Best charity runs in Scotland
From scenic half marathons and 10K’s to the muddy mayhem of obstacle course races, Scotland provides a wide array of running challenges to help you raise important funds for your favourite charity.

Best charity runs in Scotland

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Running a race for charity is a fantastically rewarding experience from start to finish. Not only does it keep you fit, it boosts your motivation, gives you a purpose and helps raise awareness and important funds for the charity.

From running a marathon alongside Loch Ness to getting covered head-to-toe in mud at Tough Mudder, there’s an event for all types of runner to get involved in. With charity runs starting from the 5K distance all the way up to a marathon, your ability doesn’t matter - it’s your drive to raise money for charity that does.

Take a look at what’s coming up in Scotland...

Men's 10K Edinburgh | 4 Nov

Now in its third year, the Men’s 10K Edinburgh is back helping to raise awareness of suicide and mental health in men, particularly in Scotland. Consistently around 40% of the men taking part have never entered a running event before.

Men's 10K Edinburgh

Supernova Run - The Kelpies | 9-11 Nov

Supernova Run is fun for all the family - no stress, no time limits - just friends and family spending an evening together doing something a little different but a lot of fun! Fancy dress is strongly encouraged!

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Supernova Run - The Kelpies

Edinburgh Marathon Festival | 25-26 May

Once a year, thousands upon thousands of runners descend upon Edinburgh for a weekend of fun, festivities and sweat, all in the name of charity. With a wide range of races and distances on offer, there’s an event to suit runners of all ages and abilities.


Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Great Women's Run | 9 Jun

One for the girls and the girls only! Suitable for all ages and abilities, the Great Women’s Run is the perfect opportunity to take on and conquer the challenge of a 10K.

Great Women's 10K

Tough Mudder Scotland | 15 Jun

Tough Mudder Scotland is heading back to the awesome fantasy land that is Drumlanrig Castle. A brand new course, breathtaking scenery and lots of thick mud await at the ultimate test of endurance and grit.


Tough Mudder Scotland

Men's 10K Glasgow | 16 Jun

On the go since 2004, the Men’s 10K Glasgow has firmly set itself as THE run for men in the west. Sign up now and help raise awareness of suicide and mental health in men, particularly in Scotland.

Men's 10K Glasgow

Scottish Half Marathon and 10K | 22 Sep

Both the Scottish Half Marathon and 10K events are seriously flat & rapid - if you want to set a new PB, then this is the event for you. Starting conveniently just outside Edinburgh, you run along the magnificent East Lothian Golf Coast before finishing in the final furlong at Musselburgh Racecourse.

Scottish Half Marathon & 10K

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