll find our top picks for the South of England.
From a coastal half marathon in Bournemouth to a night-time, neon-fuelled 5K in London’s Olympic Park, the South plays host to running events suitable for all ages and abilities. So go on, find an event which suits you!
Bournemouth Half Marathon | 7 Oct
Taking in both Boscombe and Bournemouth piers along a stunning coastal route, the Bournemouth Half Marathon offers a festival atmosphere which the whole family can get involved in.
Salisbury Half Marathon | 7 Oct
One of the most popular half marathons in the South, the flat and ultra-fast Salisbury Half Marathon course is ideal for those aiming for a personal best but also for first timers who want to ease into the distance.
Rough Runner Bristol | 13 Oct
Rough Runner is returning to the heart of Bristol! Enjoy an awesome game-show inspired obstacle course challenge featuring some of the most feared obstacles ever to grace TV.
Supernova 5K - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park | 26 Oct
The fantastic Supernova 5K route is a great opportunity to explore the grounds of the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Expect to be swept away on a distinctly magical experience as dusk falls.
Big Fun Run Crystal Palace | 27 Oct
Run for fitness, run for charity, run for fun…just run! Big Fun Run is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.
RSBC Blindfold Run | 4 Nov
Do something most people would never dream of. Sign up for this unique running experience, testing trust & teamwork. Partner up, take it in turns to be blindfolded and navigate a 5 or 10km route without your sight.
Santa in the City | 5 Dec
Santa in the City - London's iconic 5K Santa Run - is back, providing the perfect way to get you, your friends and family into the festive spirit of London!
Looking for something up North?
Check out all upcoming running events in Yorkshire, the North West, North East and Scotland.
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